Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, May 03, 2009 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 63, Across Lite

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© 2009, The New York Times
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1. From stem to stern, tossed in the Sound (10) : THROUGHOUT
6. Exchange hands, from right to left (4) : SWAP
10. Dirt from two states in Dixie? (7) : SCANDAL
11. I guess I showed you this other envelope's contents! (2,5) : SOTHERE
12. Brother cooking chicken as we speak (5) : FRIAR
13. In audition, ape irregular soldier (9) : GUERRILLA
14. Correcting and composing essays for The Voice (8) : RIGHTING
16. "Iceman" playing in picture palace (6) : CINEMA
19. Sadly, Big Ben is on the decline (6) : EBBING
21. Heard on a regular basis, as Galahad (8) : KNIGHTLY
24. Rule the head of the school declared (9) : PRINCIPLE
25. Listened to ghastly old tale-teller (5) : GRIMM
26. Ancient Greek expertise in bridge (7) : SPARTAN
27. Narrative article in need of editing (7) : RECITAL
28. Ransom Eli's car sold off (4) : OLDS
29. Paper fixed, according to reporters (10) : STATIONERY
1. People working together in concert ask for Celine (4,5) : TASKFORCE
2. Oscar Wilde's gaol interpretation (7) : READING
3. One of the French the German hypnotized (5) : UNDER
4. Elements of light around the head generals (8) : HALOGENS
5. Coat with fake luster (6) : ULSTER
7. What fun to be horizontal in a bike stunt (7) : WHEELIE
8. Holy statue made of pastry, thanks to the British (5) : PIETA
9. Bird's pitch caught by Chuck (8) : STARLING
15. A big town, after decade, shows endurance (8) : TENACITY
17. One next to little gym club is in a bad way (9) : ABYSMALLY
18. Bug holds musical note without being obvious about it (2,6) : INSECRET
20. Robber gang acquires rig (7) : BRIGAND
22. Prickly flower is off the list (7) : THISTLE
23. Insert peg into fixed keyboard (6) : SPINET
24. Bother with orange and green sauce (5) : PESTO
25. Good new Coke mascot in TV ads (5) : GECKO

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