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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, May 07, 2006 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 67, Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
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1. Manhattan church figure isn't involved in spring prank (5,7) : SAINTPATRICK
8. Novelist in addition is performing (7) : ELLISON
9. Before a big defeat, we get pooped (4,3) : WEAROUT
11. Philanthropist dropped by error into front-porch chair (11) : ROCKEFELLER
12. "Yes, Captain," I said (3) : AYE
13. Write label on military building (8) : PENTAGON
15. Fantastic neural changes (6) : UNREAL
17. Find "el taco" misspelled (6) : LOCATE
19. Bookish people's volume at 1 (8) : LITERATI
22. Hat worn by a Scot in Santa Monica (3) : TAM
23. Renovated east-central Manhattan road (5,6) : CANALSTREET
25. Poverty was first ridiculed (7) : NEEDLED
26. Article put in trough for Joe Torre, e.g. (7) : MANAGER
27. City paper monkeys write randomly (3,4,5) : NEWYORKTIMES
1. Element twisted in coils (7) : SILICON
2. Offspring lives with Susan (5) : ISSUE
3. Single insect back for some fruit (8) : TANGELOS
4. A big wave, also (2,4) : ASWELL
5. Give a fresh look to back burners in the kitchen (9) : REARRANGE
6. For audience, pen hymn tune (7) : CHORALE
7. Big Apple opera house renewed optional term (12) : METROPOLITAN
10. Dancing Scottish reel in Gotham museum (3,9) : THECLOISTERS
14. One jerk and partner, in a zany fashion (9) : ANTICALLY
16. Mad pilot shot ambassador (8) : DIPLOMAT
18. Enter a contest and arrive carrying mascot (7) : COMPETE
20. Retaliates for some craven gestures (7) : AVENGES
21. More sarcastic star of the 1940's-60's Dodgers (6) : SNIDER
24. Midmorning hour for Manet retrospective? (3,2) : TENAM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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