Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Jun 10, 2012 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:Will Shortz
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tool for striking counterfeit coin connected with mob activity (9,6) : BADMINTONRACKET
9. Soldier in neighborhood using clear thinking (7) : LOGICAL
10. Place name for small horse straddled by Hanks (7) : TOPONYM
11. Prediction in speech, if dedicated to Indian class (7,8) : WEATHERFORECAST
12. Moon (with bum) in public school (6) : PHOBOS
14. Critical element in the sound of our anthem writer? (8) : KEYSTONE
17. Current-regulating doodad ruined the roast (8) : RHEOSTAT
18. One comes up with showy flowers (6) : IRISES
20. Rather deaf man a boxing rascal put on TV (7,8) : HEARINGIMPAIRED
24. Start to speak and start to trip, say? (7) : STUTTER
25. Having worship for protean rain god (7) : ADORING
26. Trump-directed exploit - not his hurt feelings (7,8) : RUFFLEDFEATHERS
1. Front of a ship carrying Spanish article in the hold (5) : BELOW
2. Belief of a litter-leaver? (5) : DOGMA
3. Conspiring old Peruvian laughs derisively (2, 7) : INCAHOOTS
4. Makers of mosaics left in layers (6) : TILERS
5. New ring tone in the air, largely (8) : NITROGEN
6. Computer company in spot after losing the leader (5) : APPLE
7. Bats go on ark as representatives of the mammals (9) : KANGAROOS
8. Working sub with lock for siren (9) : TEMPTRESS
12. Sound of a humming motor captivates Chevy buyer (9) : PURCHASER
13. Mid-October, according to a hunky Met fan? (5,4) : OPERABUFF
15. Diffuse opus rated poorly (6,3) : SPREADOUT
16. Shield Communist getting harassed (8) : BADGERED
19. Stick with an albino's self-description? (6) : IMPALE
21. What Saint Elmo has that the C.I.A. wants? (5) : INTEL
22. Lift beams audibly (5) : RAISE
23. Get atmospheric stuff out of French Impressionist (5) : DEGAS
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