Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Jun 25, 2000 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 65, Across Lite
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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pig pens completely sick-looking (6) : SALLOW
4. French film director's constant enemy, according to word of mouth (8) : TRUFFAUT
9. Gold rush west of a city in Maine (7) : AUGUSTA
11. Galahad: a man that's somewhat hard to convince (7) : ADAMANT
12. Author spoiled American Lit., alas (8,7) : ALISTAIRMACLEAN
13. Subject to film (5) : TOPIC
15. Crazy Lucy on TV lives with jerk (9) : BALLISTIC
18. I approach lair with serious purpose (2,7) : INEARNEST
19. Ahead of schedule, like a British nobleman? (5) : EARLY
21. It may offer viable selection! (5,10) : CABLETELEVISION
25. Charm of insect that we hear (7) : BEWITCH
26. Cracker container involved in transaction (7) : SALTINE
27. Stingray swimming off course (8) : STRAYING
28. Intelligence is painful (6) : SMARTS
1. Marine mammal and land crawler getting closer? (7) : SEALANT
2. A tip is awfully appealing (9) : LAGNIAPPE
3. Start of old Nova series explores time's origins (5) : ONSET
5. Sphere's actual mass (5) : REALM
6. Antoine's country keeps his team in a sports league (9) : FRANCHISE
7. Saw Advertising Age (5) : ADAGE
8. Some thought it a nice big ship (7) : TITANIC
10. Having a pleasant disposition -- can I do it? (7) : AMIABLE
14. Tote bags confined in building with wood (9) : CARPENTRY
16. Those who permit book learning (7) : LETTERS
17. Dog houses provided something scary (9) : TERRIFIER
18. Nightmare in public transportation, with copper aboard (7) : INCUBUS
20. New York ballplayers look for no upset (7) : YANKEES
22. Rustic spot for someone acknowledging applause (5) : BOWER
23. Irrationally hate Nixon's first name (5) : ETHAN
24. I harshly criticize religion (5) : ISLAM
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