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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Jun 09, 2002 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 65, Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
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1. Revolutionary War general reconstructed planetariums (6,6) : ISRAELPUTNAM
8. Sleepwear near neckwear (7) : NIGHTIE
9. In conversation, minor deception (7) : SLEIGHT
11. A scurrilous publication covering part of Spain (6) : ARAGON
12. Each work of Pound is willfully bad (8) : PERVERSE
14. Fine attire for Betsy and us tailored (6,4) : SUNDAYBEST
15. For an audience, pop star is not working (4) : IDLE
17. Remaining sinister (4) : LEFT
19. Stanley Dill goes around street with a traffic problem (10) : STANDSTILL
22. Lie in the sun before going dancing (8) : TANGOING
23. Sex appeal about a tuba's sound (6) : OOMPAH
25. Doctor followed by a roughneck soldier (7) : DRAGOON
26. Jailbird keeps lips red (7) : CRIMSON
27. A shooter is Cher's press secretary (3,9) : ARIFLEISCHER
1. Dye in the fiber ran in G.I. maneuvers (7) : INGRAIN
2. Take Gore in small doses? That's sane (8) : RATIONAL
3. For audit, employ some sheep (4) : EWES
4. Having Wild West groups make music (10) : POSSESSING
5. Two elves, both short, with the usual number of doughnuts (6) : TWELVE
6. "American Gigolo" star is inside and mad (7) : ANGERED
7. Drunk saluted pecan in a nutshell (12) : ENCAPSULATED
10. Yonder parliament of Iceland is genuine article (3,4,5) : THEREALTHING
13. Teens in cab exercising self-control (10) : ABSTINENCE
16. Surprise: author Morrison's sitting in tree (8) : ASTONISH
18. Carnival, not just after failing (7) : FUNFAIR
20. Buttinsky's broken promise (7) : IMPOSER
21. Bum fond of nap (3,3) : NODOFF
24. Holes in one part of peace symbol (4) : ACES

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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