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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Jul 30, 2006 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 77, Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
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1. Poor flagmaker's worthless stuff (5) : DROSS
4. Measure a noble's top convertible (10) : TABLESPOON
10. Outspoken conductor with German airs (6) : LIEDER
11. Aberrant behavior in each account (10) : PERVERSION
12. Hindu god of good cheer, mum (6) : BRAHMA
13. Playwright drew social changes (5,5) : OSCARWILDE
17. Audible tempo for a blueswoman (5) : RAITT
18. Bush, senior (5) : ELDER
19. Bill's error gets you on edge (5) : TENSE
22. Sphere with concrete mass (5) : REALM
23. China set puzzle with defect (3,7) : TEASERVICE
26. Sign up for tinsel-tossing (6) : ENLIST
27. Instant feature of "banana nose" condition (10) : NANOSECOND
28. Rotten PC site needs improvement (6) : SEPTIC
29. Red rhubarb when cooked is very tough stuff (4,6) : HARDRUBBER
30. Terminates the sound of a jazz horn (5) : SACKS
1. In no hurry, chew out behind bagel shop (10) : DELIBERATE
2. Choices about E.R.A. workings (10) : OPERATIONS
3. Unoriginal kin with awful hot tempers (10) : STEPMOTHER
5. Article in Olympian fields (5) : AREAS
6. Fifty-one of the Romans by Octavian's wife (5) : LIVIA
7. Write loosely with small stroke (6) : SCRAWL
8. Cheer about Brazilian resort singer in black and orange (6) : ORIOLE
9. Fan on ceiling holds for the moment (5) : NONCE
14. "The Crying Game" actor depicts car accidents (4-6) : REARENDERS
15. High-minded stranger elicits aid (10) : IDEALISTIC
16. Some turkey, bit of dressing, drinks of booze — and checks (10) : DRUMSTICKS
20. Student, after commencement, becomes breadwinner (6) : EARNER
21. Mister in Madrid acquires Sony's foremost receiver (6) : SENSOR
23. Shelter with hot part (5) : TENTH
24. Words from "Five-O" and "Taxi" (5) : VOCAB
25. Perfume for pennies, reportedly (5) : CENSE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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