Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Aug 23, 1998 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

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

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© 1998, The New York Times
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1. Movie actor breaking into cold sweat (5,8) : CLINTEASTWOOD
9. Audibly whisper a man's name (7) : RUSSELL
10. Rover is right in front of stroller (7) : RAMBLER
11. Articles Times misprinted (5) : ITEMS
12. Fly around 8:00, getting loaded? (9) : WEIGHTING
13. Later, Dad's drunkenly sitting like a cowboy on a horse (9) : ASTRADDLE
16. Better penalty meter? (5) : FINER
17. Navy's leader does poorly with studs (5) : NAILS
18. She gets into tub with a couple of bachelors and David's wife (9) : BATHSHEBA
19. Some barkers, or guys who don't say anything? (9) : MALEMUTES
22. Article I put in "Politically Correct" produces widespread alarm (5) : PANIC
24. Wearing nothing in Love-in (7) : EROSION
25. Republic in SEATO bombed (7) : ESTONIA
26. Say frequently, "Love is up-to-date" (5-2-3-3) : STATEOFTHEART
1. Avian anesthetic? You can count on it (8,6) : CARDINALNUMBER
2. Offspring lives to litigate (5) : ISSUE
3. Hollywood awards ceremony chose star wrongly (3,6) : THEOSCARS
4. Permit everything that's painful (5) : ALLOW
5. Most passionate actor rides the Central (9) : TORRIDEST
6. Speedometer reading of a car at rest? Zip (5) : OOMPH
7. Trifling Democrat's first association (9) : DALLIANCE
8. Monotonous song ruined acorn-gathering (9,5) : GREGORIANCHANT
14. Bird call is absorbing on lots (9) : TRILLIONS
15. Society girl in Italian hot spot piped up (9) : DEBUTANTE
16. Kind of softball stuck firmly on tarry goo (4-5) : FASTPITCH
20. Name for a nomadic Maori (5) : MOIRA
21. On Friday, Big Apple ball park makes a bundle (5) : SHEAF
23. Some assassin in Japan! (5) : NINJA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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