Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Sep 05, 1999 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 69, Across Lite
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Across Down
1. Musical genius comprehended by Gorbachev (4) : BACH
3. Playwright and I scrawl ode haphazardly (5,5) : OSCARWILDE
9. Penny directed to an audience (4) : CENT
10. Homer's kid stopping work in a pub (10) : BARTENDING
11. Bee among meadow blooms and autumn lawn sights (4,7) : LEAFBLOWERS
15. Study time is the 6th of August for a doctor (7) : DENTIST
16. Clergy member and chief of police are sympathetic to each other (7) : PRELATE
17. A growth disfigured an ugly beast (7) : WARTHOG
19. Thickly cover Sam's face with shaving cream (7) : SLATHER
20. Inside veranda, nonsense shows occasionally (4,3,4) : EVERANDANON
23. Backward net and racket: it is a problem for a tennis player (10) : TENDINITIS
24. Name for an emperor wrapped in cotton (4) : OTTO
25. High-flying Nellie keeps teasing in a boastful way (10) : BRAGGINGLY
26. Stew in cans put back (4) : SNIT
1. Doe's mate was the first to have to make an effort (6,4) : BUCKLEDOWN
2. Screwball ran notices for boxes and cans (10) : CONTAINERS
4. Frolic around each coastal city (7) : SEAPORT
5. Belgian city with an irritating character (7) : ANTWERP
6. Sommelier I'd swear went crazy (4,7) : WINESTEWARD
7. Lane going through cloister (4) : LOIS
8. Inch margin (4) : EDGE
12. Actress Annette gets proper cheering (11) : BRIGHTENING
13. President's laundry not returned (10) : WASHINGTON
14. Supporting Mr. Starr in humdinger (7,3) : BEARINGOUT
18. Hellenic grace in dancing (7) : GRECIAN
19. Dog that is left under bridge (7) : SPANIEL
21. Raised objections in the end (4) : STUB
22. Native American occupying California (4) : INCA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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