Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Jan 09, 2000 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 69, Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Playwright bringing back stage productions about female chief of police (3,7) : SAMSHEPARD
6. Come close to taking a fall journey (4) : TRIP
9. Frozen ground ruined farmer's pot (10) : PERMAFROST
10. Love to ruin a great poet's name (4) : OMAR
11. Actress playing Lady Macbeth, e.g., ate dinner in disarray (11) : TRAGEDIENNE
15. Ophelia is one maintaining an illicit affair (7) : LIAISON
16. Warmer goose egg in sampler (7) : TOASTER
17. Disrespectful scamp's holding note of debt (7) : IMPIOUS
19. Commanding officer and pair of nudes caught in bed with container of milk (7) : COCONUT
20. Vendors ditch ship's crew in the sound (11) : WHOLESALERS
23. Slender item with no back (4) : THIN
24. See Don swim, trashing an Olympic racer (5,5) : EDWINMOSES
25. Prize and embrace nothing (4) : HUGO
26. Noted movie misrepresented a capital city (10) : MONTEVIDEO
1. Draws energy from mineral springs the wrong way (4) : SAPS
2. Orally grades comedic brother (4) : MARX
3. The North Sea could be your home, metaphorically (11) : HEARTHSTONE
4. With change of principal, sure to relate (7) : PERTAIN
5. High regard for bodybuilder's chest muscle, among others (7) : RESPECT
7. Thinking of booze in a can: $1,000 (10) : RUMINATING
8. Carry out each darling judge (10) : PERPETRATE
12. Science writer eyes a chasm, off in a conversation (5,6) : ISAACASIMOV
13. Trumpeting noise that is sounded to summon a purported ghost (5,5) : BLAIRWITCH
14. Complaining about two doughnuts left for sharing in a commute (10) : CARPOOLING
18. Spilled sodas on you-know-who (2-3-2) : SOANDSO
19. Scientist's note kept in bureau (7) : CHEMIST
21. Found an application for some mouse droppings (4) : USED
22. Bows of our ships leak oil in port (4) : OSLO

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

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