Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Dec 27, 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
Across Down
1. Heaven is being among people marching down the street (8) : PARADISE
5. Fruit bearer with two hands? (6) : PAWPAW
9. Painter types, thus (7) : PICASSO
10. Bev also might give pardon (7) : ABSOLVE
11. Article hard to believe in any way (2,3) : ATALL
12. Northwestern carving to rate with the French (5,4) : TOTEMPOLE
13. Get the wrong idea--cut Laurel in middle (13) : MISUNDERSTAND
16. New ration of trees! (13) : REFORESTATION
20. Clever balladeer pens the reverse of 2/2 time (4,5) : ALLABREVE
22. Share with us a dream-inducing fruit (5) : LOTUS
23. Amid schism, Old Testament is given prominence (7) : SPOTLIT
24. Bananas belong, I mean (7) : IGNOBLE
25. The sound of a flu-afflicted person's chest (6) : COFFER
26. Beach article to peddle around a female (8) : SEASHELL
1. Wood appealing to people with no heart (6) : POPLAR
2. Get back Miracle Spread (7) : RECLAIM
3. Shower ring dropper (9) : DISCLOSER
4. Very brief anagram: "What, no dessert?" (5,3,5) : SHORTANDSWEET
6. Part of India is like Houston (5) : ASSAM
7. Daddy, get a load of this--a clumsy oaf (7) : PALOOKA
8. Little Kenny Dee's days off (8) : WEEKENDS
10. Simultaneously churning, emit steam heat (2,3,4,4) : ATTHESAMETIME
14. Some aircraft overlook routes (9) : SKIPLANES
15. Period of crisis at Mobile (8) : TRIASSIC
17. Seen in relief, all of France's decline (4,3) : FALLOFF
18. Somebody who's well-known, and inept (7) : NOTABLE
19. In addition, a puff (2,4) : ASWELL
21. Stick out a blown bugle (5) : BULGE
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