Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, May 16, 2010 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

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

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© 2010, The New York Times
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1. Red Sox rookie in 2006, surprisingly super addition (6,7) : DUSTINPEDROIA
8. Face of white bunny - very big one (7) : WHOPPER
9. Guy who wrote "Guys and Dolls" songs including nothing minor (7) : LOESSER
11. Declaration of what makes the likes of us stick together? (13) : PRONOUNCEMENT
13. Joint wrapped in clean Kleenex (5) : ANKLE
14. Speaker who declares wrong winner of the Lady Spud pageant? (9) : MISSTATER
17. Norse thunder god's in pose riding mount (4,5) : POSTHORSE
19. Noodles in a bowl? Right, you said it (5) : RAMEN
20. However, Walker is someone who can see into your mind (7-6) : THOUGHTREADER
24. Doctor following framer (7) : DRAFTER
25. Bridge that is large for a dog that may be small (7) : SPANIEL
26. Loosely, sand-tribe area? (7,6) : ARABIANDESERT
1. Blue feathers (4) : DOWN
2. Probable race losers low in wheel rods (9) : SLOWPOKES
3. Beg for tales that devilish rascals tell? (7) : IMPLORE
4. Opera trimmed at both ends by erstwhile actor (9) : PERFORMER
5. Bob the songwriter in Candyland (5) : DYLAN
6. Penny was awarded perfume for the ears (3,4) : ONECENT
7. Said "I'll course between the rows of seats" (5) : AISLE
10. Withdrawing to a private spot and putting new whitewalls on? (8) : RETIRING
12. Rugged comedian embraces Pete (8) : CARPETED
15. Come to your senses before entering spring or summer (3,6) : SEEREASON
16. Costumier transfigured "Risky Business" actor (3,6) : TOMCRUISE
18. Greeting Peg aloud for an evening meal (4,3) : HIGHTEA
19. Annoying bureaucratic procedures predate changes (3,4) : REDTAPE
21. Plains tribe making much of tomahawks (5) : OMAHA
22. Stair damaged many 13-Acrosses (5) : TARSI
23. Stuff left in stomach (4) : GLUT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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