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Daniel Raymon
Daniel Raymon

NY Times, Sun Oct 1, 2023 Cryptic Crossword

Author:
Daniel Raymon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 32, Blocks: 61

The enumeration for 9-Across should probably be (4,5).

1
W
R
2
E
S
3
T
4
C
A
5
T
A
6
T
O
7
N
I
8
C
A
T
H
O
E
O
A
A
9
T
E
E
N
I
D
O
L
S
10
W
O
M
E
N
E
R
R
R
T
H
A
N
11
R
I
N
G
S
I
D
E
12
Y
E
A
S
T
Y
S
A
T
I
13
P
A
T
14
H
E
L
L
15
I
N
G
R
E
D
I
E
N
16
T
E
17
I
A
I
S
E
18
D
O
19
M
I
N
A
T
I
O
N
20
A
21
B
B
A
A
E
E
R
22
H
R
C
23
G
A
L
O
R
E
24
D
E
V
I
L
I
S
H
I
A
T
25
D
S
J
O
E
26
A
X
I
N
G
27
I
N
S
T
A
N
C
E
S
N
S
A
V
E
C
H
T
28
T
H
E
O
S
C
A
R
S
29
K
E
E
L
S
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Across
1
Extract remainder loudly (5) : WREST
4
Unresponsive pet placed in front of a refreshing drink (9) : CATATONIC
9
Deletions confused young stars (9) : TEENIDOLS
10
Misses west sign (5) : WOMEN
11
Residing awfully close to the action (8) : RINGSIDE
12
Indeed, messy place is full of excitement (6) : YEASTY
14
That guy's going to hot spot (4) : HELL
15
Apparently in turning red, I entertained a constituent (10) : INGREDIENT
18
Admonition after breaking rule (10) : DOMINATION
20
Rhyme scheme for popular singing group (4) : ABBA
23
Al Gore, surprisingly, is all over the place (6) : GALORE
24
Nefarious and sinful to spread gossip (8) : DEVILISH
26
Getting rid of a crossing (5) : AXING
27
Develops incessant examples (9) : INSTANCES
28
Kojak leaves a mark on big Hollywood event (3,6) : THEOSCARS
29
Recalled smooth ship parts (5) : KEELS
Down
1
Designs she drew at major turning point (9) : WATERSHED
2
Going on and on outside after losing unknown quantity (7) : ETERNAL
3
Desire new T-shirt (6) : THIRST
4
Arrange moving decoration (10) : COORDINATE
5
Second half of shortest trial (4) : TEST
6
Doctor who dates blonds (8) : TOWHEADS
7
Nathan embraces mother's Hindu greeting (7) : NAMASTE
8
Sharp, like a container? (5) : CANNY
13
Some nuns from Brazilian city described by Irons (10) : PRIORESSES
16
Trains Eliot leaves in wooden boxes (3,6) : TEACHESTS
17
Noble thing ingrates trashed (5,3) : INERTGAS
19
Lethargy article is penned by fellow (7) : MALAISE
21
Figure in a beret goes after zest for life with French bread (7) : BRIOCHE
22
Rob's greeting to Benny (6) : HIJACK
23
Huge soldier and small soldier (5) : GIANT
25
Star with an attitude is eager to return (4) : DIVA
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Modern Era but used previously.

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