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Trip Payne
Trip Payne

NY Times, Sun, Oct 13, 2002 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Trip Payne
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 32, Blocks: 65
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© 2002, The New York Times
Across
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Carefully examine two barbarians (2,7) : GOTHROUGH
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Recalled spacious southern country (5) : SYRIA
9
Insignificant lab container with three parts? (7) : TRIVIAL
10
Li Po may corrupt city near the Pacific (7) : OLYMPIA
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Investigate victory secured by strike-out (5) : DELVE
12
Press agent describes this group's meal container (5,4) : FLOURSACK
13
Mischief-makers head away from Pentagon officials around California (7) : RASCALS
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"The Thin Man" actress wraps up visit in this area (7) : LOCALLY
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Snaps on snapped snaps (7) : APPENDS
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Largely superfluous vaccination devices (7) : NEEDLES
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Intern detailed articles about Long Island, among others (5,4) : INTERALIA
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Posse ordered change in Mexico (5) : PESOS
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First one let in the jock (7) : ATHLETE
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Ms. Vanderbilt accepting brood's pardon (7) : AMNESTY
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Long story about 10 ballplayers (5) : EXPOS
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Partially write a Fort Worth song (3,3,3) : TEAFORTWO
Down
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Rod and Edward like some apartment complexes (5) : GATED
2
Head of thieves ransacks baubles (7) : TRIFLES
3
Carry on fruit without pilot looking up (5,4) : RAISECAIN
4
Glorifies fashion plus fit (7) : UPLIFTS
5
Loud bird is overly upset, breaking into prolonged cry (4,3) : HOOTOWL
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Comparatively crafty senior maintains chemical solution (5) : SLYER
7
Rachel's sister at average retrospective for painter (7) : RAPHAEL
8
Conservative radio host initially attracted spare notices (4,5) : ALANKEYES
13
Deteriorating man-eater I bring back to life (9) : REANIMATE
15
Alberta native and horse slowly enter (5,4) : CREEPINTO
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Place to see a puppy walk up and jump down (3,4) : PETSHOP
18
Prominent street is home to stranger (7) : SALIENT
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Half of army once more returns and falls (7) : NIAGARA
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Sot lies in a whirlpool and gets mad (5,2) : LOSESIT
22
State reviews some plants (5) : REEDS
24
South American health clubs love authority (3-2) : SAYSO
Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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