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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Oct 02, 2011 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 28, Blocks: 65
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© 2011, The New York Times

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Across
1
Piece by Joplin and a piece by Shankar (4) : RAGA
3
Opening in a building both narrow and wide, strangely (4,6) : REARWINDOW
9
Angry fly is heard (4) : SORE
10
Behind tavern, be giving the signal by grilling (10) : BARBECUING
12
Philip & Erin Green carrying on a flirtation (10) : PHILANDERING
15
Harvest with juicy fruit is seen again (9) : REAPPEARS
17
He holds a cop back for a long time (5) : EPOCH
18
A single American League big guy in the N.B.A. (5) : ONEAL
19
Vee occupies an easy job, making a graph line (4,5) : SINECURVE
20
Square knot I'm unknotting ...? (8,4) : QUESTIONMARK
24
Frequently relating to X x (10) : OFTENTIMES
25
Leafy plant right inside swamp (4) : FERN
26
Student of the Bible both loose and tight, strangely (10) : THEOLOGIST
27
Old Testament is uplifting fellow? (4) : OTIS
Down
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Chance to relax is reported mistakenly (4,6) : RESTPERIOD
2
Begins developing Teutonic octets in a vocal setting (10) : GERMINATES
4
Excellent country for antelope (5) : ELAND
5
Davies who wrote "Torn Robes" novel (9) : ROBERTSON
6
Brilliant Peruvian ancestry? (12) : INCANDESCENT
7
Where a speaker may stand amid Florida islands (4) : DAIS
8
Payment for labor in the second Bush era (4) : WAGE
11
Passageway to the arm of redesigned nuclear plant (6,6) : CARPALTUNNEL
13
What to call us amid explosive series of contests (10) : TOURNAMENT
14
1999 George Clooney movie with things full of bad odor (5,5) : THREEKINGS
16
Helping family member caught in a con (9) : ASSISTING
21
Sadie changed lightbulbs? (5) : IDEAS
22
Army master of ceremonies (4) : HOST
23
Indian digit under zero (4) : OTOE
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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