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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Dec 03, 2006  CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 30, Blocks: 69, Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York Times

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Across
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Strong persuasion I'd put in hint (12) : INTIMIDATION
9
Went on burro's back in Wild West show (5) : RODEO
10
One clue concerning what you may eat in a trattoria (9) : ANTIPASTO
11
True hint for the sound of chimes (8) : TINKLING
12
After fighting, visited Polish hub (6) : WARSAW
13
Most comfortable hint about Beethoven's Ninth (8) : SNUGGEST
15
Washington — quite unsteady (6) : WAVERY
18
Aircraft company's existence requiring oxygen (6) : BOEING
19
Completely empty, with not a clue cracked (5,3) : CLEANOUT
21
Harmony with a C string (6) : ACCORD
23
Hints, of course, by jailbirds (8) : SOUPCONS
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Small clue: love is man's primary spiritual practice (9) : SHINTOISM
27
Stop wearing gold for so long (5) : ADIEU
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Proofs derived from five clues (12) : VINDICATIONS
Down
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Service contract for one new set of teeth (9) : INDENTURE
2
Carol Fish (5) : TROLL
3
Caught in muddle, Elizabeth I's mother displays malice (8) : MEANNESS
4
See fruit (4) : DATE
5
Show's biggest star to lead a grandma (3,6) : TOPBANANA
6
Saharan refuge with nothing unchanged (5) : OASIS
7
Old Roman bus straddling rut (6) : BRUTUS
8
Land awry on ground (6) : NORWAY
14
Hollywood's Mr. Wilder judged and produced (9) : GENERATED
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Study of Adam Smith's coin comes unglued (9) : ECONOMICS
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Farm tool revamped for car accessory (5,3) : FLOORMAT
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Cook imitates a donkey for your listening pleasure? (6) : BRAISE
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Thin paper for Times's first edition (6) : TISSUE
22
Hot food that sounds like it's cold (5) : CHILI
24
88 keys in thespian organization (5) : PIANO
25
500 = 100 = 0 (4) : DISC
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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