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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Dec 07, 2003 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 30, Blocks: 67
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© 2003, The New York Times
Across
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Parkland back in the times o' yesteryear (8) : YOSEMITE
5
Talks of southern mountains (6) : SPEAKS
9
Announced small rooms for hawks (5) : SELLS
10
Alpine cat altered California cliff (2,7) : ELCAPITAN
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Long story associated with log in earthquake area (9) : EPICENTER
13
Climb without a trail (5) : SCENT
14
Rocky range seen via radar, flying (6,6) : SIERRANEVADA
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Park official is what a driver might call "alien" (6,6) : FORESTRANGER
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Brown planks of wood, except for the first (5) : UMBER
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Bard's dance with a woodland creature (9) : BALLADEER
26
Bears damaged trees a lot (9) : TOLERATES
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One competes with rock-climbers? (5) : IVIES
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Gopher or woodchuck in lair surrounded by garbage (6) : RODENT
29
Wise, catching shade in rocky stretch? (5,3) : STONEAGE
Down
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They agree, enemy's bad (6) : YESMEN
2
Ollie's playing in the sun on the Riviera (6) : SOLEIL
3
Enigmas in my TV show about Time (9) : MYSTERIES
4
Stealing article on foot (5) : THEFT
6
Brit who kept a diary of peers in conversation (5) : PEPYS
7
Battle for an item of neckwear and headwear (8) : ANTIETAM
8
Hazard also involved in part of a seat belt (4,4) : SANDTRAP
11
Some nectar I spilled (7) : CERTAIN
15
Cheese and toast, undercooked and nibbled (7) : RAREBIT
16
Height of happiness, capturing two parts of Everest (9) : ELEVATION
17
Waving a couple of flippers, say (8) : AFLUTTER
18
Larry of the Celtics turned, ran and bounced the basketball (8) : DRIBBLED
20
I rent a convertible, with help in sight (6) : RETINA
21
Castaway changed course (6) : CRUSOE
23
Explorer announced showing broadcast again (5) : RERAN
25
Hungarian composer with tip for audience (5) : LISZT
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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