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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Feb 21, 2021 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 28, Blocks: 69
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Across
1
Pop fusses around (4) : SODA
3
Trumpet blast that announced evil woman in a horror movie (5,5) : BLAIRWITCH
9
Dappled horse galloped around ring (4) : ROAN
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Town clothes that aren't meant to show red hues (10) : BURGUNDIES
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Western jazzman's boots (11) : WELLINGTONS
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Corn oil stirred - vividly (2,5) : INCOLOR
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Go through repaved ground (7) : PERVADE
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Opening in a mask I complete audibly (7) : EYEHOLE
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A red part of Appalachian timber (7) : CHIANTI
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"Wild" actress won trophies after adaptation (11) : WITHERSPOON
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Scrooge's characteristic kind of pain? (10) : STINGINESS
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Kingsley gobbles a noodle (4) : BEAN
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Sooner or later, university breaks tie score (10) : EVENTUALLY
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Inventor in hypnotism (4) : OTIS
Down
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Trees shipmates put in certain columns (5,5) : SCREWPINES
2
Loaded deck shuffled, with no winners (10) : DEADLOCKED
4
Furniture that becomes longer when you remove one piece (7) : LOUNGER
5
Clique pouring liquid (2-5) : INGROUP
6
Gust of air attacks loosely knotted neckwear (7,4) : WINDSORTIES
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Back story recited (4) : TAIL
8
Leaderless phantom army (4) : HOST
12
Said "I adore snowy locale in Britain" (4,2,5) : ISLEOFWIGHT
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Poop in most uncommon woodland (10) : RAINFOREST
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Appeal to baseball division's origins (10) : BEGINNINGS
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Land changed into sea (7) : ESTONIA
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Coolers spilled oily liquid (7) : CREOSOL
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A female Wimbledon winner (4) : ASHE
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Wear out the rubber part of a car (4) : TIRE
Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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