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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Feb 05, 2012 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 30, Blocks: 71, Across Lite
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across
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Dope hauled in a nonstandard manner (4) : DRUG
4
Mixed drink and light verse before English club (4,6) : LIMERICKEY
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Making a comeback, go on being bad (4) : EVIL
10
Shifting of careless marketing staff (5,5) : SALESFORCE
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Downright lusty slivovitz (4,6) : PLUMBRANDY
12
Back story given a recitation (4) : TAIL
13
Board bracing connected with marine organisms (10) : PLANKTONIC
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Bug bite seen from behind (4) : GNAT
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Some members of safari in the distance (4) : AFAR
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Man of St. Louis and D.C. leaving stand (musical) (4,6) : STANMUSIAL
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Capital of Sudan looks odd, initially (4) : OSLO
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Data buried in hardest-to-find part of the tropics (4,6) : RAINFOREST
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Digit still more tingly? (4,6) : EVENNUMBER
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A pop representation of you in texting land (4) : PERU
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Like some butterflies, I travel on trail (10) : IRIDESCENT
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Feeling blue jacket material (4) : DOWN
Down
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Party bar in a retro style? (5) : REVEL
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Sourdough moldering after getting stirred (4,5) : GOLDMINER
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Scottish girl holding very unoriginal ceremony (4,5) : LASTRITES
5
Lineman fixed a cause of darkness (7) : MELANIN
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Rough article carried by Red agent (5) : RASPY
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Balkan republic's leader in winter wear (5) : CROAT
8
Movable lead chain and ball of wax? (9) : ENCHILADA
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Guardian angel breaking Ali's fever (9) : LIFESAVER
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Christmas trees circled by Santa's reindeer top the list (4,5) : COMEFIRST
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Good traps confused snail (9) : GASTROPOD
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Nice question of self-doubt? (7) : AMIABLE
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Had dressed in robes after commencement (5) : OWNED
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Trouncings Republican makes publicly known (5) : ROUTS
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Bedding material shows blemishes when reversed (5) : STRAW
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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