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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, May 10, 2015 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 28, Blocks: 69
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© 2015, The New York Times
Across
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Place to wash a heavy horn (4) : TUBA
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For me, America is mankind's friend (10) : PROMETHEUS
9
Laughing out loud at a song by the Kinks (4) : LOLA
10
Optic hairs modified using old saws? (10) : APHORISTIC
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Gene in existence is hard to grasp (11) : BEWILDERING
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Quite an odd relic (7) : ANTIQUE
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An eradicator's job concerning Metro track (7) : REMOVAL
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A balancer's job part of the day (7) : EVENING
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Greeting cards for pirates? (7) : HIJACKS
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In disguise, stage player makes heavenly entrance (6,5) : PEARLYGATES
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Stupefying drink with exotic olive on top (4,6) : LOVEPOTION
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Please help a player who slugged for the Cubs (4) : SOSA
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Corner, in essence, maintains a mean sort of quality (10) : ORNERINESS
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A female figure in 1970s tennis (4) : ASHE
Down
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Gossiper sounds like someone who moons you? (10) : TALEBEARER
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Outspoken beauty, if a sheepish sort (10) : BELLWETHER
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Stormy petrel, empty or full (7) : REPLETE
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More brooding wasteland around fall (7) : MOODIER
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"Skinny Leg" - a lively dance contrivance (11) : THINGAMAJIG
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U.F.O. fliers grabbing a diner offering (4) : EATS
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Bit of hosiery and belt (4) : SOCK
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Fifty-one pounds, pop, for each office product (6,5) : LIQUIDPAPER
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Nova Scotia reassigned people's hobbies (10) : AVOCATIONS
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Conservative fails with own near miss (5,5) : CLOSESHAVE
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Crime of corruption connected with writer of serial crime books (7) : GRAFTON
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Head of Hollywood admits honors, in a way (7) : HALLOWS
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Kind of saxophone blown a lot (4) : ALTO
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Hot spot in Slovenia (4) : OVEN
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 8 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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