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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, June 10, 2012 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 28, Blocks: 59, Across Lite
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across
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Tool for striking counterfeit coin connected with mob activity (9,6) : BADMINTONRACKET
9
Soldier in neighborhood using clear thinking (7) : LOGICAL
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Place name for small horse straddled by Hanks (7) : TOPONYM
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Prediction in speech, if dedicated to Indian class (7,8) : WEATHERFORECAST
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Moon (with bum) in public school (6) : PHOBOS
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Critical element in the sound of our anthem writer? (8) : KEYSTONE
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Current-regulating doodad ruined the roast (8) : RHEOSTAT
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One comes up with showy flowers (6) : IRISES
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Rather deaf man a boxing rascal put on TV (7,8) : HEARINGIMPAIRED
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Start to speak and start to trip, say? (7) : STUTTER
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Having worship for protean rain god (7) : ADORING
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Trump-directed exploit - not his hurt feelings (7,8) : RUFFLEDFEATHERS
Down
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Front of a ship carrying Spanish article in the hold (5) : BELOW
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Belief of a litter-leaver? (5) : DOGMA
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Conspiring old Peruvian laughs derisively (2, 7) : INCAHOOTS
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Makers of mosaics left in layers (6) : TILERS
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New ring tone in the air, largely (8) : NITROGEN
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Computer company in spot after losing the leader (5) : APPLE
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Bats go on ark as representatives of the mammals (9) : KANGAROOS
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Working sub with lock for siren (9) : TEMPTRESS
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Sound of a humming motor captivates Chevy buyer (9) : PURCHASER
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Mid-October, according to a hunky Met fan? (5,4) : OPERABUFF
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Diffuse opus rated poorly (6,3) : SPREADOUT
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Shield Communist getting harassed (8) : BADGERED
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Stick with an albino's self-description? (6) : IMPALE
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What Saint Elmo has that the C.I.A. wants? (5) : INTEL
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Lift beams audibly (5) : RAISE
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Get atmospheric stuff out of French Impressionist (5) : DEGAS
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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