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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Jun 25, 2000 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 30, Blocks: 65
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© 2000, The New York Times

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Across
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Pig pens completely sick-looking (6) : SALLOW
4
French film director's constant enemy, according to word of mouth (8) : TRUFFAUT
9
Gold rush west of a city in Maine (7) : AUGUSTA
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Galahad: a man that's somewhat hard to convince (7) : ADAMANT
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Author spoiled American Lit., alas (8,7) : ALISTAIRMACLEAN
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Subject to film (5) : TOPIC
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Crazy Lucy on TV lives with jerk (9) : BALLISTIC
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I approach lair with serious purpose (2,7) : INEARNEST
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Ahead of schedule, like a British nobleman? (5) : EARLY
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It may offer viable selection! (5,10) : CABLETELEVISION
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Charm of insect that we hear (7) : BEWITCH
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Cracker container involved in transaction (7) : SALTINE
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Stingray swimming off course (8) : STRAYING
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Intelligence is painful (6) : SMARTS
Down
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Marine mammal and land crawler getting closer? (7) : SEALANT
2
A tip is awfully appealing (9) : LAGNIAPPE
3
Start of old Nova series explores time's origins (5) : ONSET
5
Sphere's actual mass (5) : REALM
6
Antoine's country keeps his team in a sports league (9) : FRANCHISE
7
Saw Advertising Age (5) : ADAGE
8
Some thought it a nice big ship (7) : TITANIC
10
Having a pleasant disposition -- can I do it? (7) : AMIABLE
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Tote bags confined in building with wood (9) : CARPENTRY
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Those who permit book learning (7) : LETTERS
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Dog houses provided something scary (9) : TERRIFIER
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Nightmare in public transportation, with copper aboard (7) : INCUBUS
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New York ballplayers look for no upset (7) : YANKEES
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Rustic spot for someone acknowledging applause (5) : BOWER
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Irrationally hate Nixon's first name (5) : ETHAN
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I harshly criticize religion (5) : ISLAM
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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