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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Aug 26, 2018 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 32, Blocks: 65, Across Lite
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© 2018, The New York Times

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Across
1
Buff yellow color for slippers (4) : RUBY
3
Bike rental arranged for tot (5-5) : ANKLEBITER
10
A cartoonist named Al Fitzgerald who sang without instruments (1,8) : ACAPPELLA
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Set bell around one for departure (5) : GOING
12
Kidnap wrong stamp supplier (3,3) : INKPAD
13
Bulb in the kitchen corridor grabbed by drunkard (7) : SHALLOT
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Hypnotic writhing of a snake (8) : PYTHONIC
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Name for a gloomy guy to relish (5) : GUSTO
19
Bit of horticultural border? (5) : HEDGE
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Toll dropped sharply for flier with a band (8) : RINGDOVE
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Pedestrian law backed by ruler (7) : WALKING
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Girl's face captured by Impressionist drawer (6) : MAGNET
28
Crowd a plantain lily (5) : HOSTA
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Wood hideout, we hear, in Wisconsin city (3,6) : EAUCLAIRE
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Clog court TV room with small chopper (6,4) : WOODENSHOE
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Stat for a chump (4) : ASAP
Down
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Traveling aide or touring aide (6) : ROADIE
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Stooge in the sack with a shiner (5-4) : BLACKEYED
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Kind of blue, with zero energy (4) : NILE
5
Some added time altered penal codes (4,6) : LEAPSECOND
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Gabbing loosely is the start of it all (3,4) : BIGBANG
7
Latter half of industrial test (5) : TRIAL
8
Throwing rocks without delay (5,3) : RIGHTNOW
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Make a big impression with Spanish tie (6) : SPLASH
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Metamorphosis of spring rose is underway (2,8) : INPROGRESS
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Pens bracketing equal range of numbers (9) : SEVENTIES
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Demonstrates the way Who's Who's wrong (5,3) : SHOWSHOW
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Arab land turned me hot (7) : EMIRATE
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Day too soon, at great cost (6) : DEARLY
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Oscar winner in Christmas tree picture (6) : STREEP
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Gal Gadot's penultimate weapon for Wonder Woman (5) : LASSO
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Total ring sport (4) : SUMO
Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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