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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Sep 15, 2013 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 28, Blocks: 69
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© 2013, The New York Times
Across
1
Beach tank top getting mixed appreciation (3,2,3,4) : PATONTHEBACK
8
Overly protracted repast's ending with tea (3,4) : TOOLONG
9
Horses carrying in armed forces (7) : MARINES
11
Stadium sections, for crying out loud (5) : TIERS
12
Natural at spinning? (9) : TARANTULA
13
Alcoholic present that'll show you (2,5) : SOTHERE
14
Stripped inside of hipster nightclub (7) : CABARET
16
Appropriate first words from Ezra? (7) : IMPOUND
19
Classic frozen-food company's ultimate work left unfinished (7) : SWANSON
21
Make a whole new gene trait (9) : INTEGRATE
23
Place for cattle to buy some time (5) : STALL
24
No tab on improved tiny self-propelled device (7) : NANOBOT
25
Asian ballad: "Sea Sounds" (7) : LAOTIAN
26
Knock back party beverage in the kitchen? (12) : COUNTERPUNCH
Down
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Bats tip over - this I've gotta see to believe (5,2) : PROVEIT
2
Something a bride has heard right - twice (9) : TROUSSEAU
3
Lingerie item approaching formal wear (7) : NIGHTIE
4
Grand in scale, like a grand slam? (7) : HOMERIC
5
Peer for egg in farm building (5) : BARON
6
Beat head-banger on the ears? (7) : CONQUER
7
Number cruncher standing with Italian artist in conversation (12) : STATISTICIAN
10
A marked beginning for fresh rising talent (8,4) : STARTINGLINE
15
Concentrates the fluffiness of teddies? (5,4) : BEARSDOWN
17
Advise about what the Lone Ranger said to his skunk-sprayed sidekick? (3,2,2) : PUTONTO
18
One called Fred ate bananas (7) : DRAFTEE
19
Dine, eating proficiently - and get fat (5,2) : SWELLUP
20
Bridge is high school elective (7) : SPANISH
22
Some vagabonds land in Africa (5) : GABON
Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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