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Daniel Raymon
Daniel Raymon

NY Times, Sun, Sep 23, 2007  CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Daniel Raymon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 30, Blocks: 65
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Across
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Doorway to delight (8) : ENTRANCE
5
Oils near salts (6) : ATTARS
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Drama bombed thereat (7) : THEATRE
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Bear is dirty after capturing us (7) : SUSTAIN
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Sovereign (gold) also incorporates French name and American (10) : AUTONOMOUS
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Deer acts (4) : DOES
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Single creep left iron cave, in the first place (6,2,4) : GARDENOFEDEN
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Endless feast disturbed by screwy burglars (12) : SAFECRACKERS
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Nothing restricts a claw (4) : NAIL
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Sly teen ripens bananas (10) : SERPENTINE
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Mongoose agitated meek rat (7) : MEERKAT
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Dope gains understanding with time off from work, usually (7) : WEEKEND
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Walk ostentatiously, for instance, around a tree (6) : SASHAY
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Drew and Corey dancing (8) : CRAYONED
Down
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Catch spouse before final from Down Under? (6) : ENTRAP
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Handles goodies (6) : TREATS
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People present at prom taking ten (10) : ATTENDANCE
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Defeat elite (5) : CREAM
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Assignment: teacher's first question (4) : TASK
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A Canon ad designed for a wrapper? (8) : ANACONDA
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Prison, amid uprisings, ingathered (4,4) : SINGSING
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Satellite from southern place over northern relative (7) : SPUTNIK
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Disrespect ruined entry offer (10) : EFFRONTERY
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Revised citadel's language (7) : DIALECT
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Cap is worn by star for big waves (8) : TSUNAMIS
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Plaintiff in essence conceals uncertainty (8) : IFFINESS
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Surrender soldier on vessel carrying blood (4,2) : GIVEIN
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Bound notice inside notice (6) : HEADED
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Might have debts in Puerto Rico (5) : POWER
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Vegetable and egg on capsized boat (4) : OKRA
Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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