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NY Times, Sun, Sep 30, 2001 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Fraser Simpson
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 30, Blocks: 61, Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times
Across
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Court figure keeps turning in Yoda, e.g. (4,6) : JEDIMASTER
6
Edinburgher heading for single bed (4) : SCOT
10
Shot at natural enemy of the arachnophobe (9) : TARANTULA
11
Without starting, fear mistake (5) : ERROR
12
Native Mexican's day in hotel (6) : INDIAN
13
Scholarly, well-bred male at accounts receivable (8) : STUDIOUS
15
Mouths back at one teacher (5) : SWAMI
17
Native Peruvian jeers part of a conspiracy (2,7) : INCAHOOTS
18
Tailor has whipped up clothing item for mariner (6,3) : SAILORHAT
19
Stick with fashionable sculptor (5) : RODIN
21
Kind of poison turkey fed to Revolutionary patriot (8) : PTOMAINE
22
Overdose taken by Eastern European dog (6) : POODLE
25
Flimsy $1,000 item (5) : THING
26
Pale beachgoers use this rebuilt salon unit (6,3) : SUNTANOIL
27
Jack discussed beams (4) : RAYS
28
Viewer sees tin buggy wrapped around churchyard tree (10) : EYEWITNESS
Down
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747 connects places along the ocean (7) : JETTIES
2
Challenged squid are defensive, somewhat (5) : DARED
3
Dan Marino tossed rank fruit in a salad (8,6) : MANDARINORANGE
4
Raised weirdo's floor (4) : STUN
5
It's a pub brew hoisted over urban resilience (10) : ELASTICITY
7
Car and motorcycle flipped over old storage area (5,4) : CARGOHOLD
8
Drives through streets (7) : THRUSTS
9
Reprimanded, hide terra-cotta busts (4,3,4,3) : READTHERIOTACT
14
It's not right serving an individual something dirty (10) : DISHONESTY
16
Hate a one-month stay in New York (9) : ANIMOSITY
18
Gatekeeper bombed pretest (2,5) : STPETER
20
Mostly unnecessary sewing items (7) : NEEDLES
23
Honeybee finished collecting last of nectar (5) : DRONE
24
Recognized novel at reading (4) : KNEW
Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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