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Daniel Raymon
Daniel Raymon

NY Times, Sun, Jun 14, 2009 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Daniel Raymon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 30, Blocks: 59, Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York Times
Across
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Become less effervescent (7) : FLATTER
5
Extremely desperate, the German pursues entry (2-2-3) : DOORDIE
9
Steal from crooked flier (5) : RIFLE
10
Famous film actor from Missouri competes with sailor (5,4) : MOVIESTAR
11
Finds a hunter's quivers (8) : UNEARTHS
12
Doctor, conservative, reversed disease affecting trees (3,3) : DRYROT
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A quail that's gray (4) : ASHY
15
Twisted coach limps for effect (10) : ACCOMPLISH
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Butcher held antler, spellbound (10) : ENTHRALLED
19
Settlement wrapped up in a hearing (4) : PACT
21
Timeless yearning for old philosophical text (1,5) : ICHING
22
Order to produce cooked bean soup (8) : SUBPOENA
24
Love commercial and love allowance (9) : ADORATION
25
Greek character at the ruins (5) : THETA
26
Rest a little and catch some rays, having won $1,000 and a summer in France (4,3) : TAKETEN
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Pie orts dirtied counter (7) : RIPOSTE
Down
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Lucky specialty: catching fish (9) : FORTUNATE
2
Director from Florida upset and embarrassed by difficulty with rooster (6,9) : ALFREDHITCHCOCK
3
They collect money and what belongs to them (6) : THEIRS
4
Bertram's hack left pens in terrible condition (10) : RAMSHACKLE
5
Dropped peace sign (4) : DOVE
6
Near-rotten doctor I reprove (8) : OVERRIPE
7
Rolling die near men tests predictability (15) : DETERMINATENESS
8
Feel sorry for decapitated bird (5) : EGRET
13
Father is more entertaining around two hospital areas (10) : FORERUNNER
16
Popular songs blasted apartheid (3,6) : HITPARADE
17
Execute secretive government group infiltrating piece of land (8) : TRANSACT
20
Have a meal, swallowing seed, and regurgitate (4,2) : SPITUP
21
To sleep in that thing is not suitable (5) : INAPT
23
Describe shell of lima bean (4) : LIMN
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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