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NY Times, Sun, Sep 28, 2014 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Rosalie Moscovitch
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 32, Blocks: 65, Across Lite
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© 2014, The New York Times

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Across
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Pastry chef picks up empty cup (6) : BEAKER
4
Plane is operating around top of the ditch (8) : JETTISON
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Wow, a labyrinth! (5) : AMAZE
10
Turned away a claim by a newspaper worker (9) : ALIENATED
11
Sen. Cruz has a number tied up (8) : TETHERED
12
Fear a rattlesnake circling a mountain (6) : ARARAT
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Christmas, Trotsky returned (4) : NOEL
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Ship features red flag (8) : STREAMER
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Very high cuckoo tore wing (8) : TOWERING
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Adam's son qualified, they say (4) : ABEL
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Delight in bringing back English beer (6) : REGALE
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Mother, don't share any wood (8) : MAHOGANY
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Tactful folks decline to look at rugs (9) : DIPLOMATS
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Person elected to help backward country (5) : INDIA
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Offer for two donkeys at home? (8) : ASSASSIN
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Sell speaker's bicycle (6) : PEDDLE
Down
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Bragging about snake bite (8) : BOASTING
2
Suite worker has to leave with me (9) : APARTMENT
3
Mentioned someone leaving Devon city (6) : EXETER
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Revise liquid diet (4) : EDIT
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Brown pair of trousers, originally manufactured in America, fits (8) : TANTRUMS
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Singer is returning instrument (5) : SITAR
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Untidy jerks in birthday suits (6) : NUDITY
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Hole a copier repaired, true? (8) : APERTURE
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Asks about a sports organization showing some seats (8) : BEANBAGS
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Confederate soldier adored traveling, got back on ship (9) : REBOARDED
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Buys birds (8) : SWALLOWS
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Put down mat in gym class for companion (8) : PLAYMATE
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Best feature of Viagra deal (5,1) : GRADEA
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Moving around Alabama port (6) : MOBILE
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Yawns, turning pages (5) : GAPES
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Surcharge on one cab (4) : TAXI
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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