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Emily Cox
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Henry Rathvon

NY Times, Sun, Sep 05, 1999 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 28, Blocks: 69, Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times
Across
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Musical genius comprehended by Gorbachev (4) : BACH
3
Playwright and I scrawl ode haphazardly (5,5) : OSCARWILDE
9
Penny directed to an audience (4) : CENT
10
Homer's kid stopping work in a pub (10) : BARTENDING
11
Bee among meadow blooms and autumn lawn sights (4,7) : LEAFBLOWERS
15
Study time is the 6th of August for a doctor (7) : DENTIST
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Clergy member and chief of police are sympathetic to each other (7) : PRELATE
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A growth disfigured an ugly beast (7) : WARTHOG
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Thickly cover Sam's face with shaving cream (7) : SLATHER
20
Inside veranda, nonsense shows occasionally (4,3,4) : EVERANDANON
23
Backward net and racket: it is a problem for a tennis player (10) : TENDINITIS
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Name for an emperor wrapped in cotton (4) : OTTO
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High-flying Nellie keeps teasing in a boastful way (10) : BRAGGINGLY
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Stew in cans put back (4) : SNIT
Down
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Doe's mate was the first to have to make an effort (6,4) : BUCKLEDOWN
2
Screwball ran notices for boxes and cans (10) : CONTAINERS
4
Frolic around each coastal city (7) : SEAPORT
5
Belgian city with an irritating character (7) : ANTWERP
6
Sommelier I'd swear went crazy (4,7) : WINESTEWARD
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Lane going through cloister (4) : LOIS
8
Inch margin (4) : EDGE
12
Actress Annette gets proper cheering (11) : BRIGHTENING
13
President's laundry not returned (10) : WASHINGTON
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Supporting Mr. Starr in humdinger (7,3) : BEARINGOUT
18
Hellenic grace in dancing (7) : GRECIAN
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Dog that is left under bridge (7) : SPANIEL
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Raised objections in the end (4) : STUB
22
Native American occupying California (4) : INCA
Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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