Camera RAW - Crop and save in . NEF format

I know how to use the Crop Tool in Camera RAW and save the picture in the original Nikon .NEF format.
I am unable to set the Crop Tool to a proportion (24x36, for instance) and do not know if this is possible.
It can be done in Photoshop setting the Marquee Tool to the appropriate proportion and cropping the Image-Crop.
However, in this case I am unable to save the result in the original .NEF format (which is not proposed), but must use .TIF, .JPG or others.
My two questions:
1. Is there a way to set the Crop Tool in Camera RAW to a fixed proportion?
2. Is there a way to save the cropped picture in Photoshop in the original .NEF format?
Many thanks for your help.

In Camera Raw, hold down while clicking on the crop tool and you should have a bunch of ratio presets (as well as "custom") available.
To open an "NEF" in PS, hold shift down in Camera Raw, and you'll see "Open image" becomes "Open object". This creates an embedded RAW smart object in PS, which can later be edited using Camera Raw if desired, by double-clicking on the smart object layer icon in the layers panel in PS.

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