Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri 

HEAR! HEAR!

New York Times, Sunday, January 8, 1989

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 522 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Neither fem. nor neut. : MASC
5. Thin-skinned area : SHIN
9. Spring : LEAP
13. Reporter's exclusive : SCOOP
18. Juárez water : AGUA
19. Neophyte : TYRO
20. Moon valley : RILLE
21. Veil material : TULLE
22. Keystone State founder : PENN
23. Fail to include : OMIT
24. Infix : EMBED
25. Summer snake? : ADDER
26. Nobleman views oceanic wastes : BARONSEESBARRENSEAS
30. "Sons of the Desert" co-star : LAUREL
32. August sign : LEO
33. County component : TOWN
34. Vane reading : NNE
35. Auricles : ATRIA
36. Source of a syrup : MAPLE
39. It's W of the Urals : EUR
41. Excavator overlooked secondary weather phenomenon : MINERMISSEDMINORMIST
49. Ed or Leon : AMES
50. With full force : AMAIN
51. Greek Cupid : EROS
52. Biblical idol : BAAL
54. Carmine : RED
55. Old English bards : SCOPS
56. More dreadful : DIRER
58. Foulard : TIE
59. NASA sites : LABS
60. Earthquake : SEISM
62. Gourmand's joy : EATING
65. Virtuous relatives ran after insects : CHASTEAUNTSCHASEDANTS
71. Gridiron gear : HELMET
72. Selling places : MARTS
73. Type of sch. : ELEM
74. Prefix for form : UNI
75. "Aquí se ___ español" : HABLA
77. Child's wear : APRON
79. "Major Barbara" auth. : GBS
82. Jeer : GIBE
84. Funnyman Foxx : REDD
85. "___ by land . . . " : ONEIF
86. Donkey's cry : BRAY
87. Ecclesiastical group dined on chicken : EIGHTFRIARSATEFRYERS
92. Earth: Comb. form : GEO
93. Assuages : EASES
94. In two : APART
95. Uraeus symbol : ASP
98. Early pulpit : AMBO
101. Squids squirt it : INK
102. Makes a clean slate : ERASES
103. Sedate singer remained vile : STAIDBASSSTAYEDBASE
109. Careless hurrying : HASTE
110. Clean a fluke : SCALE
111. Yemeni, e.g. : ARAB
112. English : SPIN
115. Ethyl oxide : ETHER
116. Slender candle : TAPER
117. Ceremonial act : RITE
118. Galway's locale : EIRE
119. Fabric joints : SEAMS
120. While preceder : ERST
121. Have to have : NEED
122. Mulligan : STEW
1. Cartographic creation : MAP
2. A cause of grayness : AGE
3. Red from rays : SUNBURNED
4. Tenerife, Fuerte-ventura, etc. : CANARIES
5. Milkmaid's perch : STOOL
6. Choir rendition : HYMN
7. Rainbow : IRIS
8. Distinction : NOTE
9. Bar dance : LIMBO
10. Exile island : ELBA
11. On the ball : ALERT
12. Actor Armendariz: 1912-63 : PEDRO
13. Tin : STANNUM
14. Chaws : CUDS
15. Of yore : OLDEN
16. City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
17. Inherently : PERSE
20. Do a lawn job : RESEED
27. Hind : REAR
28. Terry or Glasgow : ELLEN
29. Washstand item : EWER
30. Truman's birthplace : LAMAR
31. Wicker's "___ to Die" : ATIME
36. Sensitive plant : MIMOSA
37. P.D.Q. kin : ASAP
38. Penultimate Greek letters : PSIS
40. Eve's genesis : RIB
42. Thane of Cawdor : MACBETH
43. Docs : MEDICS
44. Cork folks : IRISH
45. Bellini opera : NORMA
46. Carbohydrate ending : OSE
47. Glossy fabric : SATIN
48. Sully : TAINT
53. Diamond of the underworld : LEGS
55. Stuff to the gills : SATE
57. Recite quickly : REELOFF
59. W.W. II craft : LSM
60. Sicilian street : STRADA
61. Superlative suffix : EST
63. Gulf of the Mideast : ADEN
64. Edinburgh beret : TAM
65. Engine sound : CHUG
66. Three-time Olympics skating champion : HENIE
67. Suspect's out : ALIBI
68. Brownish hue : UMBER
69. Silent screen star Nita : NALDI
70. One thing after another : SERIES
76. Sound from a Harold Gray canine : ARF
77. Literary collections : ANAS
78. He rose over Ty : PETE
79. Lube-job area : GREASEPIT
80. Wilkes's other half : BARRE
81. Methods: Abbr. : SYSTS
83. Future finch : EGG
85. Honshu city : OSAKA
86. Gets around : BYPASSES
88. Spectacular falls : HEADERS
89. Mausoleum : TOMB
90. Tenant : RENTER
91. ___ avis : RARA
95. Incinerator residue : ASHES
96. One of 50 : STATE
97. Turkish title : PASHA
99. Sew with loose stitches : BASTE
100. "Sesame Street" grouch : OSCAR
101. Ait : ISLET
102. Declined : EBBED
104. Piece of news : ITEM
105. Undermines : SAPS
106. Tall tale : YARN
107. Member of the Cat Nation : ERIE
108. Prom partner : DATE
113. Infuriation : IRE
114. Just on the market : NEW

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