Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri 

PIECEWORK

New York Times, Sunday, January 8, 1984

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 520 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York Times
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1. Gremlins : IMPS
5. Something to tend : BAR
8. Throw off course : DERAIL
14. Put two and two together : ADDED
19. Delhi wear : SARI
20. Afore : ERE
21. Make clear : EVINCE
22. Blockade : SIEGE
23. Very small : ATOMICAL
25. Picked up : LIFTED
26. Glossy fabric : SATIN
27. Ardent supporter : VOTARY
28. "Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
29. Best : FINEST
30. Motion picture : CINEMA
31. S-shape molding : OGEE
32. Ham's O.K. : ROGER
33. Thy: Fr. : TES
34. Ran into a doctor? : METAPHYSICIAN
38. Whitney invention : GIN
41. Rank : OLID
43. Baseball's Rose : PETE
44. Storm preceder : CALM
45. Spacewalk, acronymically : EVA
46. Blackthorn : SLOE
47. At a distance : AFAR
49. Long green : MONEY
50. L–Q connection : MNOP
51. Against lateral portions? : CONSIDERATIONS
55. Canterbury headdress : MITRE
56. Onager treading insect? : ASSONANT
57. Ray of the screen : ALDO
58. Stylish : CLASSY
60. Sight from a crow's-nest : LAND
61. Fabrication : LIE
62. A scoreboard listing : RUNS
63. Grand instruments : PIANOS
65. Ornery : MEAN
66. Dad's track records? : PASTIMES
70. Sidewalk scam : MONTE
71. Finance a mind reader? : FUNDAMENTALIST
73. Ye follower : OLDE
74. Pennines pinnacle : CREST
76. Rams' dams : EWES
77. Punta del ___, Uruguay : ESTE
78. Greek letter : TAU
79. Name in spydom : HARI
80. Arabian watercourse : WADI
82. Promenade for Pericles : STOA
83. Forage plant : ERS
84. Restrain auto people? : REINCARNATION
89. 45 or 78, e.g. : RPM
90. Cornered : TREED
92. Cutlet meat : VEAL
93. Before secundus : PRIMUS
95. Contract : SHRINK
97. Filmy piece : WISP
98. ___ a doornail : DEADAS
99. Canvas covering : PAINT
100. "___ of Honey" : ATASTE
102. Pointed up : ACCENTED
105. Clear the board : ERASE
106. Yule airs : CAROLS
107. Chess champion: 1960–61 : TAL
108. Western lily : SEGO
109. Removed from a manuscript : DELED
110. Pamper : COSSET
111. Half a blackjack : ACE
112. Move cautiously : EDGE
1. "The Lady ___ Tramp" : ISA
2. Doorway accessory : MAT
3. Golf instructor's dreams? : PROVISIONS
4. St. Peter, originally : SIMON
5. Developed into : BECAME
6. Highest spot in Turkey : ARARAT
7. Trust : RELY
8. Great pleasure : DELIGHT
9. Bewitching stare : EVILEYE
10. Springfield and Mauser : RIFLES
11. Chip in a chip : ANTE
12. Refrigerate : ICE
13. Took charge : LED
14. Designate : ASSIGN
15. Woody co-star : DIANE
16. Discourage blokes? : DETERGENTS
17. Auspices : EGIS
18. Bump a Durant : DENT
24. Agenda entry : ITEM
29. Like surf or soap : FOAMY
30. Orchestra section : CELLOS
31. Where the Marxes spent a night : OPERA
32. Get one's goat : RILE
33. Puccini heroine : TOSCA
35. Separated : APART
36. Likeness: Comb. form : ICONO
37. Gives the ax to : CANS
39. Kind of tower : IVORY
40. Scruff : NAPE
42. Lifeless : DESOLATE
47. Hersey locale : ADANO
48. Parries : FENDS
49. Province of Italy : MODENA
50. SALT topic : MISSILES
52. Nonsensical : INANE
53. Gift : TALENT
54. Homeric work : ILIAD
55. Devilfish : MANTA
58. Sleepy Hallow victim : CRANE
59. Forbidden desires : LUSTS
63. Diametrically opposite : POLAR
64. Indian river test? : INDUSTRIAL
65. Nickelodeon output : MUSIC
66. Lapwing : PEWIT
67. Corroded by a fine spray? : MISTRUSTED
68. Obstructs, in law : ESTOPS
69. Invisible vapor : STEAM
70. Speck of dust : MOTE
71. Seedless plant : FERN
72. Olympics reward : MEDAL
74. Impudence : CHEEK
75. Commando action : RAID
80. Try for a pin : WRESTLE
81. Dactyl's relative : ANAPEST
84. Was a tenant : RENTED
85. Dispatch boats : AVISOS
86. Creeping S.A. plant : IPECAC
87. Delphi V.I.P. : ORACLE
88. Pheasants' nest : NIDE
91. Hairdresser's application : RINSE
94. Parsonage : MANSE
95. Made haste : SPED
96. Tortoise's rival : HARE
97. "Star ___" : WARS
98. Information : DATA
100. Banking abbr. : ACC
101. Confucian truth : TAO
103. It may have come first : EGG
104. Buck's mate : DOE

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