Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri 

New York Times, Saturday, June 4, 1988

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Soaks : SOPS
5. "Born Free" lioness : ELSA
9. Séance sounds : RAPS
13. Scads : ALOT
14. Radar-screen images : BLIPS
15. Scat singer extraordinaire : ELLA
16. Hat for a U.N. peacekeeper : BLUEHELMET
18. Paddock newcomer : FOAL
19. Actress Brennan or Heckart : EILEEN
20. Sense of pitch : EAR
21. Monthly outlay : RENT
22. Take back : RETRACT
24. Annoy : RILE
26. Professional standard : ETHIC
28. Pattern : DESIGN
32. Sorties : RAIDS
35. ___ Test-Ban Treaty: 1974 : THRESHOLD
37. A 1972 bilateral arms-control treaty, for short : ABM
38. Trygve of U.N. fame : LIE
39. Teachers' org. : NEA
40. It's rung the third Tuesday of September : PEACEBELL
44. Posh : SWANK
46. Term of office : TENURE
47. Judicial opinions : DICTA
49. ___ avis : RARA
51. U.N. Secretary General Perez de ___ : CUELLAR
55. Equipment : GEAR
58. High peak : ALP
60. Enjoy : RELISH
61. Armbone : ULNA
62. Latin American nuclear-weapons treaty : TLATELOLCO
64. Night light : NEON
65. Fished selectively : EELED
66. Trudge : PLOD
67. Mailed : SENT
68. Used henna : DYED
69. Botanical bristle : SETA
1. Cavalry sidearm : SABER
2. Stan's pal : OLLIE
3. Young turkey : POULT
4. Took the helm : STEERED
5. Corner shape : ELL
6. Shade of green : LIME
7. Skin diver's weapon : SPEAR
8. Spanning : ASTRIDE
9. Invigorate : REFRESH
10. Shampoo ingredient : ALOE
11. Intend : PLAN
12. Acronym for U.S.-U.S.S.R. talks : SALT
14. Remove from the game : BENCH
17. Preliminary races : HEATS
23. Card-catalogue listing : TITLE
25. Guitarist Paul : LES
27. Toddler : CHILD
29. New Rochelle college : IONA
30. Secluded valley : GLEN
31. A neighbor of Minn. : NDAK
32. Engrossed : RAPT
33. As busy as ___ : ABEE
34. Russian city on the Ussuri : IMAN
36. Remnant from the past : RELIC
41. Type of berry : CURRANT
42. Historical time : ERA
43. Dressed down : BERATED
44. Pittsburg product : STEEL
45. Whacks : WALLOPS
48. No longer ill : CURED
50. Narrow street : ALLEY
52. Medieval capital of Flanders : LILLE
53. Wide cravat : ASCOT
54. Valerie Harper role : RHODA
55. ___ or butter : GUNS
56. Robert ___ : ELEE
57. In a bit : ANON
59. Ashen : PALE
63. Williams of Cooperstown : TED

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