Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri 

POLYGLOT

New York Times, Sunday, July 27, 1980

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 513 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 107, 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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© 1980, The New York Times
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1. Slabs of peat : TURFS
6. W.W. II front : ETO
9. Say further : ADD
12. Tool for planting seeds : DIBBLE
18. At the summit : ONTOP
19. ___ New York : GREATER
21. Sports official : SCORER
22. Alter : OLDERINGERMANY
24. Principles of faith : TENETS
25. Notable play of 1921 : RUR
26. Gaggle group : GEESE
27. "What ___, Life?": Masefield : AMI
28. It's often hard to break : LEASE
29. Hole enlargers : REAMERS
31. Monroe follower : ADAMS
33. Cowboy's chum : PARD
34. Computer fodder : INPUT
35. Arena : SANDINSPAIN
39. April initials : IRS
42. Spotted : SEEN
43. Con men : NOES
44. Toward the mouth : ORAD
45. Hoop hanger : NET
46. Driller's deg. : DDS
48. Hill dweller : ANT
49. Oligophrenic : MORON
51. Tower locale : PISA
52. Due : ITALIANFORTWO
56. Roman road : ITER
57. Newspaper's logo : SIG
60. Simian space traveler: 1959 : ABLE
61. Amonasro's daughter : AIDA
62. Reiner or Sagan : CARL
63. In a clumsy way : INEPTLY
65. Bobwhite : COLIN
66. Pass on, as responsibilities : DEVOLVE
69. Hair style : AFRO
70. City once called College Farm : AMES
71. Big book : TOME
72. Still : YET
73. Dumb performer : MIME
74. Mar : SPANISHFORSEA
79. Red-cased cheese : EDAM
80. Underworld : HADES
81. Nucleic acid, for short : RNA
82. Hindrance : RUB
84. Coin of Japan : SEN
85. Stony weather : HAIL
86. U.S.S.R. range : ALAI
88. Scarce : RARE
91. Ouph : ELF
92. Tout : ALLINFRANCE
96. Sea lion's entourage : HAREM
97. Windigo : OGRE
99. Protuberant : BULGY
100. Objective outlook : REALISM
102. Rubber capital : AKRON
104. Start of a hole : TEE
105. Leo et al. : SIGNS
107. Difference between the ai and the unau : TOE
108. Tank feature : TURRET
110. Court : FRENCHFORSHORT
113. Black Sea port : ODESSA
114. Speaker's concern : DICTION
115. Having a scent : OLENT
116. Most uncouth : RUDEST
117. Guitarfish : RAY
118. March 15, in Milano : IDI
119. English battle site: May 14, 1264 : LEWES
1. Part of TNT : TOLUENE
2. Like some statues : UNDRAPED
3. Map abbr. : RTE
4. Overlook : FORGET
5. Screen in a British manor house : SPIER
6. Roe : EGGS
7. Monkey puzzle, e.g. : TREE
8. Done, to Donne : OER
9. Cossack chief : ATAMAN
10. Casual wear : DENIMS
11. Anhydrous : DRY
12. Summer in N.Y.C. : DST
13. Where Fischer beat Spassky : ICELAND
14. Goof : BONER
15. Pane : BREADINITALY
16. Court calls : LETS
17. Gaelic : ERSE
20. "___ of Gaul," medieval romance : AMADIS
22. Perfume base : ORRIS
23. Capone's nemesis : NESS
30. Sic transit gloria ___ : MUNDI
31. Hoosier humorist : ADE
32. Big spender : SPORT
33. Instrument for Serkin : PIANO
36. Broadway heroine : ANNIE
37. ___ bene : NOTA
38. In a line : AROW
40. Store or stock : RESERVE
41. Hollywood hopeful : STARLET
47. Photocopy : STAT
48. Associate : ALLY
49. In style : MODISH
50. Algerian port : ORAN
51. One-trillionth: Comb. form : PICO
53. Lat. case : ABL
54. Names meaning "sweet or pleasant" : NAOMIS
55. Does clerical work : FILES
57. Thai : SIAMESE
58. Non-Moslem, to Moslems : INFIDEL
59. Rot : GERMANFORRED
64. Skald's opus : POEM
65. Malacca : CANE
66. Tennyson heroine : DORA
67. German river : EMS
68. Change direction : VEER
71. Keynote : TONIC
74. A source of oil : SHALE
75. Water carrier : PAIL
76. Off-the-cuff remark : ADLIB
77. Kukla's friend : FRAN
78. Of the ear : AURAL
83. Merrill or Milnes : BARITONE
85. Tackle : HARNESS
86. Silvery : ARGENT
87. Not of the cloth : LAY
89. Vichy et al. : RESORTS
90. Irish patriot : EMMET
93. Beaverlike fur : NUTRIA
94. Like cumulus clouds : FLEECY
95. "Cogito, ___ sum" : ERGO
96. Fight : HASSLE
98. Juniper : GORSE
101. Register : ENROL
102. Noun suffix : ATOR
103. African antelope : KUDU
105. Wearing pumps : SHOD
106. Former African province of Spain : IFNI
109. Use a shuttle : TAT
110. Four-termer's monogram : FDR
111. Twice LI : CII
112. Fell : HEW

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