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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, Mar 15, 2015 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 63, Across Lite
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© 2015, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Device that scans left and right (5) : RADAR
4. Colorful animal, beast of burden, carries heroin a long time (9) : CHAMELEON
9. In this way, bumped into backed-up truck now and then (9) : SOMETIMES
10. Slender green item (5) : THING
11. State audibly, "I used to have a garden tool" (5) : IDAHO
12. Broke in to decipher part of the Bible (9) : INSOLVENT
13. Leave senior in possession of identical light fabric (8) : GOSSAMER
14. Speak out about university bust, say (6) : STATUE
17. Chauffeur left rubbish (6) : DRIVEL
19. Broadcasts journey where planes take off (8) : AIRSTRIP
23. Deceiving creature holding platter (9) : BETRAYING
25. Losing head, risk displeasure (5) : ANGER
26. Mideast region is in a mess (5) : SINAI
27. Exotic Argentine fruit (9) : TANGERINE
28. Release this Brooklynese book for the masses (9) : DISMISSAL
29. Lifting the foot (5) : THEFT
1. Bite a second time in bed (7) : RESTING
2. Says bad things about school leaders around me (7) : DEMEANS
3. Reasons to share a pint at the pub (9) : RATIONALE
4. Made a thorough search around Indiana together (8) : COMBINED
5. Evaluate Jenny? (6) : ASSESS
6. Praise part of annex to library (5) : EXTOL
7. Obvious incident involving start of Indy 500 (7) : EVIDENT
8. Piece of women's clothing near piece of men's clothing (7) : NIGHTIE
15. Trial meant trouble for Will (9) : TESTAMENT
16. Help returning along twisting northwest-to-southeast path (8) : DIAGONAL
17. Wicked young socialite playing editor (7) : DEBASED
18. In time, finalizes plans (7) : INTENDS
20. I'm great playing piano music (7) : RAGTIME
21. Omen: X written in wine (7) : PORTENT
22. Opening greeting, thanks to the British, upset my group (6) : HIATUS
24. One equal rights movement I excuse (5) : ALIBI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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