Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, Oct 17, 1999 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 63, Across Lite
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© 1999, The New York Times
Across Down
1. You cryptic lovers (6) : SOLVER
4. Quiet craftsman is prejudiced (8) : PARTISAN
10. Moved quickly to fire rifle (7) : RANSACK
11. Ordinary hail storm (7) : AVERAGE
12. Looking back, leader of community overwhelmed by violent protester (10) : RETROSPECT
13. "Too bad," a girl said (4) : ALAS
15. Boy reportedly left a British politician something found in a health club (7) : SUNLAMP
17. I foolishly retain disinclination to change (7) : INERTIA
19. Notice cinders in ruins (7) : DISCERN
21. Camping equipment includes free spear (7) : TRIDENT
23. Element number 26: iodine or (contrarily) nitrogen (4) : IRON
24. Jazz great composed "Waterfalls" (4,6) : FATSWALLER
27. Remarkable group of doctors with vitality (7) : AMAZING
28. African country's beriberi treatment center (7) : ERITREA
29. Repeats, i.e. treats anew (8) : ITERATES
30. Plan part of joint endeavor (6) : INTEND
1. Astonished knight greatly admired, we're told (9) : SURPRISED
2. Desire to gain ultimately more than a few pounds (4,3) : LONGTON
3. Turned up to lay the stones, gave a speech, and vanished (10) : EVAPORATED
5. A D.E.A. official busted this radical (9) : ANARCHIST
6. In Italy, three thousand make a long journey (4) : TREK
7. Red automobile left in lot (7) : SCARLET
8. Has to have massages by the ear (5) : NEEDS
9. Fail to mention captain (4) : SKIP
14. Contemplating alternative to a lawsuit takes time (10) : MEDITATION
16. Write story about no-good star (9) : PENTANGLE
18. Fat reward collected at a later time (9) : AFTERWARD
20. Talked about one city in Washington (7) : SPOKANE
22. General ordered increase (7) : ENLARGE
23. Mideasterner jogged before and after one (5) : IRANI
25. The woman would take off (4) : SHED
26. Mineral in Michigan and California (4) : MICA
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