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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, Oct 31, 2010 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 63, Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
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1. Facing beast from the East (6) : LAMINA
4. Hippie confused ring with halo (8) : LONGHAIR
10. Cracked earthwork got older (7) : DAMAGED
11. Loudly closing top (7) : CEILING
12. Specs for one embracing the old girls (10) : EYEGLASSES
13. Listened to only one kind of music (4) : SOUL
15. Obligation to take ship heading west for fur (7) : MUSKRAT
17. Work surrounding English/North American clipping (7) : TOENAIL
19. Saw straight? (7) : NOTICED
21. Endlessly seeking something for pain (7) : ASPIRIN
23. Over 8/13 of the alphabet (4) : ATOP
24. What a surprise! Grave contains origin of terrible secret (10) : MYSTERIOUS
27. Outstanding sandwich and fruit (7) : SUBLIME
28. Get rid of new concoction of oil and pastry (7) : CANNOLI
29. Tear apart certain prize (8) : TREASURE
30. One who rents the French spot (6) : LESSEE
1. Dotty, Sam, Daniel, Romeo (6,3) : LADIESMAN
2. Recalls all but the first two people in the club (7) : MEMBERS
3. British actor feigned being cruel (5,5) : NIGELBRUCE
5. Gold box right above a section of the theater (9) : ORCHESTRA
6. Get ace in card game (4) : GAIN
7. State song describes unfinished area (7) : ARIZONA
8. Hoisted beer fit for a king (5) : REGAL
9. Time of the month that is timeless (4) : IDES
14. Nation's cause: painting North Carolina house at last (10) : TEMPERANCE
16. Cross current to carry stuffed toy (5,4) : TEDDYBEAR
18. Liberal adds line in new presentation for a big victory (9) : LANDSLIDE
20. Bother beginning to transfer Russian money (7) : TROUBLE
22. Brazilian city, to American, is wild (7) : RIOTOUS
23. Valuable hound loses head (5) : ASSET
25. The way to eat cold Mexican food (4) : TACO
26. Rabbi assuredly conceals partisan point of view (4) : BIAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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