Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, Oct 04, 1998 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 65, Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Newswoman dated the old Republican (6) : SAWYER
4. Penny doesn't like gifts (8) : PRESENTS
10. Private Victor going topless (5) : INNER
11. Sleepy or Dopey minced the garlic (9) : LETHARGIC
12. A no-good English talk-show host and a resident of California (8) : ANGELENO
13. Harrison at one time defeated the French (6) : BEATLE
14. The man (Frank) without feeling (9) : HEARTLESS
17. Start off plainly intimate (5) : IMPLY
19. Guy embraces true bricklayer (5) : MASON
20. Interpret all but the fourth entry in train schedule (9) : TRANSLATE
22. Yearbook article fills void (6) : ANNUAL
24. Small computer adjunct -- one that runs fast (8) : SPRINTER
27. Around five, the star of "Gidget" ran easily and got muscular (9) : DEVELOPED
28. Stand I had found in Lincoln (5) : ABIDE
29. Likes about 51 females (8) : RELISHES
30. Strip joints at end of street (6) : DIVEST
1. Harry Chapin's "Green Leaves" (7) : SPINACH
2. Gain the affection of, for example, young female tumbler's kin (9) : WINEGLASS
3. Michaels goes up to register (5) : ENROL
5. Principal is coming up. Darn! (4) : RATS
6. Extra kids' item on a Chinese restaurant menu (9) : SPARERIBS
7. Approaching a third of the evening (5) : NIGHT
8. Southern metropolis hosting eastern association (7) : SOCIETY
9. Glimpse shaft inside revolver (6,2) : GLANCEAT
15. Clear up stories about cold pieces of calamari (9) : TENTACLES
16. Pets made mad, headlong rush (8) : STAMPEDE
18. Flora felt plain lousy (5,4) : PLANTLIFE
19. Yours truly and that cockney woman walk aimlessly (7) : MEANDER
21. Serious attention put on cozy home (7) : EARNEST
23. Coward claiming victory is unusual (5) : NOVEL
25. Noted terrorists question one Mideasterner (5) : IRAQI
26. Basilica section partially collapsed (4) : APSE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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