Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, Feb 08, 2009 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Will Shortz
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Across Down
1. Conclude 500 divides 2 (6) : DEDUCE
4. What a guard might ask for: father's weapon (8) : PASSWORD
9. Positive story about operating room in Virginia (9) : FAVORABLE
11. Reggie Miller, for one, comes back to give a summary (5) : RECAP
12. Trials or transactions (7) : ORDEALS
13. Touching fellow who has been in the sun (7) : TANGENT
14. Oscar-winning actor is embracing Reagan (5) : IRONS
16. Most ridiculous place for a bird (7) : INANEST
19. Hot old lover quoted (7) : EXCITED
21. Talent to burn, they say (5) : FLAIR
23. Take out additional cent (7) : EXTRACT
25. Doctor Adam ran a fast time (7) : RAMADAN
27. Feel sorry about missing the first bird (5) : EGRET
28. Change back row (9) : REARRANGE
29. Great tie, wrong knot (8) : TOWERING
30. Well-spoken doc goes after viral malady (6) : FLUENT
1. Lifted top off a low- grade flower (8) : DAFFODIL
2. Find a video featuring Letterman (5) : DAVID
3. Pens hymns for the audience (7) : CORRALS
5. A bartender may pour it right on one's toes (5) : ALERT
6. Middle Easterner losing a good English medical instrument (7) : SYRINGE
7. Short race confused players (9) : ORCHESTRA
8. Obligation to include record agent (6) : DEPUTY
10. Introduction of Band Aid musician (7) : BASSIST
15. Deposition plainly visible at end of fifth file (9) : OVERTHROW
17. Country/god (7) : ANDORRA
18. Byzantine patterns in part of church (8) : TRANSEPT
20. Oscar-winning actress has paintings for hire (7) : CHARTER
21. Bottomless woman holding hoop right near the thigh (7) : FEMORAL
22. Theater company breakfast, theater company breakfast (6) : REPEAT
24. Spin around one Italian city (5) : TURIN
26. Somewhat slow without an author (5) : DANTE
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