Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, May 02, 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. Pictured what Methuselah might have said? (6) : IMAGED
4. Before noon, one guy is friendly (8) : AMICABLE
10. Come to rest outside a city in Washington (7) : SEATTLE
11. Word that is chanted amidst uproar is offensive (7) : NOISOME
12. Self-absorbed people playing casino game (10) : EGOMANIACS
13. Old German song told a story (4) : LIED
15. Had dinner right after the shows (7) : THEATER
17. Time to buy back a crosspiece (7) : TRANSOM
19. Roman Catholic embracing Eastern conservative where the priest lives (7) : RECTORY
21. Painter nearly enthralls member of hospital staff (7) : INTERNE
23. Turn down Don Corleone, we hear (4) : VETO
24. Soldier guarding antique provides security for heroine (10) : GOLDILOCKS
27. One minute in station is what the telethon host needs (7) : STAMINA
28. Lena, e.g., takes in the heartless construction worker (7) : RIVETER
29. One willing to try a hilltop? (8) : TESTATOR
30. Poland's premier runner makes a comeback in early race (6) : PRELIM
1. One who investigates bug circling quiet part of a hospital (9) : INSPECTOR
2. Seafood entree: half a crab and a sole (7) : ABALONE
3. I can extort bucks pulling out (10) : EXTRACTION
5. Very excited, turning to note Italian food (9) : MANICOTTI
6. Cheat for half of card game (4) : CRIB
7. Shows displeasure about even footwear (7) : BOOTIES
8. Editor employs people to make changes (5) : EMEND
9. Still one mysterious creature (4) : YETI
14. Opposed to breaking ingenious kind of bridge (10) : CANTILEVER
16. Mayor or an obscure sitcom star (3,6) : RAYROMANO
18. Pandemonium at Rommel's base (9) : MAELSTROM
20. Sword nicked young woman (7) : CUTLASS
22. Article savaged Carnegie Hall event (7) : RECITAL
23. Victory is the thing, see (5) : VISIT
25. Prosecutor about to challenge (4) : DARE
26. Opera star eager to return (4) : DIVA
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