Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, May 20, 2007 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 65, Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. First part of journey interrupted by a racket (7) : LEADING
5. Standard-cut vegetable (7) : PARSNIP
9. Strangely endearing kind of syrup (9) : GRENADINE
10. Bound to drop fifth piece of parsley (5) : SPRIG
11. Circle right around horse and East Asian ass (6) : ONAGER
12. Upsets French people with lecherous tendencies (8) : FLUSTERS
13. Lost sticker, as an afterthought, I'm returning (9) : MISPLACED
16. Smack runners, first to last (4) : KISS
18. Steal yellow parrot (4) : COPY
19. Sympathetic vibration reproduced on a screen (9) : RESONANCE
22. The English accepting first-class actor (8) : THESPIAN
23. Wicked person embraces Republican crony (6) : FRIEND
26. Record "King of the Road" after Jolson (5) : ALBUM
27. Revolved (turned around) on explosive device (9) : DETONATOR
28. Silvery fish biting royal fraternity member (7) : SHRINER
29. Talk at length about the Spanish ecclesiastic (7) : PRELATE
1. North African set up space to stretch out (7) : LEGROOM
2. Region around North Stadium (5) : ARENA
3. Actress Adjani is one beautiful woman (8) : ISABELLE
4. Get hold of tailless grouse (4) : GRIP
5. Musical compositions comprising 100 bars (9) : PRECLUDES
6. Fight is covered by everyone else (6) : RESIST
7. Like women from Bergen wearing no slips (9) : NORWEGIAN
8. Identify a South American constellation (7) : PEGASUS
14. Step clumsily on hot coal — start to fall (9) : SEPTEMBER
15. Herb, Rico, Dotty and Cockney woman (9) : CORIANDER
17. Charm one's way in (8) : ENTRANCE
18. Pirate's weapon drew blood from girl (7) : CUTLASS
20. Get behind last pony, not first (7) : ENDORSE
21. Brought up to call dad "Tarzan" (6) : APEMAN
24. Text rarely covers more than is necessary (5) : EXTRA
25. On the first 16 letters of the alphabet (4) : ATOP
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