Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, Jul 22, 2012 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 63, Across Lite
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© 2012, The New York Times
Across Down
1. The wife of William S. returned dye (5) : HENNA
4. In a flash hops taste funny (9) : POSTHASTE
9. More than one admirer is describing party afterward (9) : IDOLATERS
10. Polish woman eating at home (5) : SHINE
11. Midwestern city mantra, I see (5) : OMAHA
12. Kay and Ed, in rider's seat, take off (9) : SKEDADDLE
13. Communication is finally reaching a maximum (8) : SPEAKING
14. Go from place to place to obtain device (6) : GADGET
17. Complete arrest order - except for the beginning (6) : ARRANT
19. Freudian concept: have a meal before work (8) : SUPEREGO
23. Venerable Communist accepts alien carrying blueprint detail (9) : RESPECTED
25. Number one hit for country singer (5) : ACUFF
26. Father, for one, in action at the track (5) : BEGET
27. Still crazy about one small rug (9) : INANIMATE
28. Will try army member holding me (9) : TESTAMENT
29. Excellent place for a fire, they say (5) : GREAT
1. Wicked man in love with you and me (7) : HEINOUS
2. Gas consumed very young person (7) : NEONATE
3. Spot a flaw in an actor (4,5) : ADAMARKIN
4. Nice farmer owns piece of land (8) : PLEASANT
5. Came upon Seymour's revolutionary method (6) : SYSTEM
6. Socks a follower of Daniel (5) : HOSEA
7. Lush indignantly hosts lavish party (7) : SHINDIG
8. Vocally, Fitzgerald signified gold or platinum (7) : ELEMENT
15. Welcome wild evening out (9) : AVERAGING
16. Team, losing opener, rushed to unfinished 25% (8) : QUADRANT
17. Bill (Willy in the movie) flipped circus performer (7) : ACROBAT
18. Extends a contract and steps down (7) : RESIGNS
20. Train ticket in possession of Cummings (7) : EDUCATE
21. Eccentric frequently embracing French actress Lillie (7) : OFFBEAT
22. First person leaving to take a seat, take a cab and walk (6) : STRIDE
24. More old paintings turned up (5) : EXTRA
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