Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, Jul 04, 2004 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 65, Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. First-class meals, right? (9) : STARBOARD
6. Articles about a little food vessel (5) : AORTA
9. Delight in bringing us together (5) : GUSTO
10. Hate to be a man I destroyed (9) : ABOMINATE
11. Necessary small bit of enzyme in saltine crackers (9) : ESSENTIAL
12. Longed for cooler head after article lost (5) : ACHED
13. Eager prima donna making a comeback (4) : AVID
14. Brave disguised last facial blemish (8) : STALWART
19. Solemn, in the ultimate, like stone inscriptions (8) : ENGRAVED
20. Pretty good food, we're told (4) : FAIR
23. Walk crookedly with a hangover? (5) : WEAVE
25. Church in rundown area accepts white porcelain items (9) : CHINAWARE
26. Nasty female name: Silver Bug (9) : TERMAGANT
27. Group of musicians turned to hugging and so forth (5) : OCTET
28. Something everyone has - part of a door (5) : HINGE
29. True raise enthralls certain corporate officer (9) : TREASURER
1. Separate rotten Easter egg (9) : SEGREGATE
2. Helping fool one con (9) : ASSISTING
3. Britain has a pro football team (6) : BROWNS
4. Song about a bachelor's place in Asia (6) : ARABIA
5. End of sandal worn by bum sported little beads (8) : DROPLETS
6. Friendly mother flipped over independent guy (8) : AMICABLE
7. Get to give a sermon topless (5) : REACH
8. Truly poor change (5) : AMEND
15. White, like botanist's first flower (9) : ALABASTER
16. One who bothers people between two high hills (9) : TORMENTOR
17. Delicate material - tear roughly? Tear roughly! (8) : LACERATE
18. Inclination to write song (8) : PENCHANT
21. Jot name, holding end of ballpoint (6) : TITTLE
22. Note tailless rodent. Noted (6) : FAMOUS
23. Change all but the first character in "Macbeth" (5) : WITCH
24. In favor of wearing one garment (5) : APRON
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