Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, Sep 17, 2000 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 63, Across Lite

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© 2000, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Vocal rendition: end of "White Room" (6) : ALCOVE
4. Guess I'm dividing property (8) : ESTIMATE
10. Catch Roz at last in Cummings, a bar for swingers (7) : TRAPEZE
11. Spiteful Tim leaving sufferer with debts (7) : VICIOUS
12. Irritation drove yours truly to break lease (10) : RESENTMENT
13. Head of Cambodia duped African nation (4) : CHAD
15. Takes on entire amount amid choppy seas (7) : ASSUMES
17. Approve of last part (all but the opening) of "Equus" (7) : ENDORSE
19. Former wife modeled naked (7) : EXPOSED
21. Eastern seaman hurried to the west to tell a story (7) : NARRATE
23. Dog food (4) : CHOW
24. High-frequency insulator diffused cold (10) : ULTRASONIC
27. Audibly closing lid (7) : CEILING
28. A poet is off drugs (7) : OPIATES
29. Extend North Carolina college entrance (8) : ELONGATE
30. A deadly sin? Yes (6) : AGREED
1. Substitute to change neat arrangement (9) : ALTERNATE
2. Mechanic has sister holding part of an automobile (7) : CHASSIS
3. Strange name: Stevie Le Duc Tho, e.g. (10) : VIETNAMESE
5. Girl's magazine spotted covering something newsworthy (9) : SEVENTEEN
6. Old Indian in California (4) : INCA
7. One more alien on Earth (7) : ANOTHER
8. Stopped going topless, relaxed (5) : EASED
9. About one thousand five hundred sheets of paper (4) : REAM
14. Treating spot on clothing (10) : ADDRESSING
16. Incidental information is brought up to provide amusement (9) : SIDELIGHT
18. Used tax dollars primarily outside of emergency room (9) : EXERCISED
20. Front of villa is in surprisingly poor condition (7) : PROVISO
22. Mouseketeer bet about ten, raised (7) : ANNETTE
23. Conceal constant pain (5) : CACHE
25. One involved in craggy rock-climbing melee (4) : RIOT
26. Elmer Fudd's engagement present: a piece of chicken (4) : WING
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