Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, May 25, 2014 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 63, Across Lite
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Across Down
1. Union member, say (5) : STATE
4. Family member losing head in green car (9) : LIMOUSINE
9. In street, broken canes and cases (9) : INSTANCES
10. Preside over church broadcast (5) : CHAIR
11. Boast about love for legendary actress (5) : GARBO
12. Horse and buggy carrying one former African native (9) : RHODESIAN
13. Run around madly and I glow (8) : RADIANCE
14. Capital "A" followed by "s" (6) : ATHENS
17. Trough from Dresden with sides switched (6) : MANGER
19. Tear apart, stitch together, tear apart (8) : LACERATE
23. Song about this writer - possible hit song by the Beatles (9) : SOMETHING
25. Verbally put down conservatives (5) : RIGHT
26. Stop hoarding a source of energy (5) : STEAM
27. Officer of the law studies list (9) : CONSTABLE
28. Permission to go put down a prayer book (9) : DISMISSAL
29. Stop cold, relax (5) : CEASE
1. Member of the chorus swallows last of hot drink (7) : STINGER
2. Self-confident in the role of returning American radical (7) : ASSURED
3. Bundle up to give a speech in rich detail (9) : ELABORATE
4. They say whiskey on the rocks is something sweet (8) : LICORICE
5. Lucky dog in mother's bed (6) : MASCOT
6. One leaving vile relative (5) : UNCLE
7. I am opposed to nonstandard English picture (7) : IMAGINE
8. Fumbles around and trips (7) : ERRANDS
15. Abstract, article or quote in review (9) : THEORETIC
16. Alarming development at the border (8) : MARGINAL
17. Is consumed by thought and ill-treated (7) : MISUSED
18. They may be natural anesthetics (7) : NUMBERS
20. First person to leave African country getting good grade in math (7) : ALGEBRA
21. Drastic part of the next remedy (7) : EXTREME
22. Endlessly talk about track-and-field event (6) : DISCUS
24. Book the first Oscar winner (5) : TOMEI
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