Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, Oct 26, 2003 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 69, Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Level 7-S (4) : EVEN
3. Circle the first two letters in "match" for effect (5,5) : BRINGABOUT
9. First-rate group, on leave (7) : ABANDON
11. It stretches (perhaps it's lace) (7) : ELASTIC
12. Indian mantra: word of enlightenment (5) : OMAHA
13. Entire prison, they say, is a place for a gun (7) : HOLSTER
15. A superior partner in crime (7) : ABETTER
16. Eat, sit, think (7) : SUPPOSE
18. Unusual sea bird from Asia (7) : EASTERN
21. Clients composed open letters? (7) : STENCIL
23. Actor, in part, is terrible (7) : ARTISTE
25. Lineman doesn't start to go in (5) : ENTER
27. Anger Russian leader during power failure (7) : OUTRAGE
28. Loudly announce the woman put away stuff(7) : SATIATE
29. It may be worn around the neck, not the ribs, strangely (10) : BIRTHSTONE
30. This is one culture, oddly (4) : CLUE
1. Turned up to make a bundle, gave a speech and got very specific (10) : ELABORATED
2. Issue H. Ross Perot, for one, raised (7) : EMANATE
4. Hacienda owner managed Oscar winner (7) : RANCHER
5. Must have the French sewing articles (7) : NEEDLES
6. Tailor and prosecutor in apartment (5) : ADAPT
7. It borders New York, surprisingly, not a South American city (7) : ONTARIO
8. Jerk called Mark (4) : TICK
10. Lot owned by Ruby, one of the chosen people? (7) : DRAFTEE
14. Singer/actress, fortuneteller, Tipper's husband headed north, then east (5,5) : DELLAREESE
17. Stop back in, but never pay (7) : PREVENT
19. Broadcast Ella Fitzgerald, e.g. (7) : SCATTER
20. Young one returning perfume (7) : NASCENT
21. Walks all over one of the family (7) : STEPSON
22. Boo comic's introduction, bad act - everything (7) : CATCALL
24. Time every train (5) : TEACH
26. Last member leaves dance band to arrange "Hair" (4) : COMB
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