Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, Mar 31, 2013 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 69, Across Lite

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1. Manuscript contains regressive tax rates (6) : MERITS
4. Mrs. Truman eating a head of lettuce like a fillet (8) : BONELESS
9. Ballad for each family member not a clergyman (9) : LAYPERSON
11. Praise former ring loudly (5) : EXTOL
12. Alternative to pot, crack - a remedy for all ills (7) : PANACEA
13. Saying "Excellent pair of farm animals" (7) : EPIGRAM
14. Ridiculous, like part of a window? (5) : SILLY
16. Ms. Turner consuming dip, pasta (7) : LASAGNA
19. The first letter in Paris or Rome, e.g. (7) : CAPITAL
21. Is unable to love a piece of poetry (5) : CANTO
23. Dog with rump cut short (7) : CURTAIL
25. Intend to wear torn clothing (7) : RAIMENT
27. Choral work a little bit tentative at first (5) : MOTET
28. Running around to share love (9) : ADORATION
29. Introduced new resident (8) : INSERTED
30. Watch out: fighting interrupts social gathering (6) : BEWARE
1. Fog-shrouded broken pole is a distance marker (8) : MILEPOST
2. Skate on man-made fabric (5) : RAYON
3. Sweet claret drunk before the end of May (7) : TREACLY
5. 480 grains formerly containing uranium (5) : OUNCE
6. Using a plane when it starts to get dark (7) : EVENING
7. Have company record "Ain't Misbehavin'" (9) : ENTERTAIN
8. I'm, sad to say, returning luncheon meat (6) : SALAMI
10. Carmine's cousin Mark gave permission (7) : SCARLET
15. Tears, fifty-one tears, spilled (9) : LACERATES
17. Bitter nurse in southern Italian city (7) : SALERNO
18. Go on about one unit, perhaps (8) : CONTINUE
20. Glib talk about large serving dish (7) : PLATTER
21. Change company in time (7) : COINAGE
22. Seafood dish is served up outside military quarters (6) : SCAMPI
24. Go do what trees do (5) : LEAVE
26. Relatives holding back musical (5) : EVITA
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