Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, Jun 22, 2003 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 63, Across Lite
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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rookie reformer's goal (6) : NOVICE
4. Read the signs in San Diego at random (8) : DIAGNOSE
10. Shabby summary (7) : RUNDOWN
11. Twister ripped bustle (7) : TORNADO
12. Herb really could be an Oscar winner (5,5) : HALLEBERRY
13. Wickedly evil! (4) : VILE
15. Uncompromising fellow in reverse flourish (7) : ADAMANT
17. Ring the writer left before running errand (7) : LARDNER
19. Essayist and poet are rudely interrupting you (7) : THOREAU
21. Returning to look for no Americans (7) : YANKEES
23. Top athletics: boxing, track (4) : PATH
24. Cowboy, e.g., captured by Indians comes closer (10) : APPROACHES
27. Wild stuff to puff (7) : RAMPANT
28. Insect queen retracted feeler (7) : ANTENNA
29. Special school is near my base (8) : SEMINARY
30. Commercial opening for period before Christmas (6) : ADVENT
1. Street follows another strange direction (9) : NORTHEAST
2. Mexican bandit eating one kind of bean (7) : VANILLA
3. Caskmaker and a Kennedy worked together (10) : COOPERATED
5. Liberal party line: give-and-take (9) : INTERPLAY
6. Pierce, a man who was vice president (4) : GORE
7. Formal speech or a note planned (7) : ORATION
8. Call up the night before about fine (5) : EVOKE
9. Penny, perhaps, is mountain-climbing (4) : ANTE
14. Answer in pamphlet editor negotiated (10) : TRANSACTED
16. More honest about army cop and French horn player (9) : TRUMPETER
18. Stubborn, nasty stain in part that's left (9) : RESISTANT
20. Best to pick one flower (7) : OPTIMUM
22. Two points he can possibly strengthen (7) : ENHANCE
23. Norm is a Trojan prince (5) : PARIS
25. Bring up what is sometimes brought up (4) : REAR
26. Long after the first win (4) : EARN
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