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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

ACTIVISTS

New York Times, Sunday, January 17, 1982

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 517 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,758
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Practice pedagogy : TEACH
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Anjou or Seckel : PEAR
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Live oak : ENCINA
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Piece of needlework : SAMPLER
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___ the hills : OLDAS
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Rode the Robert E. Lee : STEAMED
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Evidence of error : ERASURE
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Grip : CLAMP
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Producing heat : THERMAL
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Ex-Cub saves money : ERNIEBANKS
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Winglike parts : ALAE
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Gagarin : YURI
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"Buenos ___" : DIAS
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Friend of Larry and Curly : MOE
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Good for plowing : ARABLE
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Bill : NEB
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Still : YET
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Emcee stops driving : BERTPARKS
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Vacillate : WAVER
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Sun, at times : SETTER
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First sign : ARIES
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Grieg character : ASE
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Charged particles : IONS
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Hair net : SNOOD
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Diamond "thief" : STEALER
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Sonnet part : SESTET
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Capital of Nigeria : LAGOS
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Star-shaped : STELLATE
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Movie heroes : IDOLS
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Comedian is stifled : TOMSMOTHERS
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Col.'s boss : GEN
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Unsettle : RILE
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Helicon : TUBA
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Clumsy one's expression : OOPS
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Ilk : SORT
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British verb ending : ISE
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Poet gets angry : ROBERTBURNS
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Booth item : PHONE
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Entered the lists : COMPETED
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Waste maker : HASTE
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Canted : LEANED
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Earthworm, for one : ANNELID
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Many-eyed monster : ARGUS
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Bellow : ROAR
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Something to cast : DIE
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American dogwood : OSIER
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Branch of physics : OPTICS
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Sorrow : GRIEF
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Showman went up in the world : BILLYROSE
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Syrian weight : OKE
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Serenade the umpire : BOO
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Sonly or daughterly : FILIAL
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Wrath : IRE
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Olive genus : OLEA
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Bard's river : AVON
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Cardinal point : EAST
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Playwright digs : ABEBURROWS
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A fate worse than debt : DEFAULT
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Prefix with mural : INTRA
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In trouble : UPATREE
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Small explosive : GRENADE
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Reef material : CORAL
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Certain commuters : DASHERS
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Confers upon : ENDOWS
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Tuesday : WELD
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Molts : SHEDS
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Lingers : TARRIES
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Flow forth : EMANATE
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Orbit point : APSIS
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Aid for Miss Marple : CLUE
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Mace or sage : HERB
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Kind of veto : POCKET
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Building additions : ELLS
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City SSE of Enid : ADA
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Butter of a sort : RAM
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Actress tends to her garden : ETHELWATERS
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Wedding-report word : NEE
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Grant from Bristol : CARY
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Safe from disease : IMMUNE
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Start of an Adams hymn : NEARER
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Comic's forte : ADLIB
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Rundown : SEEDY
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Gadgets for pipes : REAMERS
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Activated : SPARKED
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Use a shiv : STAB
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Correlative : NOR
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Girl for Lauder : LASS
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Melodious : ARIOSO
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Art supporters : EASELS
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Inclination : BENT
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Indications of hunger : PANGS
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Forster's "___ with a View" : AROOM
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Schnitzel ingredient : VEAL
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What Holmes gained : TITLE
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Pedal pentad : TOES
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Philippine island : SAMAR
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Rome's Spanish ___ : STEPS
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Shallow bay : LAGOON
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Forever, poetically : ETERNE
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Let : RENTED
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Watergate judge : SIRICA
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Famed patentee : EDISON
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Like a high mass : SOLEMN
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Adjective for some leaves : LOBED
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Stood out : SHONE
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Formed a hollow cylinder : TUBED
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Law-school subject : TORTS
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Comedienne plays shortstop : TOTIEFIELDS
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Puppeteer Lewis : SHARI
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Bull-pen assistance : RELIEF
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Home-team home run, e.g. : THRILL
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Lox repository : BAGEL
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Shylock's practice : USURY
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Turf fuel : PEAT
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Foot: Comb. form : PEDI
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Run easily : LOPE
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Mongol or Tatar : ASIATIC
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Kane's treasured object : ROSEBUD
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Sashes : OBIS
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Distorted a story : COLORED
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Runs through : SKEWERS
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Rule : GOVERN
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Did thatching : ROOFED
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Coarsely jocular : RIBALD
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Stibnite, e.g. : ORE
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Slackens : EASES
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Merit ___ : BADGE
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Recent : LATE
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" . . . ___ Tiger?": Stockton : ORTHE
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One-billionth: Prefix : NANO
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Inland sea : ARAL
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Javanese tree : UPAS
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Reckless : RASH
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Detroit org. : UAW
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Here's partner : NOW
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Due follower : TRE

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