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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

New York Times, Thursday, January 23, 1992

32-Across : Washday additive

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 54, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,416
Across
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Calif. mountain range, with 7 Across : SIERRA
7
See 1 Across : NEVADA
13
Sasquatch : BIGFOOT
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Gormandized : OVERATE
16
Former : ONETIME
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Knit cloth : TEXTILE
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Sopping : WET
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Sacrificial spot : ALTAR
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Abadan's land : IRAN
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Naysayers : DENIERS
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Pitcher Young et al. : CYS
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Messed up : ERRED
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English cathedral town : ELY
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Landon : ALF
30
Encourage : REASSURE
32
Washday additive : BLEACH
35
Miller who dances : ANN
36
First of September? : ESS
37
Bad: Comb. form : MAL
38
Pi follower : RHO
39
Scene : LOCALE
41
Periods of sunlight : DAYTIMES
43
Sixty-min. periods : HRS
44
Make imperfect : MAR
45
Party throwers : HOSTS
46
Deli order : BLT
47
Keeps the peace : POLICES
49
River duck : TEAL
50
Twin Cities suburb : EDINA
51
Pub potation : ALE
54
Jazzman Coleman : ORNETTE
56
Advent : ARRIVAL
59
Colorful earth : REDSOIL
60
Casino employees : DEALERS
61
Collateral : ASSETS
62
Name of eight post-Norman English kings : EDWARD
Down
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Trig ratio : SINE
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Beach Boys' "___ Around" : IGET
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Salamander : EFT
4
Regal homme : ROI
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Type type : ROMAN
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Workshops : ATELIERS
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___ public : NOTARY
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Tinker's target : EVERS
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Irritate : VEX
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A, e.g. : ARTICLE
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Cattle sites : DAIRYFARMS
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Telamon : ATLAS
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Salaam : BOW
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Poetic nightfall : EEN
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TV part : TELE
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___ Moines : DES
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Motown mistakes : EDSELS
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Of a time period : ERAL
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City on the Truckee : RENO
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Cattle sites : RANCHLANDS
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"___ world's a stage": Shak. : ALLTHE
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Exploit : USE
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Serenade the moon : BAY
33
Newsman Huntley : CHET
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One of the Cartwrights : HOSS
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Tenderizing sauce : MARINADE
40
Naïve : ARTLESS
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Limp-watch painter : DALI
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Cyclades island : IOS
44
Cover girls : MODELS
46
Ky. college : BEREA
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Kind of jury : PETIT
48
Gave a darn : CARED
49
Crag : TOR
51
Affirm : AVER
52
Hog fat : LARD
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High-riding trains : ELS
55
Southern Italy area : TOE
57
Unpolished : RAW
58
Pier group: Abbr. : ILA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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