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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

New York Times, Monday, October 15, 1990

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { C K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,951
Across
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Mineral springs : SPAS
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Slow, musically : LENTO
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Hodgepodge : HASH
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Attic : LOFT
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Green-card possessor : ALIEN
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Division word : INTO
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Christopher Robin's creator : MILNE
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Tide type : NEAP
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Oct. 15 celebrations : WORLDPOETRYDAYS
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N.Y.C. river : EAST
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Yours and mine : OURS
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___ Amboy, N.J. : PERTH
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Two-faced god : JANUS
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Came down : ALIT
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Pete of folk-singing fame : SEEGER
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Dallas inst. : SMU
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Nemerov and Strand, e.g. : USPOETLAUREATES
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Edgar ___ Masters : LEE
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Devastated : RUINED
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Notorious loch : NESS
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Fountain orders : SODAS
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Rose essence : ATTAR
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Opened the throttle : SPED
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Archipelago unit : ISLE
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See 37 Across : WARRENANDWILBUR
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An energy source : ATOM
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"___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
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Words of approximation : ORSO
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U. of Nevada city : RENO
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Sat for a portrait : POSED
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Rind : PEEL
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Paradise : EDEN
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Tire in the trunk : SPARE
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Whirlpool : EDDY
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Side dish : SLAW
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Marco, the world traveler : POLO
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From a distance : AFAR
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Kind of heel : STILETTO
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End-table items : LAMPS
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He wrote "The Waste Land" : ELIOT
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River of two colors : NILE
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Campsite sight : TENT
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Unique person : ONER
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Caste members : HINDUS
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Close, in verse : ANEAR
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Remains : STAYS
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Beer ingredient : HOPS
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Morse-code sound : DAH
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"___ the Top" : YOURE
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Painter Klee : PAUL
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Ready for picking : RIPE
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Dungarees : JEANS
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Fit of shivering : AGUE
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Jerk : NERD
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Poker variety : STUD
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Lamb, literarily : ELIA
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Opposite of dele : STET
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Big butte : MESA
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K.G.B. country : USSR
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Become weatherworn : ERODE
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Oryx or kudu : ANTELOPE
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Sunday speech : SERMON
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Baba or MacGraw : ALI
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Glutted : SATED
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Flat on one's belly : PRONE
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Do-nothing : IDLER
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Jenny Lind, for one : SWEDE
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Article of merchandise : WARE
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Catches forty winks : NAPS
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On the summit of : ATOP
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Space monogram : NASA
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Nurtured : BRED
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Previously owned : USED
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___-poly : ROLY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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