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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

New York Times, Saturday, November 17, 1990

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J Q U X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,984

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Across
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"The Tender ___," Sinatra hit : TRAP
5
Bowl ritual : TOSS
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Abib, today : NISAN
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Lloyd's Register rating : AONE
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Principal : ARCH
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Part of "Veni, vidi, vici" : ICAME
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Rib : RIDE
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Exposed : BARE
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Sunday frequency? : NEVER
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Chased one (see 36 Across) : LILABNER
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Correct text : EMEND
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German philosopher : HEGEL
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Toothsome : TASTY
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Red address? : COMRADE
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Place for a roast : OVEN
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U.A.R. center : ARAB
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Summit : ACME
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High dudgeon : IRE
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Occasion of the chase (11/17/90, e.g.) : SADIEHAWKINSDAY
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Anemograph abbr. : ENE
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Equator, e.g. : LINE
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Petroleum residue : COKE
44
What's left : REST
45
Chicken choice : BROILER
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PC adjunct : MODEM
51
Conger catcher : EELER
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Rousseau work : EMILE
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Chaser (see 36 Across) : DAISYMAE
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Assumed : TAKEN
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Fire god : AGNI
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Not yet up : ABED
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Regarding : ANENT
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Knight's namesakes : TEDS
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Nonentity : ZERO
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Wallace-Wallechinsky compilations : LISTS
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Whilom : ERST
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School founded in 1440 : ETON
Down
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Jack-___ (sailor) : TAR
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Ruffle : ROIL
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Bacheller's "D'ri ___" : ANDI
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Founder of Britain's Conservative Party : PEEL
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Designated : TABBED
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African river : ORANGE
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Mass of detritus : SCREE
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Sleuth : SHERLOCK
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Almost a score : NINETEEN
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Deliverer of yore : ICEMAN
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Delivers from sin : SAVES
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Catkin : AMENT
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Like a nebbish : NERDY
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Cry of discovery : AHA
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Job for Mason : CASE
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"The Plague" setting : ORAN
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Crafted : MADE
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Sac.-fly stat : RBI
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The Keydets : VMI
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Thunderstrike : AWE
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Baphomet or Juggernaut : IDOL
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Leave no leaves : RAKE
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Onlooker : EYER
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Violent weather : ELEMENTS
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The gent's : HIS
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Come before : ANTEDATE
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Poli ___ (univ. course) : SCI
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Let up : RELENT
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Places of concealment : BLINDS
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Withstand : RESIST
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Kid of jazz : ORY
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Palladium, for one : METAL
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Matrah resident : OMANI
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Friesland sights : DIKES
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"Half Magic" author : EAGER
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Perplexing passageway : MAZE
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Aid feloniously : ABET
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Eliel's son : EERO
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Fellow at Oxford : DON

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