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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

New York Times, Saturday, December 9, 1989

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J P Y }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,641
Across
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Bud : MAC
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Pocahontas's in-laws : ROLFES
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Bushed : BEAT
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U.N. body : ILO
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Mother of Galahad : ELAINE
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Spindle on a cart : AXLE
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Houston or Donaldson : SAM
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Dec. 10, 1948, adoption, Universal ___ : DECLARATION
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Counterfeit : SIMULATE
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Turned state's evidence : RATTED
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Pt. of a monogram : INIT
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Unchanged : SAME
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Math ratio : COSINE
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Inhibited : DETERRED
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Precipitateness : HASTE
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Feline ennead : LIVES
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Sound receiver : EAR
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Migrant in the 30's : OKIE
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Changed location : MOVED
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Harpe player : ANGE
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End of a movie road : RIO
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Collection of 114 suras : QURAN
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Coke and oil : FUELS
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Bridgework : DENTURES
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Recoils : WINCES
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Portable troughs : HODS
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B'way group : ANTA
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Hon : DEARIE
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He has a taxing job : ASSESSOR
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Subject of 18 Across : HUMANRIGHTS
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Litigate : SUE
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Chihuahua cheers : OLES
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Hardens : ENURES
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Verb-forming suffix : IZE
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Bog : WASH
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A Huxtable : DENISE
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Agree wordlessly : NOD
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Fail to catch : MISS
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Turkish regiment : ALAI
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Body dealing with 52 Across : COMMISSION
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Mark for rejection : REDLINE
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Acid salt : OLEATE
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Milk: Comb. form : LACT
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Register as a candidate : FILE
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Spanish queen : ENA
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Like saws : SERRATED
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Plate protector : BATTER
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Egress : EXIT
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___ vera : ALOE
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Work the bar : TEND
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"Eight Is Enough" actor Willie : AAMES
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Make one : UNITE
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Thebes's opponents : SEVEN
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Arpeggio, e.g. : CHORD
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Mussolini portrayer : OAKIE
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Millo and Price : DIVAS
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A drafter of 18 Across : RENECASSIN
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Ten-dollar piece : EAGLE
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Kind of code : DRESS
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Spaces on birds' faces : LORES
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Was a hit man : MURDERED
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Polly and Pittypat : AUNTS
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Keystone : QUOIN
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Bridge ploy : FINESSE
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Larrup : THRASH
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Is prodigal : WASTES
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Arabian sailboat : DHOW
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Faulkner's Miss Varner : EULA
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Hometown of the Cyclones : AMES
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"You Can't Get a Man With ___," 1946 song : AGUN
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Hindu title : SHRI
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Anise-flavored liqueur : OUZO
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"Man is but a ___ . . . ": Pascal : REED
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Chemical ending : INE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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