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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

New York Times, Thursday, March 15, 1990

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,737
Across
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"Be Prepared" org. : BSA
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Little Iodine, e.g. : BRAT
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Sulked : MOPED
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Mercer, for one : AUTO
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Jellystone Park resident : YOGI
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Noël Coward's "To Step ___" : ASIDE
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Neatened : SPRUCEDUP
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Flax product : LINEN
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George M. Cohan's ancestors : IRISH
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Clique : SET
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Very small : TEENY
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Hercules, to Iole : CAPTOR
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Leonie Rysanek's field : OPERA
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Short coats : REEFERS
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P.G.A. member : PRO
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False claim : PRETENSE
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Trap for congers : EELPOT
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What errants do : ROVE
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To the point : TERSE
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Soviet range : ALAI
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H. C. Andersen's birthplace : ODENSE
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Huggins and Houk, once : MANAGERS
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Part of r.p.m. : PER
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Referee : ARBITER
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Eminence ___ (confidential agent) : GRISE
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Posterior : DORSAL
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Fable finale : MORAL
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Zeta follower : ETA
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Phone or scope preceder : MICRO
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___ a customer : ONETO
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Sky : FIRMAMENT
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"Abdul the Bulbul ___" : AMEER
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Coloratura Mills : ERIE
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Tizzy : SNIT
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Works the bar : TENDS
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Jan's singing partner : DEAN
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Place-kicking gadget : TEE
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Alkaline : BASIC
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Opposite of infra : SUPRA
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Anchor position : ATRIP
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Succinct farewell : BYE
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A mile contains 320 ___ : RODS
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Fit of shivering : AGUE
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Move through the tulips : TIPTOE
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Like a film falcon : MALTESE
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Basketry twig : OSIER
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Hawaiian export : PINEAPPLE
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Adam's address : EDEN
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Gainsay : DENY
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Expel : OUST
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Odd job : CHORE
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Lessees : RENTERS
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Exhibited exultation : PREENED
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Suffix for journal : ESE
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Nobelist in Physics: 1938 : FERMI
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Laugh loudly : ROAR
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Birdsong of basketball : OTIS
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Support : PROP
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Took the train : RODE
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Streisand hit record : EVERGREEN
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Number of "Little Indians" : TEN
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Fail to keep up : LAG
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Minded the baby : SAT
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St. Elmo is their patron : SAILORS
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Bakery emanation : AROMA
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Bellyached : BEEFED
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Given a value : RATED
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Flanges : RIMS
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Bloodhound's clue : SCENT
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Bernsen role on "L.A. Law" : ARNIE
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Actress Lenya : LOTTE
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Torquilstone defense : MOAT
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"Don't Tread ___" : ONME
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Flag : TIRE
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Bumbry solo : ARIA
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"All the President's ___" : MEN

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