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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

TYPECASTING

New York Times, Sunday, April 29, 1979

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 505 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 16, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,764
Across Down
1. Hakenkreuzler : NAZI
5. Outlets for admen : MEDIA
10. Variable star : NOVA
14. Certain votes : AYES
18. Prayer response : AMEN
19. "___ as good as a wink": Scott : ANODIS
21. Footnote abbr. : IBID
22. Gone to Davy Jones's locker : SUNK
23. ___ avis : RARA
24. Star of "The Subject Was Roses"? : CLAIREBLOOM
26. Stratagem : PLOY
27. St. Vitus' dance : CHOREA
29. "___ with Love" : TOSIR
30. Qualified : ELIGIBLE
32. Emulate Electra : MOURN
34. In a frenzy : MANIC
36. Belle of the Old West : STARR
37. Singer's quick way to Scotland : LOWROAD
39. Strings : CELLI
41. Corset : STAYS
43. Job for Poirot : CAS
44. Kiowa's cousin : OTOE
46. Fritz ___, film director : LANG
48. Heaters : ETNAS
50. Tiresome routines : RUTS
52. Thomas and Condé : NASTS
54. Positive : SURE
55. Within: Comb. form : ENTO
56. Basis for a patent : IDEA
57. "Gypsy Love" composer : LEHAR
59. Radio tube : DIODE
62. Sound receiver : EAR
63. Titian's teacher : BELLINI
66. Wear away : ERODE
68. "___ vincitor!" (Verdi aria) : RITORNA
70. Suit to ___ : ATEE
71. President of Texas: 1838–41 : LAMAR
72. Kind of hand or rags : GLAD
73. Workbench item : HANDSAW
76. "___ piece of work . . . !": Hamlet : WHATA
77. Oval : ELLIPSE
81. Fuss : ADO
82. Kitchen emanation : AROMA
84. Simon and Diamond : NEILS
86. Fort ___, Okla. : SILL
87. Rubber trees : ULES
89. Feed-bag fare : OATS
91. Show contempt : SNEER
93. River duck : TEAL
94. Thomas Moore's "___ Rookh" : LALLA
96. Bant : DIET
97. Pundit : SAGE
98. Creek : RIA
99. "___ like Water . . . ": FitzGerald : ICAME
101. Treat a wound : DRESS
104. Islamic month or fast : RAMADAN
107. Like bighorns : OVINE
109. ___ on (deferred) : SLEPT
111. City near Peoria : LACON
112. Overcast : LOWERING
115. Stella ___ : MARIS
117. Jackson or Smith : REGGIE
120. Winged : ALAR
121. Star of "Kiss Me, Kate"? : GREGORYPECK
124. Duration : TERM
125. Dam's partner : SIRE
126. Short foot, in prosody : MORA
127. Long seat : SETTEE
128. Part of 61 Down : ALII
129. Jets' QB : TODD
130. Charity : ALMS
131. Repeated, old style : ROTED
132. Essence : GIST
1. Undercover cop : NARC
2. Oriental nurse : AMAH
3. Star of "Much Ado About Nothing"? : ZEROMOSTEL
4. Consecutively : INAROW
5. Coconut cookie : MACAROON
6. Photographer's abbr. : ENL
7. Love too fondly: Var. : DOAT
8. Regional dialect : IDIOM
9. Bird's breathing apparatus : AIRSAC
10. Zip or zilch : NIL
11. Shawm's descendant : OBOE
12. Kin of 39 Across : VIOLS
13. Lets on : ADMITS
14. Sound the "H" : ASPIRATE
15. Star of "A Christmas Carol"? : YULBRYNNER
16. Organic compound : ENOL
17. Type of terrier : SKYE
20. Fishing net : SEINE
25. European flatfish : BRILLS
28. Area north of Afr. : EUR
31. The take : GATE
33. Star of "The Petrified Forest"? : NATALIEWOOD
35. Star of "Stormy Weather"? : CLAUDERAINS
37. Summa cum ___ : LAUDE
38. Medicinal amount : DOSE
40. Letters at Calvary : INRI
42. Old Scratch : SATAN
43. Plagiarize : CRIB
45. Star of "Run Silent, Run Deep"? : ETHELWATERS
47. Star of "The Birds" : GEORGESEGAL
49. Carolina rail : SORA
51. Something to toss : SALAD
53. Abraham's wife : SARAH
58. Co-star with Caesar? : ROMAN
60. Herb used for flavoring : DILL
61. Relative of etc. : ETAL
64. "___ boy!" : ITSA
65. At hand : NEAR
67. Shipment from Baghdad : DATES
69. Horace, e.g. : ODIST
73. What teamsters do : HAUL
74. Loser to Dwight : ADLAI
75. Star of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"? : NOELCOWARD
78. Star of "On the Waterfront"? : PIERANGELI
79. Done in : SLAIN
80. Grasso : ELLA
83. Downstairs person : MAID
85. Man behind the Bunkers : LEAR
88. Drooled : SLAVERED
90. Sailor's patron : STELMO
92. Observed casually : REMARKED
95. Kabul nabob : AMIR
100. Russia, to Churchill : ENIGMA
102. ___ Tower, world's tallest building : SEARS
103. More agile : SPRYER
105. Borg specialty : ACE
106. G.I. ID : DOGTAG
108. Matriculate : ENROL
110. From ___ toe : TIPTO
112. In the cellar : LAST
113. Medley : OLIO
114. Bud or seed : GERM
116. Stone paving block : SETT
118. Hera's messenger : IRIS
119. Give off : EMIT
122. Highway sign : GAS
123. Bee follower : CEE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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