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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

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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
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Hakenkreuzler : NAZI
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Outlets for admen : MEDIA
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Variable star : NOVA
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Certain votes : AYES
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Prayer response : AMEN
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"___ as good as a wink": Scott : ANODIS
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Footnote abbr. : IBID
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Gone to Davy Jones's locker : SUNK
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___ avis : RARA
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Star of "The Subject Was Roses"? : CLAIREBLOOM
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Stratagem : PLOY
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St. Vitus' dance : CHOREA
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"___ with Love" : TOSIR
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Qualified : ELIGIBLE
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Emulate Electra : MOURN
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In a frenzy : MANIC
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Belle of the Old West : STARR
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Singer's quick way to Scotland : LOWROAD
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Strings : CELLI
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Corset : STAYS
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Job for Poirot : CAS
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Kiowa's cousin : OTOE
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Fritz ___, film director : LANG
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Heaters : ETNAS
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Tiresome routines : RUTS
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Thomas and Condé : NASTS
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Positive : SURE
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Within: Comb. form : ENTO
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Basis for a patent : IDEA
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"Gypsy Love" composer : LEHAR
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Radio tube : DIODE
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Sound receiver : EAR
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Titian's teacher : BELLINI
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Wear away : ERODE
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"___ vincitor!" (Verdi aria) : RITORNA
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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President of Texas: 1838–41 : LAMAR
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Kind of hand or rags : GLAD
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Workbench item : HANDSAW
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"___ piece of work . . . !": Hamlet : WHATA
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Oval : ELLIPSE
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Fuss : ADO
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Kitchen emanation : AROMA
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Simon and Diamond : NEILS
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Fort ___, Okla. : SILL
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Rubber trees : ULES
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Feed-bag fare : OATS
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Show contempt : SNEER
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River duck : TEAL
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Thomas Moore's "___ Rookh" : LALLA
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Bant : DIET
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Pundit : SAGE
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Creek : RIA
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"___ like Water . . . ": FitzGerald : ICAME
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Treat a wound : DRESS
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Islamic month or fast : RAMADAN
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Like bighorns : OVINE
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___ on (deferred) : SLEPT
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City near Peoria : LACON
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Overcast : LOWERING
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Stella ___ : MARIS
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Jackson or Smith : REGGIE
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Winged : ALAR
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Star of "Kiss Me, Kate"? : GREGORYPECK
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Duration : TERM
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Dam's partner : SIRE
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Short foot, in prosody : MORA
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Long seat : SETTEE
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Part of 61 Down : ALII
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Jets' QB : TODD
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Charity : ALMS
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Repeated, old style : ROTED
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Essence : GIST
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Undercover cop : NARC
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Oriental nurse : AMAH
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Star of "Much Ado About Nothing"? : ZEROMOSTEL
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Consecutively : INAROW
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Coconut cookie : MACAROON
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Photographer's abbr. : ENL
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Love too fondly: Var. : DOAT
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Regional dialect : IDIOM
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Bird's breathing apparatus : AIRSAC
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Zip or zilch : NIL
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Shawm's descendant : OBOE
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Kin of 39 Across : VIOLS
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Lets on : ADMITS
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Sound the "H" : ASPIRATE
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Star of "A Christmas Carol"? : YULBRYNNER
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Type of terrier : SKYE
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Fishing net : SEINE
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European flatfish : BRILLS
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Area north of Afr. : EUR
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The take : GATE
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Star of "The Petrified Forest"? : NATALIEWOOD
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Star of "Stormy Weather"? : CLAUDERAINS
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Summa cum ___ : LAUDE
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Medicinal amount : DOSE
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Letters at Calvary : INRI
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Old Scratch : SATAN
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Plagiarize : CRIB
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Star of "Run Silent, Run Deep"? : ETHELWATERS
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Star of "The Birds" : GEORGESEGAL
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Carolina rail : SORA
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Something to toss : SALAD
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Abraham's wife : SARAH
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Co-star with Caesar? : ROMAN
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Herb used for flavoring : DILL
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Relative of etc. : ETAL
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"___ boy!" : ITSA
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At hand : NEAR
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Shipment from Baghdad : DATES
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Horace, e.g. : ODIST
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What teamsters do : HAUL
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Loser to Dwight : ADLAI
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Star of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"? : NOELCOWARD
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Star of "On the Waterfront"? : PIERANGELI
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Done in : SLAIN
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Grasso : ELLA
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Downstairs person : MAID
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Man behind the Bunkers : LEAR
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Drooled : SLAVERED
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Sailor's patron : STELMO
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Observed casually : REMARKED
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Kabul nabob : AMIR
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Russia, to Churchill : ENIGMA
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___ Tower, world's tallest building : SEARS
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More agile : SPRYER
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Borg specialty : ACE
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G.I. ID : DOGTAG
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Matriculate : ENROL
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From ___ toe : TIPTO
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In the cellar : LAST
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Medley : OLIO
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Bud or seed : GERM
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Stone paving block : SETT
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Hera's messenger : IRIS
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Give off : EMIT
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Highway sign : GAS
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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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