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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

ALSO-RANS

New York Times, Sunday, May 13, 1984

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.09, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 651 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,605
Across
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In : ATHOME
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Wanted-poster listing : ALIAS
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Bare : MERE
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Citrus drinks : ADES
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Full of eddies : SWIRLY
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Covered carriage : LANDAU
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Ellipsoidal : OVAL
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Big rig : SEMI
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Loser to Pierce: 1852 : WINFIELDSCOTT
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One of Salome's seven : VEIL
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"Heads ___ . . . " : IWIN
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Within: Prefix : ENDO
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Diamond Head site : OAHU
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Matures : RIPENS
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Marsh bird : STILT
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Ed Norton's milieu : SEWER
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Clamber : SCALE
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F or C reading : TEMP
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Overtime producer : TIE
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Baseball stat : RBI
44
Ancient Hebrew measure : OMER
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"Oberon" is one : OPERA
48
Muscle that expands another part : DILATOR
50
Bighorn : ARGALI
52
College in N.C. : ELON
55
A neighbor of Ga. : FLA
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Record : DISC
58
Loser to Buchanan: 1856 : JOHNFREMONT
60
Anthracite : COAL
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Steps over a fence : STILE
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D.A., for one : ATTY
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Long hill : RIDGE
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Short bandlike sleeve : ARMLET
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Bubble and squeak, e.g. : DISH
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Loser to Grant: 1868 : HORATIOSEYMOUR
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British coppers : PENCE
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Opposite of aboard : ASHORE
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Simple sugar : OSE
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Run amok : RIOT
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Shooter : TAW
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Kern musical : SHOWBOAT
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Mends hose : DARNS
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Letter holder : ENVELOPE
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DeSoto or Hudson : CAR
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Holm : ISLE
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Absent : OUT
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Attended to pressing business : IRONED
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Conform : ADAPT
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Loser to Eisenhower: 1952 and 1956 : ADLAISTEVENSON
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Somewhat, in music : POCO
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Kellogg-___ Pact : BRIAND
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"Do I ___ Waltz?" : HEARA
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Actual being : ESSE
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Piece of cheese : WEDGE
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Layer of the eye : UVEA
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Loser to Roosevelt: 1904 : ALTONPARKER
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Bestows, in Dundee : GIES
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Nun's predecessor : MEM
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Polanski film : TESS
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Evaluate : ASSESS
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Clergymen : CURATES
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Shaped like a cupola : DOMIC
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Blue-pencil : EDIT
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Omaha Beach craft : LST
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First of the cardinals : ONE
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A state carved out of Deseret : UTAH
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Wall recess : NICHE
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Old-womanish : ANILE
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Go on all fours : CREEP
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Moon goddess : SELENE
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Vientiane's land : LAOS
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Alaskan island : ATKA
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Battery compartment : CELL
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Siamese : THAI
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Loser to Truman: 1948 : STROMTHURMOND
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Avails oneself of : USES
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Linen marking : HERS
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Zoo man : KEEPER
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Lent : LOANED
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Eye inflammation : STYE
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Snorri Sturluson opus : EDDA
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Rocket stage : AGENA
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Muddles : MESSES
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"___ forgive those . . . " : ASWE
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Romulus or Remus : TWIN
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Second-guesser's forte : HINDSIGHT
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Part of a sentry's query : ORFOE
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Roman 1,051 : MLI
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Scrutinize : EYE
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Hawkeye portrayer : ALDA
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Scourge : LASH
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Anvil : INCUS
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Hubbub : ADO
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Subordinate : SATRAP
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Arouse feeling : MOVE
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Part of a meet : EVENT
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Put up : RAISED
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Type of extension : ELL
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___ were (so to speak) : ASIT
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Loser to Madison: 1812 : DEWITTCLINTON
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Pucci : EMILIO
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Geyser deposit : SINTER
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Serviceable : UTILE
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Body of knowledge : LORE
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Emulate Olivier : PERFORM
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Disunite : SPLIT
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Prokofiev character : WOLF
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Moslem prince : EMIR
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"The Barefoot ___," 1954 film : CONTESSA
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Center : MIDST
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Indian V.I.P. : RAJA
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Bremen bread : BROT
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Pardon : REMIT
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Cottonwood : ALAMO
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Private line : ASIDE
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Notwithstanding : ANYHOW
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N.J. or Calif. city : LODI
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___ terms (friendly) : ONGOOD
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Entice : ALLURE
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Historical time : ERA
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Winslow Homer's "Rum ___" : CAY
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Galsworthy play : ESCAPE
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One of TV's Grays : ERIN
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Took an ax to : HEWED
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Pluto's path : ORBIT
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Antique autos : REOS
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Namesakes of Saarinen : EEROS
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Feather: Comb. form : PTERO
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Org. for Cahn and Kahn : ASCAP
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Feb. 2 omen : SHADOW
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Loser to Grant: 1872 : HORACEGREELEY
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Sheep genus : OVIS
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Winglike : ALAR
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Wearisomeness : TEDIUM
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Titmouse's relative : NUTHATCH
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An Isaac Bickerstaff : STEELE
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Anchorites : LONERS
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Places for conductors : PODIA
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Washed : LAVED
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Windflower : ANEMONE
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Mrs. McKinley : IDA
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Large casks : VATS
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Uneven : EROSE
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Palindromic name : NAN
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Attack on all sides : BESET
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Halloween rattlers : SKELETONS
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Mtg. : SESS
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First, in Frankfurt : ERST
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Duds : GETUP
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Stitch : PAIN
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Piedmontese province : ASTI
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Spherical bacterium : COCCUS
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Turmoil : UNREST
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Wearing an obi : SASHED
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Byelorussian capital : MINSK
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Summer cooler : ICETEA
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Sprint : DASH
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Learned : HEARD
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Run away, in a way : ELOPE
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Actor Lorenzo from L.A. : LAMAS
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Additional : ELSE
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Dame ___, Jurgen's wife : LISA
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Congregational comeback : AMEN
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Norwegian river : OTRA
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Rather low joint : KNEE
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Enlarges : ADDS
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Beverage for Bardot : THE
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Command of a col. : REG
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Einstein's birthplace : ULM
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Sturgeon product : ROE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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