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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

New York Times, Thursday, May 17, 1990

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { F H J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 237 (avg 1.27)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, 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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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,800

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Across
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Tabby's mate : TOM
4
"The Censor" : CATO
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Gave a darn : CARED
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Wrath : IRE
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Have ___ with (be connected) : ANIN
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Gaspar, e.g. : ADORER
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Say further : ADD
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Zilch : NONE
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Darwin's ship : BEAGLE
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Pennsylvania line : READINGRAILROAD
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City on the Rhone : ARLES
24
Cottage ___, 19th-century English country house : ORNE
25
___ quo ante : STATUS
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No longer hungry : SATED
33
Panhandle : BEG
36
Rubbed out : ERASED
38
Brussels-based org. : NATO
39
Exceeded : OVERRAN
41
In want of : NEEDING
43
Heroine of Conrad's "Victory" : LENA
44
Elevator alternative : STAIRS
46
Vegas opening : LAS
47
Sediment : DREGS
49
Becomes checked in development : ABORTS
51
Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
53
Range of hills : RIDGE
57
Train schedule, perhaps : RAILROADREADING
63
More unctuous : OILIER
64
Football unit : DOWN
65
Cord or Crosley : CAR
66
"Fawlty Towers" star : CLEESE
67
Actor Vidov : OLEG
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It's past due : TRE
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Department store's seasonal temp. : SANTA
70
Wall St. letters : NYSE
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High, musically : ALT
Down
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Di's headdress : TIARA
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Choose from the menu : ORDER
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Olympics reward : MEDAL
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Part of gas mask : CANISTER
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In a while : ANON
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A Nobel Prize physicist: 1976 : TING
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Burdensome : ONEROUS
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Abe's birthplace : CABIN
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An Astaire and H. : ADELES
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Sound from Simba : ROAR
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Therefore : ERGO
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Poet Walter ___ Mare : DELA
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Type of tape : RED
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___ Moines : DES
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Talk-show host Hall : ARSENIO
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River near Mount Ararat : ARAS
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Trumpet sound : TANTARA
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Song from "A Chorus Line" : AND
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Shadow : TAIL
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Sicilian erupter : ETNA
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Vizsla and Shih Tzu : DOGS
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Intrepid : BOLD
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At any time : EVER
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Heredity factor : GENE
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Earl ___ Biggers, Chan's creator : DERR
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Joplin piece : RAG
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Alienate : ESTRANGE
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Place of destruction : ABADDON
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Most tender : SOREST
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Imogene's co-star : SID
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The 38th-parallel land : KOREA
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Decrees : DICTA
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Become knotty : GNARL
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White-plumed heron : EGRET
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Sinbad transporter : ROC
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Is green about the gills : AILS
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Intestine sections : ILEA
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Property claim : LIEN
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___-poly : ROLY
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Rams' dams : EWES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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