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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

New York Times, Monday, May 6, 1991

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,154

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Satisfy : FILL
5
Mets' stadium : SHEA
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Is suitable : FITS
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Two-dimensional measurement : AREA
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Olajuwon, e.g. : CAGER
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Seem : LOOK
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Sound from Simba : ROAR
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Went up : AROSE
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Exclusively : ONLY
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Final stage in a chess match : ENDGAME
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Daisy features : PETALS
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Sixth sense : ESP
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Teasdale and Roosevelt : SARAS
27
Sleight-of-hand artist : PRESTIDIGITATOR
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Major artery : AORTA
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Springsteen's "___ Fire" : IMON
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Spy of a sort : MOLE
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Vane reading : NNW
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Encountered : RANINTO
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Pewter component : TIN
42
Personal: Comb. form : IDIO
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___ B'rith : BNAI
45
Chaucer pilgrim : REEVE
47
Three-card monte and thimblerig : CONFIDENCEGAMES
50
Nutriments : FOODS
51
___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS
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Séance figure : MEDIUM
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Imaginative fiction : FANTASY
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Idle of comedy : ERIC
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White-plumed bird : EGRET
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Salmon ending : ELLA
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Paddock papa : SIRE
65
Not a soul : NOONE
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Exude : REEK
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Oracle : SEER
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First Lady of the 40's : BESS
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Rather report : NEWS
Down
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Cab customer : FARE
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Something to pump : IRON
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Vanguard : LEAD
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Most sizable : LARGEST
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Trattoria offering : SCAMPI
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Hound's quarry : HARE
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Kind of trip : EGO
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Loser to D.D.E. : AES
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Debris at sea : FLOTSAM
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New Rochelle college : IONA
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Turnpike nuisance : TOLL
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"The ___ the limit" : SKYS
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Second edition : REPRINT
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"When You Wish Upon ___" : ASTAR
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Devour : EAT
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Apes : SIMIANS
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Not forming an angle : AGONIC
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Wall Street disaster : PANIC
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Sonata movement : RONDO
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Stu of early TV : ERWIN
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Made a racket : DINNED
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Indian's protector : TOTEM
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Antipasto morsel : OLIVE
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Descartes et al. : RENES
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Belly : ABDOMEN
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Choir accompaniment : ORGAN
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Policeman : OFFICER
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Part of E.S.T. : EASTERN
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Marker : IOU
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Puts on cloud nine : ELATES
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Hodgepodge : MESS
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Gannon U. site : ERIE
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Dreadful : DIRE
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Marshes : FENS
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Opposite of aweather : ALEE
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Large number : SLEW
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Chatters : YAKS
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Sailor : GOB
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Anonymous Richard : ROE

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