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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

New York Times, Wednesday, May 7, 1986

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { H J X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,329
Across
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Droopy-eared canine : BASSET
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Jagger : MICK
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Caboose, e.g. : CAR
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"Softly, As ___ You," 1960 pop song : ILEAVE
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Bruins' campus : UCLA
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Something to assay : ORE
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Jukebox's predecessor : NICKELODEON
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Actress Ullmann : LIV
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Knockout number : TEN
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"You Light ___ Life," 1977 pop song : UPMY
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It turns litmus blue : BASE
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Souvenir of Hilo : LEI
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Four-in-hand : TIE
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Consumer advocate : NADER
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Parallel to : ALONG
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Beatles song: 1967 : PENNYLANE
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Unstinting : GENEROUS
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The whole shebang : ALL
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Declare with assurance : ASSERT
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Nosy folks : SNOOPS
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A Turner : TED
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Wrenches : SPANNERS
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"Malaeska . . . " was the first one : DIMENOVEL
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Melee : SETTO
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Humdingers : ONERS
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Here, in Haiti : ICI
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Detroit labor letters : UAW
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Part of R.E.O. : OLDS
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Daze : STUN
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Counterpart of Pac. : ATL
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100 cts. : DOL
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Montana, for one : QUARTERBACK
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Hail, to Caesar : AVE
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Perry's creator : ERLE
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Groom-to-be : FIANCE
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Pasha of the past : DEY
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He played Davy and Daniel : FESS
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With acidity : TARTLY
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Place for coal : BIN
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___ Baba : ALI
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Distinct parts : SECTIONS
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Behalf : SAKE
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Uniform : EVEN
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Tot's "bakery" products : MUDPIES
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Tong wielders of yore : ICEMEN
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Satiate : CLOY
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Neighbor of Neb. : KAN
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Piña ___ (cocktail) : COLADA
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Having surfaced : ARISEN
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April 18 rider : REVERE
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Yield : OUTPUT
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Umpire's call : BALLONE
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Fall behind : LAG
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Where Zeno held sway : ELEA
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Stockings : NYLONS
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Birds or settlers : NESTERS
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Putting places : GREENS
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The Darlings' dog : NANA
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Church calendar : ORDO
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Immobilizing device : SPLINT
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Peevish : PETULANT
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Spanish Mlle. : SRTA
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Makes fast : SECURES
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Sty mama : SOW
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Gadget : DOODAD
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Smitten : INLOVE
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Band offering : MEDLEY
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Heart, lungs, etc. : VITALS
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Positive : SURE
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Solo for Scotto : ARIA
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Slope sight : TBAR
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Which was to be done: Abbr. : QEF
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Small lizard : EFT
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Half of D : CCL
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Crucial : KEY

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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