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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

REDUNDANCIES

New York Times, Sunday, June 15, 1986

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 489 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,368
Across
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Meals for dieters : SALADS
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"The Heart of Dixie" : ALABAMA
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Something to drive : SCREW
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Dramatic principles : UNITIES
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Crusader's foe : SARACEN
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One-for-one transaction : TRADE
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Trap : ENSNARE
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Artificially formal : STILTED
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Shortstop's asset : RANGE
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Carried : TOTED
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Jalousie feature : SLAT
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Angled a plane : BANKED
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Ethiopian prince : RAS
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First of the cardinals : ONE
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Palmist's words : ISEE
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Downy duck : EIDER
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N.T. book : EPH
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Dark red rope : MAROONSTRAND
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Cold and wet : DANK
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Coward : NOEL
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Literary snippets : ANA
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Where Perry triumphed : ERIE
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Large cask : TUN
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Curved molding : OGEE
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Undresses combos : STRIPSBANDS
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Bog down : MIRE
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Member of a German noble house : WELF
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Cape Canaveral letters : NASA
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Cob or cock : MALE
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Feel intuitively : SENSE
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Settles down snugly : NESTLES
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Invoice : BILL
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Stores fodder : SILAGES
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Idyll maker : POET
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Agree : TALLY
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___ impasse : ATAN
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End of a freight : CABOOSE
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Reformer Jacob : RIIS
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Laura Lee Hope's ___ Twins : BOBBSEY
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Scrap a mission : ABORT
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Merit : EARN
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Cauda : TAIL
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Heine's "___ Troll" : ATTA
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Proximate : NEXT
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Heading for April : SPRINGBOUND
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River to the Mosel : SAAR
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Seidel filler : ALE
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Dismounted : ALIT
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Go amiss : ERR
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Black, to Blake : EBON
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Not so much : LESS
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Transports sailboats by jitney : BUSSESSMACKS
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Practice deception : LIE
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Wise ones : SAGES
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Location : SITE
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Impertinent talk : LIP
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Windup : END
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Whirlybird : COPTER
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One of Chaney's thousand : FACE
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"___ Me," 1931 song : ALLOF
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Violently : AMAIN
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Compunction : REMORSE
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First letter : INITIAL
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___ Haute : TERRE
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Had the lead : STARRED
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Mallorca's neighbor : MENORCA
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Start of an attack : ONSET
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Having left a will : TESTATE
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Judged : DEEMED
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Take to court : SUE
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Miller of dancing fame : ANN
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Catalogues cobblers' items : LISTSHEELS
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Periodic-table listing: Abbr. : ATNO
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One-celled alga : DIATOM
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Evening love song : SERENA
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The law, to Mr. Bumble : ASS
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Relative of long. : LAT
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Originates : ARISES
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Tallchief's forte : BALLET
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Proceedings : ACTA
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Become acquainted : MEET
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Moreover : AND
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Cremona instrument : STRAD
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Stretched one's neck : CRANED
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Indecent reprimand : RANKRATING
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Nose out : EDGE
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Garden undesirable : WEED
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Passover feast : SEDER
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Waits : BIDES
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Fame : RENOWN
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Highest point of orbit : APOGEE
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Old Greek region : IONIA
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Photo : SNAP
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Beloved of Geraint : ENID
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Bireme gear : OARS
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In truth : REALLY
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"Where the Bee Sucks" composer : ARNE
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Nightingale, for one : NURSE
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Strike-zone boundary : KNEES
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Sailed : LEFTPORT
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Old daggers : SNEES
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Distinguishing flavor : TASTE
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Like Mona Lisa : SMILING
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Fancy dances : BALLS
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Average foundation : MEANBASE
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Piece of concrete : SLAB
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Spoils : LOOT
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Scottish son : BAIRN
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Salk contemporary : SABIN
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"___ you so" : ITOLD
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Characteristics : TRAITS
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De Lesseps achievement : CANAL
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White poplar : ABELE
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Puts poles in cartons : BOXESSPARS
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Barn-building company : STABLEFIRM
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___ shrdlu (printer's slug) : ETAOIN
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Told stories : YARNED
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Goddess of discord : ERIS
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The Velvet Fog : TORME
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Invisible emanation : AURA
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Cavalry side arm : SABER
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Added to : PLUS
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Optimum : BEST
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Pope's "The Dunciad," e.g. : SATIRE
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Armed guard : ESCORT
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Mountain chain : SIERRA
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Demand as due : CLAIM
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Baked bricks : KILNED
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Feather key : SPLINE
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Civet's relative : GENET
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Roman censor : CATO
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Augury : OMEN
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Gala entertainment : FETE
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One of a Latin trio : AMAS
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Nebraska Indian : OTOE
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Threesome after Q : RST
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Complete collection : SET
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Netherlands city : EDE
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Royal-flush necessity : ACE
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Terhune dog : LAD

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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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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