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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

New York Times, Monday, June 19, 1989

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, 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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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,468

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Across
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Word of uncertainty : MAYBE
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Varnish ingredient : RESIN
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Third degree : PHD
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Sing like Bing : CROON
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Funeral oration : ELOGE
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___-tzu, Chinese philosopher : LAO
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1, 2, 3, etc. : CARDINALNUMBERS
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Yellowstone attractions : GEYSERS
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Infuse with oxygen : AERATE
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Part of L.A. : LOS
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Looped handle : ANSA
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Attach : FASTEN
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Making braids : PLAITING
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Felt sore : ACHED
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Slag : DROSS
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"___ any drop to drink": Coleridge : NOR
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Had second thoughts : RUED
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Anonymous Richard : ROE
37
Arctic sight : FLOE
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Devoured : ATE
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___ Julius Caesar : GAIUS
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Singer Della : REESE
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Daunted : DETERRED
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Ewing or Parish : CENTER
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Letter opener : SIRS
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Bigwig : VIP
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Spanish inn : POSADA
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Unventilated : AIRLESS
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Sherlock Holmes story : ASTUDYINSCARLET
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Shoshonean tribesman : UTE
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Slow, to Solti : LENTO
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African capital : CAIRO
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Wimbledon do-over : LET
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Gardening tool : EDGER
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Presbyter : ELDER
Down
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DC doubled : MCC
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"To ___ and a bone . . . ": Kipling : ARAG
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Time long past : YORE
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Text : BODY
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Isolated : ENISLED
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Brings up : REARS
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Building additions : ELLS
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Nero, to Agrippina : SON
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Tropical American lizards : IGUANAS
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Waterloo : NEMESIS
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Nolo contendere, e.g. : PLEA
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Hind's mate : HART
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Medicinal amount : DOSE
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Broadway brightener : NEON
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Sassy kid : BRAT
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Fugard's "A Lesson From ___" : ALOES
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Unit of capacitance : FARAD
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Keen : ACUTE
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Page : SHEET
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Turner or Knight : TED
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Haughty : PROUD
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Bayou : INLET
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Hangman's halter : NOOSE
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Garson of the screen : GREER
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Helps with the dishes : DRIES
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Marshland : FEN
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Pancake pan : GRIDDLE
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Decked out : ARRAYED
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Put back : REPLACE
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A son of Isaac : ESAU
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Rnd. : CIRC
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Eyeshade : VISOR
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Fab Four name : PAUL
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Bone: Comb. form : OSTE
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Opposite of dele : STET
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Penny follower : ANTE
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Of an age : ERAL
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Slipped : SLID
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Desiccated : SERE
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Participial suffix : ING
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High, craggy hill : TOR

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