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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

New York Times, Monday, July 2, 1990

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, 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. 14,846
Across
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Computer input : DATA
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Dealt a heavy blow : SMOTE
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Silver-screen favorite : IDOL
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Leave unmentioned : OMIT
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Flimflam : HOKUM
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Goddess of victory : NIKE
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Rio de Janeiro beach : COPACABANA
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Unembellished : BARE
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___ Alamos, N.M. : LOS
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Yang's complement : YIN
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"The Tentmaker" : OMAR
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Eats one's words : RECANTS
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Mubarak's capital : CAIRO
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Lengthen : ELONGATE
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Wightman Cup sport : TENNIS
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Paint's cousin : PINTO
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Heraldic bands : ORLES
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34th Pres. : DDE
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Out on the deep : ASEA
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Doughnut-shaped figure : TORUS
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Author Silverstein : SHEL
41
Recoil : SHY
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Green: Comb. form : CHLOR
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Ricky Henderson specialty : STEAL
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His work is habit forming : TAILOR
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Educated : LITERATE
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Epic tales : SAGAS
50
Partition : DIVIDER
51
Beatles film : HELP
53
Jamaican music : SKA
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Guys : MEN
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"___! poor Yorick" : ALAS
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___ Beach, Calif. : HUNTINGTON
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Cover the inside : LINE
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Rocker John : ELTON
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View from Cleveland : ERIE
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Diane or Cheryl : LADD
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Hurl : SLING
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Hill's partner : DALE
Down
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Johnny's bandleader : DOC
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Latin I verb : AMO
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Something for the waiter : TIP
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Apple picker of myth : ATALANTA
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___ daisy : SHASTA
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Rabble : MOB
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Good enough : OKAY
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Surcoat : TUNIC
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Issues forth : EMANATES
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Natural : INBORN
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Oahu beach : DIAMONDHEAD
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Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
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Wanton look : LEER
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A neighbor of Gabon : CONGO
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Meal : REPAST
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Otis of elevator fame : ELISHA
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N.Y. beach : CONEYISLAND
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Bar perch : STOOL
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Pluralizing letters : IES
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Actor Leon ___ : ERROL
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Form concepts : IDEATE
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Retailer : SELLER
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Sensational : LURID
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Flogs : THRASHES
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Like a lute : STRINGED
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Mechanical tooth : COG
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Las Vegas winner : SEVEN
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Subsided : LAPSED
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Comedian's forte : TIMING
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Jolly Roger feature : SKULL
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Place of fame : HALL
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Noted pen name : ELIA
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Opposed to : ANTI
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Semi unit : TON
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La-la lead-in : TRA
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Attack the squeaks : OIL
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Maiden-named : NEE

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

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