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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, Oct 26, 2003 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 32, Blocks: 69, Across Lite
1
E
V
2
E
N
3
B
4
R
I
5
N
G
6
A
B
7
O
U
8
T
L
M
A
E
D
N
I
9
A
B
A
N
10
D
O
N
11
E
L
A
S
T
I
C
B
N
R
C
D
P
A
K
12
O
M
A
H
A
13
H
O
L
S
T
E
R
R
T
F
E
E
I
14
D
15
A
B
E
T
T
E
R
16
S
U
17
P
P
O
S
E
T
E
R
L
18
E
A
19
S
T
E
R
20
N
21
S
T
E
N
22
C
I
L
D
C
A
T
V
A
A
23
A
R
24
T
I
S
T
E
25
E
N
T
E
R
26
C
T
E
C
P
N
C
E
27
O
U
T
R
A
G
E
28
S
A
T
I
A
T
E
M
E
C
N
O
L
S
29
B
I
R
T
H
S
T
O
N
E
30
C
L
U
E
© 2003, The New York Times
Across
1
Level 7-S (4) : EVEN
3
Circle the first two letters in "match" for effect (5,5) : BRINGABOUT
9
First-rate group, on leave (7) : ABANDON
11
It stretches (perhaps it's lace) (7) : ELASTIC
12
Indian mantra: word of enlightenment (5) : OMAHA
13
Entire prison, they say, is a place for a gun (7) : HOLSTER
15
A superior partner in crime (7) : ABETTER
16
Eat, sit, think (7) : SUPPOSE
18
Unusual sea bird from Asia (7) : EASTERN
21
Clients composed open letters? (7) : STENCIL
23
Actor, in part, is terrible (7) : ARTISTE
25
Lineman doesn't start to go in (5) : ENTER
27
Anger Russian leader during power failure (7) : OUTRAGE
28
Loudly announce the woman put away stuff(7) : SATIATE
29
It may be worn around the neck, not the ribs, strangely (10) : BIRTHSTONE
30
This is one culture, oddly (4) : CLUE
Down
1
Turned up to make a bundle, gave a speech and got very specific (10) : ELABORATED
2
Issue H. Ross Perot, for one, raised (7) : EMANATE
4
Hacienda owner managed Oscar winner (7) : RANCHER
5
Must have the French sewing articles (7) : NEEDLES
6
Tailor and prosecutor in apartment (5) : ADAPT
7
It borders New York, surprisingly, not a South American city (7) : ONTARIO
8
Jerk called Mark (4) : TICK
10
Lot owned by Ruby, one of the chosen people? (7) : DRAFTEE
14
Singer/actress, fortuneteller, Tipper's husband headed north, then east (5,5) : DELLAREESE
17
Stop back in, but never pay (7) : PREVENT
19
Broadcast Ella Fitzgerald, e.g. (7) : SCATTER
20
Young one returning perfume (7) : NASCENT
21
Walks all over one of the family (7) : STEPSON
22
Boo comic's introduction, bad act - everything (7) : CATCALL
24
Time every train (5) : TEACH
26
Last member leaves dance band to arrange "Hair" (4) : COMB
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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