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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, Oct 27, 2013 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 30, Blocks: 71, Across Lite
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Across
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M. Ryan co-star providing occasion for celebration (12) : THANKSGIVING
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Pass, after a while, nearly everyone (7) : LATERAL
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Formerly quiet person swallows iodine to cry out (7) : EXCLAIM
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Ex-G.I. taking one man back to war zone (7) : VIETNAM
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Frost returned, consumed Dubai, e.g. (7) : EMIRATE
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After Ecstasy, smack (5) : PASTE
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Say in another language, "Red fringed with brown and gray" (9) : TRANSLATE
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Curious Norse explorer casing about 10 mills (9) : ECCENTRIC
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Lust after company old-timer (5) : COVET
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Cockney worker inside messes up odd jobs (7) : ERRANDS
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Recap baseball score and part of football game (7) : RUNDOWN
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Boxer, for one, spilling no tears (7) : SENATOR
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Birds flying to caves (7) : AVOCETS
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Biased news source for a thousand and one in history (12) : PROPAGANDIST
Down
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Laughs two times during stories (7) : TITTERS
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Set up a restricted stove (7) : ARRANGE
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Measure residences, all but the first and last in good condition (9) : KILOMETER
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V-formation fliers turn right 135 degrees (5) : GEESE
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Casualties: Morrow, Reid and Rice (7) : VICTIMS
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A bit of Indian music in rising falls (7) : NIAGARA
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Eastern European heads of state legislate against vice (4) : SLAV
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Actress, mother, member of the flock, holy woman (3,4) : MAEWEST
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Doctor sees top female writer (7) : POETESS
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Learn Cartesian transformation (9) : ASCERTAIN
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Short correspondence about a medical examiner (7) : CORONER
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Continuously operating between poles - a spinner (7) : NONSTOP
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Pastry container #51 (7) : CANNOLI
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Wild flower contains bit of nectar (7) : VIOLENT
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Season without using the fifth piece of parsley (5) : SPRIG
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Reportedly recognizes part of the plane (4) : NOSE
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