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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, Mar 31, 2013 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 32, Blocks: 69, Across Lite
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© 2013, The New York Times
Across
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Manuscript contains regressive tax rates (6) : MERITS
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Mrs. Truman eating a head of lettuce like a fillet (8) : BONELESS
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Ballad for each family member not a clergyman (9) : LAYPERSON
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Praise former ring loudly (5) : EXTOL
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Alternative to pot, crack - a remedy for all ills (7) : PANACEA
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Saying "Excellent pair of farm animals" (7) : EPIGRAM
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Ridiculous, like part of a window? (5) : SILLY
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Ms. Turner consuming dip, pasta (7) : LASAGNA
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The first letter in Paris or Rome, e.g. (7) : CAPITAL
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Is unable to love a piece of poetry (5) : CANTO
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Dog with rump cut short (7) : CURTAIL
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Intend to wear torn clothing (7) : RAIMENT
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Choral work a little bit tentative at first (5) : MOTET
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Running around to share love (9) : ADORATION
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Introduced new resident (8) : INSERTED
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Watch out: fighting interrupts social gathering (6) : BEWARE
Down
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Fog-shrouded broken pole is a distance marker (8) : MILEPOST
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Skate on man-made fabric (5) : RAYON
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Sweet claret drunk before the end of May (7) : TREACLY
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480 grains formerly containing uranium (5) : OUNCE
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Using a plane when it starts to get dark (7) : EVENING
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Have company record "Ain't Misbehavin'" (9) : ENTERTAIN
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I'm, sad to say, returning luncheon meat (6) : SALAMI
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Carmine's cousin Mark gave permission (7) : SCARLET
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Tears, fifty-one tears, spilled (9) : LACERATES
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Bitter nurse in southern Italian city (7) : SALERNO
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Go on about one unit, perhaps (8) : CONTINUE
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Glib talk about large serving dish (7) : PLATTER
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Change company in time (7) : COINAGE
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Seafood dish is served up outside military quarters (6) : SCAMPI
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Go do what trees do (5) : LEAVE
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Relatives holding back musical (5) : EVITA
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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