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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, Jun 22, 2003 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

16-Down : More honest about army cop and French horn player (9)

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 32, Blocks: 63
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© 2003, The New York Times
Across
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Rookie reformer's goal (6) : NOVICE
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Read the signs in San Diego at random (8) : DIAGNOSE
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Shabby summary (7) : RUNDOWN
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Twister ripped bustle (7) : TORNADO
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Herb really could be an Oscar winner (5,5) : HALLEBERRY
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Wickedly evil! (4) : VILE
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Uncompromising fellow in reverse flourish (7) : ADAMANT
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Ring the writer left before running errand (7) : LARDNER
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Essayist and poet are rudely interrupting you (7) : THOREAU
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Returning to look for no Americans (7) : YANKEES
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Top athletics: boxing, track (4) : PATH
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Cowboy, e.g., captured by Indians comes closer (10) : APPROACHES
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Wild stuff to puff (7) : RAMPANT
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Insect queen retracted feeler (7) : ANTENNA
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Special school is near my base (8) : SEMINARY
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Commercial opening for period before Christmas (6) : ADVENT
Down
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Street follows another strange direction (9) : NORTHEAST
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Mexican bandit eating one kind of bean (7) : VANILLA
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Caskmaker and a Kennedy worked together (10) : COOPERATED
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Liberal party line: give-and-take (9) : INTERPLAY
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Pierce, a man who was vice president (4) : GORE
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Formal speech or a note planned (7) : ORATION
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Call up the night before about fine (5) : EVOKE
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Penny, perhaps, is mountain-climbing (4) : ANTE
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Answer in pamphlet editor negotiated (10) : TRANSACTED
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More honest about army cop and French horn player (9) : TRUMPETER
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Stubborn, nasty stain in part that's left (9) : RESISTANT
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Best to pick one flower (7) : OPTIMUM
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Two points he can possibly strengthen (7) : ENHANCE
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Norm is a Trojan prince (5) : PARIS
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Bring up what is sometimes brought up (4) : REAR
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Long after the first win (4) : EARN
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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