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Richard Silvestri
Richard Silvestri

NY Times, Sun, Jul 03, 2016 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Richard Silvestri
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 32, Blocks: 63
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Across
1
A greeting the man will love (5) : HELLO
4
Values a news service expresses approval of (9) : APPRAISES
9
People who play discordant Hart score (9) : ORCHESTRA
10
Singing group's papers getting audited (5) : CHOIR
11
"Ten" originally transcribed as II (5) : IOTAS
12
Comedian Skelton interrupts, having taken a trip? (4,5) : FREDALLEN
13
Investigation concerning Byzantine arches (8) : RESEARCH
14
Simian with last of the fruit (6) : ORANGE
17
Cassette recording includes "Bird Dog" (6) : SETTER
19
Aware group has name that is not contracted (8) : SENTIENT
23
Turned out oddly ignorant (9) : UNTUTORED
25
Call up first lady about approval (5) : EVOKE
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First off, dribble a little bit (5) : OUNCE
27
Time to study English philosopher - a wearisome routine (9) : TREADMILL
28
Picks up fashionable lines of clothing? (9) : INCREASES
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Take away one number in reverse addition problem (5) : MINUS
Down
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Stocking seller has nothing for a resident of South Bend (7) : HOOSIER
2
Finds the French eating Mexican food from the South (7) : LOCATES
3
Exaggerate the position of governor? (9) : OVERSTATE
4
Relic from Middle Earth: one true thing (8) : ARTIFACT
5
Map out alien part of the solar system (6) : PLANET
6
A fair rainbow over African capital (5) : ACCRA
7
Speak of hot German bread (7) : STOLLEN
8
Weird holy man managed a big appliance company (7) : STRANGE
15
No-good person crazy about a city in Europe (9) : ROTTERDAM
16
Items in a sewing kit beginning to seem unnecessary (8) : NEEDLESS
17
Small, tailless cat atop the first ristorante serving (7) : SPUMONI
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Really big bird I can cut up (7) : TITANIC
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Love or hate an online gesture? (7) : EMOTION
21
Turned up sick inside very Gallic garden structure (7) : TRELLIS
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Good musical instrument returned at no cost (6) : GRATIS
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Essay: "The Maine" (5) : THEME
Answer summary: 0 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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