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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, January 1, 1990

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,664
Across
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Jezebel's deity : BAAL
5
Capers : ROMPS
10
Labyrinth : MAZE
14
County site of Sugarloaf Mountain : ELKO
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Antarctic cape : ADARE
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E.P.A. calls this a pesticide : ALAR
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Did a Little job : APED
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G. Burn's hot companion : CIGAR
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Capital of Latvia : RIGA
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Period fondly remembered now : THEGAYNINETIES
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Less unreasonable : SANER
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Gnarl : KNOT
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___ over a new leaf : TURN
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Film cutter : EDITOR
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Place where nobody stops on a dime : MINT
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Elbow follower : ROOM
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Juliet's emotion : AMORE
40
Difference between 20 and 57 Across : ONEHUNDREDYEARS
43
Celestial hunter : ORION
44
Another Jan. 1 delight (see 32 Down) : EASE
45
R.b.i., e.g. : STAT
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Mislead : DELUDE
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Part of concrete : SAND
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Dispatched : SENT
52
"Sesame Street" grouch : OSCAR
57
Event on Jan. 1, 1990 : STARTOFADECADE
62
Bridge : SPAN
63
Fatuous : INANE
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Solemnly declare : AVOW
65
" ... bearded like the ___": Shak. : PARD
66
Isabel was one : REINA
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Fen footing : MIRE
68
Fruit drinks : ADES
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A component of liquor : ESTER
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Present for a Me. lad : SLED
Down
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Defeats : BEATS
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Beta predecessor : ALPHA
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"Fits a dull fighter and ___ guest": Shak. : AKEEN
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Elks congregate here : LODGE
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Like James Bond : RACY
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Valhalla V.I.P. : ODIN
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Crèche characters : MAGI
8
Dido : PRANK
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Calm : SERENE
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Some Canadian provinces, with "The" : MARITIMES
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"It's a Sin to Tell ___" : ALIE
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Parts of slaloms : ZAGS
13
Epoch : ERA
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Tate offering : ART
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Tomorrow's preceder : TODAY
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Samovar : URN
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Took a taxi : RODE
28
Mrs. Helmer and Mrs. Charles : NORAS
30
Exactly : TOAT
31
Odd, in Ayr : ORRA
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What workers enjoy on Jan. 1 : REST
33
Disposition : MOOD
34
Concerning : INRE
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Diamond developed in Brooklyn : NEIL
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How many assemble at Times Square on New Year's Eve? : THOUSANDS
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Big butte : MESA
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Beneath : UNDER
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Retreat : DEN
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All : ENTIRE
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Bambi's mom : DOE
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Inflections : TONES
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Certain snow jobs : SCAMS
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Carp : CAVIL
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Emulate Gaspar : ADORE
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Emulate Zsa Zsa : REWED
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W.W. I plane : SPAD
58
Darnel : TARE
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___ accompli : FAIT
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British queen or princess : ANNE
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Expensive : DEAR
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Health resort : SPA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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