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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, January 15, 1988

9-Down : Vie

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 13, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,947
Across
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Relative of a nerd : WIMP
5
David Copperfield's forte : MAGIC
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Vandalize : MAR
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Tommy ___, former Met : AGEE
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U. of Maine site : ORONO
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Starbuck was one : MATE
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Slapsie Maxie of boxing fame : ROSENBLOOM
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Gazetteer item : AREA
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Popped the question : PROPOSED
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Bundle : PARCEL
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Wickiups : HUTS
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Home of an eyas : AERIE
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Steakhouse order : TBONE
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Artful Dodger's behavior : STEALTH
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Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
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London's ___ Row : ROTTEN
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However, in poesy : THO
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Like some topcoats : LINED
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"We ___ the World" : ARE
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Abou Ben ___ : ADHEM
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Aitch preceder : GEE
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Van Gogh's "The Potato ___" : EATERS
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Dail's land : EIRE
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Loan : ADVANCE
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Gateleg ___ : TABLE
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Satie and Bruhn : ERIKS
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Obsidian, e.g. : LAVA
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Woolly : LANOSE
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Lowered; resigned : DEMITTED
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Chorus member : ALTO
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Film featuring 16 Across: 1951 : MRUNIVERSE
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French trial town: 1942 : RIOM
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"The ___ the Iron Mask" : MANIN
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Lose a lap : RISE
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"___ Boot," 1981 film : DAS
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Rocket's upper stage : AGENA
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Ingredient of some cakes : SOAP
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Loom threads : WARP
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Conductor Buketoff : IGOR
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Middle: Prefix : MESO
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Sidewalk superintendent's station : PEEPHOLE
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Hood : MOBSTER
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City in Provence : ARLES
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Kern's "Very ___, Eddie" : GOOD
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Mythical princess : INO
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Vie : COMPETE
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Contemporary of 16 Across : MARCELTHIL
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Fit to ___ : ATEE
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The McCoy : REAL
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"West Side Story" girl : MARIA
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Parsing word : NOUN
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Kemper or Spectrum : ARENA
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Late bloomer : ASTER
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True's partner : TRIED
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Italian province and city : BENEVENTOS
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Voila! : THERE
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Kind of plate : HOME
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Petrova of the silents : OLGA
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Music's Hall and ___ : OATES
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Three, in Torino : TRE
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France's patron saint : DENIS
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Wordy opponents : DEBATERS
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Before noon, in England : ACKEMMA
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Miler's need : STAMINA
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"___ of One's Own": Woolf : AROOM
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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Red head: 1918-24 : LENIN
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Daube : LARD
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Jordanian princess : ALIA
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Sight at Truro, Mass. : DUNE
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Beethoven's "Archduke," e.g. : TRIO
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U.S. satellite : ESSA
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Recondite : DEEP
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Roofing slate : RAG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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