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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, January 15, 1993

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J K Q }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Eugene T. Maleska has 411 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,774
Across
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Tale of the Volsungs : SAGA
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He painted a dream world : DALI
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Kin of a lighter : SCOW
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Sponsorship : EGIS
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Angular military construction : REDAN
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Orifice : HOLE
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This attracts coverage : MEDIAEVENT
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Jordanian queen: 1972-77 : ALIA
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Mental image : IDEATION
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Pianist Yong ___ : HIMOON
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Shade : TINT
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Disjoin : SEVER
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Plant of the pea family : ANIL
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Surrender, in a way : EXTRADITE
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Mather matter : TRACT
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Witness : EYER
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Wye follower, in London : ZED
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Assamese group : AORS
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Used a strop : HONED
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Flapper : WING
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Vandalize : MAR
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Stick, in Sevilla : PALO
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Use a thurible : CENSE
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Conspicuous : PROMINENT
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High dudgeon : RAGE
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Tall and thin : WEEDY
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Kin of a testa : ARIL
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He rode five Derby winners : ARCARO
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Products of Paul : EPISTLES
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"___ Stallion," Jeffers poem : ROAN
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Couch potato : VIDEOPHILE
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Squall : GUST
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First German president : EBERT
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Fainéant : IDLE
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Astronomer Knopf : OTTO
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Actors Leibman and Glass : RONS
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TV hit serial: 1977-81 : SOAP
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Tractor-trailer : SEMI
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___ P, Dickens character : AGED
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Nobelist in Literature: 1947 : GIDE
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"The ___," Prokosch work : ASIATICS
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Consecrate : DEVOTE
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Arabian port : ADEN
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Wool: Comb. form : LAN
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Having creditors : INTHERED
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Disgraced : SHAMED
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Cause of hue and cry in filmdom : COLORIZING
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Salmagundi : OLIO
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Disaccustom : WEAN
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Check : REIN
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With lance in hand : ATILT
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Match king Kreuger : IVAR
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Hordeolum : STYE
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Reboant : AROAR
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Confine transmissions to special groups : NARROWCAST
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Filling for a TV tube : XENON
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Uptight : TENSE
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Bezel : EDGE
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Pack pipe tobacco : TAMP
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Relinquish : HANDOVER
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Composer Speaks : OLEY
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"Excess of ___ cause of covetousness": Marlowe : WEALTHIS
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Jetty : PIER
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Friable : CRISP
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"___ Me," 1931 song : MEANTO
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Acuminates : TAPERS
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Tohubohu : RIOT
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Ex-constellation : ARGO
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Furrow : ROUT
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She wrote "The Salamanca Drum" : EDEN
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Iacocca's real first name : LIDO
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She scats with cats : ELLA
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Transude : SEEP
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Nigerian native : IBO

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

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