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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, January 19, 1984

42-Down : Tasty dish

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,490
Across
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Slender : SLIM
5
160 square rods : ACRE
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London's Marble ___ : ARCH
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Put on cargo : LADE
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Debacles : ROUTS
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___ d'Orsay, French Foreign Ministry : QUAI
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With 34 and 53 Across, expert's advice re Wall St. pitfalls : ITISNOTTHEBULLS
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Dixie : THESOUTH
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Mantles : CLOAKS
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Dan Beard's org. : BSA
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Hop's cousin : PROM
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Fameuse, e.g. : APPLE
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Life-preserver vests : MAEWESTS
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"Rory ___," Lover novel : OMORE
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Evict : OUST
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Laotian's neighbor : THAI
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See 17 Across : NORISITTHEBEARS
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Kind of sch. : ELEM
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Part of N.B. : NOTA
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Fulmars' kin : ERNES
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National Guard soldiers : RESERVES
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Dominoes : MASKS
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Author of "The Making of an American" : RIIS
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Sodom survivor : LOT
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Kind of play : ONEACT
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Spiced pickling mixture : MARINADE
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See 17 Across : TISTHEBUMSTEERS
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Henri's head : TETE
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Recipient of a gift : DONEE
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Ferrum : IRON
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Frontón calls : OLES
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Jeune fille : GIRL
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Easy gait : LOPE
Down
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Skirt feature : SLIT
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Trellis piece : LATH
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"Thus with a kiss ___": Romeo : IDIE
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Meal on the Big Mo : MESS
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Incite : AROUSE
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Terra ___ (literally, baked earth) : COTTA
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"Builder" of Yankee Stadium : RUTH
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Part of Afr. : ETH
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Vacuum pumps : AQUOMETERS
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Actress Lenska : RULA
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Make watertight : CALK
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What frightened geese do : HISS
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Hide : SECRETE
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Peerage entries : NOBLES
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Huff and puff : BLOW
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Former Turkish ruler : PASHA
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Soap plant : AMOLE
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Burns midnight oil : PORES
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Bankers' lures for borrowers : PRIMERATES
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Dogs like Hershfield's Homeless Hector : MUTTS
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Cut of beef : SHANK
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Fodder plants : TARES
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Sound of escaping steam : SISS
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Lulu : ONER
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Friends of Pawnees : OTOES
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Asked : INVITED
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"Scram!" : BEATIT
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Like a Dives : RICH
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Tasty dish : MORSEL
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Debussy composition : LAMER
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Bismarck or Kruger : OTTO
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Maréchal ___, yellow climbing rose : NIEL
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Famed Italian patron of the arts : ESTE
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He portrayed Pasteur : MUNI
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Diamond from Brooklyn : NEIL
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Baltic island : AERO
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Theater curtain : DROP
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He was freer than a theow : ESNE
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Place to find peat : BOG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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