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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, January 21, 1993

28-Down : Canyon sounds

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, 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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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,780
Across
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Annie Oakley : PASS
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More judicious : SAGER
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Far East weight unit : TAEL
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Playbill heading : ACTI
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Rousseau classic : EMILE
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With regard to : INRE
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Co-star of "Thelma and Louise" : GEENADAVIS
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Novelist Ferber : EDNA
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Spend the summer : ESTIVATE
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Surfeited : CLOYED
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Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
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Prompter's activity : CUING
25
Debut film for 17 Across : TOOTSIE
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Disclose : REVEAL
31
Umpire's palms-down call : SAFE
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Give consent : ACCEDE
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Inlet : RIA
36
"Per ardua ad ___," R.A.F. motto : ASTRA
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Bricklayer's burden : HOD
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Big A events : RACES
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Deer: Ger. : REH
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Impassive : STOLID
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Rinehart book : TISH
46
Small sofa : SETTEE
48
Having left a will : TESTATE
50
Shackles : IRONS
51
Hush-hush org. : CIA
52
Person who can be grand : PARENT
54
Casanovas : AMORISTS
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Conflict : AGON
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"The ___ Tourist," in which 17 Across won an Oscar : ACCIDENTAL
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Lascivious : LEWD
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Singer from the Bronx : GORME
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Literary alias : ELIA
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Optician's product : LENS
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Arabian bigwig : EMEER
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Numbskull : DOLT
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Trainbearer : PAGE
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Top pitchers : ACES
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Editorial O.K. : STET
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Ominous : SINISTER
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Mo. state-fairgrounds site : SEDALIA
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Third of a Latin trio : AMAT
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Donate : GIVE
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Yalie : ELI
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Liberated : RESCUED
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___ on (get squiffed) : TIEONE
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He fooled 17 Across in "Hero" : ANDYGARCIA
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Irish lake : ERNE
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Prized role : LEAD
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Rara ___ : AVIS
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Kind of wurst : LIVER
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Believe : CREDIT
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Despot : TSAR
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Refuges : OASES
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"A League ___," 1992 film : OFTHEIROWN
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Canyon sounds : ECHOES
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"Villain, thou ___": Shak. : LIEST
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Regt. head : COL
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Tennis great : ASHE
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Nobelist in Chemistry: 1922 : ASTON
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Reached : ATTAINED
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Camping gear : TENTAGE
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Cryptographer's device : DECODER
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Faddists' concerns : TRENDS
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Colt's father : SIRE
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Weary : PALL
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Askew, in Yorkshire : AGEE
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Israeli port : ACRE
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Marceau, e.g. : MIME
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Town on the Vire : STLO
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Scut, for one : TAIL
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Blind part : SLAT
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Prefix with mix : COM

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

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