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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, January 24, 1985

5-Down : Italian noblewoman

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Eugene T. Maleska has 411 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,861
Across
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Narrated : TOLD
5
Sheepfolds : COTES
10
Squint : PEER
14
León's love : AMOR
15
City near Kobe : OSAKA
16
Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
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Gnomish, in a way : TINY
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Oscar winner: 1958 : NIVEN
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Havoc : RUIN
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Battologizes : ITERATES
22
Dorm topic : DATING
24
Beyond : OVER
25
Frat topic : GALS
26
Cudgels : BASTES
29
British orderly : GALLOPER
33
Azimuth : ARC
34
Strikebreaker : SCAB
36
Cinched : ONICE
37
Snail's motto : SLOWFARSLOWGOOD
41
Bristles : SETAE
42
Parrot : APER
43
Diminutive suffix : ULA
44
Imply : INTIMATE
46
Gone, at Logan : ARISEN
49
Tommy of the theater : TUNE
50
Deliver a haymaker : STUN
51
Gust : FLURRY
54
Game fish : RAINBOWS
58
Be bested : LOSE
59
" ... ___ face the world with": Browning : ONETO
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Gallimaufry : OLIO
62
Actuaries' concerns : AGES
63
Silk voile : NINON
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Rod's partner : REEL
65
Siliques : PODS
66
Anthony and Clarissa : EDENS
67
Nixed item : NONO
Down
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Actor Jacques ___ : TATI
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Skip : OMIT
3
Like an eremite : LONE
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Decay in a forest : DRYROT
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Italian noblewoman : CONTESSA
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Wicker : OSIER
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Hebrew letters : TAVS
8
Duke Ellington's monogram : EKE
9
Huarache : SANDAL
10
Fa la, e.g. : PARTSONG
11
Case for trivia : ETUI
12
Banshee's bailiwick : ERIN
13
"Lair" of two Baers : RING
21
Harriman nickname : AVE
23
Let : ALLOW
25
Butler in 1939 : GABLE
26
Chaliapin and Moscona : BASSI
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"Over the Rainbow" composer : ARLEN
28
Apollo 15 astronaut : SCOTT
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Scenic peninsula : GASPE
30
Devout : PIOUS
31
St.-Cyr-l'___ : ECOLE
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Fortification : REDAN
35
Shipper's need : CRATE
38
Carte carrier : WAITRESS
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Longest human bone : FEMUR
40
Ciceronian collection : ORATIONS
45
"___ for tennis?" : ANYONE
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Kennel adjunct : RUN
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Hereditary : INBORN
50
Squelched : SATON
51
Tab : FLAP
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Trademark : LOGO
53
Canceled, as a stamp : USED
54
Tenor Maison : RENE
55
Dairyman's anathema : OLEO
56
Vienna, to a Viennese : WIEN
57
"Star Wars" hero : SOLO
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___-nod (show drowsiness) : NID

Answer summary:
1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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