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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, January 6, 1984

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, 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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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,477
Across
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Breathless : AGASP
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Goya's duchess : ALBA
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Latin intensive : IPSE
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Ghanaian export : COCOA
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Caron role : LILI
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Area under a poll : NAPE
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Okla. city : ALTUS
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Overlord, e.g. : OPERATION
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Fighting words over Oregon: 1844 : FIFTYFOURFORTY
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Places for clodhoppers : FEET
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Kipling's "Drums of the Fore and ___" : AFT
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Kowalski's wife : STELLA
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Like a Japanese fish dish : UNCOOKED
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Part of TV : TELE
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Dependent : RELIER
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Harriman nickname : AVE
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Live : EXIST
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Polk's party in 1845 : INS
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C.P.A.'s item : DEBIT
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Cambodian's neighbor : LAO
42
Timorous : AFRAID
45
Violin attachment : MUTE
46
Caribbean land masses : ANTILLES
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Like a small egg : OVULAR
50
Historian Marshall : SLA
51
Indigo : ANIL
52
What 20 Across might have caused : WARWITHENGLAND
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Sidney Howard play: 1933 : ALIENCORN
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Practice for Peter Nero : ETUDE
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Ring the bell : TOLL
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Soprano Gluck : ALMA
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Jerk's concoctions : SODAS
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Uri hero : TELL
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Clean a brier : REAM
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Three-pipped sides of dice : TREYS
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Here, in Honduras : ACA
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John Cook's game : GOLF
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Playbill heading : ACTI
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Eggy dishes : SOUFFLES
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A medium used by Degas : PASTEL
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In the air : ALOFT
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Famed eighth-century Chinese poet : LIPO
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Cordon ___ (top chef) : BLEU
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Annual Dayton event : AIRRACE
10
Wholly : INTOTO
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Full-house part : PAIR
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Notice : SPOT
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Counting-out word : EENY
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Supply : AFFORD
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"Very good" period in songdom : YEAR
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Commemorative slab : STELA
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U.S. citizen since 1845 : TEXAN
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Novelist who was 26 in 1845 : ELIOT
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Forearm bones : ULNAS
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Kind of decree : NISI
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Afghanistan's capital : KABUL
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Patti LuPone role : EVITA
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Sidetrack : DETER
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Douglas Hyde's land : EIRE
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"___ the Saddle," Wayne film : TALLIN
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Rival of a sort : EMULATOR
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Freight-train unit : FLATCAR
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Big Ben sound : DONG
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"God is and all ___": Whittier : ISWELL
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Most repulsive : VILEST
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Where Hue is : ANNAM
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Reagan's first Sec. of the Interior : WATT
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Tub plant : ALOE
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Brooklet : RILL
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Lair : HOLE
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Writer Bombeck : ERMA
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Hosiery shade : NUDE
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See 18 Across : DDAY
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Mountain winder : ESS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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