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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, October 1, 1987

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,841
Across
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With 68 Across, subject of this puzzle : ERNEST
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Film co-scenarized by 68 Across: 1954 : SABRINA
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Less rational : LOONIER
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Radial sellers : TIREMEN
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Anthony of fiction : ADVERSE
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Salty U.S.S.R. expanse : ARALSEA
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Norman's woe? : TEE
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Hostler's milieu : STABLE
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Corporeal channel: Comb. form : AORT
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Sacred : HOLY
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Kind of card : CREDIT
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Pasch : EASTER
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No-no in a microwave oven : METAL
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With 40 Down and 67 Across, phrase created by our subject : THESWEET
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Larch's kin : SPRUCE
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Shell adjunct : OAR
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Owned : HAD
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Evian, e.g. : SPA
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Tackle : RIG
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What fools do : RUSHIN
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Eskimos, Utes et al. : AMERINDS
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Gary product : STEEL
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Showers icily : SLEETS
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21st Amendment : REPEAL
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Musette pipe : OBOE
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Ancient Asian : MEDE
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Spanish province and city : AVILAS
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Roof finial : EPI
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Flatter, in a way : IMITATE
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Vitamin C sources : ORANGES
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House occupant : RESIDER
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Chandelier, e.g. : FIXTURE
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See 34 Across : SUCCESS
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See 1 Across : LEHMAN
Down
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Israeli port : ELATH
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Where to see chaps : RODEO
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"Portnoy's Complaint," e.g. : NOVEL
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Map dir. : ENE
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Letter opener : SIRS
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Assay : TEST
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Less fresh : STALER
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Broadcast : AIRED
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"Breastwork" : BRA
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One with a yarn : RELATER
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"___ Tired," Beatles song : IMSO
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Poetic adverb : NEER
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Premed subject : ANAT
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Did a knee jerk : REACTED
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Pitcher Saberhagen : BRET
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Type of man : YES
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Tell : IMPART
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For a short time : AWHILE
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Actor Penn : SEAN
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Rotate : TURN
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Etcher's need : ACID
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Chairman's supporters : LEGS
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Rocky peaks : TORS
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___ monde (high society) : HAUT
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Ancient tongue : ERSE
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Graf follower : SPEE
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See 34 Across : SMELLOF
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Galileo, to Pope Urban VIII : HERETIC
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Kind of bar or pod : ISO
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Cuts : SEVERS
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Parisian pies : PATES
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Moslem princess, in India : BEGUM
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"Otello" is one : OPERA
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Iron, in Essen : EISEN
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SE China's ___ Bay : MIRS
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Aussie bird : EMEU
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Studio spinner : DISC
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Former German state, to Frenchmen : SAXE
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Summer quaff : ADE
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Degree preceder : NTH

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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