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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, October 10, 1990

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { C F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, 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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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,946

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Across
1
Vogue : RAGE
5
"Fear of Flying" author : JONG
9
Thirty-two Boy Scouts : TROOP
14
Harvard Stadium, e.g. : OVAL
15
Butterine : OLEO
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Cumbrous : HEAVY
17
Start of a quip : SAIDTHEANTEATER
20
In the wake of : ASTERN
21
Grasslands : LEAS
22
Charlemagne's dom. : HRE
23
Spellbound : RAPT
25
Place for up-front orchestra seats : ROWA
27
Actress Clarke : MAE
30
Tennyson heroine : MAUD
32
Scale sequence : SOLATI
36
Building additions : ELLS
38
Above, to Hans : UBER
40
Spot for birling : RIVER
41
Middle of the quip : ALITTLEAARDVARK
44
Zenith's opposite : NADIR
45
Wild plum : SLOE
46
Gael's republic : EIRE
47
"___ is a ass": Dickens : THELAW
49
Food fish : TUNA
51
Stripling : LAD
52
Malevolent : EVIL
54
Conrad's "___ Jim" : LORD
56
Golfer Alcott : AMY
59
Twin who made a bad deal : ESAU
61
Famed painter of calendar girls : VARGAS
65
End of the quip : NEVERHURTANYONE
68
Precincts : AREAS
69
Vituperate : RANT
70
"Vissi d'___," Puccini aria : ARTE
71
Wren's "Beau ___" : GESTE
72
Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
73
Exploit : DEED
Down
1
Artist Bonheur : ROSA
2
Gardner's namesakes : AVAS
3
Trot or canter : GAIT
4
Presbyter : ELDER
5
Papal name : JOHNPAUL
6
Fronton cheer : OLE
7
Oscar-winning "Hud" actress : NEAL
8
Dead duck : GONER
9
"___ and the Sorcerer," 1982 film : THESWORD
10
F.D.R. agency : REA
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Solemn promise : OATH
12
Ended : OVER
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Dido died on this : PYRE
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Miner's vehicle : TRAM
19
N.M. home of D. H. Lawrence : TAOS
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Toothpaste containers : TUBES
26
Existing : ALIVE
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Intended : MEANT
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Muslim's Supreme Being : ALLAH
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Skip over : ELIDE
31
Gave out poker hands : DEALT
33
Benefit : AVAIL
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___ cotta : TERRA
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Annoyed : IRKED
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Steps between farms : STILE
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Painter Dufy : RAOUL
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Extend across : TRAVERSE
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Make new : RENOVATE
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"Father to the thought" : WISH
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Flaherty's "Man of ___" : ARAN
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Petrarch's beloved : LAURA
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Wood nymph : DRYAD
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What tea is to 66 Down: Abbr. : ANAG
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Apt rhyme for sheer : MERE
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Designer Saint Laurent : YVES
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Russian river : URAL
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Skirt insert : GORE
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Prefix with date : ANTE
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Spore : SEED
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Have lunch : EAT
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Blaster's material : TNT

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

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