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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Tuesday, October 15, 1991

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, 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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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,316

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Across
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Brewer's purchase : MALT
5
Of one's birth : NATAL
10
Faction : SIDE
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Overact : EMOTE
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Bates or King : ALAN
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Final available option : LASTRESORT
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The Swedish Nightingale : LIND
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Published : ISSUED
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Make smart or spruce : TITIVATE
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A neighbor of Java : BALI
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Yielded, as land : CEDED
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Blenheim, e.g. : PALACES
29
Seventh son : SEER
31
Concerning : ANENT
32
Spiked the punch : LACED
34
Truncate : LOP
37
Fourth-down play, often : PUNT
38
Part of U.S.N.R. : NAVAL
39
Inflection : TONE
40
Pismire : ANT
41
Certain bridge card : HONOR
42
Established fact : GIVEN
43
Aromatic ointment : NARD
44
First Family: 1977-81 : CARTERS
46
Piggeries : STIES
49
Arabian bigwig : EMIR
50
Pranced; flounced: Var. : TITUPPED
54
Ass or catapult : ONAGER
58
Raison d'___ (patriot's phrase) : ETAT
59
Set forth with restraint : UNDERSTATE
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
62
Delusion's partner : SNARE
63
Singer James : ETTA
64
Nobleman or equal : PEER
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Centennial electee : HAYES
66
Recondite : DEEP
Down
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African republic : MALI
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Wellaway : ALAS
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Bonnie bairn : LASS
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Unsteady; staggering : TITUBANT
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Obelisk : NEEDLE
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Morning hrs. : AMS
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Spree : TOOT
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Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
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Native of Riga : LETT
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Tray : SALVER
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Epic featuring Achilles : ILIAD
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Poet famed for terza rima : DANTE
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Over : ENDED
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Respond to a stimulus : REACT
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Frozen : ICED
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Long or Ellis : ISLAND
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Haydn's nickname : PAPA
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Faulkner's "Requiem for ___" : ANUN
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It follows Shrovetide : LENT
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Hard to find : SCARCE
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Moray : EEL
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Grandfather: It. : AVO
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Mezzo-soprano Shirley ___ : LOVE
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Humdinger : ONER
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Corrals : PENS
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Eur. country : NOR
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Analyzed chemical constituents : TITRATED
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Trunk fastener : HASP
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Smiles broadly : GRINS
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Neither masculine nor feminine : NEUTER
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A work by Ovid : AMORES
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Precipitous : STEEP
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Boxer's quest : TITLE
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"___ This Woman," S. Tracy film: 1940 : ITAKE
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Advance by effort : PUSH
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Sicilian resort : ENNA
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June 6, 1944 : DDAY
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Slalom obstacle : GATE
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Suffix with launder : ETTE
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Run the harvester : REAP
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" . . . ___ I saw Elba" : ERE

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

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