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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, October 16, 1986

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, 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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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,491

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Across
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Gooseneck : LAMP
5
She may have a train : BRIDE
10
Choir voice : ALTO
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Cupid : AMOR
15
Of the air or ear : AURAL
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Give encomiums : LAUD
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Little girl's statement to Smokey on phone : MYHOUSEISONFIRE
20
Chargemen : BLASTERS
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Idiosyncrasies : QUIRKS
22
Wild Bill Donovan's gp. : OSS
23
Coxcomb : DUDE
24
Conform : ADAPT
27
Manumit : FREE
28
Tunbridge Wells, e.g. : SPA
31
Opera by Halévy : CLARI
32
Make headway : GAIN
33
Last of a corona : STUB
34
Smokey's question : HOWCANIGETTHERE
37
Washingtons : ONES
38
Athirst : AVID
39
River in Nev. : REESE
40
Jazz guitarist Montgomery : WES
41
Pizzeria fixture : OVEN
42
G. W. aide-de-camp : MEADE
43
Tibia : SHIN
44
Skewer : PIN
45
Like some couplets : HEROIC
48
Boards for Benton : PALETTES
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Little girl's reply : USEYOURREDTRUCK
55
Narrow way : LANE
56
A partner of fast : LOOSE
57
Crucifix inscription : INRI
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Elman's teacher : AUER
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Summer : ADDER
60
Tennyson heroine : MAUD
Down
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Meek one : LAMB
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___ acetate (banana oil) : AMYL
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Koloa ___ (Hawaiian bird) : MOHA
4
P.G.A. members : PROS
5
Most ignoble : BASEST
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Contrite ones : RUERS
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Jacob's-sword, e.g. : IRIS
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"___ Kapital" : DAS
9
Like Bryan : ELOQUENT
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Caine role : ALFIE
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Leo's lodge : LAIR
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Bosporus dweller : TURK
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Genethliacons : ODES
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More's imaginary island : UTOPIA
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Duchamp's descender : NUDE
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Toweled : DRIED
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Isolated : ALONE
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A Peace Prize Nobelist: 1925 : DAWES
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Trefoil shapes : ARCS
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Artful Dodger's teacher : FAGIN
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Bucephalus was one : STEED
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Scot's sporran : PURSE
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Busy as ___ : ABEE
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Vittles : CHOW
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Donated : GIVEN
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Strawberry's patch : SHEA
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Incense boat : NAVICULA
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One-time French rival of Sinatra : TRENET
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Where Bowling Green is : OHIO
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More clement : MILDER
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"Street Scene" artist : SOYER
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Bel ___, creamy cheese : PAESE
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Wahine's wiggle : HULA
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Uncle of Joseph : ESAU
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Novel by Chateaubriand : RENE
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Cattleman's device : PROD
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In good shape : TRIM
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Pear or fish : TUNA
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Tannish : ECRU
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Kind of row to avoid : SKID
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A movie Taylor : ROD

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

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