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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, October 17, 1990

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { G J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, 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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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,953
Across
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Jennings's employer : ABC
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Hot under the collar : IRATE
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Actor stung in "The Sting" : SHAW
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"King ___," Jack Kent comic strip : AROO
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Stone ware : NOVEL
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Sunny's ___, Derby winner: 1983 : HALO
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Start of a quip re dieting, not smoking, etc. : ITSNOTWILLPOWER
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Type of bike : TENSPEED
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Used a mangle : IRONED
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Medrick or scray : TERN
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Lampblack : SOOT
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Aptly named pure-food reformer : MCCANN
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Homophone for Mame's title : ANTE
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Wheel projection : CAM
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Attain justly : EARN
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Ambiance : AURA
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Actress Oberon : MERLE
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Quip: Part II : THATALLOFUSNEED
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___ goose (arctic bird) : ROSSS
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Substantive : NOUN
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Edward de ___ (the "real" Shakespeare?) : VERE
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Cries of pain : OWS
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Con man's fakery : SCAM
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"Valse ___": Sibelius : TRISTE
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Brocket or pudu : DEER
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Grasps : SEES
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Celia's alias in "As You Like It" : ALIENA
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Subtle, misleading reasoners : CASUISTS
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End of the quip : BUTITSWONTPOWER
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Cupid : EROS
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Horatian creation : EPODE
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Laughton role: 1932 : NERO
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Ramadan equivalent : LENT
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Passé : DATED
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Carson subject : SEA
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"Vissi d'___," Puccini aria : ARTE
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Capt.'s deck aide : BOSN
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Things that don't change : CONSTANTS
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Subjective : INTERNAL
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Aftermath : ROWEN
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Athirst : AVID
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Singer Cass ___: 1941-74 : ELLIOT
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Trip a shutter : SHOOT
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Actress Goldie : HAWN
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Nautical term : ALEE
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Tidings : WORD
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Islet : AIT
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Candid : OPEN
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Introductions : PROEMS
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Mix-up, G.I. style : SNAFU
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Milan's subway : METRO
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Bermudan petrel : CAHOW
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Boorish : CRASS
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Woolf's "___ of One's Own" : AROOM
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A Mont. group : CREES
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Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed : ALERT
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Cherubini opera : MEDEE
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Of a forearm bone : ULNAR
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Pictures mentally : ENVISIONS
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Aye or yea : ASSENT
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Raw : UNTESTED
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Left off : CEASED
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Enlist again, as a G.I. : REUP
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Voltaire, e.g. : DEIST
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Famed jockey : SANDE
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Fourth person : ABEL
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Item for a troller : LURE
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Lay ___ (flatter) : ITON
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Foolish old man : COOT
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___ Pea, Popeye's adoptee : SWEE
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Japanese monastery : TERA
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Pleased producer's placard : SRO
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An F.D.R. measure : WPA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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