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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Tuesday, October 2, 1990

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,938
Across
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Breathless : AGASP
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Word of regret : ALAS
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Babe Ruth's sultanate : SWAT
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Cabinetmaker's tool : LATHE
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Rooster on a spire : VANE
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Shangri-La figure : LAMA
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Outdoor place for fun and games : PLAYGROUND
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Surmounting : ATOP
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Wright wing : ELL
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Declared : SAID
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Miller's "___ the Fall" : AFTER
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Peddle : SELL
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Athlete on a mat : WRESTLER
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Punching tool : AWL
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Sawbuck : TENSPOT
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A favorite game of George Bush : HORSESHOES
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Violinist Bull : OLE
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Accumulate : AMASS
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Pay dirt : ORE
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Less ruddy : PALER
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Black Hawk was one : SAC
44
Indoor place for fun and games : RUMPUSROOM
46
Uses a mangle : PRESSES
49
"Ladders to Fire" author : NIN
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Alger's "___ Tom" : TATTERED
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Imprecatory remark : OATH
57
Singer Lopez : TRINI
58
Of lyric poetry : ODIC
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Sigma predecessor : RHO
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Biggers hero : CHAN
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Type of tournament : ROUNDROBIN
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Early inhabitant of Britain : PICT
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Henri adjunct : ETTA
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In harmony : ATONE
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Interviews : ASKS
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Actresses Sandry and Ruby : DEES
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Comedian Amsterdam : MOREY
Down
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___-Maritimes, Nice's department : ALPES
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Neptune's first observer : GALLE
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In any way : ATALL
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Owing the pot : SHY
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Cribbage items : PEGS
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Parisian's property : AVOIR
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Summa cum ___ : LAUDE
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With 54 Down, Wolverines' home : ANN
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Tranquilizes : SEDATES
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Criticizes severely : SLATES
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Pool game : WATERPOLO
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"Omnia vincit ___" : AMOR
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Start of a court game : TAP
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Singer Lou ___ : RAWLS
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Algerian rebel gp. in the 50's : FLN
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Colleen : LASS
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Precipitous : STEEP
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Pitcher Gardner : WES
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Grocery item : OLEO
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Six years in the Senate : TERM
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Trunk fastener : HASP
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Poet famed for quatrains : OMAR
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Churchill Downs, e.g. : RACETRACK
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Perennial Reno winner : HOUSE
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Christie's "N ___?" : ORM
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"___ Love You," Mercer air : PSI
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Florence's river : ARNO
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Called it quits : RETIRED
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Ruined : UNDID
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New Orleans 11 : SAINTS
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RR depot : STN
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Pass pattern, in football : ROUTE
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Best and Ferber : EDNAS
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See 8 Down : ARBOR
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Yours, of yore : THINE
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Proverbial fly catcher : HONEY
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Demonstrative : THIS
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Miler Steve ___ : CRAM
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Busy one before Apr. 15 : CPA
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Suffix with Capri : OTE
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Ear: Comb. form : OTO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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