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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, October 2, 1992

42-Across : Lewis Lawes was one

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 3, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,669
Across
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Famed spy : HARI
5
Pairs : DUADS
10
Awkward try : STAB
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A Desert Shield supporter : OMAN
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Bert's "Sesame Street" pal : ERNIE
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London subway : TUBE
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Carroll's feathered menace : JUBJUBBIRD
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Actress Raines : ELLA
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Javanese or Korean : ORIENTAL
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Mirrored : IMAGED
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Grafter's item : CION
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Happy people : SMILERS
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Head of some schools : RECTOR
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Inferior: Slang : CHEESY
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Williams team : EPHS
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Small songbirds : WRENS
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"___it a vision ... ": Keats : WAS
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Concern of Sec. J. Farley : GPO
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Cookie pan : SHEET
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Kind of strike applauded by mine owners : ORE
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Dick Deadeye, e.g. : TAR
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Conn : STEER
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Tops : AONE
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"___ a Small Hotel" : THERES
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Lewis Lawes was one : WARDEN
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North Star : POLARIS
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Glut : SATE
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Vestigial vendor : ICEMAN
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Ferber's "___ Trunk" : SARATOGA
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Terhune's "___ Dog" : LADA
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Moving along like the Jabberwock's slayer : GALUMPHING
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Dismounted : ALIT
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Beau monde : ELITE
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Cupid's wings : ALAE
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Temple : FANE
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Allonge : RIDER
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Atl. crossers : SSTS
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Nickname of a 1989 All-Star Met : HOJO
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Long Asian river : AMUR
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Nobelist in Physics: 1944 : RABI
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Gives a shot to : INJECTS
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He has chits out : DEBTOR
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Kind of sprawl : URBAN
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Blue dye : ANIL
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R. Howard, e.g. : DIR
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Dregs : SEDIMENT
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Purloins : STEALS
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The Jabberwock "came whiffling through" this : TULGEYWOOD
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More qualified : ABLER
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Wampum : BEADS
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Freshwater mussel : UNIO
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Architect ___ van der Rohe : MIES
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Diaphanous : SHEER
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Col.'s command : REGT
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Baseball Hall of Famer Rixey : EPPA
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"He ___ his joy": Carroll : CHORTLEDIN
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Canadian Indians : CREES
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Cries on roller coasters : WHEES
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"Judith" composer : ARNE
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Observed : SEEN
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Part-time newspaper correspondent : STRINGER
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Loren's evening : SERA
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Singer Franklin and namesakes : ARETHAS
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Hook-shaped : HAMATE
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Weather forecast : WARMER
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"___ at the pane ... ": Browning : ATAP
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Rice dish : PILAF
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City in Fla. : OCALA
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Fry lightly : SAUTE
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Glissaded : SLID
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Hopper medium : OILS
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Midge : GNAT
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"Rock of ___" : AGES
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Fath ___, former Shah : ALI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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