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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, October 23, 1986

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { F Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, 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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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,498
Across
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Tropical, insect-eating bird : JACAMAR
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Manhattan College student : JASPER
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Glossy silk for hoods : ALAMODE
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Philosopher José ___ y Gasset : ORTEGA
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Londoners' movies : CINEMAS
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Author of "Nonsense Novels" : LEACOCK
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LL.B.'s group : ABA
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Meditation : MUSING
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The last of a count : TEN
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Piles : NAPS
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Perilous precipitation : SLEET
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Marceau, for one : MIME
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Opposite the middle of a ship's side : ABEAM
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Use a shuttle : TAT
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Prune; abridge : RAZEE
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Has high hopes : ASPIRES
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Yellow-fever causer : AEDES
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Condemned ab ovo : PREDOOMED
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Hit 56 : SPEED
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Wee chinquapins : NUTLETS
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All Americans : PEERS
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___ up (excited) : HET
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Aardvark's feature : SNOUT
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Tabard and Wayside : INNS
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Family of a 1973 Skylab astronaut : CARRS
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Capital of Yemen Arab Republic : SANA
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Ammonia, e.g. : GAS
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Dwarfed tree or shrub : BONSAI
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Wage : STIPEND
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Stage-light color sheet : GELATIN
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Spanish province or city : OVIEDO
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Engineer for whom a peak was named : EVEREST
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Darling of the 1984 Olympics : RETTON
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Velleities : DESIRES
Down
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Wading bird or timber tree : JACANA
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Morgiana's master : ALIBABA
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Party tidbits : CANAPES
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Soul, in Savoie : AME
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Apple-pie maker : MOM
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Tarkington's "Alice ___" : ADAMS
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Antonym for caused : RESULTED
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Ill. city named for an explorer : JOLIET
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"Where there ___ no Ten Commandments ... ": Kipling : ARENT
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Smoker : STAG
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Yugoslav town : PEC
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Have "I" trouble : EGOTIZE
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Unbranched flower clusters : RACEMES
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Locale for a jerk : KNEE
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Condiments : SEASONERS
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Booby-trap specialists : SAPPERS
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Angers : MADDENS
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Embogs : MIRES
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Titubates : REELS
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Part of A.R.C. : RED
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Danish district : AMT
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Violently resentful : OUTRAGED
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Nancy Kassebaum, e.g. : SENATOR
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Derby winner: 1944 : PENSIVE
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Catcher for the rye : TOASTER
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Aurora's time : SUNRISE
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___ Eye, former name of St. Paul, Minn. : PIGS
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Transmit to an heir : HANDON
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Vitiates : TAINTS
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A modern dwelling, for short : CONDO
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Bolter or chaffer : SIEVE
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Chard : BEET
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Stone : PIT
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Guitarist Paul : LES
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Uris hero : ARI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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