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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, October 24, 1990

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,960

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Across
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As busy as ___ : ABEE
5
Workers under Bligh or Queeg : CREW
9
Dog-days word : PHEW
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Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
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General assemblies : PLENA
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Alley Oop's girlfriend : OOLA
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___ qua non (necessity) : SINE
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Prepared : READY
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Gulp at the bar : SWIG
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Start of a quotation : LACKOFMONEYIS
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Hebrew letter : TAV
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Marry : WED
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Onager : ASS
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Mind the baby : TEND
30
The Dog Star : SIRIUS
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Author of the quotation : SHAW
37
Uncommon : RARE
39
One thousand kilograms : TONNE
40
Allegorical play by 35 Across : HEARTBREAKHOUSE
43
Conger catcher : EELER
44
Spelunker's milieu : CAVE
45
Frawley's role in "I Love Lucy" : FRED
46
Pool group : STENOS
48
"Cinderella team" of 1969 : METS
50
Suffix with quack or fool : ERY
51
___ tree (cornered) : UPA
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Quotation continued : THE
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End of quotation : ROOTOFALLEVIL
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Trademark : LOGO
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Hardy or North : OLLIE
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Currier's partner : IVES
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Co-star of "I Spy" : CULP
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Outwits a schemer : FOILS
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Traffic marker : CONE
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Gadgets for Norman : TEES
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Be persuasive : SWAY
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Jog : TROT
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Gift openers' sounds : AHS
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Bondsman's concern : BAIL
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Author Ferber : EDNA
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Do a bouncer's job : EJECT
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Pitch indicator : CLEF
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Clean a pipe's bowl : REAM
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Provide funds for : ENDOW
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John and David of films : WAYNES
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Nosegay : POSY
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Jean Kerr's "___ Got to Be Perfect" : HOWI
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Yale team : ELIS
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Joker : WAG
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Saw : PROVERB
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Krazy ___ of comics : KAT
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Mrs. Bunker : EDITH
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Sackcloth's partner : ASHES
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Line used for adjusting a sail : SHEET
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Elbe feeder : SAALE
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He pulls in pushers : NARC
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Fond hope : DREAM
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Fiddler's perch : ROOF
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Acclimate : INURE
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A rival of Foyt : UNSER
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Down at heel : SEEDY
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Small bird : WREN
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Chalet feature : EAVE
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Cutthroat or steelhead : TROUT
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Ma and Pa of film fame : KETTLES
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Lampoons : SPOOFS
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Haggard novel : SHE
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"Their founts ___ with tears": Browning : AFLOW
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Oust : EVICT
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Womanizer : ROUE
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Eye amorously : OGLE
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Awkward person's cry : OOPS
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President of Albania : ALIA
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Symbol of purity : LILY
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Composer Novello : IVOR
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Jay from New Rochelle : LENO
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D-day vessel : LCT
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Tennis unit : SET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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