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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

ON THE PROWL

New York Times, Sunday, October 26, 1975

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 556 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,570
Across
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Bone dry : ARID
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Idolater : PAGAN
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Damp : HUMID
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Can. province : SASK
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Front or Walter Hines : PAGE
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January in Jalisco : ENERO
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Lake in Finland : ENARE
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Stewpot : OLLA
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Road menace : SPEEDDEMON
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Untreated, he's tricky : RAGAMUFFIN
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True copies : ESTREATS
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Ref. book entry : BIO
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Toothless : EDENTATE
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Word form for China : SINO
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Doc : MEDIC
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Word in Mass. motto : ENSE
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Man of the cloth : PRIEST
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Outlaw's target : MAILCAR
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Became jittery : TENSED
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Charged : RANAT
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PitcherMcLain : DENNY
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"A ___, a bone . . . " : RAG
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Geological ridge : ESKER
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Composer Novello : IVOR
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Tail closely : BEDOG
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Frome of fiction : ETHAN
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Wallach : ELI
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Warlocks, e.g. : MEN
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Frogman : DIVER
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Part of f.o.b. : FREEON
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Nautical term : ALEE
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Transvaal capital : PRETORIA
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Macbeth's trio : WEIRDSISTERS
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Stendhal character : SOREL
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Song thrush : MAVIS
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Kind of notch : TSLOT
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English poet : ROBERTGRAVES
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Promise to kick a habit : SWEAROFF
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Libido : EROS
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Impatient motorist : TOOTER
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Insomniac's countdown : SHEEP
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Denial in Dundee : NAE
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Swindle : CON
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Stephen Crane's was red : BADGE
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Made owlish noises : HOOED
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Sideslip : SKID
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Wind: Prefix : ANEMO
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Salt, in Sedan : SEL
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Minded : CARED
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"Dum spiro, ___" (S. C. motto) : SPERO
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Nuts to crack : POSERS
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City-founder: 753 B.C. : ROMULUS
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Gary of golf : PLAYER
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Cashbox : TILL
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Rings ominously : TOLLS
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Emulate witches on brooms : SOAR
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More avaricious : GREEDIER
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Siouan : OTO
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Overdoes a welcome : OUTSTAYS
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Goblin in green : LEPRECHAUN
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Medicine-cabinet item : WITCHHAZEL
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Will-___-wisp : OTHE
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Bald flyer : EAGLE
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Accrue : ENURE
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Alliance of West : NATO
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Wampum unit : BEAD
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Scaredy-cat's emotion : DREAD
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Potion giver : DOSER
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Minx : SNIP
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Basilica area : APSE
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Séance sounds : RAPS
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"___ a Kick Out of You" : IGET
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Western herb : DEERSEAR
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Formalist : PEDANT
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Pico de ___ of Pyrenees : ANETO
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Scarab and tigereye : GEMS
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Nigerian native : ARO
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Void : NONBEING
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Altruistic : HEROIC
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Spenser heroine : UNA
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Wizard's cousin : MAGE
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Sultanic say-so : IRADE
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Madman : DEMENT
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Mollifies : SOFTENS
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African grass : ALFA
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Pocket feature : SLIT
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Welles role : KANE
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Certain believer : DEIST
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Invisible : UNSEEN
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In vain : IDLY
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___ beast : MANOR
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Races recklessly : CAREERS
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Dress with care : PRIMP
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Delirious one : RAVER
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Feel ___ : INONESBONES
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Sorceress of myth : MEDEA
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Had status : RATED
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Burglar's standby : SKELETONKEY
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Fisherman : EELER
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Towels : DRIES
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Baal, Mammon, etc. : DEVILGODS
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Snow-on-the-mountain : GHOSTWEED
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Clerical cap : BIRETTA
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Cordial base : ANISEED
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Beetle : DORR
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Scarlet or hay : FEVER
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U. S. journalist : RIIS
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Agent: Suffix : ATOR
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Baby's discovery : TOES
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Tidal or permanent : WAVE
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Affront : SLAP
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British tar : MATELOT
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Sum up : RECAP
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Neighbor of Bangor : ORONO
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Jolly ___ : ROGER
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Clementine's 9's : SHOES
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Savoir ___ : FAIRE
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Russian czar : FEDOR
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Fern cluster : SORUS
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Lab substance : BORIDE
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Like saints : HALLOWED
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Big Ten players : SPARTANS
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Like some postage : METERED
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Dada, for one : CULT
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Forest debris : SLASH
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Teed off poorly : SLICED
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Dawdled : MOONED
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Commotion : POTHER
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Hungarian composer : LEHAR
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Bolivian capital : SUCRE
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Whipped-cream serving : GLOB
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Neural network : RETE
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Hebrew bushel : EPHA
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High dudgeon : RAGE
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Giant slain by Apollo : OTUS
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Muezzin's call : AZAN
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Asian apparition : YETI
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Spill over : SLOP
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Diminutive ending : ULA
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Mythical princess : INO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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