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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, October 31, 1990

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 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. 14,967
Across
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Brewer's purchase : MALT
5
Coniferous tree : LARCH
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Coarse hominy : SAMP
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Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1958 : AGEE
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Poet Dickinson : EMILY
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Lead for Columbo : CLUE
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Skull and ___ (dire warning) : CROSSBONES
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Utah ski resort : ALTA
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Direction of antitrades : EASTWARD
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Hell : TOPHET
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Fountain drink : COLA
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Sorceress whom Jason wed : MEDEA
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Composer Franck : CESAR
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Mercer-Raksin heroine : LAURA
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Sitter's creation : LAP
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Diverts : AMUSES
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Les Etats-___ : UNIS
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Neighbor of J.F.K. : LGA
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Act listlessly : MOPE
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Kind of button : PANIC
40
Castle defense : MOAT
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Shoshonean : UTE
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Delta material : SILT
43
Missourian's comment : SHOWME
45
Sun. talk : SER
46
Unrefined : CRASS
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Red dye : EOSIN
49
See 1 Across : GRAIN
51
Algerian port : ORAN
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Accomplice : COHORT
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First name of a memorable lord : LAURENCE
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___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
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"Fraidy" one : SCAREDYCAT
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Memorable actor-puzzler : MOSS
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External : OUTER
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Merit : EARN
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Writer Hamill : PETE
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Grazes : FEEDS
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Dossier contents : DATA
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A spice : MACE
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Pearl Mosque site : AGRA
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Composer Janacek : LEOS
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Precedent-setting legal action : TESTCASE
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Balzac's "___ de Sceaux" : LEBAL
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Ethically neutral : AMORAL
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Bacon part : RIND
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Key for René : CLE
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Fit of uncontrollable laughter or crying : HYSTERICS
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Scenic view : SCAPE
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Old term for November 1 : ALLHALLOWS
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Silent : MUTE
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Fen fuel : PEAT
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Cursed : SWORE
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Harem rooms : ODAS
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Pasteur portrayer : MUNI
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Nobelist in Literature: 1957 : CAMUS
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Chew the scenery : EMOTE
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Game Thurber enjoyed : SUPERGHOST
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Chloe and Pittypat : AUNTS
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Long-legged S.A. bird : AGAMI
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Eucharistic plate : PATEN
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___ wine (alcohol) : SPIRITSOF
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Actor Thicke : ALAN
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Showing fear or wonder : MOONEYED
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Battle memento : SCAR
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Listened to : HEARD
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Emulated hawks : SOARED
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Stir : ROUSE
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Sorry group : RUERS
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David is one : CAMP
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Chinese horn : OBOE
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Not on time : LATE
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Org. regulating college sports : NCAA
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Uncovered wagon : CART
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Borough near Pittsburgh : ETNA
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Intimation : CUE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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