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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, October 7, 1982

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,021
Across
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"Mary ___ little ... " : HADA
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___ Park, Colo. valley : ESTES
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Roe : EGGS
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Man of Oman : ARAB
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Gallagher's vaudeville partner : SHEAN
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Doctorow's "___ Lake" : LOON
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Author Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
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"I Can Dream, ___?": 1937 song : CANTI
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Republic: 1937–49 : EIRE
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Tropical forest birds : JACAMARS
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Football's "Galloping Ghost" : GRANGE
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Ghostly double of a live person : DOPPELGANGER
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"___ of St. Agnes": Keats : THEEVE
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A singer : ALTO
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___ Cologne : EAUDE
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Except : SAVE
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Mother of Zeus : RHEA
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Abbr. at O'Hare : ARR
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Musical "second" : REPRISE
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Participial ending : ING
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Dear, in Dortmund : LIEB
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Cry of pain : YIPE
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Uhlan's weapon : LANCE
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Level : EVEN
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"Roamin' in the Gloamin'" composer : LAUDER
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Loose trousers : GALLIGASKINS
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Sentient being : ANIMAL
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Like Adonis : HANDSOME
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African republic : TOGO
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Yawning : AGAPE
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Match-king Kreuger : IVAR
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Site of the first core : EDEN
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Sir, in Madrid : SENOR
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Merit : EARN
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Famed muralist : SERT
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Searches for : SEEKS
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Twist : SLUE
Down
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Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
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Region : AREA
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Ste. Jeanne ___ : DARC
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Chafed : ABRADED
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Get away from it all : ESCAPE
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Acute : SHARP
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Perfect, e.g. : TENSE
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Sup : EAT
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Goes after eels : SNIGGLES
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Powell or Steber : ELEANOR
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Auctioneer's warning : GOING
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Glut : GORGE
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Cynic's look : SNEER
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Van man : MOVER
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Squeal : RAT
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"C'est ___!" : LAVIE
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Shade of blue : TEAL
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Mata ___ : HARI
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Chartres's river : EURE
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___ yarn (tell a story) : SPINA
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A Dadaism founder : ARP
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Stag's mate : HIND
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Suffix with exist : ENCE
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Antiquing device : AGER
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Monocle : EYEGLASS
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African game : ELAND
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Aqueduct rival : BELMONT
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Down Under people : AUSSIES
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By way of : VIA
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Cruise ships : LINERS
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Winner at Saratoga : GATES
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Battery terminal : ANODE
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Lion-tiger hybrid : LIGER
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Ladd classic : SHANE
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Mattress stuffing : KAPOK
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Ellipse : OVAL
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Japanese merchant vessel : MARU
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Lake in Ireland : ERNE
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Junior's expletive : GEE

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

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