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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, November 1, 1986

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, 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. 13,507
Across
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Pulitzer Prize writer: 1957 : WILBUR
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Word on a dollar bill : SERIES
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Poem by Tennyson : MARIANA
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College in western Mass. : AMHERST
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Philosopher like Zeno : ELEATIC
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River in Kipling's "Just So Stories" : LIMPOPO
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Personals, perhaps : ADS
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French legislative body : SENAT
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Kind of job : SNOW
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Of a bride's matrimonial portion : DOTAL
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Boston Marathon winner de Castella: 1986 : ROB
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Irving's sleeper : RIP
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Fourgon : VAN
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Fall with a flat sound : PLAP
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Infancy : CRADLE
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Symbol on a Sydney coin : EMU
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Adriatic feeder : RENO
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Cahn–Van Heusen hit: 1955 : LOVEANDMARRIAGE
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Preacher's sign-off : AMEN
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Tortoise's beak : NEB
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Trumpet call in Elizabethan dramas : SENNET
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Rialto : MART
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Rosary bead : AVE
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Ref. book : ENC
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Ogre : ORC
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Compendious : TERSE
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Southern cornmeal dish : CUSH
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Wading bird : STILT
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Airport abbr. : ETA
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Move : ACTUATE
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Knight's attendant : ARMORER
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Chose : ELECTED
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Elite parties : SOIREES
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"Portrait of Jennie" author : NATHAN
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Meryl of films : STREEP
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___ Pepper, Redford role : WALDO
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"If ___, I rust": Luther : IREST
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Debussy's "Air de ___" : LIA
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Boggs weapon : BAT
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Les Etats-___ : UNIS
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Sneva or Unser : RACER
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Hit, old style : SMIT
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Ahem, in Asti : EHM
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Necktie fabrics : REPS
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Goffer : IRON
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Nickname for the Rangers' general manager : ESPO
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Steeve : STOW
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Honey drink : MEAD
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C.S.A. ship : ALABAMA
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All Saints' Day : NOVEMBERI
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Passionate : ARDENT
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Actress Kedrova : LILA
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President of Brazil: 1906–9 : PENNA
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Cavell was one : NURSE
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Charles or Andrew : PRINCE
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Director from Croydon : LEAN
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Cherbourg cherub : ANGE
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Merrill or 1 Across : POET
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Gweduc, e.g. : CLAM
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Locale of "Tosca" : ROMA
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State : AVER
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Very loving : DEVOTED
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Budget item : RENT
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Kidney : CLASS
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Cattail of India : REREE
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Like the Palisades : STEEP
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Spectacles supporters : EARS
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Capital of Calvados : CAEN
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U.S.C. rival : UCLA
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Dele that dele! : STET
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She wrote "Eros Invincible" : HUCH
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"Nana" star: 1934 : STEN
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Jog : TROT
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Browning's "Up ___ Villa . . . " : ATA
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Chief, in Calcutta : MIR
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Danish coin : ORE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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