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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, November 15, 1990

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { G J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,982
Across
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Writer O'Flaherty : LIAM
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Thespian's quest : PART
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A pre-Benji star : ASTA
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Hercules' captive : IOLE
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Chou ___ : ENLAI
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Bird portrayed by Pavlova : SWAN
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Candy and the like : SWEETMEATS
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What a student takes : SEAT
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These are pleased by 16 Across : TASTEBUDS
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"I ___ Song Comin' On" : FEELA
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"___ Lawyer," Olsen-Johnson film : SEEMY
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Gossip's delight : DIRT
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Saturn's wife : OPS
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"We Do Our Part" initials : NRA
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Shakespearean heiress : PORTIA
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"And ___ fine seam" : SEWA
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Fleeting : TRANSIENT
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Appears : SEEMS
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Pension or khan : INN
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Stowe grower : TOPSY
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Sandlot game : ONEOLDCAT
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Noted U.S. physicist : NIER
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Amatis' kin : STRADS
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Part of a western : HAM
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Leandro's girl : ERO
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Radius or vomer : BONE
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Yugoslav tennis star : SELES
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Beat : WORST
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Kin of abecedariuses : ACROSTICS
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" . . . ___ saw Elba" : EREI
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Kind of contract : SWEETHEART
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Far from slatternly : NEAT
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Troubadour's love song : CANSO
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" . . . thrive as best ___": Shak. : IMAY
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Comedienne Goodman : DODY
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They often have it : AYES
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Designate : NAME
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Shopper's aid : LIST
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Battleship in the 1989 news : IOWA
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Pothouse orders : ALES
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Convenes : MEETS
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Science dealing with air pressure, density, etc. : PNEUMATICS
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"Eadie Was ___" : ALADY
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Backward star? : RATS
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"___ the season . . . " : TIS
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Claim : ASSERTION
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Honeybunch : SWEETIEPIE
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Cape Dutch : TAAL
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Former Broadway org. : ANTA
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___ days, in Lent : EMBER
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Harold of comics : TEEN
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Auto gear : FIRST
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Ameche or Johnson : DON
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___ buco (Italian dish) : OSSO
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Ends of hammerheads : PEENS
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Butcher's offering : SWEETBREAD
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Female leopard or puma : PANTHERESS
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Goose genus : ANSER
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Inclination to love : AMOROSITY
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Kind of virus : RNA
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Neophyte : TYRO
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Virgule : SLANT
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J.F.K.'s predecessor : DDE
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"An' they talks ___ lovin' . . . ": Kipling : ALOTO
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Knitwork or network : MESH
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Vista : SCENE
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Toast vessel : STEIN
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Go on : WEND
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Mountain: Comb. form : OREO
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"___ all boats!" : AWAY
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Van Druten's "___ Camera" : IAMA
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Stuff : CRAM
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Eyelid problem : STYE
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___ Fell, English peak : SCA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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