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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, November 2, 1985

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 Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 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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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,143

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Across
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Hogback : RIDGE
6
Chinese society : TONG
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Actor Turhan : BEY
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All of ___ (suddenly) : AHEAP
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Makes a photographer's error : OVERTIMES
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Blue Grotto site : CAPRI
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Intercessor's quest : MEDIATION
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Poem by Hodgson : EVE
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Nine inches : SPAN
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Full of ledges : SHELFY
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Colleges' councils : SENATES
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Rent : TEAR
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Sketched : DREW
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Suffix with cup : FUL
28
Young oyster : SPAT
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Maintain : CLAIM
34
Hayworth role : GILDA
36
Future fish : ROE
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Important concern of a firm : PUBLICRELATIONS
40
Tennis term : ALL
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Derrick : CRANE
42
Great Lakes acronym : HOMES
43
Bird food : SUET
45
Coda : END
46
Prefix with cumulus : ALTO
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Declaim violently : RANT
49
Rialto spot : THEATER
52
Arid tract : SAHARA
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At the drop of ___ : AHAT
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Choler : IRE
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Corporation V.I.P. : EXECUTIVE
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A Massey : ILONA
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Range finder : TELEMETER
62
Wound textile yarn : CONED
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Pupil's protector : LID
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Dickie of comics : DARE
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Like a snip : SASSY
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Moves swiftly : RACES
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"___ a little shadow . . . ": R.L.S. : IHAVE
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Trustworthy : DEPENDABLE
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Needlefish : GAR
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Relating to knowledge : EPISTEMIC
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Smid of tennis : TOMAS
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Hot spot : OVEN
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Whom the riled raise : NED
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Patient wife in a Boccaccio tale : GRISELDA
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Bad dogs : BITERS
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Pianist Gilels : EMIL
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" . . . O ___ little faith?": Matt. 8:26 : YEOF
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Bird resembling a finch : TAHA
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Plank's curve : SNY
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Fixed bench : PEW
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Integument : ARIL
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Netting for veils : TULLE
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Hellkite : FIEND
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Actions taken to increase sales : PROMOTIONS
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Super : AONE
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Actress Harper : TESS
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Some I.R.S. employees : CPAS
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Berg opera : LULU
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Artist Wood : GRANT
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Concern of N.C.A.A. : ATHLETICS
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Scalloped, as a leaf : CRENATED
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Whit; tittle : IOTA
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Went over carefully : TRACED
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Eureka! : AHA
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Calla, e.g. : ARUM
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Voila! : THERE
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Pelagic predators : ERNES
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Rough partner : READY
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Coterie : SET
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Figure skater's feat : AXEL
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Sun: Comb. form : HELI
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Verify : AVER
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City in Paraguay : ITA
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Mauna ___ : LOA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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