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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, November 21, 1987

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, 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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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,892
Across
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With 8 Across, U.S. poet laureate : RICHARD
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See 1 Across : WILBUR
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Legislator : ENACTOR
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Ornamented : ADORNED
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Access to a sewer : MANHOLE
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Having left a will : TESTATE
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Like Father William : OLD
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Most ignoble : MEANEST
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Force : VIS
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Danish-American writer : RIIS
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Sting : SMART
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"Utopia" author : MORE
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Option with a virgule : ANDOR
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Helios, to Hadrian : SOL
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Meadowlands competitor : PACER
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Did some sniggling : EELED
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Most reliable : SOLIDEST
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Sixth-day creation : ADAM
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Dali's "Portrait of ___" : GALA
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Decorative fringes : MACRAMES
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___ Pyle, Nabors character : GOMER
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Novelist ___-Fournier : ALAIN
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Morse-code signal : DAH
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Stephen King products : TALES
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Javanese village community : DESA
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N.H. state flower : LILAC
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How some play it : SAFE
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D.C. group protecting minorities : CRC
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Yvonne of films : DECARLO
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O.T. book : MIC
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Chilean wasteland, rich in nitrates : ATACAMA
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Day of Hollywood : LARAINE
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Yellowish-green gem : PERIDOT
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Built : ERECTED
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"Andromaque" playwright : RACINE
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Playwright translated by 8 Across : MOLIERE
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Shark's fellow traveler : REMORA
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Queued up : INALINE
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Voltaire work: 1759 : CANDIDE
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F.D.R. predecessor : HCH
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Mighty mite : ATOM
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Functions : ROLES
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What oneirocritics interpret : DREAMS
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Saturate : WATERLOG
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That is: Lat. : IDEST
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Cather's "A ___ Lady" : LOST
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Conveyed: Abbr. : BRT
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"___ poco fa," Rossini aria : UNAVOCE
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Superannuates : RETIRES
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Valentino's milieu : DESERT
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Ancient temple : NAOS
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Certain hospital rooms : SOLARIA
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Butterfly et al. : MADAMAS
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Sort of fort : REDAN
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Wiley Post was one : PILOT
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Power source : DAM
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Fall behind : LAG
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Treat, as with pills : MEDICATE
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Rash : MADCAP
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Less sleepy : ALERTER
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Pacific coast tree : CASCARA
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Hidalgo room : SALA
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Babylonian's neighbor : ELAMITE
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An oilman : REFINER
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Poet Cullen's milieu : HARLEM
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Disaffiliate : SECEDE
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Car that won't go far : LEMON
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Mild smoke : CLARO
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Domenico's dice : DADI
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City on the Oka : OREL
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A title for R.W.R. : CIC
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Handel hero : ACI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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