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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, November 28, 1985

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,169
Across
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___ de Boulogne, Parisians' park : BOIS
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Dinner preparer, usually : MAMA
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Odd job : CHARE
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Mystical mark : RUNE
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Author Paton : ALAN
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Lagomorphs : HARES
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Rod multiple : ACRE
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Equip : GIRT
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Tet celebrator : ASIAN
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Story wrongly attributed to Chaucer : THEPILGRIMSTALE
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Kipling's Gunga : DIN
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Nosegay : POSY
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Music-hall star O'Shea : TESSIE
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Garden access : GATE
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What Mondale did in 1984 : RAN
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A sister of Clio : ERATO
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Bollard : BITT
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Part of N.Y.C. or London : SOHO
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Thanksgiving, e.g. : NOVEMBERHOLIDAY
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Famed round-the-world solo flier : ODOM
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France, to U.S. in W.W. II : ALLY
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Of some purpose : UTILE
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Saul's uncle : NER
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"___ way out" : THIS
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Means : AGENTS
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___ accompli : FAIT
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One ___ time : ATA
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Bird sent from Central America : OCELLATEDTURKEY
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Formal mall : ALLEE
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Carry into a carrier : LADE
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"I could ___ horse!" : EATA
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Family car : SEDAN
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Dec. 24 and 31 : EVES
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Old kingdom near Media : ELAM
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Breakfast treat : TOAST
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Muralist or Turkish town : SERT
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Actor Parker : FESS
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O'Henry's Red Chief, e.g. : BRAT
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Toe-stubber's cry : OUCH
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Business-letter phrase : INRE
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Amphibious jeep : SEEP
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Famed Polo Grounds pitcher : MAGLIE
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Balance the brakes : ALIGN
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"Chloe ___," Milne work : MARR
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Strong dislike : ANTIPATHY
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Rapid, gliding dance : CHASSE
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Kind of pudding : HASTY
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"Un bel di" is one : ARIA
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McCoy adjective : REAL
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Homager's cousin : ESNE
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Philologist's interest : IDIOM
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Seabees' "Can Do" is one : MOTTO
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Dovetail wedge : TENON
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Subject to detrition : ERODE
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Relish : SAVOR
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Retard : STEM
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Frat topic : GIRLS
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"The Kiss" sculptor : RODIN
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Call ___ (stop everything) : AHALT
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He wrote "The Winepress" : NOYES
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Disparages : BELITTLES
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Developer's interest : SITE
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State in Brazil : BAHIA
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E. German industrial city : LUGAU
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What some scouts seek : TALENT
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Depose : ATTEST
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Dog's bane : FLEAS
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Crawler or summer : ADDER
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Brewer's kiln : OAST
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Singer Laine : CLEO
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Commune in SE Spain : ELDA
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Chalet feature : EAVE
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Marine hazard : REEF
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Colewort or borecole : KALE
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Letters from Piraeus : ETAS
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Sweet potatoes : YAMS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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