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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, November 29, 1990

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 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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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,996
Across
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Red planet : MARS
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Clumsy : INEPT
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Hawkshaw's aid : CLUE
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"Whiles, like ___, I go to find my fawn": Shak. : ADOE
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Buckeye or birchbark : CANOE
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Name of three English rivers : OUSE
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Stooge's query to comic : HOWWASYOURHOTEL
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Slender as ___ : AREED
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Sky attachment : SCRAPER
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Some are sharks : LENDERS
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Hoopla : HYPE
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Bird-feeder treat : SUET
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Leaped : SPRANG
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Ruth's birthplace : MOAB
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The Graces waited on this god : EROS
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Support for John Sloan : EASEL
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Start of comic's reply to 17 Across : ITWASROTTENTHEY
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Minimum : LEAST
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Have on : WEAR
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Merit : EARN
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Strata : LAYERS
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Result when a tap isn't tip-top : DRIP
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Deck post for cables : BITT
51
Plato, to Aristotle : TEACHER
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Senorita in love : AMADORA
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Coastal area : SHORE
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End of comic's reply : STOLEMYNEWTOWEL
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Kind of tax : POLL
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City in Puerto Rico : PONCE
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Size of type : PICA
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The ___ Brothers of songdom : AMES
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Hair net : SNOOD
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LL.B. holder : ATTY
Down
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Taj ___ : MAHAL
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Idolize : ADORE
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Aftermath : ROWEN
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Stitched : SEWED
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Suffix with poet or hero : ICS
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Thumbs-down vote : NAY
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Biblical patriarch : ENOS
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Gift for a pipe smoker : POUCH
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Famed British theatrical family : TERRYS
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Work together toward a common end : COOPERATE
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Minstrel's companion : LUTE
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Transit patron : USER
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Slithery creature : EEL
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Fruity drinks : ADES
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Occur : HAPPEN
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Repentant one : RUER
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Asiatic goat antelope : SEROW
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Lugged : TOTED
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The Somalis : ASHA
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Never, to Noyes : NEER
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She wrote "Three Weeks" : GLYN
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Factory : MILL
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Great Barrier Island : OTEA
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Not at home : AWAY
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Objects for "Ryan's Express" : BASEBALLS
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Commence : START
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Take long steps : STRIDE
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Clinton's canal : ERIE
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Jazz dances : STOMPS
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Historian's concern : PAST
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Test for a fit : TRYON
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A rudderfish : CHOPA
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Beckett's "___ Is" : HOWIT
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Build : ERECT
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Pony-express method : RELAY
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Fissionable unit : ATOM
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Jetty : MOLE
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___ Domini : ANNO
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Health resort : SPA
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He wrote "The Name of the Rose" : ECO
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Emulate Rolfe and Pocahontas : WED

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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