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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, November 7, 1986

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, 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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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,513
Across
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Tasso's "___ Delivered" : JERUSALEM
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Type of bandage : SPICA
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Take out : ELIMINATE
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Seat in an oriel : CAROL
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Apart : SEPARATED
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Swinburne's "___ of Balen" : ATALE
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Kett contemporary : TEEN
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Division of a hockey game : PERIOD
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Dramatist Hedberg : TOR
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Actor Wynn : KEENAN
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This bloke may be a toff : GENT
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" ... the ___ was to wander in": FitzGerald : ROADI
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Yuletide in Roma : NATALE
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What tipplers do : IMBIBE
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Heirs : LEGATEES
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Unable to come about, as a sailboat : INIRONS
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Starts a trek : SETSOUT
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Dodge : SIDESTEP
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Slow up : RETARD
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The ___ Midland counties : SHIRES
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Verboten verbiage : NONOS
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Something to castigate : TEXT
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Check up on anew : RETEST
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Shandy part : ALE
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Nero's teacher : SENECA
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"For once, upon ___ and gusty day": Shak. : ARAW
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Infielder Dale : BERRA
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Lack of concern for right or wrong : AMORALITY
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A wee hour : ONEAM
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Lacy styles of book-cover decoration : DENTELLES
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Recorder of Munchausen's travels : RASPE
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Receivers of checks : ENDORSEES
Down
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Witty bit : JEST
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Loser to S. Grant : ELEE
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An adjective for old age : RIPE
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Ukrainian city : UMAN
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English title : SIR
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"Is man ___ or an angel?": Disraeli : ANAPE
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Triangular sail : LATEEN
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Another kind of triangle : ETERNAL
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Interposes : MEDIATES
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Marine goggler : SCAD
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One way to stand : PAT
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Fuming : IRATE
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Costa Rican's dollar : COLON
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Put on guard : ALERT
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Wild ass : ONAGER
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Block; frustrate : KIBOSH
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Reaches : GETSTO
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He wrote "The Making of an American" : RIIS
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Hawks' home : OMNI
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Make ___ for (try to get) : ABID
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Most calamitous : DIREST
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Delitescent : LATENT
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Undiminished : ENTIRE
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Of the dawn : EOAN
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Large kangaroo : EURO
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Norms: Abbr. : STDS
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Swain song : SERENADE
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Yeggs : PETEMEN
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A brace of shakes : SECOND
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Biblical mountain : TABOR
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Mezzo-soprano Obraztsova : ELENA
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Jerez, once : XERES
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Family name of Pius X : SARTO
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Updike's "The ___ Door" : SAME
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"___ Well ... " : ALLS
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Peeve : RILE
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Fit to ___ : ATEE
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"Swiss Family Robinson" author : WYSS
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Shoot the breeze : RAP
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Atmosphere: Comb. form : AER

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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