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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, November 8, 1990

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { H J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 3, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid is asymmetric.
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,975
Across
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Alias : AKA
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Tasty : SAPID
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Lionized lion : ELSA
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Van Patten role in TV's "Mama" : NELS
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Papal cape : ORALE
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Hen pen : COOP
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Snaky hairdo : DREADLOCKS
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Ten square chains : ACRE
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___ Mather, clergyman-Harvard president : INCREASE
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Fat pig : PORKER
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Actor in "Pretty Lady" : GERE
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Ranch in "Giant" : REATA
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A colleague of Reasoner : SAFER
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Tasso's birthplace : SORRENTO
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Beldams : CRONES
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Pinter product : PLAY
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Joanne of movies : DRU
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Licorice, e.g. : ROOT
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Did some whittling : PARED
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Vail gear : SKIS
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County, in Denmark : AMT
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Swedish miler Andersson : ARNE
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A. M. Lindbergh's "North to the ___" : ORIENT
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Jack London's pet : MALAMUTE
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Writer Seton et al. : ANYAS
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Cinched : ONICE
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Flex : BEND
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Make a choice : DECIDE
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Warns : CAUTIONS
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Original site of U. of Nevada : ELKO
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At an impasse : DEADLOCKED
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Encumbrance : LIEN
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Common practice : USAGE
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Southwestern stewpot : OLLA
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What "walls have" : EARS
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To put, in Peru : PONER
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Type of vaccine : SALK
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"The Breeze ___," 1940 song : ANDI
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"Ol' Man River" composer : KERN
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Actor Baldwin : ALEC
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Kind of energy : SOLAR
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End of a Stein line : AROSE
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Tempo : PACE
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Kind : ILK
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Outlaw : DESPERADO
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Card game for two : ECARTE
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Under ___ (securely shut in) : LOCKANDKEY
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Tender : SORE
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Mimic : APER
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"El Jaleo" painter : SARGENT
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Maker of early steel plows : DEERE
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Like a swan's feet : OARY
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Thespian's delight : ROLE
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"Beat it!" : SCRAM
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Redolence : AROMA
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G.I.'s small trunk : FOOTLOCKER
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Ran-tan : SPREE
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Frank Norris character : TRINA
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Winkles out : OUSTS
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Made neat and trim : SPRUCEDUP
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Prefix with chamber or chapel : ANTE
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Agents of corporations : SINDICOS
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Surrounded by : AMID
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Totaled, as a bill : RANTO
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Some atoms : ANIONS
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Boy Scout's merit ___ : BADGE
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A lunar crater : EULER
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Cancel : DELE
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Famed pen name : ELIA
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He played Sonny in "The Godfather" : CAAN
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B'way musical: 1943 : OKLA
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Dudley Do-Right's sweetheart : NELL
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Mt. Rushmore is here : SDAK
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Inner: Prefix : ESO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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