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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, November 9, 1983

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,419
Across
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Fountain drink : COLA
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Barton or Bow : CLARA
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Cyclotron item : ATOM
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U.S.S.R. river : URAL
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Union chapter : LOCAL
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Dalai ___ : LAMA
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Riddle: Why is this discard like music? : BANANAPEEL
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Cause of A's, F's, etc. : EXAM
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Made well liked : ENDEARED
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Dominion : EMPIRE
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Sun. talk : SER
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Harvest : CROP
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Least ruddy : PALEST
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Humanitarian, to a cynic : DOGOODER
33
Yoga squat : ASANA
34
"___ fan tutte" : COSI
35
Before, to the Bard : ERE
36
With 58 Across, riddle answer : IFYOUDONTCSHARP
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A Crenshaw concern : LIE
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Methuselah's longevity rival : ENOS
42
Kind of guard : COLOR
43
Trollop : STRUMPET
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Batista's ouster : CASTRO
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Symbol of purity : LILY
48
Vandalize : MAR
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Capri's Blue ___ : GROTTO
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Feelings of discomfort : MALAISES
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Gale sound : ROAR
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See 36 Across : YOULLBFLAT
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Wagner heroine : ELSA
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A Peron on B'way : EVITA
62
Light effect : AURA
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Volstead's opponents : WETS
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Dickens-Tennyson women : DORAS
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Camper's covering : TENT
Down
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Erno Rubik's puzzler : CUBE
2
N African port : ORAN
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Bring in a bass : LAND
4
Armor's wings : ALAE
5
Wine from Bordeaux : CLARET
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Gaited saddle animal : LOPER
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Made a perfect serve : ACED
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Sally Field role : RAE
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Sensitive to ragweed, e.g. : ALLERGIC
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Syrian city : ALEPPO
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TV sitcom : TAXI
12
Poet translated by FitzGerald : OMAR
13
R. Russell role : MAME
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Bahamian capital : NASSAU
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Alley Oop's homeland : MOO
24
Shoppers' concerns : COSTS
25
Water carriers : PAILS
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___ as a fiddle : ASFIT
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Biddie or stratum : LAYER
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Em's two followers : ENO
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"___ disturb" : DONOT
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Officiated at blackjack : DEALT
31
Infielder's boot : ERROR
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Printer's proof, for short : REPRO
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N.Y.'s ___ Island : CONEY
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Spread out troops : DEPLOYED
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Sacred beetle : SCARAB
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Cries of surprise : HOS
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Extremists : ULTRAS
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Inst. near Harvard : MIT
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Memorable soprano : CALLAS
48
Gozo's neighbor : MALTA
49
Sprouted : GREW
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Hamlet or Macbeth : ROLE
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Brewer's oven : OAST
52
Alaskan glacier : MUIR
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"___ first . . . " : IFAT
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Veer; twist : SLUE
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Deserve : EARN
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R.b.i. or e.r.a. : STAT
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Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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