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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Tuesday, December 20, 1983

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,460
Across
1
Chart : MAP
4
Dada display : ARPS
8
West Indies Indian : CARIB
13
Ah me! : ALAS
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___ Beach, Fla. resort : VERO
16
Divert : AMUSE
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Humane org. : SPCA
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Old Greek coin : OBOL
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Boxer's quest : TITLE
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With 33 Across, host's question to male guests : SHALLWEJOINTHE
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Church area : AISLE
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Senator's refusal : NAY
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What a mender gives? : ADARN
28
Discard : SCRAP
30
Fall behind : LAG
33
See 20 Across : LADIES
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Door, in Dortmund : TUR
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Peachy : FINE
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Valentino films, e.g. : SILENTS
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Encounter : RUNINTO
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Prill and mispickel : ORES
42
G.I.'s overseas address : APO
44
With 52 Across, wiseacre's reply to host : GEEDID
45
Unit of light intensity : PYR
46
Factory : PLANT
48
Candied : GLACE
49
Ovine plaint : BAA
50
Pottery piece : SHARD
52
See 44 Across : THEYGOTOPIECES
58
Muralist Rivera : DIEGO
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Doll's word : MAMA
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Took a bus : RODE
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Muster : ENROL
62
Jelly ingredient : AGAR
63
Pundit : SAGE
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Vaquero's lariat : REATA
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Hatching post : NEST
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Canceled : XED
Down
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Lump : MASS
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Coleridge's "sacred river" : ALPH
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S.A. rodent : PACA
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States openly : AVOWS
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Insurgents : REBELS
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Plan : PROJECT
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Alone : SOLO
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Doze : CATNAP
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Friendship : AMITY
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Actress Gordon : RUTH
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Offshore sight : ISLE
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Spelldown : BEE
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Stipends : SALARIES
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Kind of shower : LINEN
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Snug as a bug ___ : INARUG
25
Noted columnist : ALSOP
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Milk-and-cheese place : DAIRY
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Freud colleague : ADLER
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Capek play : RUR
30
Singer Ronstadt : LINDA
31
Caper : ANTIC
32
A nodule of stone : GEODE
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German prison camp : STALAG
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___ choice (baseball play) : FIELDERS
38
Health club : SPA
40
Pola of early films : NEGRI
43
Treading the boards : ONSTAGE
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Graft for a deejay : PAYOLA
47
Six-time Presidential candidate : THOMAS
49
Sired : BEGOT
51
Separated : APART
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Prong : TINE
53
Wife of Zeus : HERA
54
Yemeni neighbor : OMAN
55
Cajole : COAX
56
Selvage : EDGE
57
Pip or pit : SEED
58
Berg's "___ Wein" : DER

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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