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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, December 24, 1982

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, 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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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,099

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Across
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"Bali ___" : HAI
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Cat, goat or rabbit : ANGORA
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Townsman : CIT
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Buck book : SONS
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Grim one : REAPER
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Out ___ limb : ONA
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EVE : POETMERRIAM
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Inst. at Baton Rouge : LSU
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An Astaire et al. : ADELES
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Bert Jones is one : RAM
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Slovenly woman : SLUT
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Chief Germanic god : WODEN
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Moist : WET
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President Hyde's land : EIRE
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Lon of Cambodia : NOL
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EVE : ANOTEDARDEN
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Manatee : SEACOW
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Puzzle fans : SOLVERS
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Gun a motor : REV
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No, to Burns : NAE
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Planets : SPHERES
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Occult : SECRET
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EVE : CAINSMOTHER
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Cruise port : RIO
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Gulf of ___, Greece : ARTA
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Actress Britt : MAY
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One's name on a bracelet, for short : IDENT
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Lobster traps : POTS
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Cartoonist Fisher : HAM
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Mouth: Comb. form : STOMAT
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Caucho : ULE
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EVE : HOLIDAYTIME
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Celtic Neptune : LER
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Penny-___ (hack writer) : ALINER
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Suffix with comment : ATOR
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Loser to H.C.H.: 1928 : AES
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"The ___ eve . . . " : STAGAT
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Bucharest coin : LEU
Down
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Jonahs' cousins : HOODOOS
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___ in a haystack : ANEEDLE
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Agave fiber : ISTLE
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Bellicose Olympian : ARES
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A grandfather of Saul : NER
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Attic : GARRET
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Narcotics : OPIATES
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Countersink : REAM
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Estuary : ARM
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Clash : COLLIDE
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Underwriter : INSURER
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Trims ropes on a ship : TAUTENS
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Mass of roe : SPAWN
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Weapon brandishers : MENACERS
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Tea cart : SERVER
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Relative of "Hot dog!" : WOW
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Nine, to Nero : NOVEM
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Recipient of gifts : DONEE
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Eager readiness : ALACRITY
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Punta ___, Chilean port : ARENAS
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Shoulder blade : SCAPULA
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Prisoner released conditionally : PAROLEE
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Successful batters : HITTERS
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Mogadishu is its capital : SOMALIA
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Wary : SHY
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Religious recluse : EREMITE
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S.A. bird : TINAMOU
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Petruchio's activity : TAMING
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Playful mammal : OTTER
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Of a woman's marriage portion : DOTAL
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Felix ___, G. Eliot hero : HOLT
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Iranian group : SART
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Cries of surprise : HAS
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Goddess: Lat. : DEA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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