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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, December 5, 1986

1-Down : ___ Pasha, Egyptian statesman

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, 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. 13,541
Across
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Ancient winding river (source of 70 Across) : MAEANDER
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"It takes a ___ livin' ... ": Guest : HEAPO
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Rate : APPRAISE
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Spanish city or province : OVIEDO
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Waver : HESITATE
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Court sport : TENNIS
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Heroine of a Mancinelli opera : ERO
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One with inclined handwriting : SLANTER
22
Character in "Charley's Aunt" : ELA
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Water surface, to Masefield : RYME
25
Highway menace : TAILGATER
27
Decline : REJECT
30
Capek classic : RUR
31
"And we conquer but ___": Campbell : TOSAVE
34
Instruction : TUTELAGE
38
Scrap : ORT
39
___ Thong, Thai province : ANG
41
Haggard book : SHE
42
Saul's grandfather : NER
43
Like Craig's wife : OVERNEAT
46
Certain kin : ENATES
48
A vote : AYE
49
Most ignoble : BASEST
51
Luray Caverns material : LIMESTONE
54
Best of the movies : EDNA
58
Tag players : ITS
59
Grand place in N.Y.C. : CENTRAL
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The world's sine qua non : AIR
63
"Humoresken" composer : MAHLER
65
Trust : RELIANCE
67
A 1986 film : ALIENS
68
Beneath the Baltic's surface : UNDERSEA
69
Freshet : SPATE
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Roams : MEANDERS
Down
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___ Pasha, Egyptian statesman : MAHER
2
Imitation : APERY
3
___ Downs : EPSOM
4
Famed Greek nickname : ARI
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Former D.C. nine : NATS
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It's on the watch : DIAL
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Dumbarton Oaks, e.g. : ESTATE
8
Play it again : REENACT
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TV hit show : HOTEL
10
Part of Yuletide décor : EVERGREENS
11
Rhone feeder : AIN
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Piercer : PENETRANT
13
"Swan Lake" role : ODILE
16
Glacial ridges : OSAR
21
Companion of Paul : TITUS
24
Vulgar, e.g. : ERA
26
Central Asiatic tent : AUL
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Vanishing : EVANESCENT
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___ sais quoi : JENE
31
Also : TOO
32
Nickname for a Wright brother : ORV
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Ocean greyhound : STEAMSHIP
35
Penn pronoun : THEE
36
Whiz preceder : GEE
37
Forage plant : ERS
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Libreville is its capital : GABON
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N.Y.C. suburb : RYE
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Childish fit : TANTRUM
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Goddess of mischief : ATE
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Balmy; halcyon : SERENE
51
Diller's birthplace : LIMA
52
Types of type: Abbr. : ITALS
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Compendious : TERSE
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___ macabre : DANSE
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More pleasant : NICER
57
Sectors : AREAS
60
Main man in "M*A*S*H" : ALDA
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Banker's protection : LIEN
64
Savanna : LEA
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Grandson of Benjamin : ARD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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