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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, December 7, 1987

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 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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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,908
Across
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Actress Moreno : RITA
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Sourdough's deed : CLAIM
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Saroyan hero : ARAM
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"Yes ___": S. Davis Jr. : ICAN
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Capacious : LARGE
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Arrived : CAME
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Jack : COMICACTOROAKIE
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Individual : ONE
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Stair part : RISER
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Sluggish : INERT
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Sound receiver : EAR
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Snow, to Burns : SNA
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Jack : GOLFERNICKLAUS
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Lawful : LICIT
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Start of a counting-out rhyme : EENA
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Compass dir. : ENE
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Fronton cheer : OLE
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Evening meals : SUPPERS
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Margin : RIM
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Nabokov novel : ADA
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Use a harvester : REAP
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Part of Hispaniola : HAITI
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Jack : MANOFALLTRADES
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Zilch : NIL
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Porter : ALE
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Crow : GLOAT
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Take care of : SEETO
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Exist : ARE
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Jack : RINGSTARDEMPSEY
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Suffix with resist : ANCE
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Wood for bridges : ALDER
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Vice principal, e.g. : AIDE
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Uitlander foe : BOER
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Ways and ___ : MEANS
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Striplings : LADS
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Puerto ___ : RICO
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Image : ICON
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Domesticated : TAME
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Witch bird : ANI
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Actress Trevor : CLAIRE
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Varnish ingredients : LACS
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Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Operatic prince : IGOR
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Debussy's "La ___" : MER
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"A man, a plan, ___, Panama" : ACANAL
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Gay blade : RAKE
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Afghan V.I.P. : AMIR
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Convene : MEET
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Special skills : CRAFTS
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Sty sound : OINK
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Inventor Whitney : ELI
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Battle memento : SCAR
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Hayworth role : GILDA
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Watery expanse : OCEAN
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Drive back : REPEL
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Neighbor of Tibet : NEPAL
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Clumsy : INEPT
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High nest : AERIE
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Modules : UNITS
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Big rig, for short : SEMI
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Good soil : LOAM
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Russian river : URAL
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Hebrew word meaning "peace" : SHALOM
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Summer quaff : ADE
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Ass or catapult : ONAGER
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Suits : FITS
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Appraisers : RATERS
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Snatch : GRAB
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Linen, in León : LINO
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Formerly : ONCE
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Shopper stopper : SALE
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Wagnerian goddess : ERDA
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Paradise : EDEN
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Where Laos is : ASIA
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Comedian Foxx : REDD
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Looks at : EYES
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Floppy cap : TAM
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Chum : PAL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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