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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, February 14, 1983

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, 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. 12,151

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Across
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Mecca for shoppers : MART
5
Ostrich's cousin : RHEA
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Renown : FAME
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Where David slew Goliath : ELAH
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Orient : EAST
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Miscued : ERRED
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Cahn–Van Heusen hit: 1955 : LOVEANDMARRIAGE
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Star-shaped : STELLATE
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Sour drink : ALEGAR
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Seaman's patron : ELMO
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Explorer Hedin : SVEN
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Hollywood event : PREVUE
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___ generis (unique) : SUI
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Per ___ : DIEM
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External : OUTER
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Dwellers in cantons : SWISS
34
B–F connection : CDE
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"S.W.A.K." on an envelope : SEALEDWITHAKISS
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Charlemagne's dom. : EMP
39
Revolutionary patriot : DEANE
40
Parts of harrows : TINES
41
He wrote "Your Erroneous Zones" : DYER
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Ogle : EYE
44
Thrilling : TINGLY
45
Vipers : ASPS
47
Sharp scarp : CRAG
48
"Be thou as ___ as ice . . . ": Shak. : CHASTE
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Stairway item : FOOTSTEP
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Althea's swain : RICHARDLOVELACE
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Abalone : ORMER
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Jab : POKE
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School Shelley attended : ETON
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Nobleman : PEER
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Lascivious look : LEER
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Hankerings : YENS
Down
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Brooks and Blanc : MELS
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"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
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Talk gibberish : RAVE
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On ___ (honest) : THELEVEL
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Give a new title to : RENAME
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"It ___ Be You," 1924 song : HADTO
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Girl in a Salinger story : ESME
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___ loss for words : ATA
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Word after boy or girl : FRIEND
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First of a Kipling trio : ARAG
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Prefix with ton or cycle : MEGA
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River in Germany : EDER
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Dashiell contemporary : ERLE
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Played the siren : ALLURED
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Transport with joy : RAVISH
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Bridal ___ : SUITE
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Modeled : POSED
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"With ___ heart is laden": Housman : RUEMY
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A day's march : ETAPE
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Sty denizens : SWINE
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Cupcake topper : ICING
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Lemon shipped from Mich. : EDSEL
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Like Junior's room, perhaps : MESSY
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Persuades : SWAYS
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Glut : SATIATE
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More recondite : DEEPER
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"Water Babies" poet : KINGSLEY
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Thin slice of bacon : RASHER
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Damage suit : TROVER
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Top banana : STAR
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Sarah ___, ex-tennis champ : COOKE
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Farmer's concern : CROP
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Charter : HIRE
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Zenith : ACME
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Arctic sight : FLOE
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London art gallery : TATE
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A social sci. : ECON
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Corrals : PENS
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U.N. license-plate initials : DPL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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