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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, February 24, 1983

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,161

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Across
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Take a deep breath : GASP
5
Malay fowl : ASEEL
10
Lead-pipe cinch : SNAP
14
Greek music halls : ODEA
15
Valley ___, Pa. : FORGE
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Money drawer : TILL
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Menu : BILLOFFARE
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Recorded proceedings : ACTA
20
Enrage : INFURIATE
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Alan from N.Y.C. : ARKIN
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Cupid and McGrew : DANS
23
Verboten : TABOO
25
Work in shifts : ROTATE
28
Faux pas : GAFFES
31
Post Cato held : EDILE
32
What "video" means : ISEE
35
Begin to use : TAP
36
Garnet or peridot : GEM
37
"Coppélia" composer : DELIBES
40
Give ___ whirl (try) : ITA
41
Had brunch : ATE
42
Predicate, or part of it : VERB
43
Great epicist : HOMER
45
Fettuccine item : NOODLE
48
Bearers of symbols of authority : MACERS
49
Dreads : FEARS
51
Kind : SORT
52
City in Puerto Rico : PONCE
54
Like Henry or Franklin : PATRIOTIC
59
Arabian bigwig : EMIR
60
Buffalo meat? : FAREOFBILL
61
In some yesterday : ONCE
62
Jefferson's sign : ARIES
63
Famed dissertator : ELIA
64
Louvre attraction : NIKE
65
"The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
66
Hollow stem : REED
Down
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Desert explored by Sven Hedin : GOBI
2
Tennis term : ADIN
3
Kind of confidence : SELF
4
Marshy : PALUDAL
5
Any in-law : AFFINE
6
Seats for several : SOFAS
7
Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
8
Heronlike bird : EGRET
9
Appomattox figure : LEE
10
___ David : STAROF
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In the ___ (just when needed) : NICKOFTIME
12
Choir voices : ALTI
13
Gen. Marshall had one : PLAN
18
Emulated Bryan : ORATED
21
Lawyers' org. : ABA
24
Pulitzer Prize novelist : AGEE
25
Reagan's Sec. of Treasury : REGAN
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"___ Billy Joe" : ODETO
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Dime-novel era? : TIMEOFNICK
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Horner or Sprat : EATER
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U.S.C.G. group : SPARS
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Réunion is one : ILE
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Bors or Gawain : SIR
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Dwindle : EBB
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Eternally : EVER
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A modern Omar : SHARIF
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When rakes are seen in suburbia : OCTOBER
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Fiat : DECREE
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New Guinea port : LAE
48
Gloomy : MOROSE
50
Mark for Anthony : SPARE
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His home is on the range : STEER
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Latin laborer : PEON
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Atlanta arena : OMNI
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Air for Amara : ARIA
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Wall covering : TILE
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Netman Nastase : ILIE
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Unlike David at Florence : CLAD
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Possession of pet rocks, e.g. : FAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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