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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, February 5, 1986

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,238
Across
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Hemingway's nickname : PAPA
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Nobelist in Physics: 1944 : RABI
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Crack : CHAP
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"When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
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Augury : OMEN
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Emulate Lorenzo and Jessica : ELOPE
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Book by 37 Across : NIGHTWING
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Loop for Captain Lynch : NOOSE
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Swindler's accomplice : STEERER
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Nonagenarian : OLDSTER
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Was a candidate : RAN
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Tippet's kin : STOLE
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What the doctor ordered : DOSE
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O'Neill's "The Hairy ___" : APE
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Soprano from N.Y.C. : PETERS
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Ceramist's need : OVEN
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A rival in a Sheridan play : ACRES
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Little Red Book author : MAO
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Contemporary U.S. writer : MARTINCRUZSMITH
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Age, in Asti : ETA
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Distinguished : NOTED
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Famed nom de plume : ELIA
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520 hebdomads : DECADE
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Weems or Williams : TED
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Author Uris : LEON
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De Gaulle's birthplace : LILLE
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Nabokov novel : ADA
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Badly mistaken : OFFBASE
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Fierce whale : GRAMPUS
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E.T., e.g. : ALIEN
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Book by 37 Across : GORKYPARK
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Bourguiba's capital : TUNIS
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Tract : AREA
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Neighbor of a humerus : ULNA
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Mailed : SENT
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Minstrels' songs : LAYS
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Where Daisy would look sweet : SEAT
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Cook's collection : PANS
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Finished hang gliding : ALIT
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Senate youth : PAGE
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Supporter : ADHERENT
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"Ivanhoe" heroine : ROWENA
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Kabul bigwig : AMIR
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Author Hecht : BEN
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Fort Knox item : INGOT
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Kind of drama : CLOSET
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Holler's partner : HOOT
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Church recess : APSE
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Equal : PEER
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Infinite : ENDLESS
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La leader : TRA
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Bandleader Vincent: 1895–1975 : LOPEZ
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Hide : SECRETE
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Like Houston's ball park : DOMED
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Egg-shaped : OVATE
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Glacial outcropping : SERAC
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Covenant : PACT
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Rousseau classic : EMILE
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Fixed relation : RATIO
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River in Pakistan : SOHAN
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Unwrought : RUDE
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Pueblos, e.g. : INDIANS
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Carols : NOELS
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Seer who understood animals' voices : MELAMPUS
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Even though : ALBEIT
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"And his affections ___ Erebus": Shak. : DARKAS
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Not contraband : LEGAL
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Period of power : DAY
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Feed-bag food : OATS
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Air shaft : FLUE
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Twain boy : FINN
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Roman ___, gypsy created by 37 Across : GREY
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Ashen : PALE
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Italian ballot box : URNA
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Three-handed card game : SKAT
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A feast ___ famine : ORA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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