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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, February 5, 1992

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, 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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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,429
Across
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Addis ___, Ethiopia : ABABA
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Author de Maupassant : GUY
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Orange-shipping Fla. city : OCALA
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Future V.I.P. : COMER
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Parrot : APE
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Debussy opus : LAMER
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Short wires for closing bags : TWISTTIES
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Spenser's name for Ireland : IRENE
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River in Picardy : OISE
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Hospice : INN
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Poison : VENOM
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Put back into shape : RESTORED
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"L.A. Law" actress : DEY
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He wrote "Crazy English" : LEDERER
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That ship : SHE
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Giraffe's kin : OKAPI
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Chaplin's "The Great ___" : DICTATOR
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Type of pattern : ALLOVER
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Conferences : POWWOWS
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Mitigates : RELIEVES
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Bayou : INLET
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Marmara, e.g. : SEA
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Feasts : REPASTS
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Ukr., once : SSR
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Drugstore cowboy : LOITERER
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Piglet : SHOAT
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Número ___ : UNO
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Miff : RILE
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Cry of surprise : HELLO
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Obstruct inquiries : STONEWALL
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Sect follower : ARIAN
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Via : PER
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G.I. mentioned for honors : CITEE
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Hollow stone : GEODE
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A.E.S. backers : ADA
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"Man is a mere insect, ___ . . . ": F. P. Church : ANANT
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Histrion : ACTOR
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Knife or rock star : BOWIE
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Wrong : AMISS
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Plague : BESET
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With 25 Down, decorative style : ART
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Made headway : GAINED
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Defeated : UPENDED
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Aye : YES
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David Lean film: 1948 : OLIVERTWIST
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Singer Mariah ___ : CAREY
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Sanction : AMEN
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Jay the jester : LENO
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Saroyan hero : AREM
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Flag : TIRE
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"JFK" director : OLIVERSTONE
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See 5 Down : DECO
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Kind of cord : RIP
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Certain aircraft or airport, for short : STOL
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Sewing-machine inventor : HOWE
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First: Ger. : ERST
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Gig rig : OARS
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MOMA piece : KLEE
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Actress Nazimova : ALLA
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Luau dish : POI
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Barley beard : AWN
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Perpetually : EVER
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Corded fabric : REP
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Praised : SALUTED
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Mexican state : SONORA
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Suffix with saliva : TION
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Buffet dish : SALAD
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Rommel : ERWIN
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Lasso : RIATA
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Barkin from N.Y.C. : ELLEN
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Find new tenants : RELET
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Catch flies : SHAG
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Roll-call answer : HERE
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Mélange : OLIO
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Bath is one : SPA
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Writer de Queiroz : ECA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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