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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, March 14, 1987

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,640
Across
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Word that stops trucks : EATS
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First Egyptian king : MENES
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"McElligot's ___": Dr. Seuss : POOL
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Causerie : CHAT
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Eminence grise : AGENT
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Qualified : ABLE
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Actress Nelligan : KATE
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Vestige : TRACE
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Bantingize : DIET
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Soothsayer's warning to Caesar : BEWARETHEIDES
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"Thank's ___ !" : ALOT
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Chevet : APSE
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Este, to Tasso : PATRON
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Cricket player : FIELDER
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Avoid artfully : ELUDE
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Lave lightly : RINSE
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"You," to C. Porter : TOP
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Some Pei products : ELLS
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Protect a wall : REVET
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"___ wear a lion's hide!": Shak. : THOU
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Lily, in Lille : LIS
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Set 88 straight : TUNED
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Catcher in the Rhone : SEINE
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Ancient city famed for cold cuts? : SALAMIS
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"Laura" lyrist : MERCER
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Ohio, to René : ETAT
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Trollope's "Orley ___" : FARM
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Caesar's reply : BUTINEVERFISH
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The core of rapport : TACT
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Leaden : INERT
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Lisper's adage? : THAW
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Truant : IDLE
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Mites : ACARI
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Large kangaroo : EURO
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Kieffer or Anjou : PEAR
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Chute material : NYLON
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Matelote, e.g. : STEW
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Luther foe : ECK
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Whaler sailor : AHAB
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Poet Nahum : TATE
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They mind their manors : STEWARDS
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Female guard : MATRON
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Showy bird : EGRET
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Spruce : NEAT
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Like some gangs : ENCHAINED
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Most high-priced : STEEPEST
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Protected, as goalies : PADDED
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Tony's cousin : OBIE
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Corrida cheers : OLES
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Court call : LET
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Lotion ingredient : ALOE
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Man is one : ISLE
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Baker's tool : PEEL
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European shad : ALLIS
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Okla. oil center : TULSA
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Nets and Nuggets : FIVES
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Moral code : ETHIC
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ABC's Arledge : ROONE
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Opposition : RENITENCY
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Cicero, in 100 B.C. : PUER
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Native of Brasov : RUMANIAN
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House wreckers : TERMITES
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Actor Jacques : TATI
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Villein : SERF
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R, F or D : LETTER
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Small swallow : MARTIN
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Iron: Comb. form : FERRO
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Ordered : BADE
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U.S.C. rival : UCLA
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Patty base : VEAL
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Bar : SHUT
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Jack rabbit : HARE
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Pourboire : TIP
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Smash hit : WOW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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