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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

GREENSKEEPING

New York Times, Sunday, March 17, 1974

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.55, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 529 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,982
Across
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Steam baths : SAUNAS
7
Give out : EMIT
11
“Hyperion” poet : KEATS
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“Erin ___!” : GOBRAGH
17
Losers to Brian Boru in 1014 : DANES
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Patrick’s partner : MICHAEL
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Spouse of 16 Down : RAINIER
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Parade month : MARCH
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By turns: Prefix : ALTERNI
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Of space : AREAL
25
Architect’s draft : EPURE
27
Composer Satie : ERIK
29
Hari : MATA
30
Opposite of trans- : CIS
31
Wampum : SEWAN
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Gretna Green bride : ELOPER
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Comedian Conway : TIM
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Wife of Geraint : ENID
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O.S.S. chief in W. W. II : WILDBILLDONOVAN
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“Songs of Killarney” author : GRAVES
44
Backbone of S. A. : ANDES
45
We, in Italy : NOI
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Bird dog : IRISHSETTER
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Botanical ripening : SYNACME
53
Hollies : ASSIS
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Poe house : USHER
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Glacial divide : ICESHED
57
Like Dixie: Abbr. : STHN
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Day before the rebellion of 1916 : EASTERSUNDAY
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Actress MacGraw : ALI
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Famed puppeteer : SARG
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McGuire Sisters : TRIO
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Certain negative: Var. : NIET
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Dennis the Menace, for one : BRAT
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Modernizer of Japan : ITO
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Workers in Ireland’s pastures : SHEEPHERDERS
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Actor Ray : ALDO
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“O ___ is she!” (Jonson) : SOSWEET
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Greenish blue : EMAIL
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Aft : AREAR
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Molasses : TREACLE
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Items to eat with Irish stew : BREADSTICKS
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Ten: Prefix : DEK
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Vandyke or imperial : BEARD
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Rudiment : INCEPT
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Old-time baseball cry : SLIDEKELLYSLIDE
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___ avis : RARA
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Irish ___ : SEA
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Group of nine : ENNEAD
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Profoundly, to poets : ADEEP
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Kind of time : RAG
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Other: Sp. : OTRO
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Hatching post : NEST
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Lanchester et al. : ELSAS
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Arrested : RANIN
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Zealot : DEVOTEE
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Irish patriot : EMMET
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Geological period : MIOCENE
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Irish legislators : SEANADS
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Farm-machine pioneer : DEERE
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Stores grain : ENSILES
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Sordid : SEAMY
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Walked on : TROD
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Acupuncture Item : NEEDLE
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On the wing : SOARING
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Mrs. Levy : ABIESIRISHROSE
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Spanish vase : URNA
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Brad and spad : NAILS
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Vital statistic : AGE
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Ill-tempered : SHREWISH
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Orator Burke : EDMUND
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Volcanic crater : MAAR
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Legal phrase : INRE
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Gumshoe : TEC
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Fabulous fighters : KILKENNYCATS
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Outside: Prefix : ECT
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Warning cough : AHEM
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N. Z. tree : TARATA
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Submitted, as mss. : SENTIN
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Famous Kelly : GRACE
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Clam-bar worker : SHELLER
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Chilean river : MAIPO
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Author O’Flaherty : LIAM
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O’Hara’s Joey : PAL
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McKuen et al. : RODS
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Rams’ dams : EWES
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Graybeards : ELDERS
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Mickey from Brooklyn : ROONEY
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Adventurous : DARING
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Enjoy a lough : BATHE
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Prefix with loper or cede : INTER
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Passages : VIAS
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Power : VIS
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Girl in a song : SUSIE
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Bar legally : ESTOP
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Partisan : SIDER
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Irish statesman : CHARLESPARNELL
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Sugary mixture : MELADA
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Newsroom worker : EDITOR
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Diamond action : ASSIST
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Part of a turbine : STATOR
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Well-known widow : ETHELKENNEDY
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Alpine crest : ARETE
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Brought to naught : UNDID
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Physicist Bohr : NIELS
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Barnum employe : BARKER
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Leave a group : SECEDE
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Harbinger : HERALD
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Abrasive : EMERY
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Electric catfish : RAADS
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Gully : WADI
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C.P.A.’s record: Abbr. : ACC
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Passé : BELATED
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Customs inspectors at docks : TIDESMEN
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Arrow poison : INEE
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Friendly contests : BEES
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Apprentice : TRAINEE
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Medit. vessels: Var. : SETEES
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Grubs : LARVAE
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Joints : KNEES
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Stood the gaff : LASTED
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Mrs. McKinley : IDA
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Saint of Jan. 21 : AGNES
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The old country, etc. : SODS
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Joyce’s forte : PROSE
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An O’Neill : OONA
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Legendary Irish beauty : EMER
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Dodecanese island: It. : LERO
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Kind of test : ACID
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O’Shanter : TAM
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Shea player : MET
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Adjective suffix : INE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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