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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, March 20, 1987

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,646
Across
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Start of a Milton quote re cafes? : THEY
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Furnish : EQUIP
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A certain crown : PATE
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York or Murphy : HERO
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Simon's "Plaza ___" : SUITE
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"___, you noblest English" : ONON
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Makes unclear : OBFUSCATES
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Something to pitch : TENT
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Soak timber : RET
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A way to stand : PAT
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L. Smith's "___ Fruit" : STRANGE
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Sahib's sunshade : TOPEE
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Rose oil : ATTAR
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Quote: Part II : ALSOSERVEWHO
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Petrarch's love : LAURA
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"The Rosary" composer : NEVIN
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Blarney-stone kisser's gift : GAB
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Icky stuff : MIRE
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Inverted V : CARET
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Collapsed : GAVE
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Pitcher Clemens, e.g. : ACE
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Black or Valentine : KAREN
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Nomothetes : SOLON
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Quote: Part III : ONLYSTANDAND
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Shakespeare contemporary : NASHE
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Porter products : TUNES
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Enemies of the Iroquois : OTTAWAS
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Ripen : AGE
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___ de France : ILE
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Mental state : MOOD
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Sorority : SISTERHOOD
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Christie or Lucasta : ANNA
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Acuminate : TAPER
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"The Breeze ___," 1940 song : ANDI
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Judge : DEEM
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Store up : AMASS
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End of quote : WAIT
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Asgard dweller : THOR
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"Pinafore" lass : HEBE
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W. German river : ERFT
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Pronoun : YOU
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"Stalag 17" event : ESCAPE
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Set of four : QUATERNARY
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Out, in Edam : UIT
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Residents of: Suffix : ITES
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Gnat or rat : PEST
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Eire staple : POTATO
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In re : ANENT
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Calcutta carriage : TONGA
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Script direction : ENTER
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Bride, in Bari : SPOSA
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Actress Muriel : RAHN
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Raced : TORE
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Global apex : EVEREST
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___-Ata, Soviet city : ALMA
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Secular : LAIC
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Certain : SURE
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Comes to pass : EVENTUATES
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Thurber was one : WIT
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Celebration : GALA
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Eden's earldom : AVON
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Flex : BEND
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Lone Eagle's monogram : CAL
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Zeus and Jove : GODS
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Gnu homophone : KNEW
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Curl the lip : SNEER
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"___ was a gardener . . . ": Kipling : OHADAM
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City ENE of Nantes : ANGERS
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Footloose one : NOMAD
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Expiate : ATONE
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Pelt : STONE
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Film dog : ASTA
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Thailand, once : SIAM
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Type of grape : IONA
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N.J. borough : LODI
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Redact : EDIT
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Evian, e.g. : SPA
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Turn left : HAW

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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