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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, April 13, 1983

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { B F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Spans: 2, 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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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,209
Across
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Do some bailing : LADE
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Pan's instruments : PIPES
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Nursery word : MAMA
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Arrived at O'Hare : ALIT
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Sheeplike : OVINE
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Part of an account : ITEM
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Stooge, to comic at a piano : ISTHATASTEINWAY
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Decay : ROT
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Barrett or Jaffe : RONA
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Beezer : SNOOT
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Kin of brassies : SPOONS
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Norris Dam agcy. : TVA
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Comic's reply to 17 Across : NOITSAHENWAY
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Stylish : CHIC
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Less abundant : RARER
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Onager : ASS
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Abhorred : HATED
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Expanse east of N.A. : ATL
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Hackneyed : TRITE
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Ar follower : ESS
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Dinsmore of fiction : ELSIE
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Suffix with comment : ATOR
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Stooge's second question : WHATSAHENWAY
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Rogers or Clark : ROY
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Punish via a fine : AMERCE
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" . . . and ___ grow on" : ONETO
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Othello's perfidious aide : IAGO
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Gee's opposite : HAW
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Comic's reply to 47 Across : TWOPOUNDSORMORE
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Cinder follower : ELLA
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Hawk's weapon : TALON
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Perfume : ODOR
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Garland's "___ of the Middle Border" : ASON
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Where to see risers : STEPS
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Glaswegians' headgear : TAMS
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Dens : LAIRS
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Noted columnist : ALSOP
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The same : DITTO
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Biblical verb ending : ETH
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City in Bolivia : POTOSI
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Czar's name : IVAN
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Leaning Tower city : PISA
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Ending with consist : ENT
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___ light (comprehends) : SEESTHE
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Of a prehistoric Cretan culture : MINOAN
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" . . . sharp as ___-edged sword": Proverbs : ATWO
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Anathema to vegetarians : MEAT
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Golfer Alcott : AMY
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River through 7 Down : ARNO
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Turn upside down : INVERT
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Thrice minus twice : ONCE
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Rubbish : TRASH
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"Socrate" composer : SATIE
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Author of "The Green Hat" : ARLEN
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Show patience, in a way : WAIT
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Concerning : ASTO
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Belgian canal connector : YSER
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Masticate : CHEW
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Jumble : HASH
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"___ boy!" : ITSA
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Mississippi discoverer : DESOTO
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Martha from Montana : RAYE
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Makeups of magazines : LAYOUTS
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Boring instrument : TREPAN
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Followers of station and patrol : WAGONS
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Cupid : AMOR
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Hit role for Valerie Harper : RHODA
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Mosconi ploy : CAROM
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Pieces of crockery : EWERS
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Temple U. team : OWLS
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___ contendere : NOLO
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Unemployed : IDLE
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Drenched : ASOP
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Hyson is one : TEA
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Turner or Cole : NAT
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Witty remark : MOT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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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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