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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, April 15, 1992

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, 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. 15,499
Across
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"If ___ My Way," pop classic : IHAD
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Palindromic title : MADAM
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Con man's trick : SCAM
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Bingo device : CAGE
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Slip cover? : ALIBI
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Eden discard : CORE
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Israeli airline : ELAL
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Leaves one's bunk : RISES
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City that's a oner? : RENO
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EYE : SORESIGHTSHADOW
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Holier ___ thou : THAN
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Bad actor : HAM
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Like certain essays : ELIAN
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Lazy Susan : TRAY
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Daiquiri base : RUM
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"Cheers" prop : STOOL
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Wet blanket? : DRIP
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Pay dirt : ORE
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EAR : PHONEPIECEPLUGS
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Yet, to W.S. : EEN
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Track strip : LANE
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Sahara filling stations : OASES
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Ironic : WRY
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Brewer's purchase : MALT
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Used stickum : GLUED
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Parabola : ARC
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Sorrel's cousin : ROAN
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NOSE : GLASSESGUARDGAY
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Fontanne's partner : LUNT
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Damp : MOIST
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Actress Raines : ELLA
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Breakout at high school : ACNE
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Winged : ALATE
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Control : REIN
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He's a hue man : DYER
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Uptight : TENSE
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Hide's companion : SEEK
Down
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Sherbets' kin : ICES
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Nimbus : HALO
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Gelling agent : AGAR
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Erasure : DELETION
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Contralto Anderson : MARIAN
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Adjust precisely : ALIGN
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Satellite ___ : DISH
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Foster a felony : ABET
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Deform : MISSHAPE
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Beat it! : SCRAM
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Campus figure : COED
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Florence's river : ARNO
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Garfield's gripe : MEOW
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Layered rock : SHALE
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Manger's contents : HAY
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Wild blue yonder : ETHER
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Bonkers : LOONY
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"Last Case" sleuth : TRENT
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Sushi ingredient : RICE
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Stir : ROUSE
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Forced onward : URGED
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Kettle of fish : MESS
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Emit; eject : SPEW
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Laid back? : DIAL
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Base for a certain setting : PLACEMAT
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Pivotal : POLAR
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Does the wash : LAUNDERS
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Miniver or Grundy : MRS
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Small, tufted beard : GOATEE
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Fall blossom : ASTER
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Autumnal colors : RUSTS
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Delighted : GLAD
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Ball role : LUCY
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Poet Sexton : ANNE
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Heel's forerunner : SOLE
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Composer ___ Carlo Menotti : GIAN
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Merriment : GLEE
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"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
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O'Neill's hirsute stoker : YANK

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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