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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, April 23, 1993

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, 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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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,872
Across
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Screwball : WACK
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Teasingly ingenuous : CAMP
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Little sea pike : SPET
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To be, in Brest : ETRE
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___ friendly : USER
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"Beat it!" : SCRAM
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Brief, catchy phrase : SOUNDBITE
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Undo : ERASE
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Equipped : ENDOWED
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Crusader's foe : SARACEN
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"Superman" actor : REEVE
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Posh; polished : ELEGANT
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Landon : ALF
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Sluggish : INACTIVE
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Electric unit : OHM
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Land of the lamas : TIBET
35
Word form with drama or gram : SOCIO
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Actor Neeson : LIAM
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Ballerina Jeanmaire : RENEE
40
Zola work : NANA
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Rat Islands native : ALEUT
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Hypochondriacs' dreads : GERMS
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Dawson of gridiron fame : LEN
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"Zaire" dramatist : VOLTAIRE
48
Fiddler-crab genus : UCA
50
Historian of Caesar's day : SALLUST
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Bou ___, Tunisian town : ARADA
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Squealed : TATTLED
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One with an account : RELATER
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Romans' central courts : ATRIA
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Mexican dip : GUACAMOLE
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Endings for sock and switch : EROOS
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Do aquatints : ETCH
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Privy to : INON
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Delineate : LIMN
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President of Zaire : SEKO
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Org. of sorts : SYST
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Bremen's river : WESER
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Make up for : ATONE
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Unrefined : CRUDE
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City in W.Va. : KENOVA
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Die : CUBE
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Noël Coward's "To Step ___" : ASIDE
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Seaver in the 60's : MET
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V.I.P. at an AMPAS event : PRESENTER
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Pa. city once called Skunk's Misery : SCRANTON
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Matter-of-fact : PRACTICAL
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Loosen or lessen : EASE
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Nemeses of U.S. counterfeiters : TMEN
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Blocks of glacial ice : SERACS
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Resided : DWELT
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Turkish chief : AGA
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Mortgagors : LIENEES
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Sapin : FIR
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Climber at Harvard : VINE
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Of the dawn : EOAN
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Norwegian saint : OLAV
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Rainbow Falls site : HILO
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Tumult : MAELSTROM
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Is envious : BEGRUDGES
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Sport : MUTATION
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Figure on an Australian coin : EMU
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"And ___ Amazon": Keats : TALLAS
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Milano's La ___ : SCALA
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Seine sight : ILE
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A friend of Athos : ARAMIS
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Betting setting : TRACK
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Lack of vigor : ATONY
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Site of an oracle of Apollo : DELOS
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"___ We All?": 1929 song : ARENT
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Eastern unit of weight : TAEL
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Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
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Canyon phenomenon : ECHO
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Chief Ouray, e.g. : UTE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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