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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, April 24, 1986

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,316
Across
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British carbine : STEN
5
Reade's "___ Woffington" : PEG
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Beds for Leo and Elsa : LAIRS
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TV sitcom : TAXI
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Out of kilter : ALOP
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Forest in "As You Like It" : ARDEN
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Eagerly expectant : ATIP
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Learning method : ROTE
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Prove false : BELIE
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Tennis or basketball seer? : NETPROPHET
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Buffalo-to-Rochester dir. : ENE
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Taft's alma mater : YALE
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Hanger of a sort : PAPERER
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___ Palmas : LAS
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Wye follower in England : ZED
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A Muse or Dryad : ERATO
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Antonym for abhor : ADORE
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___ of (having just sold) : FRESHOUT
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Sound's partner : SAFE
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Facing a glacier : STOSS
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Dressler film: 1932 : EMMA
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Polo, e.g. : TRAVELER
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Like Pëtr Alekseyevich : GREAT
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Mother ___, famous nun : SETON
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Hal Sutton, e.g. : PRO
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Initials for a basic yeast acid : RNA
49
What Godiva shed : CLOTHES
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Cashier : OUST
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Jet ___ : LAG
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What some wills do? : SPLITHEIRS
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Eschew : AVOID
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Cockle : OAST
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A Fitzgerald forte : SCAT
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___ Janeiro : RIODE
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Item for a dendrologist : TREE
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"Oz" dog : TOTO
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Aconcagua's site : ANDES
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Say more : ADD
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De novo : ANEW
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Bandleader Kenton : STAN
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Poet Nahum ___ : TATE
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Script direction : EXIT
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Snappish : NIPPY
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Conditional freedom : PAROLE
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Bolted together : ELOPED
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Alaric or Roderic : GOTH
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R.P.I. room : LAB
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"We ___ the World" : ARE
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Unemployed lodger? : IDLEROOMER
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Catherine de Médicis, e.g. : REINE
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Flout : SNEER
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Wally Cox role on TV : PEEPERS
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Bring down the house : RAZE
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Darnels : TARES
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___ de Calais : PAS
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Upper places in space : ETHER
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Oxford form : LAST
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Purim month : ADAR
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Lounge lizard's phrase? : SOFASOGOOD
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Face, as an embankment : REVET
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On behalf of : FOR
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Ukrainian city : UMAN
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Bye-bye : TATA
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Wild plums : SLOES
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Sawbuck : TENSPOT
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Part of Afr. : ETH
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Gee's cousin : GOSH
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Self-assured : POISED
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Furrowed : RUTTED
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Mrs. Schumann : CLARA
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Linda of TV fame : LAVIN
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Episperm : TESTA
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Actor Teeter : LARA
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Graven image : ICON
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Assess : RATE
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Pack : STOW
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Fish or suffix : IDE
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Philip Wylie character : DES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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