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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, April 27, 1984

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, 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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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,589
Across
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Bridegroom's septennial problem : ITCH
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Nickname for the site of Japan's surrender: 1945 : BIGMO
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Gremlin's kin : IMPS
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River or monster : GILA
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"___ Indolence": Keats : ODEON
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Chesterfield : COAT
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Moreno of the Yankees : OMAR
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Intended : MEANT
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Writer Sarah ___ Jewett : ORNE
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Sewer workers' slogan? : REMEMBERTHEMAIN
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Cote sound : BAA
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Menuhin's teacher : ENESCO
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Openwork appearance : LACERY
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S.A. Indian : PIRO
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Cord for a kaffiyeh : AGAL
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Embezzler : PECULATOR
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Burr's problem? : DUELPERSONALITY
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What 1969's Apollo 11 mission caused : SENSATION
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"___ Smile Be Your Umbrella" : LETA
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Subs' superiors : REGS
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St. Denis, to the French : PATRON
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Numbness : STUPOR
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Heine's sigh : ACH
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Hoisting beef? : PULLINGUPSTEAKS
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Tract : AREA
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___ ease (uncomfortable) : ILLAT
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Stimulate : WHET
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Diminutive : TINY
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Orange shade : TENNE
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On the Aral : ASEA
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Tolkien's tree shepherds : ENTS
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Irish Renaissance leader : YEATS
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Foo ___ (an omelet) : YONG
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Harpsichordist Kipnis : IGOR
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Einstein's fourth dimension : TIME
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Littleneck, e.g. : CLAM
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Blue perennials : HAREBELLS
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Indian port : BOMBAY
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Nice notion : IDEE
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Low is one : GEAR
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___ Blanc, Alpine peak : MONT
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Retreating : ONTHERUN
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"___ to bury Caesar . . . " : ICOME
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Metrical units : MORAS
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Very funny fellow : PANIC
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Winnie Winkle of comics : STENO
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Spoil : MAR
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___ Gay, famed plane : ENOLA
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Striplings : LADS
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Malarial symptom : AGUE
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A D-day target : CAEN
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Some dinero : PESOS
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Sacred image : ICON
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Precise, proper party pooper : PRIG
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Cahn–Van Heusen Oscar winner: 1957 : ALLTHEWAY
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Theater gallery : TIER
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"Prince ___," R.L.S. work : OTTO
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Actor O'Neal : RYAN
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Parisian's partition : PAROI
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"Damned from here to ___": Kipling : ETERNITY
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Hits hard : PASTES
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Bill's possible future : ACT
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Flash flood : SPATE
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The Detroit of Italy : TURIN
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Suffix with fraud : ULENT
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Ionesco creations : PLAYS
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Part song : GLEE
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Cubitus : ULNA
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Fight for breath : PANT
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Chan's exclamation : AHSO
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Wail, Irish style : KEEN
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Smoker : STAG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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