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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, April 5, 1984

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,567
Across
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Poetic sigh : ALAS
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C.S.A. soldiers : REBS
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Go over 55 m.p.h. : SPEED
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City on the Truckee : RENO
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Señora's stewpot : OLLA
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Postpone a decision on a bill : TABLE
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Little Hamlet's question : CANYOUSEWMYROBE
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Xenophon classic : ANABASIS
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Ratified : AMENED
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___ Park, Colo. town : ESTES
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Start of a film dog's name : RIN
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Book by Anatole France : THAIS
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Activity of many Americans : DIETING
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Prefix with port or plant : TRANS
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Redford is one : BLOND
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June bug : DOR
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Towel marking : HERS
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Ballerina Shearer : MOIRA
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Apportion : METE
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Second person : EVE
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Hero of 1927 : LINDY
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Erroll Garner song: 1955 : MISTY
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Blunder : MISTAKE
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"Twelfth Night" clown : FESTE
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"___ Loser," Beatles song : IMA
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Something to toss : SALAD
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Divided, in a way : SPACED
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Turkey in Asia : ANATOLIA
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Yorick's reply to 17 Across : NOIKNOWNOTSEAMS
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Word on a Québec stop sign : ARRET
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Mussolini's daughter : EDDA
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Me.-to-Fla. hwy. : RTEI
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Punkies, e.g. : PESTS
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Woads : DYES
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Prescribes : SETS
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Ancient strongbox : ARCA
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Not fatty : LEAN
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First name of Grandma Moses : ANNA
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Subjects of Dr. Carver's experiments : SOYBEANS
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Yanks from slumber : ROUSTS
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Dinsmore of fiction : ELSIE
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Consecrate : BLESS
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Witnessed : SAW
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Blocked : STYMIED
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Progenitor : PARENT
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Black : EBON
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Magdeburg's river : ELBE
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Legal paper : DEED
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Gobi filling station : OASIS
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Yacht basin : MARINA
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Where lire gleam under water : TREVI
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Lagomorphs : HARES
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Sturdy boat : DORY
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Cato's "that is" : IDEST
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Night, in Novara : NOTTE
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Jane or Zane : GREY
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Oates novel : THEM
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Maxilla or scapula : BONE
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Pot topper : LID
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Nanki-Poo's father : MIKADO
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Criminals : MISDOERS
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Jeremiads : LAMENTS
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Supermarket section : MEATS
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Unwelcome item on a windshield : TICKET
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As ___ a pancake : FLATAS
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Dennis or Duncan : SANDY
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Battery terminal : ANODE
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Cinch : SNAP
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Lucubrate : PORE
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What snobs put on : AIRS
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Behind schedule : LATE
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"___ a man with ... " : IMET
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Sale stipulation : ASIS
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Unite : WED

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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