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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Tuesday, April 7, 1992

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,491
Across
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" . . . ___ a four-leaf clover" : OVER
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Budges : STIRS
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The Pequod's skipper : AHAB
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Embog : MIRE
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Shade of red : CORAL
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Neophyte : TYRO
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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Reckon : OPINE
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Gardenia or lilac : ODOR
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Amaryllis and meadow saffron : NAKEDLADIES
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Horse and carriage : RIG
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City WSW of Warsaw : LODZ
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Flaunt : PARADE
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Insert marks : CARETS
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Noted jazz pianist-conductor : PREVIN
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Idolize : ADORE
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Beast that killed Adonis : BOAR
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"___ in Calico," 1946 song : AGAL
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Headland : RAS
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Pragmatic person : REALIST
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Lincoln's "Cap'n ___" : ERI
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Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
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TV's talking horse : MRED
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Emulate Demosthenes : ORATE
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Inflated mattresslike bag : AIRBED
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Untie : LOOSEN
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More piquant : RACIER
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___ Bay, Hawaii : HILO
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___ Tikkanen, N.H.L. star : ESA
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New Jersey : GARDENSTATE
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Do aquatints : ETCH
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"I ___ a tale unfold . . . ": Shak. : COULD
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Aldrich's "The Story of ___ Boy" : ABAD
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Señor's six : SEIS
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___ May in "Tobacco Road" : ELLIE
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Cubs or Mets : NINE
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Actor Alain ___ : DELON
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Statesman Rusk : DEAN
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Middle East land : OMAN
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Kin of bravo : VIVA
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Bruhn of ballet : ERIK
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One making merry : REVELER
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Rebukes : SCOLDS
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Uris novel : TOPAZ
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Crocus, e.g. : IRID
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Punjabi peeress : RANI
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Surprise hits : SLEEPERS
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Showy flowers : HYDRANGEAS
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Calla lily, e.g. : AROID
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Danish entertainer : BORGE
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Fond grandparent : DOTER
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City in Ga. : SAV
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Inlet : RIA
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"___ nome," Verdi opera : CARO
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Hebrew month : ADAR
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Flowering tree of Dixie : ROSEACACIA
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Punted : POLED
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Foray : RAID
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Nude : BARE
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Johnson of "Laugh-In" : ARTE
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Mortgage : LIEN
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Hugged : EMBRACED
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Cat's-paws : TOOLS
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Ovid's 52 : LII
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___ branch (utterly) : ROOTAND
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Part of a div. : REG
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Flowering European tree : LINDEN
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Famed ex-Dodger : REESE
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Late bloomer : ASTER
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Sun-loving flower, for short : HELIO
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Thespian's quest : ROLE
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Obtuse : DULL
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Nichols hero : ABIE
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Blue Nile source : TANA
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Early arboreal place : EDEN
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F.D.R.'s successor : HST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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