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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, May 1, 1985

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,958
Across
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Bust's antithesis : BOOM
5
With 17 and 58 Across, a benedict's motto : WHILE
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Humane org. : SPCA
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Betel : ITMO
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Gourmand or gourmet : EATER
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Sea swallow : TERN
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See 5 Across : THERESWIFE
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Cézanne's "Boy in ___ Vest" : ARED
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Flutes for tots : TONETTES
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Yalta's locale : CRIMEA
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United : ONED
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Pelt : STONE
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Armenian capital : ERIVAN
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"A ___ Clowns," 1962 Broadway hit : THOUSAND
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Dip : LADE
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Paint additives : DRIERS
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Rocky peak : TOR
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Ward off : AVERT
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Under the weather : ILL
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Rousseau hero : EMILE
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Hamilton bill : TEN
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Tangles or disentangles : RAVELS
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Portico post : ANTA
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Involved necessarily : ENTAILED
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Business combo : MERGER
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Of mind or spirit : INNER
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Remarkable variable star : MIRA
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Ceiling beam : RAFTER
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A swell occurrence? : DILATION
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Salmagundi : OLIO
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See 5 Across : THERESHOPE
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Arabia's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
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Swiss mathematician for whom a lunar crater was named : EULER
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Author Wister : OWEN
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Optimistic : ROSY
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Gary Cooper role : DEEDS
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Barrie dog : NANA
Down
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Deck post for cables : BITT
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Roman emperor: A.D. 69 : OTHO
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Portent : OMEN
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Also : MOREOVER
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Town in the Bahamas : WESTEND
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Hemmed and ___ : HAWED
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Gleason's "How sweet ___!" : ITIS
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French Revolution motto initials : LEF
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Derrick, e.g. : ERECTOR
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Dyes : STAINS
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Diffusing through : PERMEATING
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An Amerind : CREE
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Forever ___ day : ANDA
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Vulcan's chimney : ETNA
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Awaken : ROUSE
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Wentletrap, e.g. : SHELL
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Make jubilant : ELATE
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Prowl after prey : RAVEN
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Treats as equal : IDENTIFIES
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Did some roofing : TILED
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Nick from Omaha : NOLTE
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Cheerless : DREAR
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Moon or Spoon : RIVER
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Threefold : TRINE
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Contest for Salazar : MARATHON
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Put on guard : ALERTED
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Happy people : SMILERS
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Burton role in 1962 : ANTONY
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Cycles : ERAS
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Stuck in the mud : MIRED
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Loud sound : ROAR
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Actor Ray : ALDO
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Cancel : DELE
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Hawkeye's home : IOWA
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Kind of tournament : OPEN
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Spanish baby girl : NENA
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Artist's concern : HUE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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