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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, May 16, 1991

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,164
Across
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Funambulist's footing : ROPE
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Comprehend : GRASP
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Causerie : CHAT
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"With the blue ribbons ___" : ONIT
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"Half Magic" author : EAGER
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___ sapiens : HOMO
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Rhode Island's nickname : OCEANSTATE
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Kuwaiti bigwig : EMIR
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House-wrecking group : TERMITES
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Like Gonzales : SPEEDY
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Baker's aide : ICER
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Cause of Alice's pool : TEARS
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Tea-party treat : SCONE
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Position Durocher played : SHORTSTOP
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Veiled : COVERT
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Kin of the edge of a ledge : EAVE
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Inner: Prefix : ESO
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Hippolyte's father : ARES
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He wrote "Peg Woffington" : READE
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Author of "The Valachi Papers" : MAAS
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Gibbon : LAR
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Young trout : PARR
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Search Davy Jones's locker : DREDGE
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Take turns : ALTERNATE
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Type of rail : EASER
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Inge's "___ of Roses" : ALOSS
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Winners' signs : VEES
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Crow's kin : DAKOTA
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Chides; blames : CENSURES
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Expectant : ATIP
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Frustrate, in a way : COUNTERACT
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Like an anchoret : LONE
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Spud : TATER
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Gael's republic : EIRE
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Areas in deserts : ERGS
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Intent look : STARE
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Urban renewal target : SLUM
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Licorice is one : ROOT
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If ever : ONCE
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Marina mole : PIER
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Lightweight cottons : ETAMINES
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Wren's "Beau ___" : GESTE
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Assessors : RATERS
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Turkish chiefs : AGAS
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Coterie : SET
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Kept from decay : PRESERVED
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TV sitcom : CHEERS
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Tracts acquired via an 1862 act : HOMESTEADS
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Surrounded by : AMID
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Loyalist of 1776 : TORY
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More pleasant : NICER
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A certain crown : PATE
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Spadefoot : TOAD
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La ___, Milan's opera house : SCALA
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Lithophyte : CORAL
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Action in a card game : OVERTAKING
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Artichoke part : HEART
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Orange or Indian : OSAGE
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Hard puzzle : POSER
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Conducts business : TRANSACTS
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Historic periods : ERAS
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Bolts, cords, etc. : MEASURES
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Lutheran or Methodist: Abbr. : PROT
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Baseball's Little Colonel : REESE
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Runs to a J.P. : ELOPES
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Device in a textile plant : EVENER
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Clamma ___, soprano : DALE
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Suffix with liquid : ATOR
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___ rug (cavort) : CUTA
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Fulminate : RAIL
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Tannish : ECRU
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Caudex : STEM
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This won't fill a filly : OAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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