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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, May 18, 1983

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, 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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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,244
Across
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Ram on high : ARIES
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One of the Maxwells : ELSA
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Contract at a table : SLAM
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Linkage : CATENATION
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Ran very fast : TORE
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No. 1 college eleven: 1982 : THENITTANYLIONS
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Doxy : ISM
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Swerves : VEERS
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"___ of God," B'way play : AGNES
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Taken in visually : SEEN
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Bottom line : SUM
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Hubbub : BABEL
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Treadmills of a sort : RATRACES
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"Whiles, like ___, I go to find my fawn": Shak. : ADOE
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Hard money : SPECIE
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Harem room : ODA
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Loser to Penn State: 1982 Sugar Bowl : GEORGIABULLDOGS
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They loop the Loop : ELS
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Fascinate : ALLURE
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Dakotan group : REES
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Football plays : LATERALS
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Keep in stock : CARRY
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Fleur-de-___ : LIS
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Littleneck, e.g. : CLAM
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The opposition : ANTIS
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Lull with lullabies : CROON
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Roscoe; heater : GAT
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Penn State leader : COACHJOEPATERNO
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Letters on a crucifix : INRI
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Estrangement : ALIENATION
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Bench, for one : SEAT
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Half-time group : BAND
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Memorable comic : BENNY
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"Hamlet" part : ACTI
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Bowl calls : RAHS
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Columnist's line : ITEM
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Poetic time : EEN
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Cry; whine : SNIVEL
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Dutch town : ETTEN
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Facts bender : LIAR
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Cantor's vain quest : SONS
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One or the other : ANY
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Scarlet letter, e.g. : STIGMA
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Symbol of craziness : LOON
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"Rosamond" composer : ARNE
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Big Mo meal : MESS
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To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
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Hardy partner : LAUREL
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Calchas was one : SEER
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Doorframe part : STILE
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Bialy's relative : BAGEL
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Author St. Johns : ADELA
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Give a leg up : BOOST
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Picture puzzle : REBUS
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"___ can lend three thousand ducats?": Shak. : ACUR
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Dove or swain : COOER
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Lawn tool : EDGER
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Impertinent : SASSY
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Patriot Deane : SILAS
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___ Mall, London : PALL
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Showy : GARISH
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Three scruples : DRAM
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Draw forth : ELICIT
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Yalie's rival : CANTAB
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Dealt with troubles : COPED
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This will get interest : LOAN
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Galatea's beloved : ACIS
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Zero : NONE
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One-time Irish capital : TARA
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Snack-bar drink : COLA
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Colt checker : REIN
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Beam : GRIN
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Unknown auth. : ANON
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Dorsett or Hill of Dallas : TONY
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Punch taken in an arena : JAB
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When Paris sizzles : ETE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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