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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, May 30, 1983

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,256
Across
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___ mater : ALMA
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Sparkler part : FACET
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"Weep no ___ . . . " : MORE
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Villainous glance : LEER
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Emulate Bryan : ORATE
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Pizzeria sine qua non : OVEN
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Tennyson masterpiece : INMEMORIAM
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Sunder : REND
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Alda of "M*A*S*H" : ALAN
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Lighthouse : PHAROS
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The North Star : POLARIS
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Like many a delicious cake : MOIST
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U.S. defenders : GIS
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Prefigure : FORESHOW
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Washington's foe : HOWE
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Woman's summer garment : HALTER
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Prefix with dermis : EPI
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Separated : APART
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Grant's foe : LEE
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Rowed : OARED
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The ___ East : FAR
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Tiny hooters : OWLETS
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Part of N.B. : BENE
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___ and the other thing : THISTHAT
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Netman's ploy : LOB
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Blemish : STAIN
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Tube in a lab : PIPETTE
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Antiknock fluids : ETHYLS
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Marine angler's concern : TIDE
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Int. group created in 1948 : OAS
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Do a k.p. job : PEEL
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Org. created by J.F.K. : PEACECORPS
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Lenard's "Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
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Boo-boo : ERROR
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Vietnam is here : ASIA
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Hibernian : CELT
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Vituperates : RANTS
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Loyalist of '76 : TORY
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Saying "th" for "s" : ALISP
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Slowly, to Solti : LENTO
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Baltic seaport, to a Berliner : MEMEL
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Exist : ARE
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Inane : FOOLISH
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High-warp tapestry : ARRAS
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First to take up arms : CAIN
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Zeta, ___, theta : ETA
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Pro ___ (for the nonce) : TEMPORE
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Quagmire : MORASS
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Cohan song : OVERTHERE
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Mecca for gamblers : RENO
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Concludes : ENDS
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Spouse, in Savoie : MARI
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Word form with glyphic : HIERO
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Antiquing device : AGER
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Anthem : MOTET
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Naval force : FLEET
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___-door policy : OPEN
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Off target : WIDE
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Sword handle : HAFT
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Moonfish : OPAH
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Famed Sherman statement : WARISHELL
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Edgar ___ Poe : ALLAN
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Wreck completely : TOTAL
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Singer-dancer Lane : ABBE
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Speak very softly : WHISPER
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Seaver's deceivers : SLIDERS
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Slender, pointed weapon : STYLET
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Petro group : OPEC
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Ornamental loop : PICOT
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Unfinished statue : TORSO
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Rhino's relative : TAPIR
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Bacon piece : ESSAY
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Homer's "Iliad," e.g. : EPIC
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Part of TV : TELE
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Where a mountaineer might fish : TARN
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Monroe's ___ of Good Feeling : ERA
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Morsel for Traveller : OAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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