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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, June 12, 1985

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { G J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,000
Across
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Gooseneck : LAMP
5
La Croce ___ : ROSSA
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Deportment : MIEN
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Ripley's "Believe ___ Not" : ITOR
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A Mercer collaborator : ARLEN
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Suffix with persist : ENCE
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Sleep-inducing medicaments : SOPORIFICS
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" . . . she bare ___": Gen. 4:25 : ASON
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Wielded the gavel : PRESIDED
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City in Minn. : WINONA
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R.W.R. is one : PRES
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Obscure : BEDIM
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Antique owner's concern : VENEER
28
First name of "The Blue Angel" star : MARLENE
30
Great Persian poet : OMAR
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Thinly populated : SPARSE
33
Seine sight : ILE
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Director Mervyn : LEROY
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Poker player's "bullet" : ACE
38
Sewer : DRAIN
40
Ref. book : ENC
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Birch-family members : ALDERS
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Cicero's VIII : OCTO
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Bills passed by all Congressmen : DOLLARS
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They hustle after rustlers : POSSES
49
Singer Frankie : LAINE
50
Stream at Leeds : AIRE
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Spied : PEEPED
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Historian : ANNALIST
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Coleridge's "sacred river" : ALPH
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Sleepiness : SOMNOLENCE
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City NNE of Livorno : PISA
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Kin of Dakotas : OTOES
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In the distance : AFAR
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Uneven: Abbr. : ASYM
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Nightingale, e.g. : NURSE
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Ritual : FORM
Down
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Say "th" for "s" : LISP
2
Suffix with comment : ATOR
3
Dawdle; brood : MOPE
4
Caliban's master : PROSPERO
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Super Bowl XI champs : RAIDERS
6
Some fishbowl occupants : ORFES
7
Glissaded : SLID
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Dry, as wine : SEC
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Replies : ANSWERS
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Villain : MEANIE
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Morpheus's resisters : INSOMNIACS
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A social sci. : ECON
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Señora's baby girl : NENA
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Laughter, in Lyon : RIRE
22
Loafed : IDLED
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Less furnished : BARER
25
Field mouse : VOLE
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Correct texts : EMEND
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Tendency to deep sleep : NARCOLEPSY
28
Clubs : MACES
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Crème de la crème : ELITE
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G.I.'s chaplain : PADRE
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Biblical oldster : ENOS
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An Ivy Leaguer : YALIE
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Shade of pink : ROSELEAF
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Criticizes sharply : LANDSON
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Armed like a porcupine : SPINOSE
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Howells hero : LAPHAM
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Viva-voce : ORAL
50
Baxter and Boleyn : ANNES
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Haydn's nickname : PAPA
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Site of the first Olympics : ELIS
53
Ovid topic : AMOR
54
Lowdown : INFO
55
Steep cliff : SCAR
56
Something to serve : TERM
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Start of a Verdi aria : OTU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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