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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, June 13, 1992

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { G H K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 2
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,558
Across
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"The ___ Game," 1954 musical : PAJAMA
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Smith's "___ on a Totem Pole" : LOWMAN
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Cricket teams : ELEVENS
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Served the purpose : AVAILED
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Watch : OBSERVE
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Anagram for 17 Across : VERBOSE
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N.J. five : NETS
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Flâneur or lazzarone : IDLER
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Kin of a vibrissa : SETA
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Affirmation : YES
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Building wing : LEANTO
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Ukr., once : SSR
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Fainted : PASSEDOUT
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Co-Nobelist for Peace: 1978 : SADAT
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Groups of nine gods : ENNEADS
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Easy-to-play bridge hand : PIANOLA
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Child's concoctions : RECIPES
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One who transfers property : ALIENOR
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The chosen : ELECT
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Asinine : SENSELESS
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Personals, e.g. : ADS
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"___ the Heart of Texas" : DEEPIN
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Panay native : ATI
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Secular : LAIC
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Mix-up, to a G.I. : SNAFU
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Jejune : ARID
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Soprano Galli-Curci : AMELITA
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"Like nature's patient, sleepless ___": Keats : EREMITE
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Quite a few : SEVERAL
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Anagram for 62 Across : REVEALS
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Ninja turtles' milieux : SEWERS
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Small barracuda : SENNET
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Color called Burmese ruby : PEONY
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"The Zoo Story" playwright : ALBEE
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"He ___ at scars ... ": Romeo : JESTS
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Rosary beads : AVES
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Matelot's milieu : MER
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Farriers' iron blocks : ANVILS
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"___ Blue" (dilly of a song) : LAVENDER
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Hint; insinuation : OVERTONE
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"Hell" to Sherman : WAR
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The game of marbles : MIBS
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Shade of green : ALOES
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Hatcheries : NESTS
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Seat, to Seneca : SEDES
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Treasured : DEAR
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Huan Gulf port : LAE
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Snow leopards : OUNCES
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Sheets of stamps : PANES
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Was contrite, and more : ATONED
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Linden trees : TEILS
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Hot tub : SPA
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Afflict : AIL
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Bao ___, ex-emperor of Vietnam : DAI
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Huxley's "___ and Essence" : APE
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Ten: Comb. form : DEC
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Tu-144, e.g. : SST
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Symbol of the 28th State : LONESTAR
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Places for matériel : ARSENALS
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Org. fighting grime : EPA
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Three-time loser, perhaps : LIFER
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Acclimates : ENURES
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"Woe is me!" : ALAS
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Knights' wives : DAMES
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Cribral article : SIEVE
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Unit attachment : ARIAN
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Count, e.g. : TITLE
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That is, to Tacitus : IDEST
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Ball of yarn : CLEW
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Hemsley sitcom : AMEN
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Choler : IRE
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Anne Baxter role : EVE

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