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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, June 18, 1984

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, 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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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,641

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Across
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Lyricist who wrote every song in this puzzle : CAHN
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Device on a Model T : CHOKE
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Preakness event : RACE
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"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
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Easy runner : LOPER
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Not at home : AWAY
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Hit song of 1946 : FIVEMINUTESMORE
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When Paris sizzles : ETE
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"___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
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Targets at Doral : HOLES
23
___ Benedict : EGGS
24
Cyclotron item : ION
25
Seasonal song of 1954, with "The" : CHRISTMASWALTZ
32
Half-wild horse : BRONC
33
Friend in a fray : ALLY
34
Suffix with flex : URE
35
Be bested : LOSE
36
Frankie ___, pianist : CARLE
38
Guitar part : FRET
39
"It's You or No ___," 1948 song : ONE
40
Grammy-winning singer: 1984 : CARA
41
Department of Peru : TACNA
42
Hit song of 1954 : TEACHMETONIGHT
46
Sass : LIP
47
Plunders : ROBS
48
Figaro's land : SPAIN
51
Fabric with a wavelike effect : MOIRE
53
Rush-hour problem : JAM
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Hit song of 1955 : LOVEANDMARRIAGE
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Surmounting : UPON
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Grape seeds : ACINI
61
Competed : VIED
62
Polite bloke : GENT
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Hayworth and Moreno : RITAS
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Besides : ELSE
Down
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Place to eat : CAFE
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Came down : ALIT
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Busy place : HIVE
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Wedding-report word : NEE
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Emulates a limpet : CLINGS
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Aboveboard : HONEST
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Work of art : OPUS
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Etta of comics : KETT
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Palindromic conjunction : ERE
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Best seller in 1885 : RAMONA
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Mil. truant : AWOL
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"I Should ___," 1944 hit song : CARE
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"Windows of the soul" : EYES
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"It's ___," 1948 hit song : MAGIC
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Ostentatious : SHOWY
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Pelagic bird : ERNE
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Offshore sight : ISLE
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Grimalkin : CRONE
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Book of the Bible : HOSEA
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A colleague of Danton : MARAT
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"___ the Way," 1957 hit song : ALL
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Stagger : LURCH
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Council of ___: 1545–63 : TRENT
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Epsilon follower : ZETA
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Rorschach item : BLOT
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David, e.g. : CAMP
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Exist : ARE
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Exhausts : FAGS
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Potter's field : CHINA
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It roams through Rome : TIBER
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Magnum customer : CLIENT
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Epithet for Elizabeth I : ORIANA
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Author of the 20th Amendment : NORRIS
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Hit hard : SLUG
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"Essay on Man" poet : POPE
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Bard of ___ : AVON
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Start of the 17th century : MDCI
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Leave out : OMIT
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Sing Sing is one : JAIL
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Long time : AGES
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Ancient Asian : MEDE
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V.P. under G.R.F. : NAR
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"___ Heard That Song Before," 1942 hit song : IVE

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

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