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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, June 22, 1983

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, 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. 12,279
Across
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Duchesse, for one : LACE
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Lett's neighbor : ESTH
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Mimicked : APED
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Second Israeli ambassador to the U.S. : EBAN
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Fit to ___ : ATEE
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Motorized bike : MOPED
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Angry mender's cry? : DARNITALL
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Martini garnish : OLIVE
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Quaker in a grove : ASPEN
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Fish bowl : GLOBE
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___ Jacinto Mountains : SAN
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Cry at a flagmaker's funeral? : HEAVENSTOBETSY
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Gandhi's angel : DEVA
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Dance of French origin : GAVOT
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"___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
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Dupes : SETUPS
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Verve : ELAN
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What i.e. stands for : IDEST
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Miscalculate : ERR
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Emulate Isocrates : ORATE
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Silent : MUTE
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Kick up ___ : ASTORM
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Vintage car : REO
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Boorish : CRASS
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Memorable chanteuse : PIAF
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Toast at an Ed Wynn fete? : HAILTOTHECHIEF
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Shoshonean : UTE
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"___ and his money . . . " : AFOOL
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Historian Nevins : ALLAN
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Philanthropist : GIVER
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Cry as a church catches fire? : HOLYSMOKE
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Part of a decathlon : EVENT
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Stretched the budget : EKED
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Rapier's relative : EPEE
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Mundane and Mayan : ERAS
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World Series winners: 1975–76 : REDS
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Writer Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
Down
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"___ and the Swan," Yeats poem : LEDA
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Put to shame : ABASH
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"___ diem!" : CARPE
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Group of nine : ENNEAD
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Nosh : EAT
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Becomes inactive : STAGNATES
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Has an effect : TELLS
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Serf or slave : HELOT
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One-celled animal : AMOEBA
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Ward heeler : POL
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Carried on by letters : EPISTOLAR
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Ravage : DEVASTATE
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Gainsay : DENY
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Buy stocks : INVEST
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Where cranberries grow : BOGS
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Second person : EVE
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Perpetually : EVER
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Indistinct : DIM
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Instructional : EDUCATIVE
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Game dog : RETRIEVER
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Ust ___, U.S.S.R. plateau : URT
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Drove forward : PROPELLED
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Modernist : NEO
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Cachet : SEAL
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Group in NE Nebraska : OMAHAS
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Date-setting phrase : ASOF
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Ending for bishop : RIC
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Gambits, in chess : STARTS
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Made a movie : FILMED
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Colossal : HUGE
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"I will speak daggers ___ . . . ": Hamlet : TOHER
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English physicist: 17th century : HOOKE
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Become one while on the run : ELOPE
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Deceptive person : FAKER
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At no time, to Tennyson : NEER
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Queen before Sofia : ENA
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What QB's wish to gain : YDS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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