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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

PEOPLE IN HIDING

New York Times, Sunday, June 24, 1973

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.45, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 538 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,716
Across
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Pioneers' route : TRAIL
6
Reactions to onions : TEARS
11
Joins the Sherpas : CLIMBS
17
Jeff, for one : SHORTY
18
Port for Rose and Peggy : TRALEE
19
Paid tribute : HONORED
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Writer Laurence is buried here : WESTERNEUROPE
23
Motivate : INSPIRE
24
Salutation : AVE
25
Aspects : MIENS
26
Parseghian mans a rampart : PARAPET
28
Bolivian export : TIN
29
Glove for Gehrig : MITT
31
Slyly spiteful : CATTY
33
Popeye's creator : SEGAR
34
Decree : FIAT
35
"For ___ sake!" : PETES
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Prepare to drive : TEEUP
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Crow's cousin : DAW
40
Cause of many errors : HASTE
41
Pralines : SWEETS
43
Populace : DEMOS
45
Plundered : RAVISHED
47
Lateen : SAIL
49
Shropshire : SALOP
51
"Fiddler" character : YENTE
52
Verse forms : SESTINAS
56
Swedish shale : KOLM
58
Called : TERMED
61
Feathered six-footer : EMU
62
Statement takes a Bow : DECLARATION
66
Photo paper : SEPIA
67
Sulkies : RIGS
69
Cousin of NATO : SEATO
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Start of 109 Down : HERES
72
Kind of pickle : DILL
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Sail sounds : FLAPS
75
Had suspicions about Torme and Helen's mother : SMELLEDARAT
78
Little Rachel : RAE
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Oversentimental : SYRUPY
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Region of Greece : SULI
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Memos : NOTELETS
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Of space : AREAL
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Querulous weakling : PULER
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Humdinger : LULU
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"___ My Business" (J. D. Craig) : DANGERIS
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Decorticated : PARED
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Had a 3 on short hole : PARRED
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Over : ENDED
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Tree : FIR
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Court matters involving Ibsen woman : CASES
104
Marie Antoinette, e.g. : REINE
105
Navy meal : MESS
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Insurgent : REBEL
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Lawful : LICIT
110
Take off : DOFF
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Unruly tot : IMP
112
Largest of the flatfishes : HALIBUT
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Damages, in Durango : DANOS
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Greek letter : TAU
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Grassy feed for cattle : SOILAGE
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Ferber ties up world group : UNITEDNATIONS
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Hides in a grotto : ENCAVES
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Tiger name : KALINE
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Greet : SALUTE
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Angling group : EELERS
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On end : ERECT
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Lock : TRESS
Down
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"___ from Pompey's Head" : THEVIEW
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Abie's wife gets an ornament : ROSETTE
3
Pastime for Carney : ART
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Particular : ITEM
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Keats product : LYRIC
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College board : TRUSTEES
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Nubbin : EAR
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Asymmetrical : ALOP
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Meal, in Paris : REPAS
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Get into a dither viewing Skelton : SEERED
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Remove by bits with Dogpatch man : CHIPAWAY
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He thinks two's a crowd : LONER
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Part of M.I.T. : INST
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Sailor's swab : MOP
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Noah's son keeps a realm together : BRITISHEMPIRE
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Arranged in succession : SERIATE
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Overwhelms : SWAMPS
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Lodged afield : TENTED
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Like many a jalopy : DENTED
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Uncluttered : NEAT
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Gelling agent : AGAR
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Small anvil : TEEST
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City on the Colorado : YUMA
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Speedy Buttons runs down acid dye : FASTRED
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Far from frivolous : STAID
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Kind of dot : POLKA
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Met basso : HINES
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Geometers' terms : SINES
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Placate : SOOTHE
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Old hand : VET
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Nottingham products : LACES
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Worked at : PLIED
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Victims of feudalism : SERFS
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Dickinson : EMILY
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Girls surround rifle man : SUGARANDSPICE
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Bridge thrills : SLAMS
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Mack's vaudeville partner : MORAN
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Israeli port : EILAT
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Valleys : DALES
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Devoured greedily : ATEUP
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Furl : ROLLUP
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Perfume ingredient : NEROL
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Crowns of thorns : SPURGES
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Showed sudden interest : SATUP
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Cruiser's asset : SPEED
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Diamond gal is in bloom : LILAC
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Of bodily tissue : TELAR
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Sourdough's time period : YAR
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Attracted : LURED
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Inanimate : LIFELESS
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Of an epoch : ERAL
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Dweller gives space to Caesar : RESIDENT
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End of existence : DEMISE
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Sea polyp traps a captain : ANEMONE
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District in Pakistan : SIBI
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Time period : DECADE
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Turbulent : RIOTOUS
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Children, in Cannes : ENFANTS
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Neutralize a bomb : DEFUSE
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Scold : REBUKE
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___ Fein : SINN
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Wrathful one : RAGER
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Kind of probe : LUNAR
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Emcee's proposal : TOAST
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Experience : HAVE
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Roofing item : TILE
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Vega or nova : STAR
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Shastri name : LAL
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Twitching : TIC
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Yeu or Corse : ILE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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