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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, June 26, 1991

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, 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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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,205

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Across
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It sank the Titanic : BERG
5
"The ___ Happy Fella" : MOST
9
Gave a hoot : CARED
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"Un bel di" is one : ARIA
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Sector : AREA
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Over : ABOVE
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Citrus fruit : LIME
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Scarce : RARE
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Glossy-black : RAVEN
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With 52 Across, comic's quip re his jalopy : ICALLITFLATTERY
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Suffix with ethyl : ENE
24
Bee chaser : CEE
25
Singer from the Bronx : MANCHESTER
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Warmwater fish : SCAD
35
Like a Parisian's r-sound : UVULAR
36
Diminutive suffix : ULE
37
Cuckoo : ANI
38
Rodeo contestant : RIDER
39
Entirely : ALL
40
Sauce for pasta : SALSA
42
Donkey, in Dijon : ANE
43
Boxing great : ALI
44
Kind of blind : SCREEN
45
Not so much : LESS
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Wretched : DEPLORABLE
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Stripling : LAD
51
Fronton cheer : OLE
52
See 20 Across : ITGETSMENOWHERE
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Insert mark : CARET
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"The King ___" : ANDI
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Ken ___ of "thirtysomething" : OLIN
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Three-time A.L. batting champ : OLIVA
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Lorelei Lee's creator : LOOS
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Frogner Park's locale : OSLO
67
Gunpowder ingredient : NITER
68
"Say It ___ So": Berlin : ISNT
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Do a K.P. job : PEEL
Down
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Java neighbor : BALI
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Singer Clapton : ERIC
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"Green Mansions" girl : RIMA
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Hibernian : GAEL
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Seaman : MARINER
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Declaims : ORATES
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Medieval toiler : SERF
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Far East weight unit : TAEL
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Menu : CARTE
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Lets up : ABATES
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Be nomadic : ROVE
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Perpetually : EVER
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Gainsay : DENY
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Composer of "The Merry Widow" : LEHAR
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Parcel of land : ACRE
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Sert work : MURAL
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Of the birds : AVINE
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Renoir display : NUDES
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___ Elum, town in Wash. : CLE
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Spring blossom : TULIP
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Building addition : ELL
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Joshua's co-spy : CALEB
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Photographer Adams : ANSEL
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Actress Keaton : DIANE
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Wassail quaff : ALE
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Metal fastener : SCREW
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Altar on high : ARA
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Supplements : ADDS
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Featured musician : SOLOIST
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Ace concealer : SLEEVE
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Site of the Guildhall : LONDON
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Perfume base : ATTAR
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Object of devotion : ICON
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Anklebones : TALI
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"True ___," John Wayne film : GRIT
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Tombouctou is here : MALI
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Biblical oldster : ENOS
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M. Jordan's target : HOOP
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Get one's goat : RILE
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Organic compound : ENOL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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