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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, June 3, 1991

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,182
Across
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Dundee native : SCOT
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Dross of metal : SLAG
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Surround : HEMIN
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Preserve, as meat : CURE
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Legatee : HEIR
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Verdi product : OPERA
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Summer drink : ORANGEADE
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On the up and up : LEGIT
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Author Yutang : LIN
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Grizzled civet : RASSE
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Victor at Gettysburg : MEADE
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Light, one-horse vehicle : DOGCART
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Ancient temple : NAOS
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Saturn's consort : OPS
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Pearl Mosque site : AGRA
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Berg's "___ Wein" : DER
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Annoyance source : PEEVE
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He wrote "Lorna Doone" : BLACKMORE
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"God's Little ___" : ACRE
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Aristophanes comedy, with "The" : FROGS
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Bone dry : ARID
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House of York emblem : WHITEROSE
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Boorish : CRASS
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___ sequitur : NON
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Triton : NEWT
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Fish banquet : FRY
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"Nana" star : STEN
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Shifty : ELUSIVE
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Cargo unit : CRATE
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Muslim faith : ISLAM
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Zilch : NIL
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Romeo : LOVER
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Certain dark hues : NAVYBLUES
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On top of : ABOVE
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Merriment : GLEE
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Wagnerian contralto role : ERDA
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Made feline sounds : MEWED
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Corsican's neighbor : SARD
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Golfers' gadgets : TEES
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Reprimand : SCOLD
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Certain object of art : CURIO
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Chimp's cousin : ORANG
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Decade number : TEN
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Fleecing tool : SHEARS
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Minimum : LEAST
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Succors : AIDS
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Type of plum : GREENGAGE
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Evergreen of S Europe : HOLMOAK
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Rapiers' kin : EPEES
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Kind of ton or cycle : MEGA
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Crocus, e.g. : IRID
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Hoopster Thurmond : NATE
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Plum purple : GRAPE
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Commandment verb : COVET
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Rainbows : ARCS
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Cather's "___ Lady" : ALOST
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Tennyson poem : DORA
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Sister of Ares : ERIS
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World Series winners: 1990 : REDS
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Chess piece : PAWN
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Canyon sound : ECHO
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Emerald isle : ERIN
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Poetic Victorian couple : BROWNINGS
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St. ___ U. of San Antonio : MARYS
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Liberate : FREE
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Came on stage : ENTERED
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Ort of a sort : CRUMB
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Excoriated : FLAYED
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Allen or Martin : STEVE
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Young eel : ELVER
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Harden : INURE
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Renan's "La ___ Jésus" : VIEDE
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Maxwell and Lanchester : ELSAS
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Quahog : CLAM
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Academic garb : ROBE
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Maintain : AVOW
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Hacienda room : SALA
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Rent : LET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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