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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, July 15, 1992

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { G J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.30)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, 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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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,590
Across
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"Shane" hero : LADD
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Maître d's handouts : MENUS
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A rib in knit goods : WALE
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Hebrew measure : OMER
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Use a podium : ORATE
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Actor Braeden : ERIC
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Capitol Hill ploy : FILIBUSTER
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Junior's bb's : AMMO
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"Saturday Night Fever" star : TRAVOLTA
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Spoken : VERBAL
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Biblical high priest : ELI
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Near-ringer : LEANER
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Flatware items : SPOONS
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Verily : INTRUTH
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Kringle : CLAUS
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"It ___ Be You" : HADTO
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___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
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Shopper's aid : LIST
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Everybody, in Spain : TODOS
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Poisonous Tibetan plant : ATIS
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TV spots : ADS
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Staggering : AREEL
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Sparling : SMELT
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Persephone's mother : DEMETER
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Troupe group : ACTORS
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Disquiet : UNEASE
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Thun's river : AAR
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Had erotic cravings : LUSTED
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Doorway curtain : PORTIERE
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Oppositionist : ANTI
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Dull : LACKLUSTER
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Or, in Essen : ODER
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Province of Ecuador : ELORO
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Beethoven's "Archduke ___" : TRIO
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Agnail, e.g. : SORE
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Attack : SETAT
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City of the Huguenots : SENS
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Golf shot : LOFT
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Kabul chieftain : AMIR
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Poet ___ Mare : DELA
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Expel : DRIVEOUT
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___ Rouge, Paris : MOULIN
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Once, once : ERST
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Of birth : NATAL
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Navajo foe : UTE
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Kind of quarters : SERVANTS
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Nudist's antithesis : WEARER
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"Amharic Grammar" author : ARMBRUSTER
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Type of bean : LIMA
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Bionomics: Abbr. : ECOL
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G.I.'s who can't shoot straight : BOLOS
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Within: Comb. form : ENTO
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Phantoms : EIDOLA
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Skitter : SLIDE
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Be adequate : PASSMUSTER
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Blacksmiths : SHOERS
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Diplomat's attire : TAILS
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Boniface : HOST
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Like 10 Down : CLAD
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Hoosier humorist : ADE
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Levers on looms : TREADLES
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Casanovas : AMORISTS
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Fit to ___ : ATEE
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In ___ quo (as is) : STATU
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Whole : ENTIRE
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Certain freight shipment : CARLOT
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___ Center, Orlando attraction : EPCOT
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Neighbor of Thailand : LAOS
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Disassemble : UNDO
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Podded plant : OKRA
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Being, in Pau : ETRE
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Bridle strap : REIN
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Libido : EROS
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Pub tap : ALE

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

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