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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, July 20, 1983

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, 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. 12,307
Across
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Future colt or filly : FOAL
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Clown in "Twelfth Night" : FESTE
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Swordsman's injury : GASH
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Longfellow's "The Bell of ___" : ATRI
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Boca ___, Fla. : RATON
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"___ a Rose," 1925 song : ONLY
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With 38 Across, friend's complaint to a new father : THATCIGARTASTED
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Staid; serious : SOBER
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Taradiddle : LIE
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Grassy space in a forest : GLADE
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Less common : RARER
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Playwright's pet letters : SRO
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Spot for a sale : GARAGE
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Liner attendant : STEWARD
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Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
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Medium-sized sofa : SETTEE
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Life story, for short : BIO
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See 17 Across : LIKESOMEOLDROPE
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Suffix with Annam : ESE
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"Criteria" is one; so is "crises" : PLURAL
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Happily ___ after : EVER
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Crowds together : SERRIES
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Writer Michael and songwriter Harold : ARLENS
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Fort ___, Calif. : ORD
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Threadlike groove : STRIA
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Showy plant : CALLA
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___ generis (unique) : SUI
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Ante; wager : STAKE
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New father's reply to friend : OWELLJUSTSKIPIT
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Bouquet holder : VASE
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City near Boys Town : OMAHA
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Presidential prerogative : VETO
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Witness : EYER
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___ up (crammed) : BONED
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Tree-of-life site : EDEN
Down
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Domino or Waller : FATS
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Emperor after Galba : OTHO
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Damascene, e.g. : ARAB
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Able to read : LITERATE
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Sat. predecessor : FRI
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Figure on a quarter : EAGLE
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Word with case or way : STAIR
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Ripped : TORE
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Ending with persist : ENT
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Sign near a school : GOSLOW
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B'way group : ANTA
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Yukon vehicle : SLED
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___ Park, where F.D.R. lived : HYDE
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Rough cliff : CRAG
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Concurred : AGREED
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Did a shoemaker's task : RESOLED
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Astral : STELLAR
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Big blows : GALES
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Revolt : ARISE
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Suburbanite in autumn : RAKER
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Greek colonnade : STOA
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In heaven : ABOVE
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Mature : RIPEN
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Activists : DOERS
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Cassowaries' cousins : EMUS
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Thrice, in prescriptions : TER
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Helix : SPIRAL
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Kinsman : RELATIVE
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Kind of derby : ROLLER
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Daredevil's delight : RISK
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Lazy ___ (tray for food) : SUSAN
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Church tax : TITHE
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Marine haven : COVE
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Not at home : AWAY
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___-majesté : LESE
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Japanese form of wrestling : SUMO
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Impersonated : APED
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It's often gone with the wind : KITE
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Harrow's rival : ETON
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Occupation : JOB
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Morose : SAD

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

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