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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

STEPQUOTE

New York Times, Sunday, July 7, 1974

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 525 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 12, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
Jim Horne notes:

The stepquote reads, "All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream."

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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,094
Across
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Start of the Stepquote : ALLTHATW
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Senor's Saturday : SABADO
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Jazzman Fountain : PETE
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Ethiopian emperor : SELASSIE
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Field hands : PLOWERS
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Effluvium : ODOR
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Belmont gate officials : STARTERS
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Poem of 1847 : ULALUME
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Chariot race : AGON
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Feudal domestic : ESNE
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Madre and Leone : SIERRAS
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"Brian's Song" actor : CAAN
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N. Z. woody vine : AKA
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Fish dish : ROE
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Below, in poesy : NEATH
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Vacuum tube : PERMATRON
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Revolution : TURN
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Tempo, in Greek music : AGOGE
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Big butte : MESA
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Citizen of Kerman : IRANI
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Condescends : STOOPS
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Edible seaweed : REDWARE
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Jewish month : ELUL
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S. A. monkeys : SAKIS
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Sweet alcohol : IDITOL
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Guidonian note : ELA
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"You Know ___" : MEAL
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Word after "woe" : BETIDE
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Certain songs : SOLI
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"I ___ Camera" : AMA
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Soft, in Siena : MOLLE
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Recency : NEWNESS
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Of a fraternal order : MASONIC
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Medieval helmet : ARMET
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Stepquote part : MISBUTA
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Noted pollster : ROPER
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British forest officer : AGISTER
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Steering-gear units : TIERODS
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Matchless : ALONE
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Capek play : RUR
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French saint: Dec. 1 : ELOI
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"Once upon a midnight ___" : DREARY
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Cries from Hamlet : FIES
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Erode : EAT
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Poetic form : SONNET
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Ant : EMMET
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Descartes : RENE
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"___ jolly good fellow" : FORHESA
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Emulates Brünnhilde : SLEEPS
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Seed : SPORE
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Road and wart : HOGS
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Nitwits : SIMPS
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Office copy, for short : STAT
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K.O. punches : HAYMAKERS
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Vermont ski resort : STOWE
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Pig ___ poke : INA
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They, in Tours : ILS
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Gypsy's reading matter : PALM
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Tapeworms : TAENIAS
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Topic in the tropics : HEAT
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Pro ___ : RATA
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Container for pekoe : TEABALL
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Verse tragedy by Shelley : THECENCI
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Made a hole in one : ACED
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"___ Lee": 1849 : ANNABEL
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Ligeia and Lenore, e.g. : HEROINES
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Zilch : ZERO
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River to the Aegean : STRUMA
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End of Stepquote : INADREAM
Down
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Maintains : ASSERTS
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Divulges : LETSOUT
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Mexican herdsman : LLANERO
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Darnel : TARE
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Successor to F.D.R. : HST
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"___ Death": Grieg : ASES
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Wearisome : TIRING
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Stepquote part : WESEEORSEEM
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Gushed : SPURTED
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Deity of Islam : ALLAH
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Ethnologist Franz : BOAS
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Leather-puncher : AWL
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Prolonged tennis units : DEUCESETS
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Port west of Karachi : ORMARA
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Wire grass : POA
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Stepquote author : EDGARALLANPOE
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Hired : TOOKON
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Verdi opera : ERNANI
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Coal bed : SEAM
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Vogue : RAGE
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Hang or hob : NAIL
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Persian fairy : PERI
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Kind of blue : TRUE
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Cash-register recordings : NOSALES
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Inquire : ASK
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Took no chances : MADESURE
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Artist's board : PALETTE
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Give a ___ to (shun) : WIDEBERTH
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Fitzgerald : ELLA
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___ Saud : IBN
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___ Paul Kruger : OOM
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Somme capital : AMIENS
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Rue in a story : MORGUE
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Boyhood love of 16 Down : ELMIRAROYSTER
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Ridicule : TWIT
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Those in the know : INSIDERS
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Poem of 1831 : ISRAFEL
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Port near Haifa : ACRE
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Volcanic crater : MAAR
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Attic promenade : STOA
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Egglike stones : OOLITES
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Stepquote part : ADREAMWITHI
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In addition : ELSE
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Marsupial, for short : ROO
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Beethoven work: Abbr. : SYM
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Stool pigeon : INFORMANT
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Period : TERM
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Wooden pegs : NOGS
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Pub. company pile-up : MSS
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Tide : NEAP
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Henry Aaron's mother : ESTELLA
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Swiss town : SION
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Stephen, in Sedan : ETIENNE
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Cure-all : PANACEA
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Totalitarian policy : STATISM
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Persian rug : SHIRAZ
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"The Haunted ___," poem of 1839 : PALACE
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Mrs. Whitman et al. : HELENS
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Pheasant : PEAHEN
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Judo workout : KATA
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Hawthorne's birthplace : SALEM
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Verboten : TABU
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Wheys : SERA
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Fortune's child : HEIR
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Stir : ADO
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Mixologist's milieu : BAR
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Boston fish : COD

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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