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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Tuesday, August 17, 1993

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F H J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,988
Across
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Hari of spydom : MATA
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Cancel a space trip : SCRUB
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Imitated : APED
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Ripley's "Believe ___ Not" : ITOR
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Like some cannons : LOOSE
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Suffragists' quest : VOTE
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"Kiss Me, Kate" creator : COLEPORTER
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Soprano Petina : IRRA
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Loving : AMATIVE
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More wrathful : IRATER
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Chemical suffix : ENE
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Where to see whips : SENATE
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Borgia potion : POISON
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Parts : SEGMENTS
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Modern def. weapon : ABM
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Malign : LIBEL
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Slumgullion : STEW
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Get-up-and-go : PEP
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___ de vie (brandy) : EAU
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Realm of Cath. II : EMP
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Mine find : ORE
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"___ of the Middle Border": Garland : ASON
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Bucolic : RURAL
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Gunther's "Inside ___" : USA
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Pain after initial exercise : SORENESS
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Tenn. member of 24 Across : SASSER
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Manual arts : TRADES
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What a stiff doesn't give : TIP
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Galahad's mother : ELAINE
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Requirement for absolution : PENANCE
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Actors Glass and Leibman : RONS
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Class cutup's comeuppance : REPORTCARD
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Killer whales : ORCS
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Rent : LEASE
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Blunted sword : EPEE
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Greek music halls : ODEA
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Was mistaken : ERRED
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Stitched : SEWN
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Isinglass : MICA
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Power source : ATOM
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"Welcome ___," Altman film : TOLA
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Alpine ridges : ARETES
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Former part of Austria : SLOVENIA
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Adam's throwaway : CORE
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Decay : ROT
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Utilize : USE
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Sea off Alaska : BERING
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Emulates the Wrights : AVIATES
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Threatening : PORTENTOUS
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To be, in Brest : ETRE
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Cherished : DEAR
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Corn or wheat product : PINOLE
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Aries : RAM
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Reno-to-Las Vegas dir. : SSE
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One after congers : EELER
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Actress Irene ___ : PAPAS
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Fat, in Madrid : OBESO
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"The ___ of Being Earnest": Wilde : IMPORTANCE
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Succinct : TERSE
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Take an oath : SWEAR
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Pouch : BURSE
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Became adept in : MASTERED
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Lamentation : PLAINT
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Portia's waiting woman : NERISSA
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Seagoing initials : USS
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One of the Bobbsey twins : NAN
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Channel swimmer: 1926 : EDERLE
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Wide open ___ : SPACES
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Switch attachment : EROO
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Olivier's title : LORD
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Attitudinize : POSE
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Scruff : NAPE
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Skipper's hands : CREW
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Perfect place : EDEN
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Musket appendage : EER
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Birdie plus one : PAR

Answer summary: 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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