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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, August 19, 1985

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F G J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,068

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Across
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Cinch : SNAP
5
Aegean island or U.S. satellite : SAMOS
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Important hormone : ACTH
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Explorer Marco : POLO
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Trieste's NW neighbor : UDINE
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Chinese dynasty : CHOU
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Love, in León : AMOR
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Helicopter blade : ROTOR
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Boxing program : CARD
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Return-to-school blues? : SEPTEMBERMOURN
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Zodiacal sign : ARIES
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Where R.N.'s sometimes work : ORS
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Carpet fibers : ISTLES
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Carousing : ONATEAR
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Tolstoy : LEO
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River dividing New York City : EAST
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Sculptor's piece : TORSO
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Ready to pen an essay? : INONESWRITEMIND
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"___ Is Born" : ASTAR
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Anagram for ache : EACH
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Third letter : CEE
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Preordain : DESTINE
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Cesar of old films : ROMERO
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Hudson Bay sight : ICE
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"Dum ___ spero" (S.C. motto) : SPIRO
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Teacher's chair? : TACKSCOLLECTOR
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Alone : SOLO
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Wreck completely : TOTAL
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Tom of the P.G.A. : KITE
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Nay man : ANTI
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Rage onstage : EMOTE
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College in N.C. : ELON
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"___ Indigo," 1931 song : MOOD
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Sorrow, to Keats : DOLOR
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Accomplishment : DEED
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Health resorts : SPAS
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Alaskan city : NOME
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Asymmetrical : ALOP
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Door or gate : PORTAL
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Conjectures : SURMISES
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House of clay : ADOBE
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Pittances : MITES
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___ about (date-setting phrase) : ONOR
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Homily : SERMON
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Inure : ACCUSTOM
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Reduce to carbon : CHAR
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Ragged : TORN
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Paul Newman role: 1963 : HUD
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Before, to Longfellow : ERE
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Declaim : ORATE
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Homeric epic : ILIAD
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Import : SENSE
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Casper's wife in comics : TOOTS
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Of the ear : OTIC
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Sicilian site of Temple of Venus : ERICE
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Lou Grant portrayer : ASNER
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Western jamboree : RODEO
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Bide ___ : AWEE
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Mrs., in Mexico : SRA
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Carnivorous snail : NATICOID
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City in Okla. : ERICK
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Hitchcock film, e.g. : THRILLER
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Settled in cozily : NESTED
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Pay dirt : ORE
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Scoffed : MOCKED
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Sonoran's liquor : SOTOL
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Pupil of Socrates : PLATO
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Up ___ good : TONO
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Choir voice : ALTO
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Singer Perry : COMO
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Mah-jongg piece : TILE
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Plains Indian : OTOE
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Sever or sunder : REND
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Browne or Houston : SAM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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