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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

HOW TO ACHIEVE HAPPINESS

New York Times, Sunday, August 19, 1990

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 528 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 106, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
Jim Horne notes:

The stepquote reads, "Have either a clear conscience or none at all."

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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,894
Across
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Start of a Stepquote : HAVEE
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Noted conductor-composer : PREVIN
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Singer Anita ___ : BAKER
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Anno ___ : DOMINI
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Emend : REVISE
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Skipped over : ELIDED
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Rife : RAMPANT
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Paradigms or paragons : IDEALS
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Solve a "weighty" problem : REDUCE
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Mellow : AGE
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Kind of duck or sisal : BAHAMA
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Woodworkers' machines : LATHES
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On this side: Prefix : CIS
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Seat in a bay window : CAROL
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Stepquote: Part III : ERACL
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Map abbr. : NLAT
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Like some bloomers : LATE
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Zola and Berliner : EMILES
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One in a roll book : ATTENDEE
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Kind of box : MITER
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Chub : DACE
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Insipid : TAME
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Elman's teacher : AUER
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Clandestine : COVERT
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Eagerly expecting : ATIP
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___ Rabbit : BRER
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Beau Brummell : DUDE
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"___ Memorandum," Stepquote source : INTEROFFICE
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Subject of a long Frost poem : HIREDMAN
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Plath work : ARIEL
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Third person: It. : CAINO
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Light-amplification device : LASER
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Old French coin : ECU
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"___ Macabre" : DANSE
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Stepquote author : OGDENNASH
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Independently : APART
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Caesar's "I seize" : CAPIO
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___ Domingo : SANTO
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Inflections : TONES
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Most abundant Atlantic Coast fish : MENHADEN
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Hurdles in Hollywood : SCREENTESTS
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Vendition condition : ASIS
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Joan or Marian : MAID
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Hot spot for hops : OAST
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"McGraw's boy" : MELOTT
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Heart : CORE
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Part of a lamp : HARP
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Jelly ingredient : AGAR
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Courses for horses : OVALS
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Puccini opera: 1926 : TURANDOT
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La ___, town in Spain ("The sunny spot") : SOLANA
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Einstein's fourth dimension : TIME
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Yugoslav coin : PARA
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Stepquote: Part V : CEORN
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Red-ink entry : DEBIT
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March 15 in Milano : IDI
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Venus ___ : DEMILO
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In olden days : OFYORE
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Hwy. : RTE
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Jury panel : VENIRE
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Screed : TIRADE
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More reticulate : NETTIER
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Crown protector : ENAMEL
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Scab, as after a burn : ESCHAR
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Regard highly : ESTEEM
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Purpose of a hansa : TRADE
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These make flights : STAIRS
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End of Stepquote : ATALL
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Grand; imposing : HOMERIC
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Practical : VIABLE
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Sicilian resort : ENNA
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Stepquote: Part II : EITHE
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Archbishop : PRIMATE
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Edit : REDACT
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Anne Baxter role: 1950 : EVE
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Perfume container : VIAL
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Nantucket native : ISLANDER
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Future fledgling : NESTLER
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Left Bank headgear : BERET
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City in S France : ALES
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Baby sea otter : KID
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School : EDUCATE
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Diseur : RECITER
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First European to reach India by sea : DAGAMA
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Home of a sidewinder : DESERT
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Tore : RACED
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Saroyan hero : ARAM
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"Some ___ meat ... ": Burns : HAE
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Certain ointments : OLEATES
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Stepquote: Part IV : LEARCONSCIENC
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Existed : LIVED
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Recipe verb : STIR
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Swarm, in Sedan : NUEE
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Presides : MODERATES
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Losses of last letters : APOCOPES
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Preserve : CURE
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Airs via video : TELECASTS
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Honeysuckle, e.g. : BINE
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Ignominy : DISHONOR
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Choleric : IRATE
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Sheer fabric : NINON
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Dickens villain : FAGIN
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He's faithful to Homo sapiens : FIDO
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Dispatch : HASTE
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Intended : MEANT
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One of Sheridan's "Rivals" : ACRES
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McAuliffe's reply in 1944 : NUTS
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Costa loser : ADAM
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Singer Cristy ___ : LANE
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Aromatic Himalayan plant : NARD
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Ufficio ___, Italian mail center : POSTALE
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Collier's access : ADIT
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Caucasian, to a Polynesian : HAOLE
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Author Davidson ("Loose Change") : SARA
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Signal after tattoo : TAPS
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Increase Mather was one : MORALIST
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Reason : MOTIVE
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Plain : EVIDENT
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Arranged in thin plates : LAMINAR
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Radioactive minerals : CURITES
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Chorines: Slang : HOOFERS
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Give it ___ (attempt) : ATRY
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Divine messenger : GABRIEL
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"To a newspaperman a human being is ___ ... ": Fred Allen : ANITEM
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Teacher, at times : RATER
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Scot's cap : TAM
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Hindu's "tree of the gods" : DEODAR
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U.S. folk singer : ODETTA
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A Shakespeare contemporary : PEELE
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Stepquote: Part VI : NONEA
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Stowe book : DRED
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Relative of "Jaws": 1977 : ORCA
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Caesura : REST
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"___ Stranger Here Myself," ultimate source of Stepquote : IMA
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Hawaiian tuna : AHI
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___ Aviv : TEL

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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