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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, August 20, 1992

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,626

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Across
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Physiognomy : FACE
5
Duplicate event : SLAM
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Invest : GARB
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Actor Thicke : ALAN
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Robe for Calpurnia : STOLA
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"Dove sono" is one : ARIA
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Scourge of serge : LINT
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Intone : CANTILLATE
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Intelligentsia : LITERATI
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First bidder in bridge games : DEALER
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"Dear ___," 1971 Danish film : IRENE
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"___ Clown," 1948 song : BEA
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German name for a Czech city : PILSEN
26
Carson's "doctor" : BENDOVER
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Chemical suffix : ANE
32
Juridic : LEGAL
34
"Dum spiro, ___" : SPERO
35
Hub : NAVE
37
Role for Sharon Gless : ROSIE
39
Blue dye : ANIL
40
Like argon : INERT
42
Hellkite : FIEND
44
Great inventor's monogram : TAE
45
Using the intellect : CEREBRAL
47
Card game : CASINO
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Gig implement : OAR
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Brazilian seaport : NATAL
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"___ as I Live," 1934 song : ASLONG
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Computer experts : DIGERATI
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Rogue : SCAPEGRACE
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Soul singer Redding : OTIS
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Cod's cousin : HAKE
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Like many pitchers : EARED
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Writer Ephron : NORA
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End of a Steinbeck title : EDEN
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The vat man : DYER
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Jane or Zane : GREY
Down
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Summer replacement : FALL
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Others, to Ovid : ALII
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Type of bridge : CANTILEVER
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Journalizes : ENTERS
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Union unit : STATE
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Wife of Burt R. : LONI
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Ht. : ALT
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Race horse that hasn't won : MAIDEN
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Festive : GALA
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Asian sea : ARAL
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Communion, e.g. : RITE
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"Bugs" the journalist : BAER
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Photoelectric device : SCANNER
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Plays the first card : LEADS
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Titubate : REEL
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Misrepresent : BELIE
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Black Friday event: Sept. 19, 1873 : PANIC
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Fatuous : INANE
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Mountain mint : BASIL
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___-Locka, city in Fla. : OPA
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Contrivance bringing fresh air : VENTILATOR
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Of a Great Lake : ERIAN
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Lumberjacks' sport : ROLEO
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Make good : GOFAR
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Prior, to Prior : ERE
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Like pet canaries : ENCAGED
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Steakhouse order : TBONE
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Boy meets girl : DATE
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Alger's "___ Dick" : RAGGED
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Attire for Lamour : SARONG
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More pleasant : NICER
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He wrote "Off the Court" : ASHE
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Warmwater fish : SCAD
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Portrayer of Bumstead : LAKE
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Patulous : OPEN
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Bell the cat : DARE
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Flag : TIRE
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"Do as ___ . . . " : ISAY
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Manta : RAY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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