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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, August 25, 1993

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,996
Across
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Risky venture : FLIER
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Diamond surface : FACET
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Collegian's "Olé!" : RAH
14
Guadalcanal river : LUNGA
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Idolize : ADORE
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Pitcher's stat : ERA
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Adjective for a melodrama : EXAGGERATED
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Supplement : ADD
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Retreat : DEN
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Wagon on tracks : TRAM
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Keyhole : SLOT
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Melodrama role : HANDSOMEHERO
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Households : MENAGES
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Washes : LAVES
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Suffix with origin : ATOR
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Laborer's payment : WAGE
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Refrain syllable : TRA
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Melodrama role : SCHEMINGVILLAIN
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Greek letter : CHI
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In ___ (sulking) : APET
43
Great Barrier Island : OTEA
44
Statue with limitations : TORSO
46
People loafing along : AMBLERS
49
Melodrama role : INNOCENTGIRL
52
Study or cuddy : ROOM
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Bacteriologist Dubos : RENE
54
Choose : OPT
57
Broadcast : AIR
58
Vehicle for melodrama : SILENTMOVIE
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Broadway show re Capote : TRU
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Happening : EVENT
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Clear, as a tape : ERASE
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Hallow follower : EEN
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They can take up a yard : WEEDS
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The Ryan in 29 Down : NOLAN
Down
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Took to one's heels : FLED
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Elegance : LUXE
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___ instant (at once) : INAN
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Flip ingredient : EGG
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Motley crowd : RAGTAG
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Electrical units : FARADS
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Second U.S. President : ADAMS
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Canvas bed : COT
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Before, to Byron : ERE
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Koppel or Koehler : TED
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Property : REALESTATE
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Fervency : ARDOR
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"It ___ Be You," 1924 song : HADTO
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Sea eagle : ERNE
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Andress film: 1965 : SHE
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Hound's quarry : HARE
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King of Norway: 1957-91 : OLAV
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Yuletide trio : MAGI
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Daredevil Knievel : EVEL
27
Neither fem. nor neut. : MASC
28
Do aquatints : ETCH
29
Like some Ryan games : NOHITNORUN
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Lb. or tn. : WGT
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Whaler's cask : RIER
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Collections of quotes : ANAS
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Painter Chagall : MARC
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Rialto light : NEON
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Relax lazily : LOLL
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___ Paul Kruger, famed Boer : OOM
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Ten-percenters : AGENTS
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Horehound, e.g. : MINT
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A major German port : BREMEN
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Infuriated : IRATE
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Bête ___ (bugbear) : NOIRE
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Vogue : TREND
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Avocado's shape : OVAL
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City NNE of Livorno : PISA
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Kett contemporary : TEEN
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Emulate Dorcas : SEW
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"___ got sixpence . . . " : IVE
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Light-Horse Harry : LEE
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Granada gold : ORO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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