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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, August 26, 1992

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,632
Across
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White House dog in the 30's : FALA
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Yugoslav coin : PARA
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Kind of phone or wave : MICRO
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Leigh Hunt hero : ABOU
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End of a Breslin title : AMEN
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Famed oil-well firefighter : ADAIR
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Any OPEC member : CARTELIST
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Succinct : TERSE
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A snake mackerel : ESCOLAR
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Escapades : SCRAPES
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Harbor seal : SEACAT
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Cynosure on a green : HOLE
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Mortgage : LIEN
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Aristotle's "political animal" : MAN
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Pen point : NIB
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Praline ingredient : PECAN
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Computer symbol : ICON
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" ___ boy!" : ATTA
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Century plant : AGAVE
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Otto ___ Bismarck : VON
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Large kangaroos : EUROS
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Kind of package for the poor : CARE
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Yield : CEDE
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"I'll Walk Alone" songwriter : STYNE
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Rutledge or Rutherford : ANN
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Rock's ___ Halen : VAN
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Dorothy Gale's pet : TOTO
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Bellicose god : ARES
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Emulated Lantz's Woody : PECKED
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Of the morning : MATINAL
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Run : OPERATE
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Of wrens and hens : AVINE
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Robot : AUTOMATON
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Detached : LOOSE
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Rainbow flower : IRIS
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Pie plates : TINS
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Deed recipient : OWNER
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Paddy product : RICE
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Mobutu ___ Seko, President of Zaire : SESE
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Confronts : FACES
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Humble : ABASE
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Spanish city or playwright : LORCA
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Kin of a pressure cooker : AUTOCLAVE
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Sense of taste : PALATE
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Afghan bigwig : AMIR
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In medias ___ : RES
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Formicary group : ANTS
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Mature married woman : MATRON
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Perfect type : IDEAL
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One of the trades : CARPENTRY
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Lose a lap : RISE
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Galena and prill : ORES
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"The lily maid of Astolat" : ELAINE
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Derr Biggers hero : CHAN
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Actor who wrote "The Moon's a Balloon" : NIVEN
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He painted "Cape Martin" : MONET
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Lay ___ (flatter) : ITON
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Supply station : BASE
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S.A. rodent : PACA
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First elected governor of Alaska : EGAN
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Ohio's state flower : CARNATION
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North Atlantic fish : COD
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Domineering people : AUTOCRATS
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Regard highly : ESTEEM
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Hacienda, e.g. : CASA
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Antique owner's concern : VENEER
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Contest : OPPOSE
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Washer cycle : RINSE
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Porter's " ___ Went to Haiti" : KATIE
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Certain collars : ETONS
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Thickly populated : DENSE
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Saint-___, French port : MALO
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Swear : AVOW
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Leo's lodgings : LAIR
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Of the ear : OTIC
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Scene of the Tell legend : URI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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