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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, August 31, 1983

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 4, 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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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,349
Across
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Rhyme scheme : ABAB
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Trunk fastener : HASP
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Wooer : SWAIN
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Weather indicator : VANE
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Norwegian king : OLAV
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Sample : TASTE
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With 23 Across, boxer's explanation for his long layoff : IHADABOUT
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Famed race horse : ALSAB
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Corn spike : EAR
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Shortly : SOON
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He portrayed Disraeli : ARLISS
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See 17 Across : WITHHEPATITIS
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Two-time loser to D.D.E. : AES
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Tragedy by Euripides : ORESTES
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She wrote "Three Lives" : STEIN
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Shelter in a garden : BOWER
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Altar on high : ARA
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Carnegie or Albert : HALL
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Rescued : SAVED
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Pert lass : SNIP
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Garb like a burnoose : ABA
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Bicuspid's neighbor : MOLAR
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Heaven's pearly items : GATES
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Spokes' protections : HUBCAPS
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B.C. vessel : ARK
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With 56 Across, wiseacre's reply to boxer : OHTHATGREEKIS
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Jewelers' weights : CARATS
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Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
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Memorabilia : ANA
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Clean the slate : ERASE
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See 45 Across : ATOUGHPUG
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Inscribe : ENTER
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Landlocked Asian country : LAOS
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Rambler : ROSE
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Clairvoyants : SEERS
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Poilu's weapon : ARME
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Stretches the budget : EKES
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Miller's "___ from the Bridge" : AVIEW
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Member of an Iranian sect : BAHAI
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"Cooking has become ___": Burton : ANART
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Procrustean ___ : BED
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Bindlestiffs : HOBOES
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Knocked for ___ : ALOOP
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Finnish bath : SAUNA
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Certain G.I. : PVT
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Track official : STARTER
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Discoverer of Tahiti : WALLIS
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Aide : ASSISTANT
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Philippine group : ITAS
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Birds' beaks : NEBS
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Very pale : ASHEN
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Broadcast : AIRED
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Greet : HAIL
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Sears ___, Chicago : TOWER
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Part of HOMES : ERIE
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Jugheads : SAPS
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Former ruler at Teheran : SHAH
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Freud's "Totem und ___" : TABU
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Highly wrought : ELABORATE
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Wood for airplane models : BALSA
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Gametes : OVA
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Last year's frosh : SOPHS
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"For Pete's ___!" : SAKE
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Is important : MATTERS
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Shorthand expert : GREGG
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Sub's nemesis : CHASER
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Incite : AROUSE
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A dweller in the Crimea : TATAR
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Melancholy : GLOOM
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Cushion stuffing : KAPOK
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Functioning : INUSE
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Magi : SAGES
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A homophone for seize : CEES
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"Rosamond" composer : ARNE
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Chicken ___ reine : ALA
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Charlemagne's dom. : HRE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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