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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, September 12, 1983

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,361
Across
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Something to strike : POSE
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Libreville is its capital : GABON
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___ mater : ALMA
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Preacher's last word : AMEN
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"___ Ben Jonson!" : ORARE
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Extreme want : NEED
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Journalist's headline re reef mishap : CARRIERGROUNDED
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Sashays : TRAIPSES
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Oct. 31 giveaway : TREAT
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Broadway musical : CATS
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Utah's state flower : SEGO
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Cobbler in "Die Meistersinger" : SACHS
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Hence : THEREFORE
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If . . . not : UNLESS
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Hemmed in by : AMID
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Follower of hopping : MAD
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Sept. 13, e.g. : IDES
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Mulligrubs : COLIC
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Do-fa connection : REMI
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Sri Lanka export : TEA
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Sagan or Sandburg : CARL
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___ railway : SCENIC
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Removed from usual surroundings : ESTRANGED
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Math sense, to an engineer : ASSET
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Dist. ___ : ATTY
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Raptorial bird : ERNE
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Shelley's "The ___" : CENCI
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Make unfriendly : ALIENATE
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Yellow journalist's headline for 17 Across : GOBSHELDUPATBAR
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Melville book : OMOO
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Event at Vicksburg: 1862–63 : SIEGE
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Roper of polling fame : ELMO
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Judge : DEEM
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Key person : TUNER
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Cochineal and fuchsin : DYES
Down
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Covenant : PACT
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Poet translated by FitzGerald : OMAR
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Shipments to the Mayo Clinic : SERA
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Decorates : ENRICHES
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"For whither thou ___ . . . " : GOEST
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Item on a certain blotter : ARREST
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"Three ___ full" : BAGS
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Bruin great : ORR
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Modernists : NEOTERICS
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___ Cleves : ANNEOF
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Mother of Castor : LEDA
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Convene : MEET
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Say further : ADD
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Goren declaration : IPASS
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Exhorted : URGED
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Prefix with finalist : SEMI
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Simon's "Plaza ___" : SUITE
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Llama's habitat : ANDES
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Item on Seaver's shoe : CLEAT
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Handel's birthplace : HALLE
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Harbingers : OMENS
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Lustrous fiber : RAMIE
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Fiat or ukase : EDICT
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Like an ecdysiast's attire : SCANTIEST
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Roué's delight : ORGY
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Felt a bitter hurt : RESENTED
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"22" is one : CATCH
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City in Crete : CANEA
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O. Henry's "The ___ of Red Chief" : RANSOM
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No problem for Noah : DELUGE
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Less green : RIPER
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Request to the faithful : COME
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C. A. tree : EBOE
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City in South Yemen : ADEN
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With skill : ABLY
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Far from feral : TAME
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The Graces waited on him : EROS
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"In ___ we trust" : GOD
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The Blackbirds' inst. : LIU

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

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