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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, September 13, 1984

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, 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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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,728
Across
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Bivouac : CAMP
5
Actress Verdon : GWEN
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Inquires : ASKS
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Spoken : ORAL
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Originated : AROSE
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Dog days' sound : PHEW
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Part of N.B. : NOTA
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Part of a George Sand title : LEONI
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Game played in America since 1876 : POLO
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With 36 Across, a riddle : WHYISAFENCERSO
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Boodle : LOOT
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Mickey Mouse, in Mexico : RATON
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Choir accompaniment : ORGAN
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"Marilyn" author : MAILER
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Harold of comics : TEEN
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Pickled : CORNED
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Peak in Crete : IDA
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See 19 Across : HARDTOGETHOLDOF
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Boston Common tree : ELM
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Maine-to-Florida highway : ROUTEI
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Pronoun for the Niña : ELLA
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Gable role : BUTLER
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Stratum : LAYER
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Capp hero : ABNER
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Indigent : POOR
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Answer to the riddle : HEISOUTTOLUNGE
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Chalet feature : EAVE
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Stir : ROUSE
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"Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
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"They have prepared ___ . . . ": Psalm 57 : ANET
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"___ of God," recent drama : AGNES
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Word with East or Islands : NEAR
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Cambridge group : DONS
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Teamster's concern : LOAD
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Boxer Tunney : GENE
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Swindle : CON
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Lined up : AROW
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Trig. or geom. : MATH
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Grounds for recreation : PLAYLAND
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Sovereign of the Mongol empire in India : GREATMOGUL
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Rover's warning : WOOF
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Feudal underling : ESNE
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Denial in Dortmund : NEIN
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Seem : APPEAR
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Electrical problem : SHORT
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Famed race horse : KELSO
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Faint : SWOON
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Further : ALSO
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Charged particle : ION
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Professed opinion : CREDO
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Will-___-wisp : OTHE
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The ___ McCoy : REAL
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Seed; origin : GERM
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Sharp, narrow ridge : ARETE
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Mediated : INTERPOSED
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City on Utah Lake : LEHI
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Mud hen : COOT
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In an otiose way : IDLY
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Sec. of Transportation : DOLE
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On the horizon : AFAR
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Town in Nova Scotia : TRURO
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"A little ___ is a dang'rous thing": Pope : LEARNING
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Plagues : BESETS
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Brock of baseball fame : LOU
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In the van : AHEAD
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Numbers game : BEANO
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Oscar winner: 1958 : NIVEN
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Fronton cheers : OLES
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Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
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African republic : TOGO
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Sandwich filler : TUNA
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Merriment : GLEE
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Verve : ELAN
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Homophone for heir : ERE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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