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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

BOOK COUNTRY REVISITED

New York Times, Sunday, September 14, 1986

Author:
E.T.M.
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 563 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 19, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,459
Across
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"As I Lay Dying" character : CASH
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Writer St. Johns : ADELA
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"Is ___ Burning?": Best seller in 1965 : PARIS
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An Allen who wrote "Treadmill to Oblivion" : FRED
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Sioux : OTOE
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Start of a W.S. title : LOVES
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___ France : ILEDE
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Erasmus's acquisition : LORE
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Popular Australian novelist : MORRISWEST
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Irving's "The ___ Rules" : CIDERHOUSE
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Runs : OPERATES
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What magpies do : AMASS
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Archer's "A ___ of Honor" : MATTER
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Borodin's "Prince ___" : IGOR
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"Villain, thou ___ . . . ": W.S. : LIEST
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A neighbor of Ghana : TOGO
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Nation target : SALOON
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U.S. satellite : TIROS
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Start of a best seller's title: 1936 : GONEWITH
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Jogs : TROTS
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Site created by Keillor : LAKEWOBEGON
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"Rhine Maidens" author : SEE
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"Scram!" in Hamburg : RAUS
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London subway : TUBE
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Author Milne's first name : ALAN
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Sri Lanka langur : MAHA
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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Hill's "The Eleven ___ High Dancer" : MILLIONMILE
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Encrusted : CAKED
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Just good enough : PASSABLE
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People in Burke's book : PEERS
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Nice Nellies : PRUDES
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Tyne Daly's Emmy role : LACEY
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Shrimp, for one : CARID
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Spyri heroine : HEIDI
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Turbine part : STATOR
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Sculpt : CARVE
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Agitates : FERMENTS
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Norwood's "___ Who Love Too Much" : WOMEN
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New book by Thomas Hoving : MASTERPIECE
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Haas's "___ to Win" : EAT
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Footless : APOD
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Costain's "Below the ___" : SALT
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Ferber's "Show Boat" skipper : ANDY
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Frogner Park's locale : OSLO
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Few, to a Frenchman : PEU
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He wrote "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat" : OLIVERSACKS
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"Spandau" author : SPEER
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Swain song : SERENADE
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Pronoun for French females : ELLES
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Skin a whale : FLENSE
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Tax : LEVY
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Ben Adhem's peaceful experience : DREAM
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Numerical suffix : TEEN
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Seek lofty goals : ASPIRE
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Masticates : CHEWS
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Put up with : TOLERATE
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Book by Bill Cosby : FATHERHOOD
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Gutheim book : THEPOTOMAC
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An uncle of Joseph : ESAU
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One of the Danaides : ERATO
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Like a popular porridge : OATEN
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Eastern nana : AMAH
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Bowl calls : RAHS
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Fleur-___ : DELIS
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Like Ralph Sampson : REEDY
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Blockhead : DOLT
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Lake or singer : COMO
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On : ATOP
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Vexed : SORE
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"James ___ Dog Stories" : HERRIOTS
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Former Dodger manager : ALSTON
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Widow's inheritance : DOWER
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Twain's "___ Diary" : EVES
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Author Whitten : LES
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He wrote "Steps in Time" : ASTAIRE
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"Guernica" painter : PICASSO
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Heeling, as a ship : ALIST
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Beatty film : REDS
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Fish or suffix : IDE
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___ the Mount: Matt. 5 : SERMONON
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"Martha" composer : FLOTOW
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Rummage about : ROUT
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Old language : ERSE
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Natty Bumppo's quarry : DEER
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Roles for Ferrer and Plummer : IAGOS
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Siegfried's killer : HAGEN
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Garfield's sound : MEOW
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Loos's "A Girl ___" : LIKEI
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Forum garb : TOGAE
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Latigo : STRAP
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Macaw : ARARA
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"Last of the Breed" author : LOUISLAMOUR
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Gueridon : TABLE
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Sprees, in Scotland : GELLS
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"Out of Africa" author : ISAKDINESEN
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Giggle : TEHEE
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Sites of occipita : HEADS
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Founder of national French opera : LULLY
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"Father of Television" : BAIRD
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Umbrian river : TIBER
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Actress Adams: 1872–1953 : MAUDE
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A Burgundy wine : MACON
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MOMA display : OPART
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Chutzpah : NERVE
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Soprano Johanna : MEIER
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Topic in "The Underground Empire . . . " : CRIME
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Full : SATED
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Sir Henry ___ (Hotspur) : PERCY
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Vaisya or Sudra : CASTE
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Adverts : HEEDS
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Derby winner: 1955 : SWAPS
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Safari headgear : TOPEE
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Soprano who wrote "My Life" : CALVE
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Rats; stoolies : FINKS
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Chaucerian products : TALES
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Stribling's "The ___" : STORE
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Little servant girl : MAIDY
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Pope John XXIII's "___ in Terris" : PACEM
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Drooled : SLAVERED
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Phil Patton book, for short : OPENROAD
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Burden, in Bologna : ONERE
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Altar screen : REREDOS
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Ruck : SLEW
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Shelley allegory : ALASTOR
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Perilous precipitation : SLEET
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Root and Yale : ELIHUS
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Arson, e.g. : FELONY
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Garb worn by Gandhi : DHOTI
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Failed to pass the bar : TOPED
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Southwest wind : AFER
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King Lear's interjections : SASA
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Chief god of Memphis : PTAH
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Cannel : COAL
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Place for a casquette : TETE
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Tommy-gun lead : AMMO
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Cape Dutch : TAAL
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Genuine, in Germany : ECHT
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Charlemagne's dom. : HRE
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"Some ___ meat . . . ": Bums : HAE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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