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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, September 19, 1991

4-Down : Skinflint

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, 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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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,290
Across
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Sulky : CART
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Puccini's second opera : EDGAR
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Like baby condors : RARE
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"The ___ Love ... ": 1924 song : ONEI
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Credulous : NAIVE
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Trebek of TV : ALEX
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Cheaters : SUNGLASSES
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One of the Sinatras : TINA
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Novel by Ayn Rand : ANTHEM
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Adjective for a metaphor : TROPICAL
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Consequently : THEN
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Potentially active : LATENT
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Where topsides meet a deck : GUNWALE
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Adorable : CUTE
30
Bellowing : AROAR
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Butts or butters : GOATS
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Bandicoot : RAT
36
Slice of bacon : BARD
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Wilkes-___, Pa. : BARRE
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Violin attachment : MUTE
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Hackberry : ELM
40
British prelate's headgear : MITRE
41
English dynasty : TUDOR
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Afflict with ennui : BORE
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Haul; drag: Slang : SCHLEPP
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Thinly populated : SPARSE
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Kind : SORT
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Idol's place : PEDESTAL
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Frida ___, famed soprano from Berlin : LEIDER
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Osmund, e.g. : IRON
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Thriller at Shea : TRIPLEPLAY
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Lanyard : CORD
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Corporeal channel : AORTA
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Actress Bonet : LISA
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Ballerina Pavlova : ANNA
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Say "!*!‡*" : SWEAR
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Flush : EVEN
Down
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___ Nostra : COSA
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Faulkner's "Requiem for ___" : ANUN
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Lessor's collection : RENT
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Skinflint : TIGHTWAD
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Nail polish : ENAMEL
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"___ Boot," 1981 film : DAS
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Heart of the matter : GIST
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State : AVER
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Determined : RESOLUTE
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Cassowary, for one : RATITE
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Gobel's widow : ALICE
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He wrote "La Vie de Jésus" : RENAN
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Aggrandize : EXALT
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Composer of "The Merry Widow" : LEHAR
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Soft touches : PATS
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Annul : NEGATE
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Comedian-actor Kaplan : GABE
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Russian river : URAL
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Christie novel : NORM
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Canoodle : CARESS
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Bruin legend : ORR
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Brusque : RUDE
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Surmounting : ATOP
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U. of Maryland athlete : TERP
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Jesuits' caps : BIRETTAS
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Manifold : MULTIPLE
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Gathering of still stones : MOSS
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Ruth's retired number : THREE
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Starr of comics : BRENDA
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Ring around Rover : COLLAR
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Type of bandage : SPICA
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Ex-dictator of Argentina : PERON
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Purfle : ADORN
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In single file : AROW
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Vatican City coins : LIRE
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Year in Justinian I's reign : DLIV
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Ameliorate or mitigate : EASE
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Nolan of pitching fame : RYAN
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Sch. affiliate : PTA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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