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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, September 19, 1992

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,656

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Across
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Fissure : REFT
5
Jokers : WAGS
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Mexican standoff : DRAW
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Great Barrier Island : OTEA
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Oratorio part : ARIA
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"The Sheik of ___," 1921 song : ARABY
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British bus for sightseers : CHARABANC
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Stains : SOILS
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More precipitate : HASTIER
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Has a siesta : REPOSES
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Toward the center : ENTAD
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"A miss is as good ___ " : ASAMILE
25
Cartoonist Gardner : REA
27
Yankee's league : AMERICAN
30
General Arnold's nickname : HAP
33
Thin, glutinous mud : SLIME
35
Growing out : ENATE
36
Site of the first Olympics : ELIS
38
" ... ___ impatient": Shak. : AMIND
40
Monster or river : GILA
41
Designer de la ___ : RENTA
43
"The world ___ much with us": Wordsworth : ISTOO
45
Trouter's need : NET
46
Adorn : DECORATE
48
Parabola : ARC
50
N.Y.C.-N.J. ___ Tunnel : HOLLAND
52
End of a Stein line : AROSE
56
Antony's adjective for Brutus : NOBLEST
58
Overlooks : IGNORES
60
___ a million : ONEIN
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Antagonistic : OPPUGNANT
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Fully grown pikes : LUCES
64
Exterior of bark : ROSS
65
Suffix with launder : ETTE
66
Has an inquiring mind : ASKS
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Munsters' pet : SPOT
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Gunlock catch : SEAR
Down
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Novelist Mazo de la ___ : ROCHE
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Frome or Allen : ETHAN
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___ of Lots (Purim) : FEAST
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Wine sediment : TARTAR
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" ... gimble in the ___": Carroll : WABE
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Palm cockatoo : ARARA
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The Cronyns' game : GIN
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Baptism, e.g. : SACRAMENT
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Foolish talker's activity : DROOLING
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Become violent : RAISECAIN
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Kind of seaman : ABLE
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"Swiss Family Robinson" author : WYSS
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Have lofty goals : ASPIRE
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General's staff members : AIDES
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Uncle, in Ayr : EME
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Japanese guitar : SAMISEN
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The Camellia St. : ALA
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Salt tree : ATLE
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Sprucy : NEAT
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Wrangle : HERD
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Downwind : ALEE
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Spurious : PINCHBECK
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Mimics : IMITATORS
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Rats : STOOLIES
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Quaid film: 1988 : DOA
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"Stormy Weather" man and family : ARLENS
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A pongid : ORANG
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Hirt and Pacino : ALS
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Beldams : CRONES
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Barfly, for short : DIPSO
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Elocute : ORATE
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Wagner heroine : SENTA
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Stearin or depside : ESTER
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Where Augustus died : NOLA
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Stigma : ONUS
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Small squall : GUST
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Seuss's "Hop on ___" : POP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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