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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, September 26, 1991

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,297
Across
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Grouch : CRAB
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Mess of cress : SALAD
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Size of type : PICA
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Take it easy : LOLL
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Perspicacious : ACUTE
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"Giselle" composer : ADAM
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"It's a Sin to Tell ___" : ALIE
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Religious teachers' maxims : LOGIA
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Onetime Irish capital : TARA
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Drinks made of rum, lime juice, etc. : PLANTERSPUNCHES
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What Butler didn't give : DAMN
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Greetings prior to gams : AHOYS
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Spy with Joshua : CALEB
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Procacious : SASSY
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Don José's emotion : AMOR
32
Ploy; ruse : GAMBIT
34
Health resort : SPA
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Some fruity desserts : BOYSENBERRYPIES
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Reno-to-Las Vegas dir. : SSE
41
___ Athena : PALLAS
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Pan's foe : HOOK
43
Bach work : MOTET
44
Where to see Lincoln : PENNY
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Netlike head covering : SNOOD
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Young Seaver pitched here : SHEA
50
A modern style of French cooking : NOUVELLECUISINE
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Oppositionist : ANTI
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Roof edges : EAVES
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"___ in Calico," 1946 song : AGAL
60
Crook found in a 65 Across : KNEE
61
Soup made of the hock of beef : SKINK
62
Alaskan city : NOME
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What the walls have : EARS
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Like caviar : SALTY
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Hornbeam, e.g. : TREE
Down
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What claques do : CLAP
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Kipfel, e.g. : ROLL
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Saturn attachment : ALIA
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Appliances for chefs : BLENDERS
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Capital of Ore. : SALEM
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Type of squash : ACORN
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Drags along : LUGS
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Eagerly expectant : ATIP
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Jet ___ (fountain) : DEAU
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Of inconsistent quality : PATCHY
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Hell's Canyon is here : IDAHO
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Composer of "Sally in Our Alley" : CAREY
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Act like a pack rat : AMASS
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What a sport picks up : TAB
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Abominable : NASTY
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Fiacres : CABS
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Book of the Bible : AMOS
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Ravel's "Ma Mère ___" : LOYE
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Sparling : SMELT
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Siren in "East of Eden" : ABRA
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Letter opener : SIRS
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Midge : GNAT
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Qualified : ABLE
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Suffix with scan : SION
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Mexican muzhik : PEON
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" ... ___ of slate": Symons : ASKY
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Horatian creation : EPODE
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It's often served under glass : PHEASANT
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"Merton of the ___" : MOVIES
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Noted architect : PEI
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Racer, for one : SNAKE
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Ragazza's grandmother : NONNA
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Peripheral : OUTER
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Pointer's best point : SCENT
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Robust : HUSKY
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Not so much : LESS
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Nevin's "Mighty ___ Rose" : LAKA
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Malevolent : EVIL
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Borodin's "Prince ___" : IGOR
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Item in an onomasticon : NAME
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Foe of S. Grant : ELEE

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

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