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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, September 3, 1993

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,005
Across
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F.D.R.'s pet name for Eleanor : BABS
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Sudra or Vaisya : CASTE
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Jayhawk : RAID
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Skulk : LURK
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Starwort : ASTER
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TV's Hawkeye : ALDA
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Malarial fever : AGUE
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Casually employed dock workers : SHENANGOES
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Role for M. Monroe : SEXPOT
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Shrub bearing floribunda : ROSEBUSH
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Competitor at Yonkers : TROTTER
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Anatomical wrinkle : RUGA
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Toppers for British bishops : MITRES
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Like the Bad Lands : RUGGED
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Plant used as an antidote for snakebites : GUACO
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Pluto, to Plato : HADES
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Violinist Bull : OLE
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London's ___ of Court : INNS
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Captures : TAKES
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Palm or sole : VOLA
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"QB ___," Uris book : VII
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Defame : LIBEL
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Juridic : LEGAL
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Star in Draco : ETAMIN
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Sharp Italian cheese : ROMANO
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Prelim. remarks : INTR
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Boccaccio tale : NOVELLA
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Gazing in awe : MOONEYED
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Game fish : TARPON
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One who dreads working with computers : CYBERPHOBE
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Came down : ALIT
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Coconut fiber : COIR
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" ... and ye shall ___ in haste": Ex. 12:11 : EATIT
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Actress Copley : TERI
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Deli's cold ___ : CUTS
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Some Brahmins : SNOBS
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C.E.O., e.g. : EXEC
Down
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Sand-trap shot : BLAST
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Boring tool : AUGER
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Habit of grinding the teeth : BRUXOMANIA
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Doubters : SKEPTICS
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Swiveling wheel : CASTER
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Rowan : ASH
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Hip appendage : STER
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Purport : TENOR
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Obliterations : ERASURES
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Catchall : RAGBAG
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Baseball's Moises ___ : ALOU
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Sept. 13, e.g. : IDES
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Sprint : DASH
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Wine-hot water drink : NEGUS
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Cartoonist Soglow : OTTO
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Therapeutic process, for short : REHAB
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Type of falcon : SAKER
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Very large number : GOOGOLPLEX
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O'Neill's mother : ELLA
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Fir or pine board : DEAL
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Elasticity : GIVE
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A mil. body : UNIT
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Alain ___, French actor : DELON
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Certain photographs : TINTYPES
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Treat with awe : VENERATE
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Ocean greyhound : LINER
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Uncooled pumice : LAVA
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They make vein efforts : MINERS
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Polyphonic compositions : MOTETS
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Actress from Ireland: 1860-1916 : REHAN
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Nantes's river : LOIRE
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Gambado : ANTIC
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Year in reign of Philip IV of France : MCCC
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"___ hard hearts ...": Shak. : OYOU
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Sad news, for short : OBIT
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___ a turn (cook perfectly) : DOTO
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Tucker's partner : BIB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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