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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Tuesday, October 27, 1992

20-Across : Lady Chatterley's creator

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, 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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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,694
Across
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Hosp. vehicles : AMBS
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Stinging ant : KELEP
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Slopes transport : TBAR
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De ___, actor from N.Y.C. : NIRO
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Growing out : ENATE
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Millo specialty : ARIA
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Opening action removing tension : ICEBREAKER
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Schism : RENT
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Lady Chatterley's creator : LAWRENCE
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___ Sunday (fifth after Easter) : ROGATE
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"___ a Song Go ... " : ILET
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"R.U.R." playwright : CAPEK
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Mosshorn : STEER
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"Plants ___ life ... ": Blake : FRUITSOF
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Winged : ALATE
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A Caucasian, to Hawaiians : HAOLE
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Freudian topic : EGO
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Forming crusts : CAKY
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French legislature : SENAT
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Maintain : AVER
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Suffix with opal : INE
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Slue : PIVOT
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Feel sympathy : BLEED
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Called a poker bet : STAYEDIN
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Great care : PAINS
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Left Bank chapeau : BERET
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Unite : FUSE
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Noted dieters : SPRATS
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Hot Italian sauce : MARINARA
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"Ebony ___," 1961 song : EYES
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This may decide a Seles match : TIEBREAKER
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Part of Q.E.F. : ERAT
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Caesar's early post : EDILE
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Antler part : TINE
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Puttering : POKY
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Whittled : PARED
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He lived 905 years : ENOS
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Deep blue : ANIL
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Ala. product : MICA
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Steep : BREW
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Temperance : SOBRIETY
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Less obtuse : KEENER
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Make into law : ENACT
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Charles or Victoria : LAKE
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Torrid time in Tours : ETE
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Mother Goose's creator : PERRAULT
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Butt : TARGET
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Wins one, loses one : BREAKSEVEN
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Solecist's word : AINT
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Interest measurement : RATE
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D. S. Freeman subject : RELEE
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Baritone Alan ___ : OPIE
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Zagreb native : CROAT
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Virgule : SLANT
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Have a rest period : TAKEABREAK
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Papal cape : FANON
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Curved moldings : OGEES
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President who was christened Leslie King : FORD
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Galatea's beloved : ACIS
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"___ just as you've a mind to ... ": Kipling : HEVIT
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Evade : SIDESTEP
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Estrange : ALIENATE
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Procacious : PERT
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Jazzy nobleman? : BASIE
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Ebullient : YEASTY
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Made contented sounds : PURRED
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Apologue : FABLE
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Transude : SEEP
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Firebug, for short : PYRO
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"My Life" author : MEIR
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Consanguineous : AKIN
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River in Italy : RENO
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Father of Anteros : ARES
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Greek peak : IDA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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