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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, October 30, 1982

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,044
Across
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Fort Peck is one : DAM
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Intense go-getter : DEMON
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Turkish title : AGHA
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Timbuktu is here : MALI
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Wipe out : ERASE
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Pal : CHUM
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Skull and ___ : CROSSBONES
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Man in Milano : UOMO
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Halloween costume : SKELETON
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More succinct : TERSER
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Heroine of a Mancinelli opera : ERO
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Finally : ATLAST
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Hedwig Kiesler : LAMARR
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Mignonettes : RESEDAS
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Texans' tilled land : ARADA
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Distrustful : LEERY
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Browning's "___ Vogler" : ABT
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Radiator sound : SISS
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Sociologist's concern : MORES
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___ B'rith : BNAI
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Et ___ (MS. phrase) : SEQ
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Wielders of straddlers : HOERS
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___-Coeur, Parisian basilica : SACRE
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Lab vessels : ALUDELS
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Certain pupils : TUTEES
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___ Evans (Chubby Checker) : ERNEST
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Choose : OPT
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Raid repeatedly : HARASS
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Takes as a levy or fine : ESTREATS
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Berlin's "He's ___ Picker" : ARAG
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"___ of the Opera" : THEPHANTOM
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___-European : INDO
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Eldritch : EERIE
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Some 44 B.C. words : ETTU
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Sharp : KEEN
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Tivoli's Villa ___ : DESTE
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"Give the devil his ___" : DUE
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"Wait Until ___" : DARK
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Lily's kin : ALOE
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Deceives : MISLEADS
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One to be dunned : DEBTOR
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Suffix with switch : EROO
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Juice from an ash tree : MANNA
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Simple sugar : OSE
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Newborn birds : NESTLERS
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"Greatness . . . is to me ___": Massinger : ACURSE
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Plains Indians ceremony : GHOSTDANCE
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Scottish philosopher : HUME
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Winged child : AMOR
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Hell's Angels' wheels: Abbr. : MCS
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Saw of a sawfish : SERRA
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Marryat hero : EASY
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Poon and roble : TREES
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"And every ___ queen": Kingsley : LASSA
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A satellite of Uranus : ARIEL
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Disguise : MASQUERADE
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"With ___ bodkin?": Hamlet : ABARE
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Hordeola : STIES
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Loamy deposit : LOESS
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Transgress : ERR
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Tormented : MOLESTED
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Grew fat : BATTENED
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Cluck-cluck group : HENS
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Above: Prefix : SUPRA
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Strict chaperon : DRAGON
43
"Hail ___, blithe spirit!": Shelley : TOTHEE
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Snead and Watson, at times : TEERS
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Arab's outer garment : HAIK
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"Rosamond" composer : ARNE
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Narrow shoal : SPIT
51
Japanese-occupied island: 1942 : ATTU
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Be armed with a six-shooter : TOTE
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Tex. team : SMU
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Haw's partner : HEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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