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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, November 12, 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 Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, 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. 12,057
Across
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Desire to eat chalk, ashes, etc. : PICA
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___ de Calais : PAS
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Sound of chains : CLANK
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Eden's earldom : AVON
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Piquant : RACY
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Jack of old films : OAKIE
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Animal called bashful Billy : LORI
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Delightful : ENTRANCING
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Amatory : EROTIC
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Symbol of satiety : HILT
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Beckett's "___ Knife" : NOS
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Energetic people : DYNAMOS
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River at Leeds : AIRE
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Medicine-chest item : ASPIRINTABLET
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Understood a joke : GOT
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Buck heroine : OLAN
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Milk-and-cheese place : DAIRY
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"I do despise ___ . . . ": Shak. : ALIAR
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Ash-can target : SUB
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More central : INNER
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___ Know, Abbott infielder : IDONT
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Campus org. : ROTC
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Suffix with Annam : ESE
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Sympathetic : TENDERHEARTED
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"Light bulb" : IDEA
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Ridges or fish : SIERRAS
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Electrical unit : REL
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Litz ___ : WIRE
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Regard highly : ADMIRE
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Made clear : ELUCIDATED
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Netman Lendl : IVAN
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Road to Fairbanks : ALCAN
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Phoenix's N.B.A. team : SUNS
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Tortoises' beaks : NEBS
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"Home, Sweet Home" author : PAYNE
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Actor Silvers : SID
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Start of N.C.'s motto : ESSE
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Lost color : PALED
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Material in Ahab's false leg : IVORY
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Elgar's "___ Ode" : CORONATION
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Colby and Ekberg : ANITAS
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He lost his shadow : PAN
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Pituitary hormone : ACTH
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Damascene : SYRIAN
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Gainsaid : CONTRADICTED
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100,000 rupees : LAC
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Like Sohrab and Rustum : AKIN
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Tenor Martini : NINO
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Delivery to a pub : KEGS
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Shrink : RECOIL
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Completed a sky dive : ALIT
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Item in a liquor store : IMPORTEDWINE
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Titles in Mex. : SRAS
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Abba of Israel : EBAN
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Season : INURE
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Belts on a diamond : LINEDRIVES
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"___ Tu," 1932 pop song : ERES
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Robert ___ Jones of golf : TYRE
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Manège lesson : GAIT
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Ye ___ Curiosity Shoppe : OLDE
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"The King ___" : ANDI
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Noted anthropologist : BOAS
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Common chords : TRIADS
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U.S. flag designer: 1818 : REID
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Play the bully : HARASS
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Prized weasel : ERMINE
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Haik wearers : ARABS
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What praters don't make : SENSE
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Lop the crop : REAP
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Cinders of comics : ELLA
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"___ in the Sky . . . ": Beatles hit : LUCY
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Case for a Dorcas society member : ETUI
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Film holder : CAN
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Pigskin chaser : END

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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