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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, January 23, 1953

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,314
Across
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Israel's new President. : BENZVI
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Tito rules them. : CROATS
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Is pleased with. : FANCIES
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Argentine seaport. : LAPLATA
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City of 71,177 in Pennsylvania. : ALTOONA
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Home of Elaine. : ASTOLAT
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___ du Diable. : ILE
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Nest. : NIDUS
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Soda fountain specialty. : SHAKE
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Girl's nickname. : LIZA
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Thicket. : COPSE
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Item for the record player. : ARIA
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Put film in a camera. : LOAD
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Symphony originally dedicated to Napoleon. : EROICA
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Republicans. : INS
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Famed violinist. : ELMAN
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Alaskan city on Cook Inlet. : ANCHORAGE
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Target of the Sabre. : MIG
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Actress Munson. : ONA
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He wrote "The Cruel Sea." : MONSARRAT
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Del of the Phils. : ENNIS
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Slang affirmative. : OKE
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Prolonged endeavors to overcome resistance. : SIEGES
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Refined guy. : GENT
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Told twisted tales. : LIED
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First word of most limericks. : THERE
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Wagner's earth goddess. : ERDA
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What philanthropists do. : ENDOW
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NATO Secretary-General. : ISMAY
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V. F. W. man. : VET
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Set out briskly. : SALLIED
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Think! : IMAGINE
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Cajole. : TWEEDLE
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Diplomacy, oratory and art are Churchill's. : TALENTS
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Appraise property. : ASSESS
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Acclimates. : ENURES
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College of Oxford, founded before 1268. : BALLIOL
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Ambassador from Iran. : ENTEZAM
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Sergeant or corporal. : NCO
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Royal residence of David. : ZION
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Scene for a barcarole. : VENICE
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Dancer Duncan (1878–1927). : ISADORA
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What "Hamlet" is. : CLASSIC
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Headland. : RAS
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Chooses. : OPTS
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Oahu salutation. : ALOHA
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Mercury's winged sandals. : TALARIA
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Betting. : STAKING
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Popular fabric for women. : FAILLE
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Command at boot camp. : ATEASE
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Second word of "The Raven." : UPON
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Assistant to Eisenhower. : ADAMS
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Nature's double talk. : ECHO
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Tip-top. : AONE
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Island near Sumatra. : NIAS
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Scene for a Western. : RANGE
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Spunk. : GRIT
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Pester. : MOLEST
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Historic Ryukyu Island. : OKINAWA
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Pointed rocks. : NEEDLES
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Conceals again. : REHIDES
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Sandburg, 75; Churchill, 78. : AGES
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Tiny house wrecker. : TERMITE
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A soothing tonic. : NERVINE
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Sets back from the margin, in typing. : INDENTS
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India integrated them in '47. : STATES
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N. M. U. member. : SEAMAN
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Deals out sparingly. : DOLES
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Adjective for the Missouri River. : WIDE
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300-mile river into the Yellow Sea. : YALU
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Old style means of transportation. : ELS
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Adenauer's land: Abbr. : GER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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