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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

CLICHELAND

New York Times, Sunday, January 25, 1959

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 648 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,481
Across
1
Tenth part. : TITHE
6
Compact. : SNUG
10
Island SW of Timor. : ROTTI
15
River of Damascus. : BARADA
21
Slip. : ERROR
22
Plantation product. : CANE
23
Character of a people. : ETHOS
24
Coalesces. : UNITES
25
Tidy. : NEATASAPIN
27
Very robust. : TOUGHASNAILS
29
Sicilian city. : ENNA
30
Rattled. : CLATTERED
32
Very: Sp. : MUY
33
"Damn Yankees" heroine. : LOLA
34
Bit of marble. : TESSERA
36
King Vong's land. : LAOS
37
Mrs. James K. Polk. : SARAH
39
Denial. : NAY
40
Monk. : FRA
41
Over: Ger. : UBER
43
___ as Punch. : PLEASED
45
Hard to hold. : SLIPPERYASANEEL
50
Gynt's Arabian girl. : ANITRA
54
___ and tear. : WEAR
55
Sea dogs. : TARS
56
Bland. : MILD
57
Plains of ___. : ABRAHAM
58
Business phrase. : INRE
59
Algid. : COLDASICE
61
Canasta card. : TREY
62
Witness' vow. : IDO
63
Eggy drink. : NOG
64
White-tailed bird. : ERN
65
Be bested. : LOSE
66
Adduce. : CITE
67
Growl. : GNAR
68
Callow. : GREENASGRASS
72
Without. : SANS
73
Old as the hills. : HOARY
74
Jot. : ATOM
75
___ sapiens. : HOMO
76
Small tractor for canal boats. : MULE
77
Crones. : HAGS
78
Derrick parts. : MASTS
80
Purse item. : COMB
81
Very cozy, in Shakespearean days. : WARMASATOAST
85
___ log. : YULE
86
Capital of Elam. : SUSA
87
Arrow feathered to rotate. : VIRE
88
Grundy, for one. : MRS
89
Variety of coffee. : RIO
90
Samuel's teacher. : ELI
91
Word on a galley. : STET
92
Describing a snap. : EASYASPIE
95
Othello's ancient. : IAGO
96
Beams. : RAFTERS
98
Cow house. : BYRE
99
Louver board. : SLAT
100
Porker's plaint. : OINK
101
Taken care of. : SEENTO
102
Spotless. : CLEANASAWHISTLE
106
Leader in First Crusade. : TANCRED
108
Relative of watts. : OHMS
109
Dax or Menton. : SPA
110
Author Hyman. : MAC
113
Bird. : EGRET
114
"Mikado" character. : KOKO
116
Of soul or mind. : PSYCHIC
120
Samoan city. : APIA
122
Roman bronze. : AES
123
Two words for entertainment. : RADIOPLAY
126
One of the Hebrides. : IONA
127
Adamant. : HARDASASTONE
130
Very dense. : THICKASMUD
132
Secrets. : ARCANA
133
"Have your cake and ___." : EATIT
134
Hercules' captive. : IOLE
135
Cubic meter. : STERE
136
Anther and filament. : STAMEN
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Think of that!: Fr. : TIENS
138
Decalogue adverbs. : NOTS
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Resource. : ASSET
Down
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Belief. : TENET
2
One of the Horae. : IRENE
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Across: Prefix. : TRANS
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Sizzling. : HOTASFIRE
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Christian ___. : ERA
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La ___ in Milan. : SCALA
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Soft leather. : NAPA
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Military group. : UNIT
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Comparison from "Romeo and Juliet." : GENTLEASALAMB
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Back: Prefix. : RETRO
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Oklahoma tribe. : OTOES
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Plunk. : THUD
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Dress (with "up"). : TOG
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"Pequod" survivor. : ISHMAEL
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Comparison from Chaucer. : BUSYASABEE
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___ Arbor. : ANN
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Money in Tabriz. : RIAL
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Noun suffix. : ATION
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___ Street. : DELLA
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Test. : ASSAY
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Bit. : SCRAP
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Distinctive air. : AURA
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Conchae. : EARS
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Marshall Plan. : ERP
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Go-devil. : SLED
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Electrical unit. : HENRY
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Eurasian range. : URAL
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Little America founder. : BYRD
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Mauna Loa goddess. : PELE
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Through: Prefix. : DIA
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Madrileno. : SENOR
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Comparison from Latin proverb, "Ad vivum." : LARGEASLIFE
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Choirboys' collars. : ETONS
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Improper. : AMISS
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Garibaldi's birthplace. : NICE
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Skinny. : THINASARAIL
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Pilot's aid. : RADAR
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He wrote "The Last Resorts." : AMORY
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Faction. : WING
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College courses. : ARTS
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Bone up. : CRAM
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Tolerable. : SOSO
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Moth: Lat. : TINEA
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Father of Cainan. : ENOS
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Unruffled. : CALM
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Cry of White Sox fans. : GOGO
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Diminutive ending. : ETTE
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Glimmering. : GHOST
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Fanfani's capital. : ROMA
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Certain, in cowboy lingo. : SUREASSHOOTIN
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Cloches. : HATS
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Asch book. : MARY
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Pika's cousin. : HARE
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Fort ___, Fla. : MYERS
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German assembly halls. : AULAE
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Hints. : CUES
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Make wary: Slang. : WISEN
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Forger. : SMITH
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Actress Hasso. : SIGNE
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Selected. : TOOK
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___ ox. : STRONGASAN
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Spanish measure. : VARA
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Bristles. : SETAE
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Watched. : EYED
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Bridge term. : SLAM
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Cat's-___. : PAWS
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They overuse "I." : IOTACISTS
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Explosive. : TNT
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Fruit decay. : BLET
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Fire basket. : CRESSET
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First Japanese Ambassador to U. S. : AOKI
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___ Kul, Kirghiz lake. : ISSYK
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Northern ___, winter apple. : SPY
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Spanish linen. : CREA
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Ceylonese monkeys. : MAHAS
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To pieces. : APART
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About. : CIRCA
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Dramatist-director. : KANIN
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Dramatist. : ODETS
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Gaits. : PACES
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Concern of F. H. A. : HOMES
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Toughen. : INURE
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Younger son. : CADET
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As old as ___. : ADAM
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Sound of surf. : ROTE
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Cry of contempt. : PHOO
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Lively air. : LILT
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One: Dial. : ANE
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Indo-Chinese. : TAI
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Sly ___ fox. : ASA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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