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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

THE FACE IS FAMILIAR

New York Times, Sunday, January 25, 1970

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,470
Across
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Termagant : SCOLD
6
Cleft : PARTED
12
Epithet for Samuel Johnson : CHAM
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Relative of hi-fi : STEREO
17
Panay port : ILOILO
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Papa Bear of football : HALAS
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Patti Page : CLARAANNFOWLER
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Wards off : AVERTS
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Bittern : HERON
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Eating places : CAFES
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Bishop's headdress : MITRE
28
Novelist Levin : IRA
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Grub : EATS
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Entanglement : TOILS
31
Bremen's river : WESER
32
Connery : SEAN
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Harriman's nickname : AVE
34
Arctic base : THULE
35
___ Devi, Indian peak : NANDA
36
Piece of gossip : ONDIT
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Schnauzers : TERRIERS
39
Mexican shawl : MANTA
40
Hindu's fast to get justice : DHARNA
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"___ Lynne" : EAST
42
Kyle or Tobin : ROTE
43
"___ My Sunshine" : YOUARE
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Play the siren : ALLURE
48
Valuable tree of N. Z. : TOTARA
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Checks : ARRESTS
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___ Kabaivanska, Met soprano : RAINA
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Rathbone : BASIL
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Chilean export : NITRE
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Use a straw : SIP
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Useless : IDLE
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Cyd Charisse : TULAFINKLEA
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Color in French flag : BLEU
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Culbertson : ELY
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Shaman : CURER
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Sniggler : EELER
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Blossom in Brest : FLEUR
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Prof's stand : LECTERN
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Wailed : YOWLED
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Drinks noisily : SLURPS
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Smuts's philosophy : HOLISM
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Auction word : SOLD
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Korean statesman : RHEE
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Iosif V. Dzhugashvili : STALIN
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Choir voices : ALTOS
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Knight fights : JOUSTING
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California's Santa ___ : PAULA
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Pigtail : BRAID
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Cluster : BUNCH
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Cargo unit : TON
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Grampuses : ORCS
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La ___, Honduran port : CEIBA
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Fissure : CRACK
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___ move on! : GETA
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Bowl call : RAH
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Count Basie plays it : PIANO
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Cathay : CHINA
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Braid of gold or silver : ORRIS
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Small-time : TWOBIT
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Cary Grant : ARCHIBALDLEACH
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Usher's beat : AISLE
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Jeer at : DERIDE
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Emissary : LEGATE
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Capitol Hill count : NAYS
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Worked on galleys : EDITED
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Wroth : IRATE
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Track official : STARTER
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Mackerel-like fish : CEROS
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Author of "The King Ranch" : LEA
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Ken Murray : DONCOURT
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Nonsense! : PIFFLE
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Agalloch : ALOES
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Has an oar-deal : ROWS
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Sesame : TIL
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Krypton, for one : ELEMENT
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Miss von Kappelhoff : DORISDAY
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Trout : CHARR
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Engage in : HAVE
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Drink : ALE
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Leila Koerber : MARIEDRESSLER
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"The ravel'd ___ of care" : SLEAVE
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Tune : STRAIN
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Flimflam : CHEAT
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Name for a ship's carpenter : NAILS
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Kringle : SANTA
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Congou : TEA
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Anagram for "sheet" : THESE
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Baseball's Big or Little Poison : WANER
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Delusion's partner : SNARE
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Royal adornment : TIARA
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Natasha Gurdin : NATALIEWOOD
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Midwest airport : OHARE
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Meet, as alumni : REUNE
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Central theme : MOTIF
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Indian millet : DURRA
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Bed of flowers : ROSARY
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Horse opera : OATER
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Caliban's opposite : ARIEL
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Chef's spoon : LADLE
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Claudette Colbert : LILYCHAUCHOIN
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Narrative : TALE
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Walked : ANKLED
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Traffic jam : TIEUP
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Rail sidetracks : SPURS
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George ___ (Nathan Birnbaum) : BURNS
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"___ Three Lives" : ILED
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City in N.W. Italy : TURIN
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Actress Gwyn and others : NELLS
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Cornflower : BLUET
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Girl in "As You Like It" : CELIA
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Hosiery color : FLESH
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Turnpike fees : TOLLS
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Old port of Rome : OSTIA
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Oyster shell : SHUCK
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Enriching brine : MARINADE
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Pope John XXIII : RONCALLI
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Recreation : SPORT
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Pacific battle site: 1943 : TARAWA
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Drudged : LABORED
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Tia ___ : JUANA
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Battologize : ITERATE
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Announcement : NOTICE
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Grind together : GNASH
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Lillie : BEA
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Suborned : BRIBED
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Adduces : CITES
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Reprove : CHIDE
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Alexander's epithet : GREAT
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Like thick rugs : PILY
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Voucher : CHIT
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Former Queen of Greece : OLGA
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Dan Beard's org. : BSA
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Dernier ___ : CRI
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Article in Berlin : DER

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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