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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORD GAME

New York Times, Sunday, October 18, 1953

Author:
Sam Lake
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 569 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,582
Across
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Boulevard in Madrid. : PRADO
6
Nautical term. : ABEAM
11
Places for lares and penates. : ATTICS
17
Mill: French. : MOULIN
18
U. S. sociologist (1857-1929). : VEBLEN
20
Passed over lightly. : BRUSHED
22
Allied take-off place in Germany. : ERDINGAIRBASE
24
A command. : DICTATE
25
Shortly. : SOON
26
Orsk's river. : URAL
27
Rack for cutting wood. : SAWBUCK
29
Card game. : RUM
30
Bulrush. : TULE
31
Russian co-op. : ARTEL
33
Imitation. : MOCK
34
Ann or May. : CAPE
35
Poplar: Poet. : ASP
36
Part of f.o.b. : FREE
37
Manganese ore, to U. S. : IMPORT
40
Wore. : HADON
41
Cap-and-gown decorations. : HOODS
43
Philippine fiber plant. : BAROI
44
Rhythmic. : CADENT
45
English paper. : ESSAY
47
Makes a fuss. : TAKESON
50
Zachary Taylor was one. : WHIG
51
Glanced askance. : LEERED
53
Girl's name. : MARTA
54
Natives of Valparaiso. : CHILEANS
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Peace Prize winner of '49. : ORR
59
Delay. : RESPITE
61
Part of the leg. : SHIN
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Crumbling castle. : RUIN
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Petite pet. : PEKE
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A Canterbury story. : MILLERSTALE
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Normandy town. : STLO
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Oklahoma city. : ENID
69
Little ___. : ONES
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Most insignificant. : POOREST
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Old owl call. : HOO
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Pursued. : RANAFTER
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Cards' first baseman. : BILKO
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Patronize a restaurant. : EATOUT
78
Metal loop in a sail. : CLEW
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Forestall. : PREVENT
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Fat. : PURSY
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Vanquished by Pasteur. : RABIES
85
Eleanor to T. R. : NIECE
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Excuse. : ALIBI
88
Peruvian volcano. : OMATE
89
Star in "Stalag 17." : HOLDEN
90
Unfocused TV picture. : BLUR
91
Little mite. : TOT
94
Asch novel, 1949. : MARY
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Feste or Gobbo. : FOOL
96
Well-known song by Rasbach. : TREES
98
Arctic basin named for explorer. : KANE
99
SHAEF theatre. : ETO
100
Confidentially. : SUBROSA
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Vedic god. : AGNI
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Celestial "bear." : URSA
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Tasso's hero. : RINALDO
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G. I. communication sets. : WALKIETALKIES
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Surplus. : OVERAGE
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Mystic system of Persia. : SUFISM
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Expand. : DILATE
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Storehouses. : ETAPES
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Rich fabrics. : LAMES
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O'Casey and O'Kelly. : SEANS
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Full of holes. : POROUS
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Pianist noted for Beethoven interpretations. : RUDOLPHSERKIN
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Stage designer Bernstein. : ALINE
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Hullabaloo. : DIN
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Vigilant. : ONGUARD
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Emulate Jabara. : AVIATE
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Comedian from N. Y. C. : BERLE
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Recede. : EBB
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Ah me! : ALAS
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Southwestern flattop. : MESA
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Kidnap. : ABDUCT
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Feat of skill. : TRICK
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Sherwood friar. : TUCK
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Noun suffix. : IST
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Guessing game. : CHARADE
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Assail violently. : SETUPON
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Perle of society. : MESTA
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Romberg operetta, 1927. : NEWMOON
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Madden. : DEMENT
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Apprehension. : ARREST
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Opera star, 1912 to 1935. : BORI
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Biggest French liner. : LIBERTE
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Itinerant hucksters. : CADGERS
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Anteroom. : FOYER
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"Othello," for instance. : MASTERPIECE
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Outrigger. : PROA
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First word of "To a Skylark." : HAIL
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Sweep. : OAR
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463,493,000 people. : CHINESE
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By-passer of large wedding. : ELOPER
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Character in "Porgy." : SERENA
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More capacious. : AMPLER
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Himalayan ibexes. : KAILS
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Space of time. : WHILE
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Lowers in rank. : DEMOTES
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Mythical boatman. : CHARON
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Adjective for U. S. S. R. rule. : AUTHORITARIAN
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Of a great river: Rare. : NILOUS
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Uppish. : SNOOTY
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Symbol of strength. : SINEW
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Tend a furnace. : STOKE
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Greed of the gourmand. : EDACITY
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Ether is one. : SOLVENT
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Andes animal. : TAPIR
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Run. : FLEE
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Reared. : BRED
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Leaky old boat. : TUB
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Bolsters. : PILLOWS
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Godfrey's quest. : TALENT
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Cesar the actor. : ROMERO
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Disposed to love. : AMATIVE
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Title. : BARONET
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Top money-winning horse of 1950. : NOOR
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Portuguese epic poem. : LUSIADS
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Bindle stiffs. : HOBOES
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Adorns. : BEGEMS
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Beginnings. : ONSETS
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Importune. : TEASE
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Nonsense. : FUDGE
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Strike up. : RAISE
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Ollie's pal. : KUKLA
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Buffet. : SLAP
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Biblical king. : SAUL
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African grass. : ALFA
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Macaw. : ARA
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Irish waif in 1901 novel. : KIM
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Hammarskjold's predecessor. : LIE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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