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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, October 21, 1955

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B C F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, 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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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,306

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Across
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Main point. : GIST
5
Channels between cliffs. : GATS
9
React to a thriller. : GASP
13
Home of Kate, the shrew. : PADUA
14
Korean V. I. P. : RHEE
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Iran's unit of currency. : RIAL
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Laurel and ivy. : EVERGREENS
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"___ Perpetua," Idaho's motto. : ESTO
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Color of Owl's and Pussy-Cat's boat. : PEAGREEN
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Heretofore: Poet. : ERENOW
22
Win. : EARN
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White goods. : LINENS
24
Insect. : ANT
27
Remark from Hope. : GAG
28
She played Father Day's wife. : GISH
29
Part of a figure 8. : LOOP
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Arabian tambourine. : TAAR
33
Impatient. : EAGER
37
Team from New Orleans. : TULANEGREENWAVE
40
Clothe. : ENDUE
41
"Green-___ monster." : EYED
42
British gun. : STEN
43
Colleen. : LASS
45
Serbian city. : NIS
47
Remnant. : END
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Poor; barren. : MEAGRE
51
Critic Faure. : ELIE
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Unwilling. : AVERSE
54
Hyson or gunpowder. : GREENTEA
58
Ye olde days. : YORE
59
An insecticide. : PARISGREEN
61
Dust bowl fugitive. : OKIE
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Sandusky's waterfront. : ERIE
63
Pitcher Wynn. : EARLY
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Inspected. : SEEN
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Oahe and Gatun. : DAMS
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Words with same meaning: Abbr. : SYNS
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Was generous. : GAVE
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Inkling. : IDEA
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Onward rush. : SURGE
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Hanging tatter. : TAGRAG
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Delicious plums. : GREENGAGES
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"Two owls and ___ . . . " : AHEN
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Greenback. : TEN
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Plant called meadow saxifrage. : SESELI
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Shrubs of the South. : GREENHAWS
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Oise tributary. : AISNE
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Squelched. : SATON
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Furrows. : PLOWS
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Famous featherweight. : PEP
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Appraise again. : RERATE
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Gone up. : RISEN
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"Der ___," Adenauer's epithet. : ALTE
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Part of speech. : NOUN
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Spun a yarn. : TOLD
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Places for raising plants. : GREENERIES
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American playwright. : PAULGREEN
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Adjective suffix. : ARY
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Golden ___. : GATE
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Square. : EVEN
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Sunder. : REND
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Comes close. : NEARS
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Roman officials. : EDILES
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Oozed. : SEEPED
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Long, wearying times. : SIEGES
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Brother physicians. : MAYOS
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Call forth. : EVOKE
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Nest of U. S. bird. : AERIE
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Make radiant. : ENRAY
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World Series pitcher. : GRIM
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Sea swallow. : TERN
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Dish of fish. : EELS
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One or more. : ANY
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Celestial "Altar." : ARA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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