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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

TEMPUS FUGIT

New York Times, Sunday, October 29, 1961

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 628 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15 Grid is asymmetric.
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,489
Across
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Mint items. : CENTS
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Scenic views. : SCAPE
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Eight bells. : FOUR
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Wrong: Lat. : MALUM
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In tumult. : ARIOT
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Unit of light. : LUMEN
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Macaw. : ARARA
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One of the Horae. : IRENE
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Alexander's men. : RAGTIMEBAND
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Poetic time. : MORNINGTIDE
28
Somewhat: Suffix. : ISH
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Nobel Prize writer, 1947. : GIDE
30
Constraint. : DURESS
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Hide ___ hair. : NOR
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Convened. : SAT
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Forthwith. : BETIMES
36
Will and Ariel ___. : DURANT
37
Layers. : STRATUMS
39
Turkey's neighbor. : IRAN
40
Vote in. : ELECT
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Author of "Case" books. : GARDNER
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"Perfect days" time. : JUNE
44
Screen. : SECLUDE
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Kind of china. : BONE
48
In a difficult spot: Colloq. : TREED
51
Assn. : ORG
52
Bridge bid. : SLAM
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Dummy's partner. : BIDDER
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Town in Manche department. : STLO
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Geological division. : LIAS
58
Kiltie. : SCOT
59
Odd and funny. : DROLL
61
His: Fr. : SES
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Of: Suffix. : IVE
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Condense or shorten. : TELESCOPE
66
Exit. : OUTLET
68
Dishonors. : SHAMES
70
Hurdler. : LEAPER
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Menhaden. : SEAFISH
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Least ruddy. : PALEST
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Noon and others. : SUNTIMES
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Be delayed. : LOSETIME
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Dove: Sp. : PALOMA
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Hold. : CONTAIN
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Biblical peak. : ARARAT
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House worker. : IRONER
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Math term. : COSINE
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Interest-bearing bond. : DEBENTURE
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Ten-second finishers. : KOS
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Day: Sp. : DIA
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Clock, tick-tock, etc. : RIMES
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"___ well . . . " : ALLS
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Powder from seaweeds. : AGAR
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Man from Tallinn. : ESTH
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Singing bird. : OSCINE
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Candy flavor. : LIME
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Feminine one. : UNA
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Conduit. : SEWER
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"Night and Day," for one. : SONG
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Spotted cats. : OCELOTS
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Nile goddess. : ISIS
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Corrosive. : ERODING
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Branches, as of forsythia. : SPRAYS
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Habit. : WONT
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Renown. : PRESTIGE
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Imbue with. : STEEP
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Antebrachium. : FOREARM
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"Mighty ___ a Rose." : LAK
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Atomic particle. : ION
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Time part or future. : ONEDAY
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Yugoslav port. : ZARA
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At no time: Ger. : NIE
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Tract of 1794. : AGEOFREASON
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One way to travel. : SECONDCLASS
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Verb form denoting time. : TENSE
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William ___ Gladstone. : EWART
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"Israfel" signature. : EAPOE
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Theatre areas. : LOGES
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More bizarre. : ODDER
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Withered. : SERE
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Weight units. : DRAMS
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Room for jugs, linens, etc. : EWERY
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S. A. Indian. : CARIB
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Wipe clean. : ERASE
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Keats' inspiration. : NIGHTINGALE
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Little one. : TOT
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Taint. : STIGMA
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Double-rippers. : SLEDS
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What 8 is to 2. : CUBE
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Medics' group. : AMA
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Clock part. : PENDULUM
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Lasted for a long time. : ENDURED
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Poet of our time. : FROST
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Skiff equipment. : OARS
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Jardiniere. : URN
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Samans. : RAINTREES
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Okie. : MIGRANT
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Poetic verb. : ART
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One boon of modern days. : LEISURETIME
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Release, as river water. : UNDAM
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Track events. : MEETS
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Willow's spike. : AMENT
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Aspects. : MIENS
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Gare du ___. : NORD
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Make fast time. : RACE
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Fury. : IRE
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Make public. : DELATE
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Hourglass material. : SAND
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Regions: Abbr. : TERS
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Impious. : GODLESS
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Sudden shock. : JOLT
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Angel of Light. : URIEL
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Convoy. : ESCORT
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Hoofbeat. : CLOP
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About how many seconds in 32 years? : BILLION
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Little people. : ELVES
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Verb used with "thou." : DOEST
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Pasture pests. : BOTFLIES
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Breathes. : RESPIRES
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Fitting time. : SEASON
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Producer's ms. : SCENARIO
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Serves a sentence: Slang. : DOESTIME
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Congo native. : RUA
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Magic healer. : SHAMAN
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Frothed. : SPUMED
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"___ Yearling." : THE
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Watchword: Sp. : ALERTA
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Grasping. : SENSING
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Gov't. agency since 1887. : ICC
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Securing. : MOORING
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Pill or pad. : TABLET
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Highways. : PIKES
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Originated. : AROSE
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Novel of 1944 (with "The"). : LOSTWEEKEND
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Chemical suffix. : ANE
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Days of Virgil, Horace, etc. : AUGUSTANAGE
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Adriatic port. : TRANI
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___ dozen. : DAILY
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St. ___ fire. : ELMOS
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Times. : ERAS
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Executors. : ASSIGNEES
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Possessive. : HERS
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Strobile. : CONE
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1960. : LEAPYEAR
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Minute aquatic animal. : ROTIFER
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Unclosed: Poet. : OPED
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Mussed. : CREASED
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Justice holds one. : SWORD
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Like: Suffix. : INE
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Noted designer. : DIOR
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Tax. : STENT
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Forecaster of yore. : ORACLE
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Philosopher of 400 B. C. : PLATO
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Stormed. : RAGED
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Siesta sound. : SNORE
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Temples: poet. : FANES
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Stair part. : RISER
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Not neat. : MESSY
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Geologic mounds. : OSAR
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Shoot up. : ZOOM
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Simple sugar. : OSE
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Fill with wonder. : AWE
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Auditor. : CPA
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Softly. : LOW

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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