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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

ABECEDARIAN

New York Times, Sunday, October 9, 1955

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, 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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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,294
Across
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Rifle. : ROB
4
Thuribles. : CENSERS
11
Bandleader Fields. : SHEP
15
Seaweed derivative. : AGAR
19
Actress Bartok. : EVA
20
Colony lost by Italy. : ERITREA
21
Acquaint. : TELL
22
"And away ___!" : WEGO
23
Side of a triangle. : LEG
24
Old song by Stephen Glover. : ROSEOFTRALEE
26
Connectives. : NORS
27
Declaims. : ORATES
29
British statesman. : EDE
30
Homeric. : EPICAL
32
Gardner ___, cartoonist. : REA
33
Contemporary of Whirlaway. : ALSAB
34
___ capita. : PER
35
Map. : PLAT
36
One of the deadly sins. : ANGER
38
Stretched out. : DISTENDED
41
Songbirds. : WRENS
42
Like an oboe's tones. : REEDY
43
Bishopric. : SEE
44
Author Uris. : LEON
45
Group of whales. : HERD
46
Aromatic fragrance. : BALM
47
Eastern European. : SLAV
48
Organic nature. : BIOS
50
Ticket-seller's window. : GRILLE
52
Verb form. : FUTURETENSE
55
___ Islands in Galway Bay. : ARAN
56
Shoe leather. : ELK
58
"Cave ___." : CANEM
59
Alabama. : COTTONSTATE
61
Oklahoma city. : ADA
62
O'Neill hero. : ORIN
63
Altercations. : CONTENTIONS
64
British crown colony. : ADEN
65
Brightened. : LIT
66
O'Hara's "___ 8." : BUTTERFIELD
67
Nimble. : ALERT
68
All ___ (of no importance). : ONE
69
Butterine. : OLEO
70
Relatives of demagogues. : RINGLEADERS
72
Idolizes. : ADORES
74
Exhort. : URGE
75
"___ le roi!" : VIVE
76
General in the Revolution. : KNOX
77
Naughty children. : IMPS
79
One chased in a game. : HARE
80
Mr. Landon. : ALF
83
Select; choice. : TRIED
85
Hero of War of 1812. : SCOTT
86
Samoa, Hawaii, etc. : POLYNESIA
88
M. Bonnet. : HENRI
89
Ancient Asian. : MEDE
90
Barrister's covering. : WIG
91
Snellen, Schick, etc. : TESTS
92
Size of coal. : EGG
93
"Crackerjack." : NAILER
95
Astern. : AFT
96
Iron ore shipping center. : DULUTH
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Ordered. : BADE
99
V. I. P. in a yearbook. : CLASSOFFICER
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Character in "Kim." : ALI
103
Town in Spain. : OLOT
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Part of the overhead. : RENT
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Statement for the press. : RELEASE
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Earth: Comb. form. : GEO
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Notelet. : MEMO
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Whirl. : EDDY
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Works of an Italian painter. : CRESPIS
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Sea bird. : ERN
Down
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Charges again. : RELOADS
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Rest upon. : OVERLIE
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Crushed sugar cane. : BAGASSE
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The little brain. : CEREBELLUM
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Psyche's beloved. : EROS
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City near Belgrade. : NIS
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Become extreme. : STEEPEN
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Disintegrated. : ERODED
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Allude. : REFER
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Perched. : SAT
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Office gadget. : STAPLER
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Old Saxon epic. : HELIAND
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Chooses. : ELECTS
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Nolo contendere. : PLEA
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Bristly fibers of oats. : AWN
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Governor at Harrisburg. : GEORGEMLEADER
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In harmony. : AGREED
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Subject of Nevin song. : ROSARY
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Job of 435 at Washington. : REPRESENTING
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Use a shuttle. : TAT
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Leo's spouse. : LARAINE
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Heroine of an 1840 novel. : NELL
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Intimate. : NEAR
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Houses for birds. : DOVECOTES
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Abbott-Costello routine. : WHOSONFIRST
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Other people's children. : BRATS
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British gun. : STEN
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Davis of Hollywood. : BETTE
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Conversation breakers. : INTERRUPTERS
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Ancient. : GRANDEVAL
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Susanna's accusers. : ELDERS
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Breakfast food. : FARINA
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Part of Elizabeth's realm. : UNITEDKINGDOM
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Apache Indian. : TONTO
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Bikini. : ATOLL
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German philosopher. : KANT
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Where Pueblo is: Abbr. : COLO
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"Iliad" subject. : SIEGE
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Mosquito genus. : CULEX
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Sailing term. : ALEE
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"Prince Igor" composer. : BORODIN
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What Alice had. : ADVENTURES
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Vivacious. : AIRY
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Topnotcher. : ONER
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Republic with no railways. : ICELAND
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Opposite of boastfulness. : MODESTY
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Binds fast. : HOGTIES
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Pacify. : ASSUAGE
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Popular young golfer. : LITTLER
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Contrive. : FASHION
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Met "Carmen." : THEBOM
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Gratify. : REGALE
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Looked happy. : SMILED
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Stuff and nonsense. : PIFFLE
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Grown-up elver. : EEL
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Cracker. : WAFER
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Port near Haifa. : ACRE
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Actor Arnaz. : DESI
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W. W. II theatre. : ETO
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Dolphin whale. : ORC
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Mountain top. : CAP

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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