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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

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New York Times, Sunday, November 14, 1954

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,965
Across
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An Eisenhower. : EARL
5
Propound. : POSE
9
Evoke yawns. : BORE
13
Make an aquatint. : ETCH
17
Where DePauw University is. : GREENCASTLE
21
City near Buffalo. : OLEAN
22
Pang. : THROE
24
Musical star. : DOLORESGRAY
25
Order established by George Washington. : PURPLEHEART
27
Mrs. Johnson, explorer. : OSA
28
Balzac heroine. : ANTOINETTE
30
Black liquid. : TAR
31
French author. : GIDE
32
Nearest to. : NEXT
34
Photographed. : TOOK
35
Cologne's river. : RHINE
37
Chants. : INTONES
39
Ungenerous one. : HOARDER
42
Flood and famine. : EVILS
44
Homonym for 66 Across. : AIL
45
Immortal steed. : PEGASUS
48
Couch with simple lines. : ANGELBED
51
Another Eisenhower. : EDGAR
55
Breadwinner. : EARNER
56
Man with a future. : COMER
58
Spooky. : EERY
59
Game fish. : CERO
60
Peach. : TREE
61
Antarctic embayment. : ROSSSEA
63
Wind instruments. : BASSOONS
66
"Nut-brown ___." : ALE
67
Nokomis. : SQUAW
69
Popeye's creator. : SEGAR
72
Papal chancery. : DATARIA
73
Idaho's Gov. Jordan. : LEN
74
She wrote "Persuasion." : AUSTEN
76
Roving. : NOMAD
78
Mountains of Alsace. : VOSGES
79
Part of S.A.C. : STRATEGIC
82
Beginner; green one. : NOVITIATE
84
Pollen-holder of a flower. : ANTHER
86
Fact presented. : DATUM
88
Sage. : SAVANT
89
Agency, 1935–43. : WPA
92
Chemist's glass tube. : BURETTE
94
Polish river: Russ. sp. : NAREV
96
Groups of workers. : GANGS
97
___ jacet. : HIC
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Derricks. : ERECTORS
100
Common to both sexes. : EPICENE
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Clean off. : WIPE
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On the blue. : ASEA
104
Roman road. : ITER
107
Coin tosser's cry. : HEADS
108
Maul. : BEATER
110
Rhythmic beat. : METRE
112
Blunderer in speech or manners. : SOLECIST
114
Saw. : PROVERB
115
Another Eisenhower. : DDE
117
USAF member. : PILOT
118
Chaffy. : ACEROSE
121
Casbah city. : ALGIERS
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Solemn: Comb. form. : SERIO
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Esau. : EDOM
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Eurasian duck. : SMEW
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"___ Yesterday." : BORN
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Author Keith. : IAN
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Reclusive. : ANCHORITIC
138
Shade of gray. : ASH
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Wisconsin product. : CREAMCHEESE
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Milne's "___ Mystery." : THEREDHOUSE
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Black. : SABLE
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Fiord. : INLET
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Chief stream in S. Africa. : ORANGERIVER
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Nutcracker's suite. : NEST
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Striped fish. : BASS
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Robert ___. : ELEE
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Unaspirated. : LENE
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___ Heath, in Hardy novels. : EGDON
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Stein subject. : AROSE
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Give rest to. : RELAX
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Laraine's husband. : LEO
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Men of the cloth. : PASTORS
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First Postmaster General. : OSGOOD
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Umpire's signal. : STRIKE
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Spirit. : ELAN
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Branch of a great river. : BLUENILE
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Poetic contraction. : OER
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Engrossed. : RAPT
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Chou ___. : ENLAI
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Old verb ending. : ETH
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Accra is its capital. : THEGOLDCOAST
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Actress Jeanne. : CRAIN
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The Golden ___, Mongol army. : HORDE
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Blue Eagle. : NRA
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Half man, half horse. : CENTAUR
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Watcher. : EYER
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That may be chosen. : OPTIVE
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Summers in Nantes. : ETES
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Soprano Berger. : ERNA
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Golfer's goal. : THEGREEN
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Macbeth or Macduff. : THANE
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Dresden's river. : ELBE
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Four-in-hand. : TIE
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Full of: Suffix. : OSE
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Maroon-wearing team. : RAMS
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Titoite. : SERB
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Part of a pink. : PETAL
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Sen. Clements of Kentucky. : EARLE
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Late character actor. : GREENSTREET
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Headland. : NESS
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Couple. : DYAD
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Former Broadway producer. : GEORGEWHITE
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Man's nickname. : ARNIE
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Girls named for flowers. : ROSAS
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Designating paper for color printing. : COATED
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He lives on Lake Ontario. : OSWEGAN
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Reddish color. : RUST
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Greek contest. : AGON
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Thrifty. : SAVING
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Ermines in brown. : STOATS
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Midwest poet. : SARETT
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Book size. : QUARTO
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Shepherd prophet. : AMOS
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Sacked. : RAVAGED
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Girl in an old song. : NITA
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Theatre seats. : DIVANS
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Ed Stanky's men. : THECARDINALS
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Prepare for use. : CURE
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Polynesian god. : TANE
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Nautical term. : ABEAM
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Dienbienphu heroine. : NURSE
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Noxious. : MEPHITIC
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Pibroch player. : PIPER
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Sharp and harsh. : ACERB
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She hurled a golden apple. : ERIS
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Strives. : VIES
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Red signal. : STOP
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Down: Comb. form. : CATA
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Girls in blue. : WAVES
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Men in blue. : ELIS
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Lets go. : RELEASES
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Platitude. : BROMIDE
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Greek Aurora. : EOS
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British statesman. : EDE
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Brass-wind. : CORNET
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Man who has found a Maecenas. : PROTEGE
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"The Red." : ERIC
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Made of grain. : CEREAL
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City in European Turkey. : EDIRNE
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First things. : ABCS
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Aid for 117 Across. : LORAN
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Pied-billed bird. : GREBE
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European in India. : SAHIB
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"___ be in England . . . " : OHTO
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Purple dye. : MAUVE
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Ruhr city. : ESSEN
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Query about the verdant freshmen. : WHERE
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Baby girl: Sp. : NENA
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Czech river. : OHRE
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Of a certain religion: Abbr. : CHR
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Aria area. : MET
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Right angles. : ELS
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"Black gold." : OIL

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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