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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, November 19, 1958

8-Down : After-dinner beverage.

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,431
Across
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A discovery of 1492. : CUBA
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Calling ___. : CARD
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Cut of beef. : SHANK
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Native of a sheikdom. : ARAB
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Pulitzer Prize novelist of 1957. : AGEE
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Wore. : HADON
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Cosmetic item. : FACECREAM
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10-point typewriter type. : ELITE
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Leather for sports goods. : ELK
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Popular stage fare since 1878. : HMSPINAFORE
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Turn or twist. : SLUE
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Ibsen character. : ASE
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Traduce. : MALIGN
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Organized group: Abbr. : ASSN
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Host at Valhalla. : ODIN
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Extinct relatives of elephants. : MASTODONS
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Heptagons have seven. : SIDES
39
Longear. : ASS
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A light scarf or coverlet. : THROW
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Kind of shorthand symbol. : STENOTYPE
43
Sea lettuce. : ALGA
44
Koran chapter. : SURA
45
Most skilled. : ABLEST
47
Stadium plaudit. : RAH
49
Addition to a book: Abbr. : APP
51
Chesterfield. : SOFA
52
Certain compositors. : LINOTYPISTS
55
Manufacturers' group. : NAM
58
Historic Ethiopian town. : ADOWA
59
Expressing sorrow. : LAMENTING
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Utah's second largest city. : OGDEN
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At all. : EVER
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Science of the stars: Abbr. : ASTR
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Soothsayers. : SEERS
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Stitched. : SEWN
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Enemies of the Pueblos. : UTES
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Place to eat. : CAFE
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Eurasian range. : URAL
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Retrogress. : BACKSLIDE
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Nancy Hanks' son. : ABE
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Opera role. : CARMEN
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"His acts being seven ___." : AGES
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Harvests. : REAPS
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After-dinner beverage. : DEMITASSE
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Useful African tree. : SHEA
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Mixture of milk and cream. : HALFANDHALF
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Word of farewell. : ADIOS
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___ Dame. : NOTRE
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Joint. : KNEE
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Engine exhaust sound. : CHUG
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Noted cartoonist. : NAST
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Surprise for the bride-to-be. : LINENSHOWER
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Bryophyte. : MOSS
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Colliery entrance. : ADIT
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Obstinate: Dial. : SOT
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Plants with white blossoms. : MAYAPPLES
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Viper. : ASP
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Supporter of Louis Philippe's family. : ORLEANIST
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Eggy drinks. : NOGS
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Hit hard. : SWAT
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French coin. : SOU
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Lazy Susan. : TRAY
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Aft. : ASTERN
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Familiar contraction for a petty officer. : BOSN
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Crest. : RIDGE
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Positive electric terminal. : ANODE
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River into the Adriatic. : PIAVE
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Neighbor of Burma. : LAOS
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Summer acquisitions. : TANS
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Duck adroit at diving. : SMEW
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___ bellum. : ANTE
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Business men: Abbr. : MGRS
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Greek letter. : TAU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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