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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

New York Times, Sunday, November 2, 1958

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 531 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,414
Across
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Mortarboards. : CAPS
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Cattle. : BEASTS
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Sen. Thurmond of S. C. : STROM
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Browned. : TOASTED
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Bengali poet. : TAGORE
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Clobber. : LARRUP
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Pasture lands. : ACREAGE
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Exhausted. : USEDUP
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Secret. : INSIDE
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Europe in the 1940's. : ETO
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Relative of an apple tree. : SORB
28
In a ferment. : YEASTING
30
Roman goddess. : OPS
31
Averse: Var. : LOTH
33
Black ___, Arizona. : MESA
35
Pool. : TANK
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Mishmash. : OLIO
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Statisticians' circles. : PIECHARTS
40
Garage mishap. : DENT
41
Homonym for sneeze. : SNEES
42
Where Arco is. : IDAHO
43
Ground squirrel. : GOPHER
45
Oil-yielding tree. : EBOE
47
Phoned. : RANG
49
Papal name. : PIUS
50
Successive. : RUNNING
54
Wrap around manually. : HANDROLL
58
One of the Posts. : EMILY
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Debtor having property. : LIENEE
62
Pre-festival time. : EVE
63
Dutch Premier. : DREES
65
The Ukraine, for example. : BREADBASKET
67
Early Briton. : PICT
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The Little Corporal. : NAPOLEONI
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Caesar's namesakes. : SIDS
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Maugham book. : CAKESANDALE
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Sister ship of the Nautilus. : SKATE
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French holy one: Abbr. : STE
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Shipshape: Naut. : ATAUNT
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Bits. : SNIPS
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Photo. : SNAPSHOT
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Occurring every other day. : TERTIAN
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Small bottle. : VIAL
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Yearn. : ACHE
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NKVD's former monogram. : OGPU
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Ed Wynn's son. : KEENAN
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Shakespearean roles. : IAGOS
95
Admonishes. : WARNS
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Psyche knots. : BUNS
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Go after (large game) on snow. : CRUSTHUNT
102
Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Boyer role. : PEPE
104
Stulm. : ADIT
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Garden. : EDEN
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Wit's quip. : MOT
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Gauzelike. : GOSSAMER
111
Place like M.I.T. : TECH
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Old auto. : REO
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Relative of dough. : BATTER
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Sermon topic. : IDEALS
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Mottled. : PIEBALD
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Heroine of Balfe opera. : ARLINE
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College town near Dallas. : DENTON
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Bombards. : STRAFES
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Units of force. : DYNES
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Byzantine city. : EDESSA
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Whence trade winds blow. : EAST
Down
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An artery. : CAROTID
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Ibsen role. : ASE
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Sponsors of cake sales. : PTAS
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Bulb plant. : SEGO
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252 calories: Abbr. : BTU
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Very simple. : EASYASPIE
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Pulitzer Prize novelist. : AGEE
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Baking ___. : SODA
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Creditor. : TRUSTER
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Recurring weekly. : SEPTAN
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Move furtively. : SLINK
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Pungent odor. : TANG
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Rys. : RRS
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Starling's relative. : ORIOLE
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Tot's gooey product. : MUDPIE
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Chinese weight. : TAEL
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Devilfishes. : OCTOPI
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Layer of the skin. : DERMA
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Silver coins. : PESOS
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Oceanic hazard. : BERG
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Between: Prefix. : INTER
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Auditioned. : HEARD
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Call it a day. : STOP
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Concord. : ONENESS
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Vegetable. : CHARD
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___ roll. : HONOR
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Request. : DESIRE
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Dostoevski heroine. : SONIA
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Defeated foe's fare. : HUMBLEPIE
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Tulip bud. : BULB
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Actor Ford. : GLENN
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Resembling writing fluid. : INKISH
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Have ___ (must). : NEEDTO
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Just before "Go!" : GETSET
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Jive expert. : HEPCAT
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Fly. : AVIATE
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River of the Black Forest. : NECKAR
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Is ahead. : LEADS
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Thirteen Popes. : LEOS
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The A.E.F. : YANKS
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Bridge. : SPAN
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Meredith heroine. : DIANA
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Germans. : TEUTONS
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Relishes. : OLIVES
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Pilfers: Slang. : SNIGS
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Nipa palm. : ATAP
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Unspoken. : TACIT
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Hebrew dry measure. : EPHAH
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City S. of S. F. : SANCARLOS
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Perform what follows: Mus. : SEGUE
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Cloud: Lat. : NUBES
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Cake ingredient. : LARD
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Worked dough. : KNEADED
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Night: Fr. : NUIT
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Ready to be tapped. : ONDRAFT
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Addison's co-worker. : STEELE
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Jester in "Ivanhoe." : WAMBA
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All ___! : ABOARD
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Like a flivver. : RATTLY
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___-down cake. : UPSIDE
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Degrees. : STEPS
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Studies (with "over"). : PORES
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Drowses. : NODS
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Golfer Littler. : GENE
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Handwriting-on-the-wall word. : MENE
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Has dessert. : EATS
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Quote. : CITE
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Olympian queen. : HERA
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Kitchen container. : TIN
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Snow: Scot. : SNA
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___-relief. : BAS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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