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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Tuesday, December 12, 1950

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 541
Across
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Creator of the Schmoo. : CAPP
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Strip of wood. : LATH
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Stone for setting razors. : HONE
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Gumbo. : OKRA
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Angelo ___, educator. : PATRI
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Expression of pity. : ALAS
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Ex-President of Chile. : RIOS
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Patriotic action in wartime. : ENLISTMENT
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One of Queen Juliana's capitals. : AMSTERDAM
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Phil Harris' wife. : ALICE
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U. S. delegate to U. N. : AUSTIN
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Truman may control these. : PRICES
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Very small degrees. : HAIRS
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Mr. Dzugashvill. : STALIN
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Not observed. : UNSEEN
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Title of ruler of Yemen. : IMAM
31
Agency created by F. D. R. : WPA
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Wrestlers' cushions. : MATS
35
Indian of Peru. : INCAN
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The "Gripsholm," for instance. : SHIP
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River in Germany. : EMS
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Of the ear. : OTIC
40
"Idylls" heroine. : ELAINE
42
Kind of collar named for Charlemagne's mother. : BERTHA
44
Ship's mine-sweeping device. : OTTER
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Scram: Var. : VAMOSE
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Using one's entire resources: 2 wds. : ALLOUT
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Openmouthed. : AGAPE
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Submit disputes to judicial methods. : ARBITRATE
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Obsequious followers, as Hungary, Rumania, etc., to Russia. : SATELLITES
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Similar. : AKIN
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A republic since 1937. : EIRE
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Sluggish. : INERT
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Started a golf game. : TEED
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Scissor cut. : SNIP
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Mr. Shotton of baseball. : BURT
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Makes mistakes. : ERRS
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Name meaning maiden. : CORA
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Mr. Tamiroff of films. : AKIM
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Fielding, Dickens, etc. : PROSAISTS
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"The Green ___," Pulitzer Prize play of 1930. : PASTURES
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Kenesaw Mountain, late baseball "czar." : LANDIS
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Churchill-F.D.R. declaration of peach aims, 1941. : ATLANTICCHARTER
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Decorate. : TRIM
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Pronoun. : HIS
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Lincoln's Vice President. : HAMLIN
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Derived from oil. : OLEIC
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Garner's middle name. : NANCE
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Senator Kefauver. : ESTES
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Saucy. : PERT
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Sinkiang's "Mississippi," 1,250 miles. : TARIM
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To be: Latin. : ESSE
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MacArthur's "Scap." : PLANE
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Benita ___, Ronald Colman's wife. : HUME
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Part of Indo-China. : ANAM
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Group against socialized medicine. : AMA
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Export of Chile. : NITRE
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First name of a sensational witness. : WHITTAKER
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Symbol of Maine. : PINE
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Copycat. : APER
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Egg of a parasite. : NIT
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Drench. : SATURATE
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Estonian island in Baltic Sea. : OESEL
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Spoils or plunder. : LOOT
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Nursery rhyme character. : BOPEEP
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Mr. Einstein. : ALBERT
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Flower containers. : VASES
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Another time. : AGAIN
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Mother: Comb. form. : MATRI
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Inventory. : LIST
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Japanese aborigine. : AINU
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Row of seats. : TIER
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Finales. : ENDS
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Actor's ad ___. : LIB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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