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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, December 8, 1956

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J K W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,720
Across
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Campus festivity. : HOP
4
Brusque. : CURT
8
Maverick catcher. : LASSO
13
River 2,700 miles long. : AMUR
15
Where 13 Across is. : ASIA
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Part of a cathedral. : ALTAR
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Timber wolf. : LOBO
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Outgrowth of the Industrial Revolution. : MACHINEAGE
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Fail, in theatrical parlance. : FOLDUP
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Tegucigalpa is its capital. : HONDURAS
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Spanish islands. : ISLAS
25
Work on galleys. : EDIT
26
Indian. : SAC
28
Row. : TIER
30
Architect Jones (1573–1652). : INIGO
33
Wagnerian earth goddess. : ERDA
35
Anna Christie, Queen Christina, etc. : GRETAGARBO
38
Reward. : MEED
39
Silk voile. : NINON
40
Expression of joy, in Christmas carols. : NOEL
41
All set: Slang. : INBUSINESS
43
Dutch town. : STAD
44
Salt trees. : ATLES
45
Surface of stagnant water. : SCUM
47
Querying exclamations. : EHS
48
Moreover. : ALSO
50
Girl friends: Fr. : AMIES
52
A. A. U. members. : AMATEURS
56
Type of ball. : MASQUE
59
Rogues' gallery. : POLICEFILE
61
Berlin product. : TUNE
62
Modern poet. : ELIOT
63
Another time. : OVER
64
Repair. : HEAL
65
Lines. : REINS
66
Provender. : EATS
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Tricky. : SLY
Down
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Five to ten. : HALF
2
Melville title. : OMOO
3
National red ink figure. : PUBLICDEBT
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Cause of recent oratory. : CAMPAIGNISSUE
5
Patriotic monogram. : USA
6
Mellow in tone. : RICH
7
Western lake resort. : TAHOE
8
Plymouth event, 1620. : LANDING
9
Alaskan chain. : ALEUTIANS
10
Shining light. : STAR
11
Adventure story. : SAGA
12
Galena and hematite. : ORES
14
A mile has 320. : RODS
19
Pleasant pre-winter periods. : INDIANSUMMERS
21
During last month: Abbr. : ULT
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Small yellow bird. : SERIN
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Prefix for 1 Down. : SEMI
27
Boxers' bailiwick. : ARENA
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M. Coty and others. : RENES
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Bizarre works of art. : GROTESQUES
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African magic. : OBEAH
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Servile flattery. : ADULATION
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Metropolitan offering. : TOSCA
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Well-known name in automobiles. : OLDS
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Culls. : SELECTS
46
Italian pronoun. : MIA
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Friend ___? : ORFOE
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Finn's neighbor. : ESTH
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Unoriginal one. : APER
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Breakwater. : MOLE
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Others: Lat. : ALII
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Hindu deity. : SIVA
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Single. : UNAL
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Wriggling. : EELY
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Permit. : LET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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