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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

HINTS FROM THE HEADLINES

New York Times, Sunday, February 1, 1953

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.45, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 28
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,323
Across
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Land in the Antarctic. : ADELIE
7
Point 4 gift to foreign farmers. : TRACTOR
14
Noted opera conductor. : REINER
20
Philosopher of Louis VI's time. : ABELARD
21
Scold. : REPROVE
22
President Quirino. : ELPIDIO
24
Father of five successful sons. : DAVIDEISENHOWER
26
Playing catch. : PASSING
27
Fuss and feathers. : ADO
28
Within the eyeball. : ENTOPTIC
29
Business payment. : REBATE
31
Dolce ___ niente (pleasing inactivity): Ital. : FAR
32
Paraguay tea. : MATE
34
Age: Var. : AERA
35
___ pie. : DEEPDISH
37
Office equipment. : FILE
38
Sound of indignation. : SNORT
40
Notches. : DENTS
42
Subject of Berlioz opera. : FAUST
43
Yorkshire city. : LEEDS
44
Point. : NIB
46
I: Latin. : EGO
47
Princess Royal of England. : ALICE
48
Opera singers. : BASSOS
49
Sweet singer. : CROONER
53
Quick pull on reins. : SACCADE
55
Contemporary of Volta. : WATT
56
Pronoun. : HER
57
Relative of a stuffed shirt. : PRIG
59
Feb. 14th symbol. : DART
60
Irish seaport. : DROGHEDA
64
Devotee of a certain art. : OPERAGOER
67
Forfeit in a game of post office. : KISS
69
Drive. : URGE
70
Army camp in California. : ORD
72
Gracie, Fred and Mel. : ALLENS
73
Used a sweep. : OARED
75
Precipitate. : HASTY
77
Girl friend: Fr. : AMIE
78
Wall units. : TILES
79
Eurydice. : DRYAD
80
Authoress Ngaio. : MARSH
81
Miller's supply. : GRIST
82
Plant modified by environment. : ECAD
83
Basketball player. : CAGER
84
New Director of the Budget. : DODGE
85
Genevieve of Paris. : SAINTE
86
___ Marino. : SAN
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Michael Di Salle's daughter. : TONI
88
Elbe tributary. : EGER
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Sanskrit. : OLDINDIAN
92
___ Eireann (Irish Free State). : SAORSTAT
95
Mountain in Greece. : OSSA
97
Adjective for Uncas. : LAST
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Famed name in baseball. : OTT
99
Food. : BITE
100
Most inadequate. : WEAKEST
103
French name for Belgian city. : MALINES
105
Carrousals. : SPREES
108
Artist's mixtures. : TINTS
109
Sleuth: Sl. : TEC
111
Was ahead. : LED
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Argue at the bar. : PLEAD
113
Spurious. : FALSE
114
Governors Long and Warren. : EARLS
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She stabs Scarpia. : TOSCA
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College scrimmage. : RUSH
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Animals with one hoof per foot. : SOLIPEDS
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Gloves: Var. : MITS
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Limerick man. : LEAR
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Scotch uncle. : EME
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It has jingle bells. : SLEIGH
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Opinion. : ESTIMATE
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15 years before the Battle of Hastings. : MLI
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Part of a Carl Sandburg title. : ABRAHAM
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Member of the new Cabinet. : HERBERTBROWNELL
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Stray. : DEVIATE
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Man at boot camp. : TRAINEE
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Louisianans of French descent. : CREOLES
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Sioux, Creeks, etc. : REDMEN
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Porch furniture. : SETTEES
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Bay State Governor. : HERTER
Down
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One of world's largest oil centers. : ABADAN
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He wrote "Across the Wide Missouri." : DEVOTO
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Biblical name. : ELI
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Bail. : LADE
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Spenser's "Ireland." : IRENA
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Acted as copyman. : EDITED
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Sea cucumbers. : TREPANGS
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Monthly budget item. : RENT
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Garden pests. : APHIDS
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Late Italian philosopher. : CROCE
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Barge. : TOW
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Compensated generously. : OVERPAID
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Dieted again. : REREDUCED
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Feast. : REPAST
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Seaport of Israel. : ELATH
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___ dixit (he himself said it): Latin. : IPSE
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City in Yugoslavia. : NIS
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Teaches. : EDIFIES
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Hero of Tasso's epic. : RINALDO
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Assistant to Eisenhower. : ADAMS
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Blunderbore's wife. : OGRESS
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Rail bird: Var. : SOREE
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Cold wind. : BISE
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Italian man's name. : ERNO
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Musical notes. : EFLATS
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Olivia's clown. : FESTE
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Noisemakers in a charivari. : TINPANS
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Natterjack. : TOAD
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Machine tool. : LATHE
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Masses of ice. : BERGS
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Stinging. : ACRID
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Describing most slacks. : BAGGY
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Famous family of Mass. : CHOATES
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Facsimiles. : REPLICAS
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Spanish discoverer of Amazon. : ORELLANA
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___ de Oro, Africa. : RIO
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Formed into a compact mass. : CAKED
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Well-known dress designer. : WORTH
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Where Jekyll Island is. : GEORGIA
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Senator from 58 Down. : RUSSELL
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New Zealand, for instance. : DOMINION
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Bearded, as barley. : ARISTATE
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Noted name in public health. : REED
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Comical Martha. : RAYE
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Hudson catch. : SHAD
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Pawls. : DETENTS
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Admirable. : RARE
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It sailed to Colchis. : ARGO
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Dry as dust. : ARID
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Friend of Petrarch. : DANTE
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Independent Senator. : MORSE
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An ordeal (to run the ___). : GANTLET
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Problems for 84 Across. : COSTS
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Pentagon furniture. : DESKS
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Export from Java. : SISAL
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Trustworthy. : TRIED
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Relative of an imperial. : GOATEE
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Hoover, for instance. : DAM
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Kin of voodoo. : OBEAH
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Crepuscules. : TWILIGHTS
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Horn: Span. : ASTA
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Ring. : ENSPHERE
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Destructive insects. : TERMITES
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Hopalong, for instance. : IDOL
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Double-page ad. : SPREAD
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Durkin was one. : PLUMBER
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Part of a country's fighting force. : RESERVE
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Ankles. : TALI
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Ascend. : CLIMB
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"___ worthy of their steel": Scott. : FOEMEN
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Cenobite. : ESSENE
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Formality. : STARCH
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Mother of Dionysus. : SEMELE
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Barn dance official. : CALLER
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Seed shells. : ARILS
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Political line-up. : SLATE
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Red ink item. : DEBIT
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Abundance. : STORE
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Pretended. : SHAM
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Banyan. : TREE
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Water vessel. : EWER
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"Trade, not ___." : AID
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Island group in Aleutians. : RAT
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Negative. : NOT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 21 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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