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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, February 11, 1955

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 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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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,054
Across
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Purse item. : COMB
5
Ushers' garb. : SPATS
10
Dance popular in the 1930's. : SHAG
14
Pierette to Pierrot. : AMIE
15
Mohammedan nymph. : HOURI
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Circuit. : TOUR
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Part of Summerfield's title. : POSTMASTER
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Shakespearean role. : IAGO
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Item recorded tardily. : POSTENTRY
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Metal fastener. : SCREW
22
Guy rope. : STAY
23
Creators. : MAKERS
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Part of a word: Abbr. : SUF
27
Short for a girl's name. : SYL
28
Mrs. Rex Stout. : POLA
29
Cat's-paw or clove hitch. : KNOT
31
Oriental item. : CHOPSTICK
36
Where Shoshone Falls is. : IDAHO
38
Be indisposed. : AIL
39
Large sea duck. : EIDER
40
Draft animal. : POLEHORSE
42
Bustle. : TODO
43
W. S. : BARD
44
Foolish. : MAD
47
Actor Carroll. : LEO
48
Capital of Tasmania. : HOBART
51
Daddy: Span. : TATA
52
Mrs. Hobby. : OVETA
53
With great speed. : POSTHASTE
58
Word for Indian summer. : WARM
59
Rider on a carriage horse. : POSTILLION
60
Sicilian landmark. : ETNA
61
Make over. : ALTER
62
Senator Bible. : ALAN
63
"Remains To Be ___." : SEEN
64
Playground equipment. : SLIDE
65
Beverage. : SODA
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Founder of Dogpatch. : CAPP
2
Melville novel. : OMOO
3
Want. : MISS
4
A fictitious Lulu. : BETT
5
Hut. : SHANTY
6
Two-cent item. : POSTALCARD
7
Rogers' rival. : AUTRY
8
Canasta card. : TREY
9
Eden's title. : SIR
10
Persevering person. : STICKATIT
11
British Air Secretary in 1940. : HOARE
12
Tool for boring. : AUGER
13
Waxes. : GROWS
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Wardroom meal. : MESS
21
Mud volcano. : SALSE
23
Floor cleaner. : MOP
24
Gambol. : SKIP
25
Cancel. : UNDO
26
Young horse. : FOAL
28
Describing some sailing vessels. : POLEMASTED
30
Perennial thriller. : THEBATMAN
32
Pronoun. : HIS
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Fan club hero. : IDOL
34
Yield. : CEDE
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Liberian native. : KROO
37
Kim's last name. : OHARA
41
Supper scrap. : ORT
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Dior realm. : ATTIRE
46
Hollywood redhead. : DAHL
48
British brothers in American revolution. : HOWES
49
Egg-shaped. : OVATE
50
European capital. : BERNE
51
"Good-bye" composer. : TOSTI
53
Register the votes of. : POLL
54
Poetic lament. : ALAS
55
Barnyard tower. : SILO
56
Amphibian. : TOAD
57
City S W of 60 Across. : ENNA
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___ de deux, a ballet for two. : PAS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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