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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, February 16, 1953

9-Across : Perth ___, New Jersey.

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,338
Across
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It's worth from 500 to 1,500 points. : SLAM
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Make a score at pinochle. : MELD
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Perth ___, New Jersey. : AMBOY
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Navy scout bomber. : HELLDIVER
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Italian river, into the Adriatic. : PIAVE
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Cold war problem. : ESPIONAGE
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Scott heroine. : ELLEN
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Hush! : SSH
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They ask for handouts. : PANHANDLERS
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Fruit punches. : ADES
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Lee ___, boxer. : OMA
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Party adherent. : IST
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Mrs. Oswald ___ Lord, new U. N. representative. : BATES
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Native of Canea. : CRETAN
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"Green Mansions" hero. : ABEL
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Word for Florida or California specialties. : SUNRIPENED
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Little flower. : ROSELET
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White and smooth, like tusks. : IVORINE
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Its wood is hard and tough. : BUTTONTREE
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Republic since 1944: Abbr. : ICEL
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Men without a country. : EXILES
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Mediterranean sailing vessel. : SETEE
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In favor of. : FOR
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Netcord service. : LET
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"___ Fan Tutte" (Thus Do They All). : COSI
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Where rogues' galleries are found. : POLICEFILES
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Part of a shoe. : TOE
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Brass is one. : ALLOY
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Dull. : INANIMATE
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City of "topless towers." : ILIUM
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Unsponsored radio program. : SUSTAINER
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Dressen's shortstop. : REESE
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Concert pianist. : HESS
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Sojourn. : STAY
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"___ my sweetheart ... " : SHES
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Not so much. : LESS
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Examination used by the Army, World War I. : ALPHATEST
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1,051. : MLI
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Birds that can talk. : MINAS
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Welsh form of John. : EVAN
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Mainstay of our egg industry. : LEGHORN
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Impractical fancies. : DREAMERIES
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Mimicked. : APED
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Busy places just before Easter. : MILLINERIES
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King Cotton's bundles. : BALES
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Apparent. : OVERT
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Hankerings. : YENS
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Predicts a result (with "out"): Slang. : DOPES
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___ Dancer, outstanding horse of '52. : NATIVE
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Hurtful. : DELETERIOUS
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Part of a fishhook. : BARB
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He had a "dream of peace." : ABOU
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Source of sepia, artist's pigment. : CUTTLEFISH
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Highest peak in the Philippines. : APO
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Of old age. : SENILE
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Winking. : NICTITANT
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Aeneas: French. : ENEE
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Take out (on a galley proof). : DELE
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Smoked salmon. : LOX
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Group attending a V. I. P. : RETINUE
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Servant in Plautus' play "Amphitruo." : SOSIA
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Mad: French. : FOLLE
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One of the Kuklapolitans. : OLLIE
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Nickel makers. : CENTS
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Mr. and Mrs. : PAIR
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Flower cluster. : CYME
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She with the "delicate air." : LASS
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Great Barrier Island of N. Z. : OTEA
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Weird. : EERY
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Wrong: Prefix. : MIS

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

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