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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, February 17, 1956

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,425
Across
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Disconcert. : ABASH
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Robust. : HALE
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Portuguese explorer. : DIAS
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Japanese news agency. : DOMEI
15
Elbe tributary. : ISER
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Part of a foot. : INCH
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Negative contraction. : ARENT
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Nicholas II. : TSAR
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Church court. : ROTA
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Reported wrongly. : MISSTATED
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V. K. Krishna ___. : MENON
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Shell crew. : EIGHT
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Modern. : RECENT
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Stir up. : FAN
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Part of a foot. : TOE
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Innkeeper. : HOST
30
___ France. : ILEDE
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S. R. O. shows. : SMASHHITS
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Leslie Caron role. : LILI
38
River into the Rhone at Lyon. : SAONE
39
Singer Petina. : IRRA
40
Arranged incorrectly. : MISSPACED
42
Dye. : STAIN
43
Dr. Jonas. : SALK
44
Well-known General. : LEE
46
Egg drink. : NOG
47
Malapropism, for example. : MISUSE
50
Endless bands for carrying things. : BELTS
52
Environs. : AREAS
53
Diamond rarities. : NOHITTERS
57
Damsel. : MAID
58
Gown for Miss India. : SARI
59
Boundary. : LIMIT
60
Cutting tool. : ADZE
61
Give off. : EMIT
62
Typewriter type. : ELITE
63
Calls on. : SEES
64
Miss Durbeyfield. : TESS
65
Spread, hit or miss. : STREW
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Hetty Sorrel's suitor. : ADAM
2
Former diva. : BORI
3
College town in Iowa. : AMES
4
Comprehend. : SENSE
5
Ancient Asian. : HITTITE
6
Turn in: G. I. slang. : HITTHESACK
7
Something of value. : ASSET
8
Hit first, in boxing. : LEAD
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"To ___ is human . . . " : ERR
10
Bull's-eye. : DIRECTHIT
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___ ear and out the other. : INONE
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Obey. : ACTON
13
Negative contraction. : SHANT
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Past. : AGO
22
Network. : MESH
24
Dorothy Perkins. : ROSE
25
Take a photograph of. : FILM
26
Others: Lat. : ALII
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Scandinavian man's name. : NELS
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Strokes off the wrong end of bat. : HANDLEHITS
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Advises against (a course) : DISSUADES
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Man's nickname. : MOE
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Queen Soraya's land. : IRAN
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Musical group. : TRIO
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Emulated Tebaldi. : SANG
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A hit with shoppers. : SALE
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Ratify. : PASS
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Calms. : SETTLES
45
Actor Wallach. : ELI
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Mrs. Hansen and others. : MAMAS
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Sultan's decree. : IRADE
49
Clutch. : SEIZE
50
Actor Karloff. : BORIS
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Long-legged bird. : STILT
53
Epithet. : NAME
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Turkish title. : EMIR
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Solemnity. : RITE
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Dinner dish. : STEW
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Put into type. : SET

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

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