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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, February 19, 1962

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,602
Across
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Fine velvety leather. : BUFF
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Analyzes critically. : SIFTS
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Dawn, in Italy. : ALBA
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Girasol. : OPAL
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Topic in 1789. : UNION
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Opera by Handel. : NERO
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Blushing. : ROSY
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Great poet. : BARDOFAVON
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Catch. : ENTRAP
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Be didactic. : MORALIZE
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Gardenia, for one. : ODOR
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Withered. : SERE
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Saint Jude. : THADDEUS
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Popular ball game. : SOCCER
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Scull. : OAR
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Ingredient of soubise sauce. : ONION
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Lexicon. : TOME
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Wild carrot plants. : QUEENANNESLACES
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Brachial bone. : ULNA
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Took care of. : SAWTO
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Where Port Arthur is: Abbr. : ONT
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Lost pet: Law. : ESTRAY
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Bargain tires. : RETREADS
50
Campus VIP. : PROF
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Impart. : LEND
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Still thirsty. : UNSLAKED
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Dealer of sorts. : RAGMAN
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Pay. : REMUNERATE
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Girl won by Hercules. : IOLE
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Snug as ___ in a rug. : ABUG
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Succotash ingredient. : LIMAS
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Insensible. : NUMB
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Cabin material. : LOGS
68
"___ Lucia." : SANTA
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High or low. : GEAR
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Tedious one. : BORE
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Well informed: Colloq. : UPON
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Unfading. : FAST
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Gift for an angler. : FLYROD
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Summon to court. : SUBPOENA
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"Three men ___ tub." : INA
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Unyielding. : FIRM
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___ los dias (every day). : TODOS
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Nocturnal sounds. : SNORES
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Literary gleanings. : ANALECTA
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Son of Jacob. : LEVI
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Tito. : BROZ
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First-rate. : AONE
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Gambling game. : FARO
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Append. : ADDON
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Sights at Troy. : RUINS
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Round hat. : TOQUE
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Does trucking. : HAULS
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Common verbal contraction. : ARENT
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Sub's sounding apparatus. : SONAR
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Shade of brown. : COCOA
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Correct mss. : EMEND
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Stops. : RESTS
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Stair post. : NEWEL
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Gadgets for divers. : EARPLUGS
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Nun canonized in 1925. : STTERESA
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Miss Doone. : LORNA
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Island off Ireland. : ARAN
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Rubes. : YOKELS
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Selvage. : EDGING
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Roman holiday. : FERIA
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Eurasian river. : URAL
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Whence Moses viewed the Promised Land. : NEBO
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Self-satisfied. : SMUG
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Make fail. : DAMN
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Pouting grimace. : MOUE
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___ mater. : ALMA
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State: Abbr. : NEBR
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Matting, in India. : TAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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