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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

ROLL-CALL

New York Times, Sunday, February 21, 1954

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 630 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 155, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,699
Across
1
Indian name for Mt. Rainier. : TACOMA
7
Impenetrably hard. : ADAMANT
14
Jeweler's paste. : STRASS
20
Bridesmaid's bonnet. : CORONET
21
Ancient capital of Palestine. : SAMARIA
22
Trespasses. : POACHES
24
Beethoven was his pupil. : ALBRECHTSBERGER
26
Ready. : INSTORE
27
___ generis (unique). : SUI
28
Baseball fan's inquiry. : SCORE
29
Furtive. : SKULKING
31
Prevail. : WIN
32
Bristle. : SETA
34
Protestant sect. : AMISH
36
Girl's name. : SELINA
37
Hosts of the Everest climbers. : LAMAS
39
Slow. : INERT
41
Stand for M. Rouault. : EASEL
43
Lady of Lisbon. : DONA
44
Make effervescent. : AERATE
45
Call her "Madam." : MERMAN
47
Movie box. : LOGE
48
Wild roses. : EGLANTINES
50
Geologists record five. : ERAS
52
Get ___ of. : RID
53
Builder's figure. : ESTIMATE
54
Old-fashioned photo. : TINTYPE
57
Singer Ponselle. : ROSA
59
Charge. : ONUS
60
___ board at a horse race. : TOTE
64
Strainer. : TAMIS
65
Minutes of a meeting. : ACTA
67
Cousins of bustards. : CRANES
69
___ und Drang. : STURM
70
Knightly's bride. : EMMA
71
Port near Haifa. : ACRE
72
Where Señor dines. : SALA
73
Pre-Socratic philosopher. : ELEATIC
75
The Rail Splitter. : ABE
76
Spurious members of an honored profession. : PSEUDOCLERGYMEN
80
Member of F. F. V. : LEE
81
Ottawa Indian chief. : PONTIAC
83
Ecstatic. : RAPT
84
Felt regret for. : RUED
85
Companion of a doublet. : HOSE
86
Actor Welles. : ORSON
87
Inventor of the astatic needle. : AMPERE
90
No Passing, for instance. : SIGN
91
Hits hard: Var. : SWOTS
92
Toes: Scot. : TAES
93
Tributary of the Fulda. : EDER
94
Man's name. : ELMO
96
In jeopardy. : ATSTAKE
98
Byway. : SIDEROAD
101
Egg: Combining form. : OVI
103
Shortly. : SOON
104
Youth. : SPRINGTIME
107
"It ___ Necessarily So." : AINT
109
Long time in the Arctic. : NIGHTS
113
Queen Juliana's House. : ORANGE
114
Sea swallow. : TERN
116
Suit. : BEFIT
118
Teacher's pin-up. : CHART
119
Wander about. : RANGE
120
He painted "Circus Children." : RENOIR
122
Of sound. : TONAL
124
Caliph's name. : OMAR
125
Study hard: Colloq. : DIG
126
Puts out of order. : DERANGES
128
Jesuit saint. : REGIS
130
Life: Comb. form. : BIO
131
Resort city in the Ozarks. : IRONTON
134
Swedish V. I. P. : DAGHAMMARSKJOLD
137
Scenic exhibition. : DIORAMA
138
Spanish saint. : EULALIE
139
Receiver of transferred property. : ALIENEE
140
A cosmetic. : ENAMEL
141
Loud-voiced one. : STENTOR
142
Neuter, for example. : GENDER
Down
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Part of TNT. : TOLUENE
2
Umpire. : ARBITER
3
Where two streets meet: Abbr. : COR
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Little ___. : ONES
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Capital of Hejaz. : MECCA
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In. : ATHOME
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Judge's aide. : ASSESSOR
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Peck. : DAB
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City near Des Moines. : AMES
10
Student's end-term worry. : MARKS
11
Discussed. : ARGUED
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Inlays with black alloys. : NIELLOES
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Beaucaire's creator. : TARKINGTON
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Thorn: It. : SPINA
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Oriental secret group. : TONG
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Cape: Geog. : RAS
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Behave like. : ACT
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Jessel is one. : SHOWMAN
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In succession. : SERIATE
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Ali Baba's wicked brother. : CASSIM
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Becomes aware of. : SENSES
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Court-martial. : TRIAL
30
Queued up. : INALINE
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Oldest Christian state. : ARMENIA
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Mohammed's flight from 5 Down. : HEGIRA
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Native of Riga. : LETT
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Short air. : ARIETTA
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Stolen pastry. : TARTS
42
Adjunct of the Burma Road. : LEDO
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Boswellian records. : ANAS
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Refusal. : NAY
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Newspaper section. : AMUSEMENTS
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Almost any small boy. : SPACECADET
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Small auricle. : EARLET
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Malay volcano. : TAMBORA
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Vast. : IMMENSE
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Relative of eggshell. : ECRU
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Order from Dr. Kildare. : SCALPEL
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Prospect for the future. : OUTLOOK
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Adriatic tension area. : TRIESTE
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Toastmasters. : EMCEES
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Companion of a caddy. : TEAPOT
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Golfer Kroll. : TED
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Rhine tributary. : AAR
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Thye's title: Abbr. : SEN
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Red ___ beet. : ASA
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Fearful. : SCARED
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Conducted. : LED
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Dowel. : PIN
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Pay dirt. : ORE
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Gypsy horse. : GRI
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An age of the world: Hindu. : YUGA
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Buffeting. : TOSSING
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The Yellow River. : HWANGHO
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Deserving one. : MERITER
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Square dance maneuvers. : PROMENADES
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Communist council. : SOVIET
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Epictetus was one. : STOIC
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Selvage. : EDGE
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Part of Jordan. : MOAB
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Lucy's latest love. : SON
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"Picnic" playwright. : INGE
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Auguste Picard, for instance. : AERONAUT
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McLaglen's famous role. : INFORMER
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Ignoble. : SORDID
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___ schooner. : PRAIRIE
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Capital of Burma. : RANGOON
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Moth: Latin. : TINEA
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Flavoring for pea soup. : HAMBONE
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"Coming events" film. : TRAILER
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Took Bunyan-like steps. : STRODE
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Work fussily. : NIGGLE
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Worn to shreds. : TAGRAG
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Of the kidneys. : RENAL
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John Drew's co-star. : REHAN
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Fine thread. : LISLE
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Mansion: Poet. : DOME
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River of Horse Mesa dam. : SALT
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Hide. : SKIN
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1933 agency. : NRA
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Milliner's item. : TAM
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"O Sole ___." : MIO
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Rustic nickname. : JED

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 19 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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