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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, February 24, 1954

6-Down : Vicissitudes.

Author:
Eugene Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { B F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,702
Across
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Frameworks for sculptors in clay. : ARMATURES
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Czech capital. : PRAHA
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1911-12 headline. : SOUTHPOLE
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Store for future use. : LAYUP
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Party givers. : HOSTESSES
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Verbal contraction. : ARENT
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Compass point. : ESE
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Objectives. : AIMS
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Trees yielding hard wood. : TEAKS
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Part of a pipe. : STEM
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Born: French. : NEE
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"Old ___," Duke of Wellington. : NOSY
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Unusual. : ODD
28
Corporal or sergeant. : NCO
30
It's subject to 6 Down: Abbr. : TEMP
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Preying upon. : DEPREDATING
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Perceive. : SEE
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Watercourses, often dry. : ARROYOS
40
Estonian capital. : TALLINN
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Go in haste. : HIE
43
Colorful group in the Vatican. : SWISSGUARDS
45
Starring role. : LEAD
47
Fashionable. : NEW
48
Poetic contraction. : EER
49
Sub-mistletoe encounter. : KISS
51
Prototype of Aurora. : EOS
53
Baby's double talk. : DADA
57
"___ Macabre." : DANSE
59
Persian elf. : PERI
60
Golfer's week-end quest. : PAR
61
Assemble. : ERECT
62
Type of ornamentation. : ENAMELING
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Result. : ENSUE
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Pertains. : RELATESTO
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Desperado hunters. : POSSE
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Recipients of mascara. : EYELASHES
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Fine lava. : ASHES
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Perch. : ROOST
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The Louvre is one: Fr. : MUSEE
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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"___ Tempest." : THE
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Vicissitudes. : UPSANDDOWNS
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Female "riveter." : ROSIE
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Uranium is one. : ELEMENT
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Bar of a soap frame. : SESS
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His "Republic" was the first Utopia. : PLATO
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Most uncommon. : RAREST
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Reply of a nonaudacious tar. : AYEAYESIR
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Large slice: Colloq. : HUNK
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Flats: Abbr. : APTS
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Moslem of P. I. : MORO
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Ninetieth. : NONAGESIMAL
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Tunisian rulers. : DEYS
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Men in mufti. : CITS
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Make whole. : MEND
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Quills. : PENS
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Redhead from Minneapolis. : DAHL
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Great Lake port. : ERIE
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Pimlico race won by Native Dancer. : PREAKNESS
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Where French Indo-China is: Fr. : ASIE
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Scrapbook accessory. : GLUE
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Pastry ingredient. : LARD
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Tell it to him. : SWEENEY
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What Simeon Iness throws. : DISCUS
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Mediterranean sailing vessel. : SETEE
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Papal cape. : ORALE
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Fantastically silly. : APISH
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Poet Rossetti's first name. : DANTE
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Ancient rival of Athens and Corinth. : ARGOS
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Strongly felt. : DEEP
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Popular cartoonist. : ARNO
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___ Marquette. : PERE
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Greek letter. : ETA
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French article. : LES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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