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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Tuesday, February 25, 1958

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,164
Across
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Make sound. : HEAL
5
Obsolescent footwear. : SPATS
10
Marjoram. : HERB
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Sicilian spouter. : ETNA
15
Eastern VIP. : PASHA
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Kazan of the theatre. : ELIA
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Like Bolivia or Paraguay. : LANDLOCKED
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Lawford's TV dog. : ASTA
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Finish. : PLAYOUT
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Navy's team. : MIDDIES
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Stud. : BOSS
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Where the Corso Umberto is. : ROME
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Decline. : REFUSE
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Lovely. : ADORABLE
32
Saw. : ADAGE
33
Sanction. : AMEN
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Substantive. : NOUN
35
A part omitted. : CUT
36
"Of shoes and ___ and sealing wax ... " : SHIPS
37
Month: Abbr. : OCT
38
Sympathetic response. : ECHO
40
Yesterday. : PAST
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Moroccan infantryman. : ASKAR
43
Type of pie. : DEEPDISH
45
Of superior type: Slang. : CLASSY
46
Check. : REIN
47
Jejune. : ARID
48
Congruity. : FITNESS
51
State-wide exams in N. Y. : REGENTS
55
Federal agency for work abroad: Abbr. : USIA
56
Where Mt. Kilimanjaro is. : TANGANYIKA
58
Rodolfo's love. : MIMI
59
"Wasteland" poet. : ELIOT
60
College course: Abbr. : ECON
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Weights of Denmark. : ESER
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Poet Lizette. : REESE
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Escritoire. : DESK
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Succor. : HELP
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And others: Latin abbr. : ETAL
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O'Neill character. : ANNA
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Brightly colored beetle. : LADYBUG
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Bride or groom. : SPOUSE
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Covenants. : PACTS
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Inquire. : ASK
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Pronoun. : THEM
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Pressers. : SADIRONS
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Chief. : HEADMAN
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Martha Finley's series. : ELSIEBOOKS
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Solemnity. : RITE
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Ovine sounds. : BAAS
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Detached. : LOOSE
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Relative of 4 Down. : DOR
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Moved swiftly. : RACED
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Draw out. : EDUCE
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Man with scythe and hourglass. : FATHERTIME
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Religious group. : AMISH
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Branch: Abbr. : DEPT
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Ex-Senator from Illinois. : LUCAS
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Vestibule. : ENTRY
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Cries of surprise. : AHAS
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She's "always a bridesmaid ... " : SPINSTER
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Outdoor. : OPENAIR
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Adjust. : ALIGN
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Descriptive of a spaniel. : SADEYED
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The ___ is cast. : DIE
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Fashion. : CREATE
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City of ancient Greece. : ARGOS
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Show anger. : FUME
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Mother of Horus. : ISIS
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Clearance ___. : SALE
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Exact. : NICE
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Ring decisions: Abbr. : TKOS
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Declined. : SANK
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Never: Ger. : NIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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