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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, February 26, 1955

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,069
Across
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Boxing blow. : LEFT
5
___ fire. : OPEN
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Where to find a steam table. : CAFE
13
Potpourri. : OLIO
14
Hack. : TAXI
15
Golf score. : BOGEY
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Symbols of home life. : FIRESIDES
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Emulate Bryan. : ORATE
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"___ Firefly." : THE
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Lena Horne is one. : TORCHSINGER
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Think. : SUPPOSE
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Work at steadily. : PLY
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___ wire. : LIVE
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The high cost of leaving. : FARE
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Branch of the Justice Dept. : FBI
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"Strike while the iron is hot." : ADAGE
33
Important school practice. : FIREDRILL
35
End of a laconic saying. : VICI
36
___ pump. : FORCE
37
Of an age. : ERAL
38
Describing certain bread. : OVENFRESH
40
Kentish freedmen. : LAETS
41
Common verb. : WAS
42
At sea. : LOST
43
Beautiful woman. : PERI
44
Frying ___. : PAN
45
Forms a partnership. : TEAMSUP
48
Plowboy who became a literary sensation. : ROBERTBURNS
53
Southern institution. : LSU
54
Small egg. : OVULE
55
Makes too warm. : OVERHEATS
57
Dug coal. : MINED
58
Fabric. : LENO
59
Part of a stocking. : KNEE
60
Selvage. : EDGE
61
Movie star. : LADD
62
Popular baritone. : EDDY
Down
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Galleries. : LOFTS
2
Root or Yale. : ELIHU
3
Where ingle nooks are. : FIREPLACES
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___ clip. : TOE
5
Indolent. : OTIOSE
6
Spanish priest. : PADRE
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Principal staff officer: Colloq. : EXEC
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City near Belgrade. : NISH
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Banal: Slang. : CORNY
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Biblical king. : AGAG
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Lavish entertainment. : FETE
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Watcher. : EYER
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Became hot with anger. : BOILED
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Primus ___. : STOVE
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Berlin's river. : SPREE
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Buy a ___ a poke. : PIGIN
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Chief. : FIRST
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Cunning. : ARCH
28
Resort, scene of "Season in the Sun." : FIREISLAND
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Raucous utterance: Colloq. : BLAT
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Misfortunes. : ILLS
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Declare openly. : AVOW
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Opera star. : DIVA
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Adversaries. : FOES
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Get new weapons. : REARM
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Command to a bellboy. : FRONT
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Blazed up. : FLARED
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Fido's restraint. : LEASH
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Boy who was always in hot water. : PENROD
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Fiery mountain of the West Indies. : PELEE
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Drift. : TREND
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Respectful Spanish pronoun. : USTED
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President of Harvard. : PUSEY
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It burned in 64 A. D. : ROME
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He lived in 48 Down. : OVID
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Stopper. : BUNG
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Pod of cotton. : BOLL
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Layer of the iris. : UVEA
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Also: Archaic. : EKE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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