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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, February 28, 1953

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,350
Across
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Part of a Shakespeare title. : ALLS
5
Mardi ___. : GRAS
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Ridgway's former title. : SCAP
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1,000-mi. river in South China. : YUEN
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Southern France. : MIDI
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World series pitcher. : LOPAT
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Avoidable. : ESCAPABLE
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Lehman was its director general. : UNRRA
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Native of Baranof Island, Alaska. : SITKAN
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He lives along the Rhone. : ARLESIEN
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A day: Abbr. : TUES
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Town in Italy. : CIRO
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Big name in steel. : OLDS
26
28 Down, for instance. : CARD
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Weather prediction. : CLEARER
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The same. : ONE
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Gil ___, Le Sage's hero. : BLAS
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Unimpaired. : INTACT
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Ambassador Davies' book, 1941. : MISSIONTOMOSCOW
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Picture holders. : EASELS
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Dec. 24, 31, etc. : EVES
40
Dernier ___ (latest fashion). : CRI
41
Long-bladed hatchet. : CLEAVER
43
Part of a one-armed bandit. : SLOT
44
City in France. : STLO
47
Agents of Humphrey's department. : TMEN
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Underweight. : THIN
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Port in N. E. China. : TIENTSIN
51
Chief. : PRIMAL
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Wear away. : ERODE
54
Public walk along a shore. : ESPLANADE
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Folkways. : MORES
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___ Morales, rumba specialist. : NORO
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School on the Thames. : ETON
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Shavelings. : LADS
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Another weather prediction. : SNOW
61
Vacationer's objective. : REST
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They often "have it." : AYES
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Headline of 1915. : LUSITANIA
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Emily Kimbrough, for instance. : LECTURESS
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Moved in twists and turns. : SNAKED
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He works for Mr. Hoover. : GMAN
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Main vein of a leaf. : RIB
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Traveler to the Far East. : ADLAIESTEVENSON
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Nevada or Leone. : SIERRA
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Twist or turn. : SLUE
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Husbands or wives. : CONSORTS
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When Revere rode. : APRIL
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Reduced as if by cutting. : PARED
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Colors. : TANS
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Faux ___. : PAS
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Famous former magazine editor. : LORIMER
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The Campbells, for example. : CLAN
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Be derived from. : COME
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Shuts up; hides. : CLOSETS
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Slugger Slaughter. : ENOS
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A famous Robinson. : BILL
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Become used to new conditions. : ACCLIMATE
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Navy patrol bombers. : CORONADOS
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Make fun of. : TWIT
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Assisted. : SECONDED
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Dutch ___. : OVEN
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French city, famed for Notre Dame Cathedral. : AMIENS
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A minnow. : SHINER
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Check. : STEM
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Where Innsbruck is. : TIROL
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Arrowsmith's first wife. : LEORA
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Across: Prefix. : TRA
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Miss Durbeyfield. : TESS
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It clears 60 Across. : PLOW
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Feb. 18 to April 4. : LENT
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Dick Button is now one. : PRO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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