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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, February 9, 1957

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,783
Across
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___ word, such as "Kindergarten." : LOAN
5
Dogfish. : SHARK
10
Morsel. : BITE
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On ___ (impatient). : EDGE
15
Heathen. : PAGAN
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Italian liner. : ROMA
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Recent phenomena in sports. : FOURMINUTEMILES
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Cross over. : TRAVERSE
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City in Oregon. : EUGENE
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American-Canadian lake. : ERIE
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Role in Wagner opera. : ELSA
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Herr's toast. : PROSIT
27
Those "in the know." : INSIDERS
31
___ Alamos. : LOS
32
Brian Sullivan, for example. : TENOR
34
Island near New Guinea. : CERAM
35
Dyestuff. : ANIL
37
Philanthropist. : DONOR
39
Except. : SAVE
40
Fancies. : IDEAS
42
Where fodder is fermented. : SILOS
44
Salt: Fr. : SEL
45
Part of the Atlantic. : NORTHSEA
47
Inactive. : SILENT
49
Diner sign. : EATS
50
So long! : TATA
51
Skeleton of a sea animal. : SPONGE
54
___ wheat. : SHREDDED
58
SW end of Nova Scotia. : CAPESABLEISLAND
60
Again. : ANEW
61
Patterson's opponent. : MOORE
62
Singer Sack. : ERNA
63
Bears' lairs. : DENS
64
Dixon's colleague. : YATES
65
Check. : STAY
Down
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Set out. : LEFT
2
Perfume. : ODOR
3
Rain, in Spain. : AGUA
4
Gives courage to. : NERVES
5
Full of fire. : SPIRITED
6
Old German league. : HANSE
7
Chill. : AGUE
8
Marmot's relative. : RAT
9
Uses a prie-dieu. : KNEELS
10
Army groups. : BRIGADES
11
Hercules' captive. : IOLE
12
Humphrey's investigators. : TMEN
13
Poise. : EASE
18
Part of O. M. : MERIT
19
Munch's field. : MUSIC
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Record: Var. : ENROL
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Unfigured. : PLAIN
25
Sonata's last movement. : RONDO
26
Willow used in basketry. : OSIER
27
City near Grand Rapids. : IONIA
28
Scratch out. : ERASE
29
Black and lustrous. : RAVEN
30
Trout's cousin. : SMELT
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Count ___. : NOSES
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11 P. M. program. : LATENEWS
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Beads. : ROSARIES
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Roughens. : SHAGS
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Realtors' specialties. : SITES
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Vaporous. : STEAMY
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Chefs' spoons. : LADLES
50
As to that. : THERE
51
Cigarfish. : SCAD
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Flat side of a bolthead. : PANE
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Direct. : OPEN
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Keyhole. : SLOT
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Tapered seam. : DART
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Town in Sicily. : ENNA
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Event of 1944. : DDAY
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Python. : BOA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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