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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORDS AND MEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, March 18, 1951

Author:
Eugene Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.45, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 533 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 35
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 637
Across
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Weapon in the cold war. : PROPAGANDA
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Mr. Donaldson. : POSTMASTER
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Fighter planes of World War II. : AIRACOBRAS
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Free: 3 words. : ONTHEHOUSE
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Anglers. : WALTONIANS
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Governor Long. : LOUISIANAN
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SHAEF theatre. : ETO
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___ River, tributary of the Mississippi. : RED
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Video show. : TELECAST
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Comical Martha. : RAYE
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Dips bait lightly. : DAPS
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Net of nerves. : RETE
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The maples. : ACER
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The late Gargantua. : APE
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King Farouk's capital. : CAIRO
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Treats illiberally. : SCANTS
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Marshal. : ARRAY
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Right of people to remove a public official. : RECALL
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Governor Clinton of New York (1769–1828). : DEWITT
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A scratching out. : ERASURE
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T-man. : AGENT
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Hobgoblin. : BOGIE
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Cartoonist Dean. : ABNER
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"Shell-game" item. : PEA
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Sister-in-law of Prometheus. : PANDORA
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Contents of editor's brief case. : MSS
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Sources of rubber. : ULES
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Derring-do. : FEAT
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Powerful explosive. : TNT
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"Poker Flat" character. : OUTCAST
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Artists who touch up old masters. : RESTORERS
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Miss Louise, actress. : ANITA
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___ Flow, sea basin of Orkney Islands. : SCAPA
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Bellbird of So. America. : CAMPANERO
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The Caroline Mars is one. : AIRSHIP
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Pronoun. : HER
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Dismounted. : ALIT
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Midianite chief: Bible. : OREB
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General Ike. : DDE
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Bird that can't fly, for instance. : ANOMALY
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Mr. Bing's house. : MET
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Becomes oxidized. : RUSTS
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Open to bribery. : VENAL
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Whey of milk. : SERUM
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Overnice. : PRECISE
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High-speed vessels with A. A. guns and torpedoes. : EBOATS
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Hawk. : PEDDLE
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Sharpen a razor. : STROP
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Street signs. : ARROWS
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River in France. : ISERE
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___ Delhi. : NEW
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Joyous cry. : EVOE
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Brazilian municipality. : LAPA
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Site of Korean battle 1894. : ASAN
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Nuts collectively. : MAST
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A Cuban. : HAVANESE
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Exist. : ARE
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Three: Prefix. : TRI
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The 18th Amendment, the "noble ___." : EXPERIMENT
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He wrote "The Mature Mind." : OVERSTREET
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Scene of first A-bomb explosion, July 16, 1945. : ALAMOGORDO
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Abstainer, as was G. B. S. : TEETOTALER
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Governor Browning. : TENNESSEAN
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Prime Minister of Ceylon. : SENANAYAKE
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Stroked clumsily. : PAWED
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Lariat. : RIATA
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Warship's lowest deck. : ORLOP
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Actor O'Brien. : PAT
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Sourness. : ACOR
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Duchess of Albany. : GONERIL
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Dweller. : ABIDER
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Extinct "eagle." : NRA
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He wrote "La Vita Nuova." : DANTE
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South African fox. : ASSE
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Skunk. : POLECAT
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Fabulous creature. : ONOCENTAUR
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Recent U. S. Ambassador to China. : STUART
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Pronoun. : THIS
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Minister to a grand duchy. : MESTA
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Hindu sky serpent. : AHI
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High flyers. : SOARERS
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Food fish. : TUNA
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Biblical variation of Isaiah. : ESAY
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Tennis player Lacoste. : RENE
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Most delicate, as fabrics. : LACIEST
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Sweden and Norway: Abbr. : SCAND
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Commotion. : TODO
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He asks the $64 question. : PAAR
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Locomotive manufacturing city in Pa. : ALTOONA
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Native of Lausanne. : SWISS
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Major-domo. : SENESCHAL
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16 annas. : RUPEE
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To the back. : AREAR
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He wrote "Deirdre," 1907. : YEATS
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Wholly engrossed. : RAPT
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Maurice Francis ___, author and diplomat. : EGAN
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Copper. : CENT
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Enigma: Shakespeare. : EGMA
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Dye again. : RESTAIN
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Part of London, on the Thames. : BATTERSEA
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Consecrate. : BLESS
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Baneful. : RUINOUS
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___ Angelico. : FRA
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Proofreader's mark. : CARET
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Anti. : OPPOSER
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Quick to learn. : APT
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Kilmer, Shanks, etc. : CAMPS
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Nimble. : ALERT
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Bishop's cap. : MITER
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Things to be watched. : OBSERVANDA
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Holder of certain property rights. : ADVOWEE
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Preliminary plans. : IDEAS
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___ control. : RENT
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Knotty. : HARD
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Hebrew month. : ELUL
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Surface of water: Naut. : RYME
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Sorceress who married Jason. : MEDEA
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Ready for action. : RIPE
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Present-day battleground. : ASIA
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Scorn. : CONTEMN
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Town in New Jersey. : BOONTON
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Canada's U. N. delegate. : PEARSON
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Famous silversmith. : REVERE
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Where Cleomenes was king. : SPARTA
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Presidents W. Harrison and Z. Taylor. : WHIGS
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Reception. : LEVEE
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Pillarlike monument. : STELA
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Fuming. : AREEK
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Compound used as a food preservative. : NITRE
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Argentine export. : MEAT
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Wheel shaft. : AXLE
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Extend over. : SPAN
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Radio's F. F. Gosden. : AMOS
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Topers. : SOTS
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Girl's name. : ETTA
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Brooklyn's "Preacher." : ROE
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Even: Poet. : EEN
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Sugar ___ Robinson. : RAY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 30 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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