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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, March 18, 1955

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,089
Across
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Sinclair Lewis hero. : CASS
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See 55 Down. : PEST
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Royal visitor to U. S. : SHAH
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Butterine. : OLEO
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Manifest. : OVERT
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Money, according to Ben Franklin. : TIME
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Numerical combining form. : DECI
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TV panelist. : LARAINEDAY
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Apart from ethics. : AMORAL
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Interminable. : TIMELESS
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Roman historian. : NEPOS
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Small duck. : TEAL
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Traveled fast. : MADETIME
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Syracuse team. : ORANGE
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Vestments. : ALBS
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Bridge bid. : ACLUB
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Group or class: Abbr. : ORD
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Four-in-hand. : TIE
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Mirth. : JOLLITY
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Part of a clown's make-up. : WIG
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His: Fr. : SES
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Shivers of Texas. : ALLAN
43
Book. : TOME
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Vast. : UNTOLD
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Fastened with rope. : TETHERED
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Kitchen line-up. : POTS
51
Raced again. : RERAN
52
Occupation for babies. : SLEEPING
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Regard highly. : ESTEEM
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May, in an old song. : MERRYMONTH
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Suburb of Paris, on the Seine. : IVRY
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Girl's name. : INGA
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Clean the slate. : ERASE
64
Chow ___. : MEIN
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Southwestern art center. : TAOS
66
Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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Miss Berger of the Met. : ERNA
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Final passage in music. : CODA
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Turkish imperial standard. : ALEM
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Inferior. : SECONDBEST
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Evening parties. : SOIREES
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Hoi ___. : POLLOI
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Miss St. Clare. : EVA
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Spanish painter. : SERT
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Distinguishing quality. : TRAIT
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Singer Roman. : STELLA
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Cache. : HIDE
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You love: Latin. : AMAS
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Attention-getters. : HEYS
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Pause on the gridiron. : TIMEOUT
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Close. : NEARBY
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Quick to learn. : APT
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Minor. : SMALL
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Quemoy and ___. : MATSU
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Strange. : ALIEN
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Brilliancy. : ECLAT
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Doer's slogan. : NOWORNEVER
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Soot. : GRIME
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Moved gradually. : EDGED
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"Andrea Doria." : LINER
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Well-seasoned car. : JALOPY
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Of days of yore. : OLDTIME
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Period in a Londoner's day. : TEATIME
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Menotti masterpieces. : OPERAS
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Giggle. : TEEHEE
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Cuckoo's announcements: Abbr. : HRS
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Sleep sound. : SNORE
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Struck. : SMIT
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Asian river. : LENA
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Caesar's "hence." : ERGO
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Stinging insect. : GNAT
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The Old Sod. : ERIN
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Tropical bird. : MYNA
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Hushing sound. : TST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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