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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

ZOOLOGICAL

New York Times, Sunday, March 20, 1955

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 641 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,091
Across
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Where elephants, leopards, tigers abound. : ASSAM
6
Weapon. : SPEAR
11
Places of retreat. : ASYLA
16
Topkick. : SARGE
21
He wrote "The Web and the Rock." : THOMASWOLFE
23
Avoids (with "of"). : STEERSCLEAR
25
Shut out, in baseball. : HORSECOLLAR
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Orange-colored flowers. : TIGERLILIES
27
___-horse. : ONE
28
Girl's name. : SARA
29
Splitting. : RIVING
31
Babylonian god. : AYA
32
Singer Cole. : NAT
33
Put on the block. : SELL
35
Wave: Colloq. : PERM
37
Sediment. : SILT
38
Ancestor of Noah. : SETH
40
Man's nickname. : ABE
42
Dominate. : OVERBEAR
46
Uproars. : RIOTS
49
Practical intelligence: Colloq. : HORSESENSE
54
White-tailed birds. : ERNES
56
Benjamin ___ of U. N. : COHEN
58
Giant grass for Mexican baskets. : OTATE
59
Citizens over 21. : VOTERS
62
Awry: Dial. : AGEE
64
Dumas ___. : PERE
65
Teddybear. : TOY
66
Petitions. : SUES
68
Part of the Aleutians. : RATISLANDS
72
Tibetan gazelle. : GOA
73
Wilhelmina's mother. : EMMA
75
Cave: Poet. : GROT
77
Inhumane. : WANTON
78
Doing the same things daily. : INARUT
80
Species of mint. : LIONSHEART
83
Gasconade. : BRAG
84
Horse-drawn vehicles. : STAGES
85
Compass point. : NNE
86
Wild animal's trail. : SPOOR
88
Eat away. : ERODE
90
Stassen's job. : FOA
91
Short poem. : ODELET
93
Type of test. : ORAL
95
Capsize. : TURNTURTLE
99
Temperament. : CRASIS
100
Hard money. : SPECIE
102
Pop. : SODA
103
Tiger's home. : ASIA
104
Cheer. : RAH
105
Hoaxes. : MARESNESTS
108
Close. : NIGH
110
Adjective suffix. : ENT
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Style of type: Abbr. : ITAL
113
Beehive State. : UTAH
114
Souchong dealers. : TEAMEN
116
Decree. : IRADE
118
Cap. : BERET
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Turkish nobles. : EMIRS
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Former boxing champ. : KIDGAVILAN
125
Patron saint of France. : DENIS
127
Typical part. : SPECIMEN
130
Came upon. : MET
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Biblical giant. : ANAK
133
Evergreen fruit. : CONE
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These: Scot. : THAE
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Diving birds. : AUKS
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"Let sleeping dogs lie," for example. : SAW
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Jerome Kern song. : WHO
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___ Bear. : LITTLE
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Poetess Millay. : EDNA
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Eat. : SUP
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O'Neill play. : THEHAIRYAPE
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"Kismet" star. : ALFREDDRAKE
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Ardent rookie. : EAGERBEAVER
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$20, in former days. : DOUBLEEAGLE
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Perfect. : WHOLE
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Accumulate. : AMASS
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Plant of carrot family. : ANISE
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Hogan rival. : SNEAD
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Member of fictional trio. : ATHOS
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Excelled. : SHONE
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City near Montreal. : SOREL
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Mornings. : AMS
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West and other. : MAES
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Asserted with emphasis. : SWORE
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___ bear. : POLAR
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Building wing. : ELL
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Way out yonder. : AFAR
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Happen again. : RERISE
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Plant of the saxifrage family. : ASTILBE
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Pinchfist. : STINTER
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Second-story man. : YEGG
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"Light-Horse Harry." : LEE
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Wall hanging. : ARRAS
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Of the hip. : SCIATIC
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___ fours. : ALL
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Dobbin's restraint. : REIN
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Mother of Uranus. : GAEA
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Formerly formerly. : ERST
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Dandelion stalks. : SCAPES
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More cunning. : SLYER
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Man: Lat. : VIR
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Newest. : LAST
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Greatest number. : MOST
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Wicket. : HOOP
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Apiary dwellers. : BEES
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Swerve. : VEER
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Similar. : ANALOGOUS
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Cordelia's wicked sister. : REGAN
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This appears on all British treaties. : THEGREATSEAL
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Thin; watery. : SEROUS
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Hilton specialty. : HOTEL
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Indian of Mexico. : OTOMI
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Former Ambassador in Near East. : RAYMONDAHARE
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A habitat of pandas. : EVEREST
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"Thumbs down." : NOSOAP
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Martin's title: Abbr. : SEN
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Adroit. : NEAT
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Cold and damp. : RAW
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Try: Colloq. : STAB
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Redact. : EDIT
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Exclamation of annoyance. : UGH
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Concerning. : INRE
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Spring. : START
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Confusion: G. I. slang. : SNAFU
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Three English queens. : ANNES
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Vessel of war. : TROOPSHIP
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Assembly place, in old Athens. : AGORA
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Sultan of Turkey, 1789–1807. : SELIM
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Actress Marta ___. : TOREN
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Dispatching. : SENDING
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Hare vs. tortoise. : RACE
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Spoke monotonously. : DRONED
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Delivered philippics. : ORATED
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Son of Isaac. : ESAU
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Roll. : LIST
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Playground activity. : TAG
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Actress Christian. : LINDA
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Consumed. : EATEN
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Stall for oxen. : CRIB
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Lines of junction. : SEAMS
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Summer: Fr. : ETE
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Highway: Abbr. : RTE
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Wine in Tokyo. : SAKE
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Swarm. : HIVE
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Chanteuse Horne. : LENA
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Denver edifice. : MINT
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Screen "Sadie." : RITA
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Tenth anniversary gifts. : TINWARE
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Housewives' collections. : RECIPES
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Surf ducks. : SCOTERS
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Full apology. : AMENDE
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European in India. : SAHIB
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Bank item: Abbr. : INT
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Sugar and molasses. : MELADA
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Where Inchon is. : KOREA
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Basil and cervil. : HERBS
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"Fledermaus" character. : ADELE
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Custom. : USAGE
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TV animal. : KUKLA
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Promote. : SPEED
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Dish. : STEW
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Admonishing exclamation. : AHAH
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"And away ___." : WEGO
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Fluid rock. : LAVA
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College in N. C. : ELON
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Fruit punches. : ADES
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Norse goddess. : HEL
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Vegetable. : YAM
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Sum, esse, __, futuris. : FUI
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Incurred. : RAN

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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