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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, March 22, 1957

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,824
Across
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Misplays. : ERRS
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Edison's middle name. : ALVA
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Ortrud's ward. : ELSA
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Scoter. : COOT
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"Dieu et mon ___." : DROIT
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Famous race horse. : NOOR
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Man on the road. : HOBO
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Owner of 21 merit badges. : EAGLESCOUT
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Western or Spanish. : OMELET
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Just a bit. : SLIGHTLY
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Arranged anew. : RESET
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One opposed. : ANTI
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Adjective suffix. : EST
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"Pony." : TROT
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Retards. : SLOWS
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Gracie Mansion occupants. : THEWAGNERS
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Western Samoa capital. : APIA
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Architect's fillet. : ORLO
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White heron. : EGRET
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Gainsay. : DENY
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Poetic contraction. : NEER
42
Jazz, swing, bop groups. : DANCEBANDS
44
Stylish: Colloq. : SWELL
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Recipe verb. : STIR
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Alike: Comb. form. : ISO
48
Venture. : DARE
51
Immense expanse. : OCEAN
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Curt dismissal: Slang. : BRUSHOFF
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Persevere. : HANGON
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Romantic spot. : LOVERSLANE
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French cleric. : ABBE
63
Dutch ___. : OVEN
64
Dined. : EATEN
65
Water ouzel. : PIET
66
Wampum item. : BEAD
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Mulligan or muddle. : STEW
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States further. : ADDS
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Repeat. : ECHO
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Salon. : ROOM
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The "Gray Fox" of the South. : ROBERTELEE
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Garment. : STOLE
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Constellation. : ARA
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Records of progress. : LOGS
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Riviera residence. : VILLA
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Had dinner home. : ATEIN
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Mexican dish. : ENCHILADA
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Spoils. : LOOT
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"I loaf and invite my ___." : SOUL
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Showy and shoddy. : ARTY
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Cleansed. : DETERGED
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Bilko and Preston: Abbr. : SGTS
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This: Sp. : ESTA
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Fiji's neighbor. : TONGA
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Short jackets. : ETONS
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Virago. : SHREW
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Fork-tailed birds. : TERNS
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Bridge decision. : OPENINGBID
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Meanders. : WINDS
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Dictum. : SAYSO
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The remotest regions. : WORLDSEND
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Right-hand page. : RECTO
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Famous photographer-painter. : STEICHEN
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City in California. : BREA
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He waited for Godot. : LAHR
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Primulas. : ROSES
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Musical tone. : EFLAT
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Black Sea port. : ANAPA
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Small splash of color. : BLOB
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Wander. : ROVE
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Part of the eye. : UVEA
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Kismet. : FATE
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Son of Boaz and Ruth. : OBED
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Trawls. : NETS
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Hot off the press. : NEW

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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