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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORD GAME

New York Times, Sunday, March 24, 1957

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 559 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,826
Across
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Mexican mantles. : CAPAS
6
Connectives. : ANDS
10
Get under way. : START
15
Down at the mouth. : GLUM
19
Toussaint's land. : HAITI
20
Gay blade. : ROUE
21
Nectar product. : HONEY
22
Solemnity. : RITE
23
Actor from Cuba. : ARNAZ
24
Chief tributary of the Volga. : KAMA
25
Record. : ENTER
26
"Amores" poet. : OVID
27
Decorticated. : PEELED
29
Stairway addendum. : HANDRAIL
31
Steps over a wall. : STILE
32
More unhappy. : BLUER
34
Glower. : SCOWL
35
Dials and talks. : PHONES
36
Gunpowder. : TEA
38
The rightful Duke of Milan. : PROSPERO
40
Malay garb. : SARONG
42
Biographer of Browning. : ORR
43
Be spiritless. : MOPE
44
Assuaged. : SOLACED
46
Kind of flower. : RAY
49
Louvre exhibits. : WORKSOFART
53
Campus houses. : DORMS
54
Ancient garment. : TOGA
55
Visionary. : IDEAL
56
Churchill book, 1949. : THEIRFINESTHOUR
59
Author of "Locksley Hall." : TENNYSON
61
Citizen of N. Z. : MAORI
62
Singing star. : MERMAN
63
Small spring. : SEEP
64
Concern of 70 Down. : METRE
65
Sandy tract: Brit. : DENE
66
Finally. : ATLAST
69
GI named for honors. : CITEE
70
Greek band of pipe players. : PANDEANS
74
Author of great war novel. : COUNTLEOTOLSTOY
77
Bilko. : ERNIE
78
Trees. : ELMS
79
What everyone is getting. : OLDER
80
Book, play and movie. : THEBADSEED
82
Young socialite. : DEB
83
Color. : ROSERED
85
Shelley studied here. : ETON
86
Engineer's degree. : MCE
87
Takes off the slate. : ERASES
89
Washingtonians of 1809–17. : MADISONS
92
Poetic contraction. : OER
93
Bumper metal. : CHROME
95
Principle. : TENET
96
"Endymion" poet. : KEATS
98
Cheat. : HOCUS
99
Command aboard the Nautilus. : SUBMERGE
102
Bakery machine. : SLICER
105
It was: Lat. : ERAT
106
Evergreen tree. : CAROB
107
Amonasro's daughter. : AIDA
109
House. : ABODE
110
Rich fabric. : LAME
111
Namby-pamby. : INANE
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Bunker's companion. : TRAP
113
Bus stop. : DEPOT
114
The Pennines. : ALPS
115
American philosopher. : ADLER
116
St. ___'s fire. : ELMO
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Arises. : STEMS
Down
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Guy. : CHAP
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It flows past Berne. : AARE
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Sandy, wooded tract. : PINEBARREN
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In the least. : ATALL
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Make an estimate of. : SIZEUP
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B. C. boat. : ARK
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Builder of above. : NOAH
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Creator of Edmond Dantes. : DUMASPERE
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Scene in "The Medium." : SEANCE
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Scene of action in "Ivanhoe." : SHERWOODFOREST
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Pertaining to muscular vigor. : TONAL
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Against. : ANTI
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Country dance. : REEL
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Son of Odin. : TYR
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Connecticut site of U. S. sub base. : GROTON
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Where King TV often reigns. : LIVINGROOM
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Practical. : UTILE
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Cyrus conquered them. : MEDES
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Skin: Comb. form. : DERMO
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Buzzing insects. : DORS
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Equipped with tires. : SHOD
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Place for antennas. : ROOFTOP
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Printers. : PRESSMEN
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Namely. : TOWIT
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Diminish bit by bit. : ERODE
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Brave southpaw. : SPAHN
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Giant catcher, off active list. : SARNI
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Culmination. : ACME
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Nantes' river. : LOIRE
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Volcano in Guatemala. : AGUA
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Tell stories: Colloq. : YARN
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Jayhawkers. : KANSANS
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Most cunning. : SLYEST
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Lloyd Douglas novel. : TIMETOREMEMBER
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Schoolboy's fundamentals. : THREERS
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Badgerlike animal. : RATEL
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Conduced (to). : TENDED
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Free. : SETLOOSE
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Bevel. : MITER
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Ship's log. : DAYBOOK
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Served perfectly, at tennis. : ACED
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Decorative metalware. : TOLE
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Paul Bunyan's milieu. : LUMBERCAMP
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Systems of signals. : CODES
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Laureates. : POETS
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Weatherman's device. : ANEMOSCOPE
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Rosalind to Duke Frederick. : NIECE
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First night of Passover. : SEDER
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Besides. : ELSE
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Clara Bow. : THEITGIRL
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Boleyn and Frank. : ANNES
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Pistons. : RAMS
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Hamlet. : DANE
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Customary lines of passage. : ROUTES
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Reduce, as taxes. : DERATE
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Waldorfs. : SALADS
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Hindu disciple. : CHELA
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Hourly. : HORAL
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Cut of meat. : TBONE
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World's highest land. : TIBET
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___ dollar, a sea urchin. : SAND
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Eurasian range. : URAL
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Red-cased cheese. : EDAM
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Biblical land. : EDOM
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Steeps. : RETS
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Allen Dulles' agency. : CIA
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Highest peak in Philippines. : APO

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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