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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

ALPHABETICS

New York Times, Sunday, March 25, 1956

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 32
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,462
Across
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Sea moss. : ALGA
5
Foe of Carthaginians. : CATO
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Ed Stanky's nickname. : BRAT
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Blue spectral type. : BSTAR
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Walter Reuther. : CIOLEADER
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Romeo's rival. : PARIS
22
Astonished. : AGAPE
23
Hudson area near Nyack. : TAPPANZEE
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Hour before matinee. : ONETHIRTYPM
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It's been 75 years on the job. : ARC
27
Turns right. : GEES
28
New apparatus for M. D.'s. : BETATRON
29
Law: French. : LOI
30
South of Kan. : OKLA
32
Evergreen oaks. : HOLMS
34
___ Jordan, ex-Gov. of Idaho. : LEN
35
Sphagnum. : MOSS
36
Vermeer style. : GENRE
38
Honored soldier. : CITEE
39
Chiropodists. : PEDICURES
41
Name before Edison. : ALVA
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Derma. : CORIUM
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Tries. : ESSAYS
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A source of sugar. : BEETROOTS
46
Preacher's degree. : BSD
48
Islands west of Borneo. : NATUNA
52
Certain students. : SENIORS
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I. Q. exam used by U. S. Army. : BETATEST
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Convened. : SAT
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Basic infinitive. : TOBE
58
Hymn tunes. : CHORALES
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Dispatch. : HASTE
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"Neat as ___." : APIN
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Perplexed. : LOST
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Signs of 1945. : VEES
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Ichabod's rival. : BROM
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Silk fibers. : FLOSS
69
Cattle and men, to cattlemen. : CRITTERS
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Baseball team. : REDS
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Emulate Landy. : RUN
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Curtain rods for beds. : TRINGLES
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Golden. : AUREATE
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Convince. : ASSURE
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Jinx. : HEX
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Thomas ___ Macaulay. : BABINGTON
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Go back to. : REVERT
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Meany and others. : AFLMEN
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Part of a bridle. : REIN
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Men from Mindoro. : FILIPINOS
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Pan-fried. : SAUTE
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Bayou area. : DELTA
95
A-one cards. : ACES
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Draft administration: Abbr. : SSS
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Biblical verb. : SAITH
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Think. : FEEL
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Turn of an airplane motor. : REV
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Abstain absolutely. : TEETOTAL
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Up to one's ___. : EARS
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Fresh-water food fish. : IDE
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Tyro. : ABECEDARIAN
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Member of the "96 Club." : USSENATOR
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English actor. : DONAT
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Coached: Jocose. : TUTED
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Small, brightly colored birds. : BEEEATERS
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Type of daisy. : OXEYE
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Limestone. : MALM
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Munich's river. : ISAR
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Sherman Adams' role: Abbr. : ASST
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Court minutes. : ACTA
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Pseudologist. : LIAR
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Political events. : GOPCONVENTIONS
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Political group. : ALP
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Capital of Crete. : CANEA
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Axe-like tool. : ADZE
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Informal garment. : TEESHIRT
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South of Wash. : ORE
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Wearer of a deer's tooth. : BPOEMEMBER
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Raves. : RANTS
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Field. : AREA
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Iotas. : TITTLES
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Rustic dance hall. : BARN
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N. C. O. : SGT
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Army Chief of Staff. : TAYLOR
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Place opposite. : APPOSE
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Negligent. : REMISS
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U. S. symbol. : EAGLE
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Tatters. : SHREDS
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Homer's people. : IONIANS
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Color in French flag. : BLEU
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Field meals for G. I.'s. : KRATIONS
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Colonial orator. : OTIS
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Necessity. : MUST
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Talks idly: Colloq. : GABS
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"Waitin' for the Robert ___." : ELEE
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Speaks gently. : COOS
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Cyclist. : PEDALER
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Cup-shaped: Comb. form. : CYATH
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Essence. : CORE
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___ Roy. : ROB
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Lines of a poem. : STAVES
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Bulgaria, Hungary, etc. : USSRSATELLITES
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Defense group since 1949. : NATO
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Up and ___! : ATEM
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Original meaning of fiasco. : BOTTLE
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Items for a golfer's belt. : TEES
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Letter. : ESS
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In England it means wheat. : CORN
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Guides on gun barrels. : HSIGHTS
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Goal of many a collegian. : ABDEGREE
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Radio actors' union. : AFRA
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Extra. : PLUS
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Landing boat. : LCI
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___ throat. : STREP
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College of 6,705 students. : TEXASAANDM
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Overthrow. : RUIN
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Sea bird. : ERN
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Emended. : REVISED
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"___ in one's bonnet." : ABEE
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Roof: Fr. : TOIT
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City in Sicily. : ENNA
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Author of "Battle Cry." : URIS
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Companion of sweat and tears: Ger. : BLUT
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Essays for advanced students. : AMTHESES
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Enthrone. : ENSEAT
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Pulpit. : ROSTRUM
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Get an "F." : FAIL
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Comb. form in electricity. : FARADO
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Forerunner of deep freeze. : ICEBOX
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Actor in "Guys and Dolls." : LEVENE
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Dnieper tributary. : DESNA
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Madame de ___. : STAEL
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Smoother. : FREER
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Place for a chignon. : TETE
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Kyushu port. : OITA
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Not ashore. : ASEA
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Buzzing insects. : DORS
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It once meant once. : ERST
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Coral reef. : CAY
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Where: Lat. : UBI
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"A cat may look ___ king." : ATA

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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