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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORD ALMANAC

New York Times, Sunday, March 9, 1952

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 499 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 994
Across
1
President of Brazil. : VARGAS
7
Mexican state. : TABASCO
14
Boy meets girl. : DATE
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Consecrate. : ANOINT
19
At full speed. : AGALLOP
20
Martinet's weapon. : FERULE
22
One of the T-men's chief concerns. : COUNTERFEITERS
24
Parson at a wedding. : PAIRER
25
Quick to learn. : APT
26
Hebrew "Alpha." : ALEF
27
Baby's playthings. : TOES
28
S. W. coast of India. : MALABAR
29
Apron. : TIER
31
Be a breadwinner. : EARN
33
Norse goddess. : SKADI
35
___ die. : SINE
36
She was a lady. : EADIE
38
Simba's home. : LAIR
40
Señor's snooze. : SIESTA
43
Pal of Wynken and Blynken. : NOD
44
Civil War vet. : OLDTIMER
47
Singer's range. : REGISTER
49
Honshu bay. : ISE
52
Mecca for swimmers. : POOL
53
Bibulous ones. : SOTS
55
Chip in. : ANTE
56
Giant in "Pilgrim's Progress." : DESPAIR
58
Miss March. : BETH
59
A two-fisted Robinson. : SUGARRAY
63
Last. : LATEST
64
Gristle. : CARTILAGE
66
Rajah's wife. : RANI
67
Sister of Calliope. : ERATO
68
Michigan athlete. : WOLVERINE
69
Gov. Payne's state. : MAINE
70
Man's nickname. : RAFE
71
Twisted. : CONTORTED
72
King of Iraq. : FEISAL
73
Bread and potatoes. : STARCHES
75
Caesar's fatal day. : IDES
76
She wrote "National Velvet." : BAGNOLD
77
Hebrew month. : ELUL
78
"Dies ___," famous hymn. : IRAE
79
Traduce. : SLUR
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"Not elsewhere specified": Abbr. : NES
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Lasting. : ENDURANT
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Aiding memory. : MNEMONIC
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Frenchman's name. : GUI
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Make beloved. : ENDEAR
90
Cold or hot dish. : SLAW
91
Image in clay. : MODEL
95
Substance from seaweed. : AGAR
97
Angler for morays. : EELER
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Arctic phenomenon. : FLOE
101
Tokyo is Ridgway's. : BASE
102
Government. : REGIMEN
105
Composer Stravinsky. : IGOR
107
Famous stage name. : LUNT
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It's now the M. S. A. : ECA
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Glaze. : ENAMEL
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Concert singer and television actress. : MARGARETTRUMAN
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Odysseus outwitted them. : SIRENS
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Mr. Bevan. : ANEURIN
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Home of 392,788,000 people. : EUROPE
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Direction. : EAST
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Regards. : ESTEEMS
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Late President of Austria. : RENNER
Down
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Abrogate. : VACATE
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Defective vision. : ANOPIA
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Utterly defeated. : ROUTED
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Variety of "rummy." : GIN
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Helen Hayes' group. : ANTA
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Monumental slab. : STELE
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Barrier at a ship's stern. : TAFFRAIL
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Long time. : AGE
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Night crawlers. : BAIT
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Members of the chorus. : ALTOS
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Glosses over. : SLEEKS
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Navy planes. : CORSAIRS
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Ellis Arnall is its new chief. : OPS
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Political bargain. : DEAL
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Ex-President of Panama. : ARIAS
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An engine. : TURBINE
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The Met's Miss Steber. : ELEANOR
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Columnist's initials. : FPA
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Bobbled. : ERRED
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Babbitt's occupation. : REALTOR
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Estimate incorrectly. : MISGAUGE
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Where 1 Across works. : RIO
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Steal: Dial. : NIM
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Aberdeen's river. : DEE
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Large city on Mexican border. : ELPASO
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Lake Mead is the world's largest. : RESERVOIR
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Color. : TINGE
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Thin Man's dog. : ASTA
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Let George ___. : DOIT
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Dutch port. : ROTTERDAM
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Milieu. : TERRAIN
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Drugstore cowboys. : IDLERS
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Old term for a pirate. : SEARAT
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Swindle: Sp. : ESTAFA
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They're never used on Paris houses. : THIRTEENS
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Diminished gradually. : PETERED
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Lithuanian or Lett. : BALT
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Pseudonym of novelist Dudevant. : SAND
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___ d'état. : RAISON
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Impost on a minor benefice. : ANNALE
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Surrenders. : YIELDS
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Learns. : CONS
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Falsehoods. : LIES
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Burdened with sorrow. : WOELADEN
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Headache. : MEGRIM
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Farm implement. : CHURN
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Debussy's "Goat-man." : FAUN
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Whodunit ingredient. : CLUE
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Motorist's bugbear. : BLOWOUT
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Einaudi's people. : ITALIANS
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Well-known conductor. : SMALLENS
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Mrs. Anderson, Ambassador to Denmark. : EUGENIE
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Site of Horseshoe Falls. : NIAGARA
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Born. : NEE
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Small child. : ELF
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Male swan. : COB
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Stations: Fr. : GARES
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"Daughter of haste." : REGRET
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Tutelary being. : DAEMON
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Slip the collar. : ESCAPE
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Near ringer in horseshoe pitching. : LEANER
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Frosts. : RIMES
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Picaroon. : ROGUE
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Journalize. : ENTER
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Common suffix. : MENT
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Letters. : ELS
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Capital. : RARE
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Word of agreement. : TRUE
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Girl's name. : MAE
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Raised edge. : RIM
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Subject of a Keats ode. : URN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 21 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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