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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, April 12, 1956

47-Across : City on the Mississippi.

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,480
Across
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Use soap and water. : WASHUP
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Earth is one. : ORB
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___ League. : ARAB
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Actress Stritch. : ELAINE
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Mauna ___, volcano. : LOA
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The Comstock. : LODE
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Port on Korea Bay. : DAIREN
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He wrote "Dere Mable." : STREETER
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Fodder holders. : SILOS
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Offshoot of bebop. : ROCKNROLL
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Descendant. : SCION
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Access. : ENTREE
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Time of one's life. : BOYHOOD
28
Part of TNT. : TRI
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City in Rumania. : IASI
30
Threatening. : UGLY
32
Ancient mariners. : SALTS
37
Pronoun. : THEM
38
Prophets. : SEERS
40
Boy friend. : BEAU
41
It once was India's busiest port. : SURAT
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Gather grain. : REAP
44
Identical. : SAME
45
Sancho Panza's beast. : ASS
47
City on the Mississippi. : NATCHEZ
49
Make an estimate of. : SIZEUP
53
Asunder. : INTWO
54
Radio-TV comedy. : AMOSNANDY
56
Acquired relative. : INLAW
60
Form for footwear. : BOOTTREE
61
Role for Audrey Hepburn. : ONDINE
62
Roper, the questionnaire man. : ELMO
63
Emergency call. : SOS
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Trojan warrior. : AGENOR
65
Harsh sound. : RASP
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Common suffix. : ENT
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Made over. : REDONE
Down
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Fulfills an engagement. : WEDS
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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Jib. : SAIL
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Ten-year-old Hersey book. : HIROSHIMA
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Cause of controversy in American Legion. : UNESCO
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Corral. : PEN
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Sugar Ray's challenger. : OLSON
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Army Reserve group. : ROTC
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Circus employe. : BARKER
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Practice for CDA. : ALERT
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Revolving part in a machine. : ROTOR
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"Fledermaus" character. : ADELE
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TV comedian. : BERLE
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Phillies' outfielder. : ENNIS
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Hammerstein's partner. : RODGERS
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Creditor's collection. : IOUS
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Two make a quarter. : BITS
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Waikiki's island. : OAHU
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River into the North Sea. : YSER
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"Taxation without representation," according to James Otis. : TYRANNY
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Peggy or Pinky. : LEE
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Left with the loot. : ABSCONDED
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Jacob's substituted bride. : LEAH
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Submissive. : TAME
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Strategic place in Egypt. : SUEZ
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Squabble. : SPAT
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Mock. : TAUNT
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Scantily settled. : SPARSE
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Passing pain. : TWINGE
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Cavalry sword. : SABER
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Cathedral city in Italy. : IMOLA
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Gains altitude swiftly. : ZOOMS
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Prohibit. : ESTOP
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What "i. e." means. : IDEST
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Light in a vacuum tube. : NEON
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Printer's term for a machine. : LINO
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At once: Arch. : ANON
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Verb in past tense. : WERE
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Gondola propeller. : OAR

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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