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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORD GAME

New York Times, Sunday, April 12, 1959

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 554 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,558
Across
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Certain croquet players. : ROVERS
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Citizens of Alborg. : DANES
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Ominous. : FATAL
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Mark for bad conduct. : DEMERIT
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Companionless. : ALONE
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Arctic block. : ICEBERG
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Little ___. : AMERICA
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Siberian native. : TATAR
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Teller of tales. : RELATER
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Presidential nickname. : CAL
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Fanciful. : CHIMERIC
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S. African fox. : ASSE
29
Norris Dam agency. : TVA
30
Sacred: Comb. form. : HIER
32
Unwilling. : RELUCTANT
34
Pintails. : SMEES
36
Journalizes. : ENTERS
39
Opportunity. : TIME
40
Margin. : LIP
41
Tumbrels. : CARTS
42
Salt. : SEAMAN
44
In one way or another. : SOMEHOW
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Kipling's "The Man Who ___." : WAS
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Drawn contest. : STALEMATE
52
Censure. : REPROOF
56
Ultimate. : EVENTUAL
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Amula. : AMA
59
Chile, to Italians. : CILE
60
Department of SE France. : VAR
61
Study for exams: Slang. : BONEUP
62
Governor at Charleston. : UNDERWOOD
65
Place in Judah. : LEHI
66
Kitchen utensil. : SCOOP
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World's largest island. : GREENLAND
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Minded. : CARED
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Relative of a loch. : TARN
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Humanitarians of sorts. : DOGOODERS
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Home of R. C. M. P. : CANADA
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London Labourite. : EDE
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Channel marker. : BUOY
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Examine or treat: Colloq. : VET
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Giant's ___, headland in N. Ireland. : CAUSEWAY
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Color. : ROSERED
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Garibaldi's men. : REDSHIRTS
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Spa in W. Germany. : EMS
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Recover from. : GETOVER
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Epic in twelve books. : AENEID
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Kind of shoe. : SABOT
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Yarn measure. : LEA
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Give light. : BURN
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"The ___ Xanadu." : ROADTO
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Intertwine branches in a hedge. : PLASH
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Famous restaurateur. : DELMONICO
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Feline sound: Var. : MEOU
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The aggregate. : ALL
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Ampersands. : ANDS
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"___ Short," De Morgan novel. : ALICEFOR
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24 grains: Abbr. : PWT
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Hermes' anklewear. : TALARIA
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Highest Pyrenees peak. : ANETO
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Laborious. : OPEROSE
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Soon. : SHORTLY
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White heron. : EGRET
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Animated: Colloq. : LIVENED
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Famous poem of 1914. : TREES
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Frozen ___. : FOODS
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Kipling soldier. : DEEVER
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Abide. : REMAIN
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Dairy dish. : OMELET
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Translation: Abbr. : VER
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Leif's father. : ERIC
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Abounding in humor. : RICH
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Companionway. : STAIR
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Cause of lost and gained days. : DATELINE
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Archaic alert. : ALARUM
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Polite attention. : NOTICE
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Pass a bill. : ENACT
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To be: Span. : SER
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Part of a football game. : FIRSTPERIOD
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Particles. : ACES
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Palomar instrument. : TELESCOPE
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Relative of a caftan. : ABA
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Literal meaning. : LETTER
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Designer of chapeaux. : DACHE
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Face (a wall) with stone, brick, etc. : REVET
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Timothy. : GRASS
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One of the sciences. : METALLURGY
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Lively: Mus. abbr. : ANIM
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___ gestae. : RES
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Century plant. : ALOE
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Bryn ___. : MAWR
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Take a breather. : RESTUP
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Showed surprise. : SATUP
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Pastoral sound. : MAA
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Hollywood hopefuls. : STARLETS
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Supported. : HELD
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Tyler's Secy. of State. : WEBSTER
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Pear-shaped fruit. : AVOCADO
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Madrileños. : SENORES
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Refashioned. : MADEOVER
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Corrected. : AMENDED
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Restrain by fear. : OVERAWE
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Missouri River structure. : OAHEDAM
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Moslem sabbaths. : FRIDAYS
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Relative of krypton. : NEON
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"The voice of the soul."—Rousseau. : CONSCIENCE
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Modernist. : NEO
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"Ares' chick."—Aristophanes. : WAR
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Track strip. : LANE
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Grandpa's memories. : GOODOLDDAYS
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Othello's lieutenant. : CASSIO
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Piece of music. : DUET
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More attractive. : CUTER
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Creator of Truthful James. : BRETHARTE
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Ex-Governor of Kansas. : ARN
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Selves. : EGOS
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Simon pure. : REAL
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Ragouts of lamb. : HARICOTS
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Letters. : VEES
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Mare. : DAM
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Gaiters. : SPATS
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God, to Meccans. : ALLAH
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Blackball, for example. : BALLOT
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Short jacket. : BOLERO
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Conjoint. : UNITED
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Testify under oath. : DEPONE
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Large dog. : TOWSER
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Expelled. : OUTED
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Fruit. : MANGO
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In former days. : OFOLD
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Luxor's river. : NILE
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18th century portraitist. : OPIE
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Idle fancy: Fr. : REVE
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Timetable heading. : ARR
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Black Jack's men. : AEF
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New Testament book: Abbr. : REV

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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