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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

READING AND WRITING

New York Times, Sunday, April 16, 1950

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 522 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 427
Across
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Late American authoress. : CATHER
7
Current indoor rage. : CANASTA
14
Red brown. : COPPER
20
Rosy-fingered goddess. : AURORA
21
The latest Hamlet. : OLIVIER
22
Baltimore ballplayer. : ORIOLE
23
Son of Poseidon. : TRITON
24
First aid equipment. : SPLINTS
25
"Pisan ___" by Ezra Pound. : CANTOS
26
Useful hint. : TIP
27
Vamoose! : SCAT
29
Story of the Forsytes. : SAGA
30
Item of headdress in "Spirit of '76." : BANDAGE
31
Cuts off. : LOPS
33
Chief Israeli delegate to U. N. : EBAN
35
Famous Edict of 1598. : NANTES
37
Idol set up by Amenhotep IV. : ATEN
38
Author of "The Cocktail Party." : ELIOT
40
"New Look" creator. : DIOR
42
Knob: Var. : CURL
43
New England dean of poets. : FROST
44
Round rooms. : ROTUNDAS
47
Antelope. : SAIGA
49
Girl's name. : MIRABEL
52
Dec. 24, Dec. 31, etc. : EVES
54
Author of "Gypsy Sixpence." : MARSHALL
59
July and August in France. : ETE
60
Levi Jackson's alma mater. : YALE
62
Mr. Holden. : EBEN
64
City in N. H. : LACONIA
65
Horses. : NAGS
67
Philosopher (1724–1804). : KANT
69
Sweetsop. : ATES
71
Headgear. : BERETS
72
Sec. of State, 1895–97. : OLNEY
74
Historic city. : HIROSHIMA
77
Greek island. : SAMOS
78
Coronets. : TIARAS
80
Pay ___. : DIRT
81
Roman Fate. : NONA
83
French author (1850–1923). : LOTI
84
Chinese puzzle. : TANGRAM
86
But: French. : MAIS
88
Shark. : GATA
90
Born. : NEE
91
Secretary Chapman's department. : INTERIOR
93
"The ___ George Apley." : LATE
95
Have. : POSSESS
97
First part of sonnet. : OCTET
99
Vikings. : NORSEMEN
101
Bah! : PSHAW
105
Hearken. : HEED
107
___ XII, Eugenio Pacelli. : PIUS
108
Anglo-American poet. : AUDEN
112
Copied. : APED
113
Account book. : LEDGER
115
Native of Revel. : ESTH
117
Red Cross slogan. : GIVE
118
Where Hale Telescope is. : PALOMAR
120
Employer. : USER
122
Greek letters. : PSIS
124
Force. : VIS
125
Socratic. : IRONIC
126
Surveyor's instrument. : ALIDADE
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Be contrite. : REPENT
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The Fouth ___. : ESTATE
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River of Peru. : MARANON
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Punish by fine. : AMERCE
133
Oppose. : RESIST
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Ran. : TRENDED
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"___ Roberts." : MISTER
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Beneficiaries of Operation Haylift, 1949. : CATTLE
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President of France. : AURIOL
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Chicago Cardinals' backfield star. : TRIPPI
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Singapore's climate. : HOT
5
433rd asteroid. : EROS
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Saint-Malo's river. : RANCE
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Author of "The Conquerors." : COSTAIN
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Mountain. : ALP
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Man's name. : NILS
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Of birds. : AVIAN
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Capital of Shensi province. : SINGAC
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Trismus. : TETANUS
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Measures of area. : ARS
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Drug-yielding shrubs. : COCAS
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Algerian port. : ORAN
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Greek odist. : PINDAR
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Brannan's problem. : POTATO
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Eulogies. : ELOGES
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Take umbrage at. : RESENT
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King of Transjordan. : ABDULLAH
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Fallen angel in "Paradise Lost." : BELIAL
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Crake. : SORA
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Stem joint. : NODE
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London trolley. : TRAM
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Sir ___ Belch. : TOBY
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Blurb: Slang. : RAVE
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Mussolini's symbol. : FASCES
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Wood. : TEAK
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Brother to Viola in "Twelfth Night." : SEBASTIAN
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___ bag. : GRAB
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Modern composer of operas. : MENOTTI
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___ sonnet. : ITALIAN
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Ruling. : REGNANT
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Son of Adam. : SETH
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Hourly. : HORAL
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Wild flower. : ANEMONE
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Rhetorical understatement. : LITOTES
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Girls. : LASSIES
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Geraint and ___. : ENID
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No. : NEIN
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Mr. Koussevitzky. : SERGE
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Uncle Toby's attendant. : TRIM
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Smoky mist. : SMOG
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River celebrated by Wordsworth. : YARROW
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Of the mouth. : ORAL
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Dactyls reversed. : ANAPESTS
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Ketch. : SAIC
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Subject of research by Dalton, 1803. : ATOM
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"Life with ___." : MOTHER
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Check. : STOP
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Puzzled. : ASEA
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Conqueror of yellow fever. : REED
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Lake battle, 1813. : ERIE
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Tight. : SNUG
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Tilelike. : TEGULAR
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Hang. : SUSPEND
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___ mâché. : PAPIER
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Thin. : SPARSE
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Serfs of Sparta. : HELOTS
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Hebrew name for God. : ADONAI
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Theatrical Streetcar. : DESIRE
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Entertain. : DIVERT
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Show. : EVINCE
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Bird. : NESTER
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Bootlace. : LACET
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Fortification. : REDAN
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Biblical king. : HIRAM
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Gloves: Var. : MITS
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Stony ridge. : RAND
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Half: Prefix. : SEMI
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Danish county. : AMT
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Bambi. : DOE
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Footlike part. : PES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 21 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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