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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

ENCIRCLED WISDOM

New York Times, Sunday, April 25, 1976

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 528 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
Jim Horne notes:

The circled letters spell out: "Have more than thou showest. Speak less than thou knowest."

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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,752
Across
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Boy : SHAVER
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Tidbit : MORSEL
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One of Macbeth's titles : THANE
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"Walden" writer : THOREAU
19
Idle : OTIOSE
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Actor who played Hamlet : HOWARD
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Famous ferry : HARPERS
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Very ornate : ROCOCO
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Farrell's "A World ___ Made" : INEVER
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High note : ELA
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Bowling button : RESET
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Over : ATANEND
30
G.P.'s group : AMA
31
Utah ski resort : ALTA
33
Old Scratch : DEVIL
35
Shadow-box : SPAR
36
Anchor position : ATRIP
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Purse items : COINS
40
Scottish uncle : EME
41
Adjective suffix : ETIC
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Johnson of TV : ARTE
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Veronese duo : TWOGENTLEMEN
49
Straw boss : OVERSEER
51
Kazan : ELIA
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Romeo and Juliet, e.g. : ROLES
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Mine entrance : ADIT
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Adjusts anew : REALIGNS
59
Initials for a 1933 act : NIRA
60
Portia's maid : NERISSA
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Lodge member : ELK
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Costume : GETUP
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Ford's energy man : ZARB
69
Stage direction : ENTER
70
Yalies : ELIS
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One of Macbeth's victims : LADYMACDUFF
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Safari quarry : GAME
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French upper house : SENAT
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Cheerless : DRAB
80
Homeric work : ILIAD
82
Italian's "Yes!" : GIA
83
Muffin variety : ENGLISH
86
Jewish eve : EREB
88
Ten-o'clock scholar's problem : LATENESS
90
Feedback of a sort : ECHO
91
Composer Erik : SATIE
93
"___ shanter" : TAMO
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Activating : SPARKING
98
Nobleman in "Henry VIII" : THOMASLOVELL
103
Mrs., in Poland : PANI
104
Alpaca's habitat : PERU
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"We'll ___ a cup . . . " (Burns) : TAK
107
Suffix with Indo and Poly : NESIA
108
Tagging along : INTOW
110
Mailed : SENT
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Old-womanish : ANILE
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"King ___," quotation source : LEAR
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Wine: Prefix : ENO
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Greek courtesan : HETAERA
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"Lend ___" : ANEAR
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Disencumber : RID
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Tarry : LINGER
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"You ___!" : SAIDIT
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Basis of argument : PREMISE
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Fishing gear : SEINES
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Will subject : ESTATE
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Duchess in "Henry VI, Part II" : ELEANOR
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Awaken : ROUSE
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Judged : DEEMED
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Blush : REDDEN
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Justice in "Merry Wives" : SHALLOW
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Hamlet's friend : HORATIO
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Dadaism founder : ARP
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Shift : VEER
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Dog-___ (shabby) : EARED
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Charlotte ___ : RUSSE
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Earl of March : MORTIMER
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Siouan : OTO
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Costa ___ : RICA
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Smudges : SOOTS
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Fire or narrow : ESCAPE
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Governor in "Much Ado" : LEONATO
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Hammett's man : THIN
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Lariat part : HONDA
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Disciple's emotion : AWE
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Scene of "Love's Labour's Lost" : NAVARRE
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Holy hermit : EREMITE
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Caught in ___ : THEACT
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Dry-goods merchant : DRAPER
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Knievel : EVEL
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Armenian capital : ERIVAN
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Play backer : ANGEL
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Dud : LEMON
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Sample : TASTING
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Blissful: Ger. : SELIG
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Relinquish : CEDE
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Actor Bruce : NIGEL
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City in Egypt : TANTA
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Queen in "Richard III" : ELIZABETH
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French town : NERAC
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Laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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Famed restaurateur : SARDI
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Singer Della : REESE
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Miss Terry : ELLEN
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"Every inch ___" : AKING
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Nile growth : SUDD
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The world, to Jaques : STAGE
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Trucking rigs : SEMIS
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Realms : AREAS
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Combustible heaps : PYRES
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China wrecker : BULL
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Messenger in "Merchant" : SALERIO
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Danton's colleague : MARAT
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Ukases : FIATS
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Deadly : FATAL
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Check mark : TICK
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Word for rum : DEMON
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Vessel : SHIP
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Like John : HONEST
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Flora and fauna : BIOTA
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Unusual : NOVEL
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Sprang from : EMANATED
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Barkers' come-ons : SPIELS
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Basket : PANNIER
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Shylock's adversary : ANTONIO
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Lubricated : GREASED
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Sib : AKIN
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Alkaloid : ESERINE
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Relationship : LIAISON
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Pantry : LARDER
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Misgiving : UNEASE
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Merry cries : WHEES
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Overdone : TRITE
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Shunned one : LEPER
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Inventor Pliny ___ : EARLE
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Irish Gaelic : ERSE
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Mr. Bede : ADAM
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Cager Willis : REED
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Zoo animal : GNU
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Native: Suff. : ITE
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Like Ophelia, in Act IV : MAD

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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