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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, April 30, 1953

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.59, Missing: { B H J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,411

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Across
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What so proudly we hailed. : FLAG
5
Sixth sign of the zodiac. : VIRGO
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Price-fixing agency. : OPS
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Wash. : LAVE
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Excessive. : INORDINATE
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Hebrew month. : ADAR
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Relating to a period of eight years. : OCTAETERIC
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First Shaw play to be filmed. : PYGMALION
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Old term of address, not complimentary: Var. : SIRRA
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Describing a pre-Edison world. : GASLIT
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Usual product of a thought. : DEED
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Conductive to. : FOR
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Direction of Puerto Rico from Cuba. : ESE
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Phrase denoting a minimum. : ATLEAST
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Fans or zealots. : ADDICTS
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In reality. : DEFACTO
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Director Vidor. : KING
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Beige. : ECRU
36
Equalizers. : EVENERS
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Maker of preserved fruits, marmalade, etc. : CANDIER
43
Name of three lakes in the Adirondacks. : SARANAC
44
Pale malt beverage. : ALE
45
Navy escort vessels. : DES
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Bye-bye. : TATA
47
Simba in youth. : LIONET
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Resting place of old love letters. : ATTIC
52
Residue. : REMANENCE
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Where things are treated with smoke and vapor. : FUMATORIES
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Part of 5 Across. : STAR
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Athwart. : TRANSVERSE
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An unfunny Marx. : KARL
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Promissory notes: Abbr. : PNS
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"Awake and Sing" playwright. : ODETS
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German name for Elizabeth. : ILSE
Down
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Sound of a sail in a gale. : FLAP
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Deviser of an original way to lower taxes. : LADYGODIVA
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She played in "The Snows of Kilimanjaro." : AVAGARDNER
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The beginnings of things. : GERMS
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Symphony orchestra member. : VIOLIST
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Moves to action. : INCITES
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Photogravure process. : ROTO
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Pa of pa or ma. : GRANDAD
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Lowell's "Commemoration ___." : ODE
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Having a single-track mind. : ONEIDEAED
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Catherine ___, Henry VIII's sixth and last wife. : PARR
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Mix. : STIR
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Reflexive pronoun. : ITSELF
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It's now M. S. A. : ECA
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One of the Waughs. : ALEC
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Summer, in France. : ETE
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Things that are not what they seem. : FAKES
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Happening unexpectedly. : ACCIDENTAL
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Vehicles on the wane in N. Y. : STREETCARS
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City on the Loire. : TOURS
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Jesuits. : IGNATIANS
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Makes into law. : ENACTS
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Hair pad. : RAT
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Showing traces of battle. : SCARRED
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Most composed. : CALMEST
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Names like "Jimmy Valentine." : ALIASES
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An 1898 discovery. : NEON
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Ordinary cursive Arabic script. : NESKI
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To the stern. : AFT
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Gum spirit: Slang. : TURP
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He traces "queer" money. : TMAN
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Gaelic name for Ireland. : EIRE
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No relation of 3 Down. : ERLE
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Egg: Comb. form. : OVO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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