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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, May 12, 1962

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,684

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Family VIP's. : DADS
5
Pronoun. : THEM
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Overdo the Thespian bit. : EMOTE
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Mrs. Cantor and others. : IDAS
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___ sapiens. : HOMO
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Variant for 56 Down. : MOMMA
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Native intelligence. : MOTHERWIT
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Agora structures. : STOAS
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Eastern name. : ABU
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Grow molars. : TEETHE
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Sharpen. : HONE
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Budlike bodies, in biology. : GEMMAE
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Twilled fabric. : SERGE
28
Universe: Heb. : OLAM
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Musical comedy of the Twenties. : RIORITA
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Handle. : HILT
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Tomorrow. : MOTHERSDAY
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Washington's neighbor. : IDAHO
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Spanish uncle. : TIO
42
Motif. : THEME
43
Lucky scion in folklore. : SEVENTHSON
46
Children of a sort. : IMPS
47
Garden favorite. : TEAROSE
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Profound. : DEEP
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Tangle. : GNARL
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Dodger's manager. : ALSTON
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Venus de ___. : MILO
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Pharmacy item. : OLEATE
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Snow's partner. : ICE
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In tumult. : ARIOT
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School song. : ALMAMATER
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Largest of the deer family. : MOOSE
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Island near Sumatra. : NIAS
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Eastern European. : SLAV
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Building wing. : ANNEX
70
Charles ___ Gibson. : DANA
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Word in a counting-out rhyme. : EENY
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Famous nickname in baseball. : DIMAG
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Kind of brick. : ADOBE
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Fact. : DATUM
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Quiet! : SSH
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One of the "wee hours." : THREEAM
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Washington's opponent. : HOWE
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Gives out. : EMITS
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Status of 56 Down. : MOTHERHOOD
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German spa. : EMS
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British tenders. : MOTHERSHIPS
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Melville book. : OMOO
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White House guard. : TMAN
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Mitigate. : EASE
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Sandusky's lake. : ERIE
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Perrault character. : MOTHERGOOSE
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British Field Marshal. : GORT
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One's place of origin. : MOTHERLAND
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The same. : IDEM
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Pound down. : TAMP
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Certain votes. : AYES
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Listen! : HIST
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____ fixe. : IDEE
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Source of obsidian. : LAVA
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Common contraction. : TIS
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"___, you noblest English!" : ONON
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Old Chinese state. : TSAO
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___ pin. : NEATASA
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Type of school: Abbr. : ELEM
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Novel by George Sand. : LELIA
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Lady, for one. : TITLE
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Marine view. : OCEAN
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Full of courage. : NERVY
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Family VIP. : MAMA
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Household necessity. : IRON
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Cubs' parent. : LION
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To ___ (every one). : AMAN
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Man from Dallas. : TEX
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Peer Gynt's mother. : ASE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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