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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, May 14, 1953

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,425
Across
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Lt. Col. Galloway's group. : WACS
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Put away, as for safekeeping: Slang. : STASH
10
Nonsense! : POOF
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Succulent plant. : ALOE
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Score of 3 on a par-5 hole. : EAGLE
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Keenness. : EDGE
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Shade on a camera. : LENSSCREEN
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Fictional "child wife." : DORA
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College athlete's prize. : LETTER
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Dummy's bridge partner. : DECLARER
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Wrote doggerel. : RIMED
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Underweight. : THIN
26
Vermont product. : GRANITE
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Be of importance. : MATTER
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Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
33
Traditional January bargain. : LINENSALE
36
Kimono sash. : OBI
37
Treating maliciously. : SPITING
39
Emulated Dark Star. : RAN
40
Ex-King Michael's capital. : BUCHAREST
42
It limits freedom. : WANT
43
Hyde Park is one. : ESTATE
44
Office boy's routine. : ERRANDS
47
Sound of escaping steam. : SISS
49
Place for a hen party. : ROOST
50
British follower of "Nye." : BEVANITE
54
Safari headgear. : TOPEES
57
Be ruled by. : OBEY
58
Guareschi's humorful character. : DONCAMILLO
60
Used as personal adornment. : WORE
61
Creator of J. Alfred Prufrock. : ELIOT
62
Innuendo. : SLUR
63
Adjective for Cassius. : LEAN
64
Marshland herb. : SEDGE
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"At ease" often follows it. : HALT
Down
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1950 best seller (with "The"). : WALL
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Away from the wind. : ALEE
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Oppose in words. : CONTRADICT
4
Lyrical form used by Dante. : SESTINA
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Something hard to keep. : SECRET
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Product of coal. : TAR
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Time-worn. : AGED
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Unlikely weather in May. : SLEET
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Ward heelers. : HENCHMEN
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Intellectual snobs. : PEDANTS
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Incense. : ODOR
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Fee-faw-fum. : OGRE
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It limits freedom. : FEAR
18
Half: Prefix. : SEMI
22
Chinese unit of weight, 1 1/3 oz. : LIANG
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Delicate: Obs. : DELIE
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Shakespeare's theatre. : GLOBE
27
Picture puzzle. : REBUS
29
Neapolitan folk dance. : TARANTELLA
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Heavyweight among antelopes. : ELAND
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Real estate returns. : RENTS
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'Tis 'tis. : ITS
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Chemical used as fertilizer. : NITER
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Symbol of smoothness. : SATIN
38
Handles the gavel. : PRESIDES
41
Hankers: 3 wds. : HASAYEN
42
Disposed to speak sharply. : WASPISH
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Take turns. : ROTATE
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Part of S. R. O. : ROOM
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Popular garment for women. : STOLE
50
TV sight on New Year's Day. : BOWL
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Oil-yielding tree. : EBOE
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Dancer Zorina. : VERA
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City in Oklahoma. : ENID
55
Hebrew month. : ELUL
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Quality. : SORT
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Little man in a big business. : COG

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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