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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, May 14, 1959

28-Across : Preconceived.

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,590
Across
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Money unit on the Via del Corso. : LIRA
5
Fire and ___ insurance. : THEFT
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Where the water was changed to wine. : CANA
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Hero of "Green Mansions." : ABEL
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A Montague. : ROMEO
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Algerian port. : ORAN
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Brewer's purchase. : MALT
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Attacker of cherished beliefs. : ICONOCLAST
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Insurrections. : BREAKOUTS
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Dwight's two-time rival. : ADLAI
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Young salmon. : GRILSE
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Nile serpent. : ASP
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Spanish housewife: Abbr. : SRA
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Cluster of fibers. : NEP
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Preconceived. : IDEATED
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Refer to. : CITE
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First-rate fellow. : TOPNOTCHER
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Imitating. : APING
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Bounder. : CAD
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Mowgli's friend, the wolf. : AKELA
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Living quarters de luxe. : PENTHOUSES
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Twist or turn. : SLEW
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Occupy wholly. : ENGROSS
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Greek letter. : CHI
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Army uniforms: Colloq. : ODS
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Sigmoid letter. : ESS
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Distress. : SORROW
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"The little man who ___ there." : WASNT
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Vocal feminine fans. : SHRIEKERS
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World's fair. : EXPOSITION
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Century plant. : ALOE
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Color in the French flag. : BLEU
61
Musical program. : REVUE
62
Blueprint. : PLAN
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Garden spots. : BEDS
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Store up. : AMASS
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"Money ___ everything." : ISNT
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Late March, proverbially. : LAMB
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Steel beam. : IBAR
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Consigning to an inferior position. : RELEGATING
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Constellation Ara. : ALTAR
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Form of verse. : TRIOLET
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Flimflam. : HOCUSPOCUS
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Overact: Slang. : EMOTE
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Moors. : FENS
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In addition. : TOO
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Cans foodstuffs in a certain way. : COLDPACKS
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Sea E of the Caspian. : ARAL
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Our astronautics and space group. : NASA
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Against: Prefix. : ANTI
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Cottage for 25 Across. : CASETA
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Relatives. : KIN
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Fuss. : ADO
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Leafless flower stalk. : SCAPE
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Bring to completeness. : RIPEN
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Unseemly. : INDECOROUS
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Famous Bay State family. : THELOWELLS
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Went for congers. : EELED
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Sketches. : DRAWS
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Confidentially. : ENTRENOUS
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___ de Calais. : PAS
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Ibsen play, 1881. : GHOSTS
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W. W. II intelligence unit. : OSS
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Loreto and Lourdes. : SHRINES
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Wrath. : IRE
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Hindu god. : SHIVA
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African animal. : OKAPI
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"Dragnet" actor-director. : WEBB
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Shaft between wheels. : AXLE
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Zipped along. : SPED
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Pipe part. : STEM
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Sorrel's relative. : ROAN
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Commissioned. : SENT
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Evangelist Sankey. : IRA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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