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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, May 15, 1949

Author:
Eugene Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 543 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 41
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 379
Across
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Tops since 1933. : DEMOCRATS
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Famous head of Racing Commission, New York. : SWOPE
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Disturb. : UPSET
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Easily moved. : EMOTIONAL
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South American Indian. : CARIB
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India's head man. : NEHRU
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Meanly. : VICIOUSLY
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Oleoresin. : ANIME
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At the back. : AREAR
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Annoys. : IRKS
27
Champagne ___. : SEC
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Where Bonneville Dam is. : OREGON
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City east of Warsaw. : PINSK
30
Monkey. : SAI
31
Suburb of New York. : PELHAM
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Taciturn. : SILENT
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Exclamation of appeal. : SEE
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Spirit lamps. : ETNAS
38
Apportion. : METE
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Hitlerite. : NAZI
40
Tough. : WIRY
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A dressing for hides. : DEGRAS
43
Cheats. : ROGUES
46
Girl's name. : ETTA
48
Impede. : CLOG
50
Author of "Doctor Faustus." : MANN
51
Advents. : ARRIVALS
55
Capital of Governor Tuck's state. : RICHMOND
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Pioneer in selling by mail. : SEARS
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Water nymph associated with Diana. : EGERIA
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Sacred inscription. : INRI
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Scarlett O'Hara's home. : TARA
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Somewhat sharp. : ACUTISH
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Island: abbr. : ISL
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Revoke a legacy. : ADEEM
70
Democratic Senator from Virginia. : ROBERTSON
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Allowances for waste. : TRETS
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U. N. official. : LIE
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Infirmity. : AILMENT
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Silver coin of Persia. : KRAN
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Curved molding. : OGEE
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Cousins of rhinoceros. : TAPIRS
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Where Pocatello is. : IDAHO
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"Short-___": flyers' club. : SNORTERS
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Of nomenclature. : ONYMATIC
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Duration. : TERM
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Silk worm. : ERIA
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Tunes. : AIRS
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Fir trees. : CEDARS
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Bach wrote them. : MOTETS
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Malabar ___. : FARM
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Symbol of false friendship. : IAGO
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Bulrush. : TULE
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___ Haute, Indiana. : TERRE
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Miners' quest. : ORE
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Intrigues. : CABALS
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New York village, scene of Dutch-Indian warfare. : ESOPUS
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Bore into. : EAT
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Husband's brother, among ancient Hebrews. : LEVIR
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District in Yorkshire. : ELLAND
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Call: Latin root. : VOC
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Leave out. : OMIT
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Lorna ___, Blackmore's heroine. : DOONE
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Wide plain. : LLANO
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Tent-dweller. : RECHABITE
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Island in New York harbor. : ELLIS
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Stringed instruments. : LUTES
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Heir. : INHERITOR
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Polynesian chestnuts. : RATAS
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Mimicry. : APERY
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Assailers. : BESETTERS
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Invented. : DEVISED
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Turkish official's jurisdiction. : EMIRATE
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Imitating. : MOCKING
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U. S. inventor. : OTIS
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Group opposing Taft-Hartley Act. : CIO
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Stir up. : ROUSE
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His feast day is April 21. : ANSELM
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Native state in India. : TALCHER
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Foxy. : SLY
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Cicatrix. : SCAR
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Declines. : WANES
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Sources. : ORIGINS
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Stuffed olive. : PIMOLA
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Mr. Scrooge. : EBENEZER
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Not likely. : UNAPT
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Beautiful woman. : PERI
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Sian is its capital. : SHENSI
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Rubber. : ERASER
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Inonu's country. : TURKEY
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Greek letters. : OMEGAS
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Song of David. : PSALM
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Subject of Fermi's research. : ATOM
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Treats with an acid. : NITRES
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Bartender at Duffy's Tavern. : ARCHIE
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Brandish. : WAVE
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Black powder from carbon. : SOOT
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Found. : UNEARTHED
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Decree. : ENACT
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Compact. : TIGHT
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Tree knot. : GNARL
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Socialites. : ASTORS
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Tributary of the Garonne. : ARIEGE
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Noted English surgeon (1827–1912). : LISTER
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Mud volcanoes. : SALSES
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Shylock's headquarters. : RIALTO
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Cleveland ___. : INDIAN
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Weird. : CREEPY
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Pertaining to courses for foot races. : DROMIC
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Crisp bread. : RUSK
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Resting. : ABED
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Silly. : INANE
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Polynesian place of worship. : MARAI
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Growing out. : ENATE
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Wheel-shaped. : ROTATE
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Strategic peninsula in North Adriatic. : ISTRIA
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Pattern. : NORM
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Caliph. : IMAM
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Talked. : ORATED
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Disturbances. : RIOTS
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Famous Queen of Castile. : ISABELLA
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Indo-Chinese people. : MRUS
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Compare critically. : COLLATE
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Yugoslav. : SLOVENE
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Anchoret. : EREMITE
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Quisling. : TRAITOR
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Hunting dogs. : SETTERS
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Circular. : FOLDER
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Interstice. : AREOLA
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Mutiny. : REVOLT
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Poll-taker. : GALLUP
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Eras. : EPOCHS
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Salad plant. : CRESS
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More rational. : SANER
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Creek Indian. : UCHEE
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Genus of cetaceans. : INIA
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Intrusive: Colloq. : NOSY
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Necrology. : OBIT
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Part of the torso. : RIB
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Cunning. : ART

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 31 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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