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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

QUESTIONNAIRE

New York Times, Sunday, May 20, 1951

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 63, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 509 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 700
Across
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Jargons. : ARGOTS
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Prime Minister Groza's land. : RUMANIA
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Language dead since 1500. : COPTIC
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City on the Illinois River. : PEORIA
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S. Dakota's state flower. : ANEMONE
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Commune at Mt. Etna's foot. : ADERNO
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Concern of Cannon's committee. : APPROPRIATIONS
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Give up formally. : RESIGN
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Biblical name. : REU
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Time of day. : NEON
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Sum, ___, fui, futurus. : ESSE
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Hopalong movie. : WESTERN
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Weed. : TARE
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New look in Queen Bess' day. : RUFF
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Author of the Truman "profile." : HERSEY
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Res, ___. : REI
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Antelope. : ELAND
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Artless. : NAIF
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Approached home horizontally. : SLID
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A Willie Hoppe specialty. : MASSE
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Time wasters. : DAWDLERS
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In N. C., the Peedee River. : YADKIN
49
Underworld god. : DIS
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Name meaning birthday. : NOEL
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Gordon Dean's group. : AEC
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Jolson singing "Mammy." : MINSTREL
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Became manifest. : EMERGED
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Within: Prefix. : INTRA
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Inhabiting an island. : NESIOTE
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Welland, Kiel, etc. : CANALS
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Alaskan Air Force base. : ANCHORAGE
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Existed. : WAS
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5½ pt. type. : AGATE
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Fodder pit. : SILO
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Sibilant sound. : SISS
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Coney Island thrillers. : RIDES
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Small bird. : TIT
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Summer-ripening oranges. : VALENCIAS
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Ask. : DESIRE
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Occurring seldom. : UNUSUAL
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Stiff hats. : TILES
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Albumen of egg. : PROTEIN
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Went customarily. : RESORTED
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Thun's river. : AAR
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General purpose vehicle. : JEEP
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Signal for help. : SOS
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Winter apple. : RUSSET
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Peremptory claimant. : DEMANDER
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Seventh-day groups. : SECTS
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___ Island naval base. : MARE
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Dibbles. : DAPS
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Roman historian. : NEPOS
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Mme. Pauker. : ANA
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Ex-capital of new republic. : MANILA
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Bar on a cricket wicket. : BAIL
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Dummy. : DOLT
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He wrote "Peace of Mind." : LIEBMAN
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Where V. I. P.'s eat. : DAIS
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Cozy corner. : NOOK
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U. N. leader. : LIE
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Excuse: Eng. law. : ESSOIN
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One of 435. : REPRESENTATIVE
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Cargo of the "Leyte." : PLANES
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Ducks, geese, swans, etc. : ANSERES
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How "we stand." : UNITED
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His ___ Highness. : SERENE
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Ineffective. : STERILE
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Oxen. : STEERS
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Words spoken aside: Fr. : APARTE
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The 21st amendment. : REPEAL
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Gateway of a temple. : GOPURA
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Lord Boyd ___. : ORR
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Common suffix. : TION
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Juice. : SAPER
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Weather phenomenon. : RAINFALL
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Spenser's "Truth." : UNA
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Allot. : METE
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Mennonite branch. : AMISH
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Insnares. : NOOSES
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Privately. : INNERLY
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Roman bronze. : AES
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He wrote "Sally in our Alley." : CAREY
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Works by Dryden. : ODES
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Nuisance. : PEST
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Prosecuting attorneys. : TRIERS
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Great French painter (1780–1867). : INGRES
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Mr. Mack. : CONNIE
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Wheeled about. : ROUNDED
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Society page items. : WEDDINGS
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Last word. : END
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For shame! : FIE
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Yul Brynner's kingdom. : SIAM
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Hang loosely. : DANGLE
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Notch in N. H. : FRANCONIA
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Escape. : MISS
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Opposed. : ANTI
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Afflictions. : WOES
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Man's name. : SETH
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Joint. : KNEE
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American naval hero. : DECATUR
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Guess. : IMAGINE
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The S in S. P. Q. R. : SENATUS
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Having a bishop's staff. : CROSIERED
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Ruffians. : ROWDIES
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Type of fruit. : ETAERIO
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Abates. : LESSENS
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Hair pad. : RAT
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Entrance. : INLET
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Ousted Panama President. : ARIAS
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Trouble. : AIL
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Disguise of Bottom, the weaver. : ASS
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Willy Loman. : SALESMAN
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Recommence. : REOPEN
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Adherent. : IST
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Cisterns. : VATS
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Dressed. : CLAD
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___ Scott. : DRED
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Classify. : SORT
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Wild ox. : URUS
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Labor-management issue. : PENSION
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Yankees' TV announcer. : DEAN
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Diet members. : JAPANESE
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Neptune's staff. : TRIDENT
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Fairy queen. : MAB
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Kind of letter. : RED
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Demulcents. : SALEPS
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Place apart. : ENISLE
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Dictator. : CAESAR
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Glide away. : ELAPSE
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Civil. : POLITE
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British ambassador Franks. : OLIVER
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Chargers. : STEEDS
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Hawthorne's house. : MANSE
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Frame for drying clothes. : AIRER
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Water lily. : LOTUS
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Algerian port. : BONE
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Bearing. : MIEN
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Silk: Prefix. : SERI
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Contemporary of Schiller. : KANT
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Headland. : RAS
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Self: Scot. : SEL
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Four-in-hand. : TIE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 20 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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