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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORDS AND MUSIC

New York Times, Sunday, May 20, 1956

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 557 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,518
Across
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Symptoms of nostalgia. : ACHE
5
Partitions. : SEPTA
10
Group of M. D.'s. : AMA
13
One of the Seven Dwarfs. : GRUMPY
19
Like an eavesdropper. : SHARPEARED
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Western thriller. : HORSEOPERA
23
Harmless lizard. : HORNEDTOAD
24
Dispense. : ADMINISTER
25
Marner's little girl. : EPPIE
26
Pole of spar. : SPRIT
28
Certain dramatic roles. : IAGOS
29
___ cents. : RED
30
"Thy warfare ___ . . . " : OER
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Ssh! : HUSH
32
River in Yugoslavia. : CRNA
33
Shiploads. : TONS
34
Cry of surprise. : OHO
36
Food like tapioca. : SALEP
39
Case of trivia. : ETUI
41
Twain hero. : TOM
42
Prohibits. : BANS
44
Born: Lat. abbr. : NAT
45
Carroll character. : THEMARCHHARE
50
Muslin for dresses. : ORGANDY
52
Playful term of address. : TOOTS
53
Sister of John Foster Dulles. : ELEANOR
54
Architect's patterns. : EPURES
55
French painter. : DUPRE
56
Extending over. : SPANNING
57
Verses. : SONGS
58
American painter. : MARIN
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Impersonator. : APER
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Heroes of June 17, 1956. : DADS
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Where officers are trained. : STAFFCOLLEGES
65
Laugh. : HAHA
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Landon's namesakes. : ALFS
70
Does not measure up. : FAILS
71
Metrical feet. : IAMBS
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Eagerness. : ALACRITY
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One of a dieting duo. : SPRAT
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Little lump. : NODULE
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One of the Days. : LARAINE
81
Ankle. : TALUS
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Lumberman's machine. : BANDSAW
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Nonsense! : FIDDLEDEEDEE
85
"Kim" character. : ALI
86
Israeli port. : ACRE
87
Hamlet's cry. : FIE
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Stephens of baseball. : VERN
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___ out (look for). : SMELL
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Conducted. : LED
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Gunther subject. : ASIA
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City in France. : LAON
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Baobab. : TREE
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Cycle. : AGE
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Toastmasters. : MCS
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A people of N. Kenya. : GALLA
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Seine tributary. : YONNE
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Tubs. : BATHS
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Gov. Kennon's capital. : BATONROUGE
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Tugboat in a children's book. : LITTLETOOT
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Instrument counting rotations of a wheel. : OPERAMETER
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Pomposity. : FLATULENCE
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Composed. : SEDATE
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Compass point. : ESE
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Angled for lampreys. : EELED
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Very: Ger. : SEHR
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County in N. C. : ASHE
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Mince. : CHOP
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Whaler's weapon. : HARPOONGUN
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Sgt. Bilko. : ERNIE
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But: Latin. : SED
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Diner sign. : EATS
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Amos was one. : PROPHET
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Rip to pieces. : TEARUP
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___ Ababa. : ADDIS
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Villain's cry. : AHA
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Small portions. : MODICUMS
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Repositories for weapons: Lat. : ARMARIA
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Paganini's birthplace. : GENOA
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Fathers of dauphins. : ROIS
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Good times. : UPS
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Craze for writing verses. : METROMANIA
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Show vanity in (oneself). : PREEN
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Compounds. : YARDS
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Members of H. L. : PEERS
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Placard. : SIGN
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Emblem of abundance. : THEHORNOFPLENTY
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In one's possession. : TOHAND
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Hautboys. : OBOES
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Mute Marx. : HARPO
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Ampersands. : ANDS
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Ballad. : LAY
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Head: French. : TETE
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Besides. : THEN
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Famous puppeteer. : SARG
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Heading. : TOPIC
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Fastens again. : REPEGS
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Irish county. : CLARE
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Circular: Fr. : ROND
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C. G. S. units. : ERGS
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Headland. : NESS
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Sods. : TURFS
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Real gone. : DAFFY
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Variety of wheat. : SPELT
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Fountain drink: Colloq. : MALTED
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Otherwise: Law. : ALIAS
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French critic. : TAINE
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Actor Jack ___. : LARUE
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Noun suffix. : SION
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Game period. : HALF
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Asian range. : ALAI
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Niggardly. : HARDFISTED
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Evangeline's homeland. : ACADIA
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Po tributary. : ADDA
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One result of exercise. : MUSCLETONE
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Trumpet's sound. : BLARE
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Used Howe's machine. : SEWED
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Vex: Colloq. : RILE
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Star in Cygnus. : SADR
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Spike. : NAIL
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From 12 to 20. : TEENAGES
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Wheat: French. : BLE
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Geometrical curve. : EVOLUTE
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Moronic. : AMENTAL
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Of old age. : SENILE
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Classify. : LABEL
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Early Christian pulpits. : AMBOS
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Scenic view. : SCAPE
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Tear: French. : LARME
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Plant. : ALOE
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Pocahontas' beloved. : ROLFE
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Movable barriers. : GATES
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Small fly. : GNAT
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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German cheer. : HOCH
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Noun suffix. : STER
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___ pro nobis. : ORA
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Rather than. : ERE
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Legendary English king. : LUD

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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