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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

PHRASEOLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, May 23, 1954

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.45, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 554 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,790
Across
1
Symbols of a sport. : BATS
5
Industrial diamond. : BORT
9
Substance for making wort. : MASH
13
Frolic. : ROMP
17
Lawmaker. : SOLON
18
Modify. : ALTER
19
TV heroine. : IRMA
20
Sugar Bowl shape. : OVAL
21
Native Egyptians. : COPTS
22
Singer from Chicago. : LAINE
23
Girl's name. : GAIL
24
Town on the Nile. : QENA
25
Its motto is "Industry." : UTAH
26
Former court queen. : ALICEMARBLE
28
Atomic scientist. : UREY
29
Last of twelve. : DECEMBER
31
Emit a play of colors. : OPALESCE
33
Teacher's worst problem. : SALARY
34
Ondine, for instance. : SPRITE
36
Chief city in Transcaucasia. : TIFLIS
40
Cenozoic and Mesozoic. : ERAS
41
Chinese cinnamon. : CASSIA
42
Ballerina Shearer. : MOIRA
43
Snowflakes may cause it. : STATIC
46
Spent. : LED
47
One uneasy in finery: Slang. : HOGINARMOR
50
Tightly drawn. : TAUT
51
Recompense. : AMENDS
54
Composer of Mexican national anthem. : NUNO
55
A General Patton. : TANK
56
Dancer and choreographer. : AGNESDEMILLE
59
Inspiring fear. : EERY
61
Augusta, to D.D.E. : RETREAT
62
Lines the inside. : CEILS
64
Where Clingman's Dome is. : SMOKIES
69
Nichols hero. : ABIE
71
Gets a secret advantage. : STEALSAMARCH
73
P. O. slot. : DROP
77
Get a return. : REAP
79
Bambi's creator. : SALTEN
80
Product of Ireland. : LACE
81
Important Eisenhower appointee. : EARLWARREN
84
Cain's land. : NOD
85
Having ease and dignity. : POISED
87
Bathsheba's husband. : URIAH
88
Blower of a "wreathed horn." : TRITON
90
Gov. Clement's state: Abbr. : TENN
91
Folding money. : TENNER
93
Hangs about. : HOVERS
94
What F. E. P. C. fights. : RACISM
97
Describing highways. : TWOLANED
99
Red head. : MALENKOV
101
Man's name. : EMIL
104
Mediator's task. : MAKINGPEACE
107
A.R.C. slogan : GIVE
108
Yankees' No. 8. : YOGI
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Colonial orator. : OTIS
110
100 kopecs. : RUBLE
111
A Shaw from N. Y. C. : ARTIE
112
House or home. : ROOF
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Baltic native. : LETT
114
A 1944 heroine. : AMBER
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Car or snake. : RACER
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Being: Fr. : ETRE
117
Gulf, inlet of Ionian sea. : ARTA
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Zigzags, as a ship. : YAWS
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Anglo-Saxon letters. : EDHS
Down
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Arcturus' constellation. : BOOTES
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Dress goods of olden days. : ALPACA
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Precisely. : TOTHELETTER
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Lab symbols for tin. : SNS
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___ House. : BLAIR
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Of the ear. : OTIC
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President Coty. : RENE
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Seismic signs. : TREMORS
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Tern's pole-to-pole flight. : MIGRATION
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Group formed in 1945. : ARABLEAGUE
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Expression. : SMILE
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Most vigorous. : HALEST
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Cheese ripened in caves. : ROQUEFORT
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Companion of "Wilco" and "Roger." : OVER
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Horse hair. : MANE
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Recreation. : PLAY
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Move swiftly. : SCUD
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Parts of a tennis court. : ALLEYS
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Mystical word. : ABRACADABRA
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Fantastically silly. : APISH
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Husband: Fr. : MARI
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Mountain peak: Ital. : CIMA
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Like the Grand Canyon. : SCENIC
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Relatives of 1 Across. : PADDLES
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Its seaport is Callao. : LIMA
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Firm strength. : IRON
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Channel island. : SARK
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Marshal's badge. : STAR
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___ Erlander, Swedish Premier. : TAGE
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Minnie or Tillie. : AUNT
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Man's nickname. : LEM
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Actually existing. : INESSE
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Best-selling nonfiction author. : NORMANPEALE
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Calling; occupation. : METIER
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Plackets. : SLITS
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___ Islands. : SEA
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Singer Steber. : ELEANOR
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___ Kippur. : YOM
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Fashionable assemblages. : SALONS
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Important Baltic port: Russ. name. : KALININGRAD
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She dies with Cleopatra. : IRAS
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Lo!: Latin. : ECCE
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Diffuse. : SHED
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"New Faces" singer. : EARTHAKITT
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Limited: Abbr. : LTD
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Book of the Bible: Abbr. : DEUT
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Distinctive. : RARE
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An O'Neill hero. : ORIN
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Flora. : PLANTLIFE
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Argentine party. : PERONISTA
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A whistle. : WHEW
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Actor from Scotland. : NIVEN
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First word of "Love's Old Sweet Song." : ONCE
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Detroit pitcher. : TEDGRAY
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Artist's instrument. : TRACER
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1863 novel. : ROMOLA
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Pianist Henderson. : SKITCH
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Shorts. : MOVIES
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By and by. : LATER
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Circa 75 million Americans. : MALES
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Swerve. : VEER
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Mrs. Rochester's maiden name. : EYRE
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Disputed. : MOOT
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Mr. Gouzenko. : IGOR
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Mountain lion. : PUMA
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___ Vale, near Wales. : EBBW
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Happen. : ARE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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