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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, May 23, 1958

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,251
Across
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Following. : SECT
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City: Lat. : URBS
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Groove. : SEAM
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Melville book. : OMOO
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Look sullen. : POUT
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Herb of the lily family. : TULIP
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"Land of 10,000 Lakes." : MINNESOTA
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Deftly nimble. : AGILE
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Eleven: Ger. : ELF
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Conditions that hinder progress. : BOTTLENECKS
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Sacred picture. : ICON
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Electric ___. : EEL
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___-ce pas? : NEST
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Induced to proceed. : LEDON
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Attain recognition. : ARRIVE
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Detail. : ITEM
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Audit maker. : CPA
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Parisian suburb, famous for porcelain. : SEVRES
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Tune for tots. : FARMERINTHEDELL
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Ascetic of the year one. : ESSENE
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Through: Prefix. : DIA
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City in Nevada. : ELKO
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Tidy up. : NEATEN
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Humble. : ABASE
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Shoo! : SCAT
49
Young sheep. : TEG
50
Printer's index mark. : FIST
51
Devotee of drama. : THEATERGOER
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Madagascar is one: Abbr. : ISL
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The land. : EARTH
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"J'Accuse" author. : EMILEZOLA
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Abbot's assistant. : PRIOR
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Put on the block. : SELL
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"Mabinogion" heroine. : ENID
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Large grouper of warm seas. : MERO
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Novelist Seton. : ANYA
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Get a glimpse of. : ESPY
Down
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More or less. : SOME
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Musician Gilels. : EMIL
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Entrusters. : CONFIDERS
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Metric weight. : TON
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Creator of Alexander Botts. : UPSON
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Poke around. : ROOT
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Big spenders along the rialto: Slang. : BUTTERANDEGGMEN
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Not so fresh. : STALER
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Jazz maestro Kenton. : STAN
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Famous labor leader (1855–1926). : EUGENEVDEBS
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"Grave ___, and laughing Allegra . . . " : ALICE
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Exploits. : MILKS
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Annoyance. : PEST
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Black. : EBON
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Miracle-working Hebrew prophet. : ELISHA
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News analyst. : COMMENTATOR
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Human affairs. : LIFE
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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Himalayan peak. : API
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Letter. : VEE
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Fashion. : CREATE
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Kin. : RELATIONS
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Members of a brotherhood. : ELKS
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Blackthorn tree. : SLOE
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Chemical suffix. : ENE
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Its atomic number is 50. : TIN
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Songstress Brewer. : TERESA
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Leeds' river. : AIRE
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Small space. : STEP
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Talisman. : CHARM
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High home. : AERIE
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Man in a B'way title. : FELLA
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Short for "by way of." : THRO
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Bland. : OILY
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Twig for grafting. : SLIP
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Baronet's wife. : LADY
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Letter. : ZEE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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