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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Tuesday, May 4, 1954

Author:
Eugene Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,771

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A quantity, as of cookies. : BATCH
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Hero of June 20. : PAPA
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Now. : HERE
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Con ___ (with enthusiasm). : AMORE
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Upside down. : OVER
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Fetid. : OLID
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Windshield gadget. : WIPER
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Dramatic part. : ROLE
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River south of Beauvais. : OISE
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Wagnerian strain. : LEITMOTIF
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Frequently. : OFTEN
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Auriculate. : EARED
24
Side arms. : SABERS
25
Achieved. : WON
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Girl's nickname. : NAN
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Final outcome. : FATE
30
In a frenzy. : AMOK
32
Holds on in a vehicle. : STRAPHANGS
37
Republic since Jan. 26, 1950. : INDIA
39
Paddle. : OAR
40
European ermine. : STOAT
41
Marciano's forte. : FISTICUFFS
44
Sea of the Philippines. : SULU
45
Mr. Speaker. : TRIS
46
Musical note. : ELA
48
Catch: Slang. : NAB
49
Came to terms. : AGREED
52
Pharmacy. : STORE
54
Where the pitcher stands. : MOUND
55
Santa Anita. : RACETRACK
59
Famous name in Hollywood. : MUNI
60
Contemporary of Handel. : BACH
61
Runner-up to Snead in Masters. : HOGAN
62
Poems. : ODES
63
Concerning. : INRE
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Customary procedure. : USAGE
65
Satirist in verse. : NASH
66
Vanished. : DIED
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Baste again. : RESEW
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Shout noisily. : BAWL
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Girl friend: Fr. : AMIE
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Sun helmet. : TOPI
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Where Candia is. : CRETE
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Babe Ruth's middle name. : HERMAN
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Ominous. : PORTENTOUS
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Duck. : AVOID
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Lucre. : PELF
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Exist. : ARE
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Western sound effect. : HOOFBEATS
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Typewriter type. : ELITE
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Part of a step. : RISER
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Famous Londoners. : EDENS
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Old English coins. : ORAS
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Solemn affirmations. : OATHS
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Vitality. : SAP
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Gamin. : WAIF
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All: Comb. form. : OMNI
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Is careless. : NODS
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Forced or strained. : FARFETCHED
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Playful. : KITTENISH
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Britain's pride. : RAF
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Substantive. : NOUN
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Fiesta. : GALA
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Pen shape. : STUB
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Put on the line. : AIRED
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Part of Scotland Yard. : CID
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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Mel Ferrer's regal role. : ARTHUR
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Zeus, in Egypt. : AMMON
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Dutch cheese center. : GOUDA
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Inscriptions having magic powers. : RUNES
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Holy: French. : SACRE
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Uneven. : EROSE
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Eastern title. : RANI
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Turkish officers. : AGAS
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Hockey goal. : CAGE
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Distinguished. : KNEW
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A club, for instance. : BID

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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