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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, May 8, 1957

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,871
Across
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Heroine of May 12. : MAMA
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Scatter. : STREW
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Converse idly. : CHAT
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Surplus. : OVER
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Amb. Hare's post. : CAIRO
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Busy place. : HIVE
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Uncertain or risky. : TOUCHANDGO
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Great Barrier Island of New Zealand. : OTEA
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Poetic contraction. : TIS
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Mythical ship. : ARGO
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Overcome the hostility of. : DISARM
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Port on the Black Sea. : ODESSA
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Affix. : FASTEN
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Ear ___. : LOBE
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Corrected copy. : EMENDED
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Bantam Ben. : HOGAN
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Get a move on! : SCRAM
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S. A. capital. : RIO
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Redact. : EDIT
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Dye. : STAIN
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Be crinkled. : CURL
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Coin of Bulgaria. : LEV
43
___ retreat (withdraw). : BEATA
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Cerf, Francis, etc. : PANEL
45
Now, at ___. : PRESENT
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Feathered fish-eater. : LOON
49
English novelist (1775–1817). : AUSTEN
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Sound of an outboard motor. : PUTPUT
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Limited; terminable. : FINITE
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Augury. : OMEN
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Undivided. : ONE
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Inequalities. : ODDS
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So close as to leave the outcome in doubt. : NIPANDTUCK
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Marshes. : BOGS
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Transient infatuation. : CRAZE
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Flat plinth, in architecture. : ORLO
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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Catcher of morays. : EELER
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Cruising. : ASEA
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Sententious sentiment. : MOTTO
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Steer clear of. : AVOID
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Verdun's river. : MEUSE
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Night game light. : ARC
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Pharaoh's talisman. : SCARAB
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Sharp flavor. : TANG
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Delivered from. : RIDOF
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C. G. S. unit. : ERG
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Ax wielder. : WOODSMAN
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Selected. : CHOSEN
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Baseball play. : HITANDRUN
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Affirm. : AVER
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Group working together. : TEAM
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Wears. : HASON
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Detail. : ITEM
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Louver board. : SLAT
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Lofty. : AERIAL
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Patroon's holding. : ESTATE
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Island republic. : EIRE
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Runyon girl. : DOLL
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Promote. : HELP
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Stettin's river. : ODER
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Basketball play. : GIVEANDGO
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Tiger. : CAT
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Part of whole of a paragraph. : SENTENCE
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Pessimist's pet word. : CANT
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Most excellent. : BEST
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Use a pestle. : POUND
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Swiss: Fr. : SUISSE
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Kitchen gadget. : OPENER
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Prickly pear. : NOPAL
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Rains heavily. : POURS
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Menasha Skulnik's "Willie." : UNCLE
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Home of the Prophet Amos. : TEKOA
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Watch chain ornaments. : FOBS
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Fan club hero. : IDOL
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Labyrinth. : MAZE
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High dudgeon. : IRE
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___ tee (exactly). : TOA

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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