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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, May 9, 1953

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 30-Down clue had "Barrymores'"; changed it to "Barrymore's."

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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,420
Across
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Office of the British Lord Chancellor. : GREATSEAL
10
___ days of youthful inexperience. : SALAD
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Gaucho's dwelling. : RANCHERIA
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Vapid. : INANE
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Hermits. : ANCHORETS
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Dramatist who helped found the Abbey Theatre. : SYNGE
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Phooey! : BAH
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Polish. : RUB
21
You: It. : VOI
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Sparkler. : GEM
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Churlish child. : BRAT
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Nine symbolic ladies. : MUSES
28
French pronoun, : ELLE
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Delineated. : LINED
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Tale of Volsung, Sigmund, etc. : SAGA
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Variegated. : PIED
33
Trencherman. : EATER
34
Chatterers and scolds. : MAGPIES
36
Require. : NEED
39
Rush-hour prize. : SEAT
40
Fishing boat. : TRAWLER
43
Canadian resort. : GASPE
47
Streptomycin. : DRUG
48
Descendant of Mohammed. : EMIR
50
"En garde" weapons. : EPEES
51
Bed of roses. : EASE
52
Design in clay. : MODEL
54
Doris of tennis. : HART
55
On this side: Prefix. : CIS
56
Pitcher Raschi. : VIC
57
Argue: Slang. : JAW
59
About: Latin abbr. : CIR
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Santa ___. : ANITA
62
Sandburg's "___ Stories" for children. : ROOTABAGA
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Charming children. : DEARS
66
Estranged. : ALIENATED
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Kovacs of TV. : ERNIE
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Well-known first name in the theatre. : TENNESSEE
Down
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Grope, seize or sprawl. : GRABBLE
2
Froggeries. : RANARIA
3
Bewitch. : ENCHANT
4
German exclamation. : ACH
5
Owner of a magic hammer. : THOR
6
One of medicine's weapons. : SERUM
7
Dark place outside Hades. : EREBUS
8
Islet. : AIT
9
Resort for vacationers and scientists. : LASVEGAS
10
Mexican's emphatic "yes." : SISI
11
One or more. : ANY
12
Governor at Olympia. : LANGLIE
13
Part of "L. A." : ANGELES
14
Judged. : DEEMED
22
Oklahoma Indian. : OSAGE
25
Describing seven long years. : TEENAGE
27
Symbolic American name. : SAM
28
Inscription "in memoriam." : EPITAPH
30
Barrymore's uncle. : DREW
35
New Broadway star, Geraldine ___. : PAGE
37
Oleoresin. : ELEMI
38
One of 46 in the Senate. : DEMOCRAT
40
Air Force plane T-28. : TRAINER
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Name of one of San Francisco's hills. : RUSSIAN
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Disencumber. : RID
44
Fur seals. : SEACATS
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Point in moon's orbit nearest to earth. : PERIGEE
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Platform; dais. : ESTRADE
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The fifties, for example. : DECADE
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Say as an answer. : REJOIN
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Delay. : LATEN
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Artistic treasure of the Ming dynasty. : VASE
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Grow dim. : WANE
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Three: Prefix. : TRI
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Cry at a bullfight. : OLE
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College degrees. : BAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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