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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

THINK PIECE

New York Times, Sunday, June 14, 1953

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 579 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 30
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

"Put in Bay" in original 17-Down clue; changed this to "Put-in-Bay."

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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,456
Across
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Governor of Indiana. : CRAIG
6
Bonnet. : POKE
10
Wanes. : EBBS
14
Stevedore. : LADER
19
Byron, Peel, Galsworthy, etc. : HARROVIANS
21
Play the siren. : LURE
22
Armadillo. : APARA
23
Cabinet member. : EZRABENSON
24
___ Train. : FRIENDSHIP
26
Many centuries. : AEON
27
Unsteady. : TEETERING
29
Short poem. : ODELET
30
"Treasure Island" character. : PEW
31
Noted anthropologist. : BOAS
32
Moon goddess. : ASTARTE
34
Karakul. : SHEEP
36
French stylist. : FATH
38
Turkey and vicinity. : NEAREAST
43
Home, to the old-fashioned. : WOMANSPLACE
46
Type of sapphire. : STARSTONE
47
Bluebook names. : ELITE
48
American in Rome. : LUCE
49
Something fine: Slang. : DAISY
50
Douay Bible name. : ANIA
51
Post for hawsers. : BITT
52
Where Dover is. : KENT
53
Conductor Walter. : BRUNO
54
Radar sounds. : BLIPS
55
Intriguer. : SCHEMIST
57
Drama by Shelley, 1819. : THECENCI
59
Norse name. : ASE
60
Herb. : RUE
61
Refrain. : CEASE
62
Plant with edible shoots. : UDO
64
"Greetings" agency. : SSS
67
Leather workers. : FLESHERS
70
User of elbow grease. : SCRUBBER
75
Banter. : CHAFF
77
Wild grape vine. : LIANA
78
Inlaid work. : BUHL
79
Wagner role. : ERDA
80
Hokkaido native. : AINU
81
Has an "Eisenhower weekend." : GOLFS
82
Place for a dossier. : FILE
83
Titoite. : CROAT
84
Divest again. : REDEPRIVE
86
Parts of modern schools: 2 wds. : NATUREROOMS
88
Rent beforehand. : PRELEASE
89
M. Mayer. : RENE
90
Crept away. : SLUNK
91
Manage. : OVERSEE
93
Heaps. : LOTS
94
Tyro: Slang. : HAM
97
Like the sea. : SALINE
101
A Spaniard. : MADRILENO
104
Coffee. : JAVA
105
Opponent of progress. : PHILISTINE
107
___ Land. : NEVERNEVER
109
Waist: Span. : TALLE
110
In front of: Prefix. : ANTE
111
Oklahoma team. : THESOONERS
112
1786 rebel. : SHAYS
113
Countersink. : REAM
114
Helmet wreath. : ORLE
115
Fraction. : TENTH
Down
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Easily obtained. : CHEAP
2
Cut down, as a book. : RAZEE
3
Book about M.D.'s. : ARROWSMITH
4
Where the Majlis convenes. : IRAN
5
A mouthful. : GOB
6
Exports from San Juan. : PINEAPPLES
7
Stopovers for delouls. : OASES
8
Half crown. : KNOT
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Slave of yore. : ESNE
10
Tricksy. : ELFISH
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___ umber. : BURNT
12
Two-master. : BRIGANTINE
13
Verb in a Navy slogan. : SEE
14
Hose mishaps. : LADDERS
15
End of a church choir. : APSE
16
Redhead from Minneapolis. : DAHL
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Where Put-in-Bay is. : ERIE
18
Ecstatic. : RAPT
20
Presidential prerogatives. : VETOES
25
Part of N. P. : NOTARY
28
Grade. : RATE
31
Part of N. B. : BENE
33
Companion of "rhyme." : REASON
35
Carroll character. : HATTER
36
Datum. : FACT
37
Capt. McConnell. : ACE
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And others. : ETAL
40
Helicon's region. : AONIA
41
Insignificant ones. : SNIPS
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Beg. : TEASE
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Involved schemes. : WEBS
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Chemical suffix. : OLIC
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Alfred from Milwaukee. : LUNT
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Give zest to. : SAUCE
49
Dior product. : DRESS
52
Baltic port. : KIEL
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In Singapore, 400 lb. : BHARA
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Soprano Sayão. : BIDU
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Clumsy failure. : MUFF
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School years. : TEENS
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Twist. : CURL
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Fret. : CHAFE
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Plotter with Puck. : OBERON
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Cliff. : SCARP
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More skittish. : SHIER
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Famous jockey. : SANDE
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Miss McElhone of TV. : ELOISE
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Comstock Lode. : SILVERMINE
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Where Jolo is. : SULU
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Peninsula. : CHERSONESE
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Long Island atomic laboratory. : BROOKHAVEN
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Amsterdam export. : EDAM
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Fiddlesticks! : RATS
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Ethyl. : FUEL
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Small meal. : BITE
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Author of "I, Claudius." : GRAVES
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Cooling device. : FAN
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Shank. : CRUS
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Hybrids having 700 varieties. : PEONIES
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Not at all: Poet. : NEER
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Cry at a bullfight. : ELTORO
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Atone for. : REDEEM
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Toyland V. I. P. : SANTA
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Carpenter's gadget. : LEVEL
95
Prevent. : AVERT
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Bittern's bailiwick. : MARSH
97
Harbors: Abbr. : SPTS
98
Admonitory exclamation. : AHAH
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Girl's name. : LILA
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Badly. : ILLY
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Preposition. : INTO
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Late comedian. : LEHR
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___ sais quoi. : JENE
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Ralph Rackstraw. : TAR
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___ bad. : NOT

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 20 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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