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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, June 15, 1957

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, 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. 2,909
Across
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Rapscallions. : SCAMPS
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Selects and takes. : ADOPTS
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City near Miami. : HIALEAH
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Largest city in N. J. : NEWARK
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Where Gov. Griffin works. : ATLANTA
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Arabian monarch. : IBNSAUD
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Retinue. : SUITE
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Temperance group, since 1874. : WCTU
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Place for fermenting fodder. : SILO
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Quién ___? (who knows?): Span. : SABE
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Laughs derisively. : SNORTS
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Ring decision. : TKO
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Had for lunch. : ATE
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City in Italy. : SIENA
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Preface. : PROEM
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Robin Hood's band. : MERRYMEN
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Fruit shells used as bottles. : GOURDS
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Dolomites. : ALPS
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Lovelock. : CURL
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___ Elysées. : CHAMPS
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Accelerated. : HASTENED
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Dr. Bunche. : RALPH
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Prize-winning movie. : MARTY
44
___ du Diable. : ILE
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River into North Sea. : EMS
46
Molly Goldberg's cry. : YOOHOO
48
Pierce. : STAB
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Color of the 8-ball. : EBON
51
Stuff. : CRAM
52
Narrow groove. : STRIA
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Sunday night TV star. : LORETTA
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Repetitive. : ITERANT
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Sea power. : NAVIES
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Denies. : NEGATES
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Passes a bill. : ENACTS
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Feels one's way. : GROPES
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Localize. : SITUATE
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Quality. : CALIBER
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Having wings. : ALATE
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First word of "handwriting on the wall." : MENE
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Light stroke. : PAT
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Tecumseh's men. : SHAWNEES
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Peer Gynt's Arab girl. : ANITRA
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First time onstage. : DEBUT
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On one's ___. : OWN
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"Annie Oakley." : PASS
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Perfidious one. : TRAITOR
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Lurked. : SKULKED
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Famous American painter (1859-1935). : HASSAM
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Condemns. : DOOMS
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Gov. Ribicoff's state: Abbr. : CONN
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Nincompoops: Slang. : SIMPS
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Stylish: Colloq. : SPORTY
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Graceful. : SYLPHY
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Control. : RULE
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Slope for cars. : RAMP
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Hearty enjoyment. : GUSTO
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Billiards technique. : CAROMING
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Angler's basket. : CREEL
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Flavoring agent in soup. : HAMBONE
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Derby laggard. : ALSORAN
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Hearty laugh. : HAHA
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Fertilizer. : NITRATE
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Malbin, Stritch, etc. : ELAINES
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Court hearing, in Paris. : DEBATS
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Quagmire. : MORASS
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Singing group. : OCTET
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Thong. : STRAP
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River in Russia. : NEVA
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Utah's state flower. : SEGO
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Twitching. : TIC
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Hawaii is one: Abbr. : TER

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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