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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, June 6, 1962

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,709
Across
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Exploded. : BURST
6
Homeric subject. : TROJANWAR
15
Declaim. : ORATE
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Massenet opera. : HERODIADE
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Shoestring. : LACET
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Patroness of 1492. : ISABELLAI
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Political symbol : ELEPHANT
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Alan Dugan's works. : POEMS
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K-2, for one. : PEAK
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Tap by Palmer. : PUTT
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Cargo of Tiros II. : CAMERA
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Dependent on contingency. : POSSIBLE
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Emanated. : AROSE
33
Wheel. : BIKE
34
Prom girl. : COED
35
Command to Fido. : BEG
36
Wooden eggs for sewing baskets. : DARNERS
39
Egg: Prefix. : OVI
40
Duty. : ONUS
42
French court. : COUR
43
___ button. : PANIC
45
Converse about 9 Down. : TALKSHOP
47
Most ignoble. : BASEST
48
News brief. : ITEM
49
Mame, for one. : AUNT
50
Words on Alice's cake. : EATME
53
Alumni contingent. : OLDGRADS
57
Purple pop. : GRAPESODA
60
New Hampshire symbol. : LILAC
61
Dynamo. : GENERATOR
62
Scotland's capital: Poet. : EDINA
63
Weather word. : SANDSTORM
64
Yield (to). : DEFER
Down
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Tree trunk. : BOLE
2
Eurasian range. : URAL
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Preakness, for one. : RACE
4
Prairie's relative. : STEPPES
5
Confined, as cattle. : TETHERED
6
Office sign. : THINK
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Residue. : REST
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___ pro nobis. : ORA
9
Position. : JOB
10
Experts. : ADEPTS
11
Of a great river. : NILOTIC
12
Fabric rib. : WALE
13
Man's name meaning "earth." : ADAM
14
Money in Lisbon, until 1911. : REIS
20
Auto club insignia. : AAA
23
Game. : POKER
24
Consumer. : USER
25
Contemporary of Columbus. : CABOT
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Plaza de toros. : ARENA
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Tycoon. : MOGUL
28
Pretty picture. : PINUP
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Famous frontiersman. : BOONE
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Dungarees. : LEVIS
31
Ukase. : EDICT
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Witch's accessory. : BROOM
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Have a yearning. : ACHE
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Adorned, as a costume. : SPANGLED
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Was parsimonious. : SKIMPED
44
Straddling. : ASTRIDE
46
Pilots. : STEERS
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Sign of spring. : BUD
49
See 43 Across. : ALARM
50
Breakfast food. : EGGS
51
Precinct. : AREA
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Bavarian town. : TANN
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Fragrance. : ODOR
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Arabic letter. : ALIF
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Zealander. : DANE
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Isolated rock. : SCAR
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Perched. : SAT
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Siouan Indian. : OTO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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