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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, July 11, 1958

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,300
Across
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Hat material. : FELT
5
Small shoot. : SPRIG
10
Having served formerly. : PAST
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Tune for Tebaldi. : ARIA
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U. N. delegate, Dunne. : IRENE
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Character in "The Faerie Queene." : ALMA
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Portray. : LIMN
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Irish fair, traditionally a riotous occasion. : DONNYBROOK
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Severe trial. : ACIDTEST
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Greet. : SALUTE
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Plague. : TEASE
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Falls back. : RECEDES
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Headgear. : HELMET
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Twitching. : JERKY
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Rather than. : ERE
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Dark. : EBON
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Member of the wedding. : USHER
35
Well-known author. : RLS
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Said one's piece. : SPOKEUP
38
Cinnabar. : ORE
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Stupefy. : BESOT
41
Current events. : NEWS
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Foulard item. : TIE
43
"Toyland" characters. : BABES
45
Coupled. : PAIRED
48
Mays with glove. : FIELDER
51
Piece of dance music. : TANGO
52
Without success. : INVAIN
53
Canal Zone construction. : GATUNDAM
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She played Camille. : GRETAGARBO
58
Pointless. : IDLE
59
Sharpen. : HONE
60
Reserved. : ALOOF
61
River duck. : TEAL
62
Calls for silence. : TSTS
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___ mutton. : LEGOF
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Formerly, old style. : ERST
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Remembered Scotty. : FALA
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Patron saint of Sweden. : ERIC
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Like outer space. : LIMITLESS
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One behind the other. : TANDEM
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Avoid meeting issues. : SIDESTEP
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"Words in their best order."—Coleridge. : PROSE
7
Torn place. : RENT
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Boniface's place. : INN
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Old Faithful. : GEYSER
10
Oral conferences. : PARLEYS
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Vociferously. : ALOUD
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Struck. : SMOTE
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Captures the fancy of. : TAKES
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Support. : BACKUP
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To: Scot. : TAE
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Extend, as a subscription. : RENEW
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Peppermint, for one. : HERB
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Court of Last Resort name. : ERLE
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Shaggy dog stories. : JOKES
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Malapropism: Slang. : BONER
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Highway menace: Slang. : HOTRODDER
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Sandusky's lake. : ERIE
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Part of a clarinet. : REED
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Athletic fields of ancient Greece. : STADIA
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Abbreviation for a phrase important to inventors. : USPATOFF
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Monastics. : OBLATES
44
Region of India and Pakistan. : BENGAL
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Babylonian sky god. : ANU
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Light. : IGNITE
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Ring event. : FIGHT
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Tokyo perfume boxes. : INROS
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Reporter's assignment. : EVENT
51
Interdiction. : TABOO
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Jacktar's ration. : GROG
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Poet's plaint. : ALAS
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Soften. : MELT
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A potable. : ALE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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