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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORDS AND MUSIC

New York Times, Sunday, July 13, 1952

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { H J Q X }, Scrabble score: 523 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,120
Across
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Hollywood star. : GABLE
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Rebounded. : CAROMED
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Senate floor oratory. : DEBATES
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Mrs. Irving Berlin. : ELLIN
21
Beef ___. : ALAMODE
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Naval air base site in Calif. : ALAMEDA
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From Huron to Superior. : SAULTSTEMARIE
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Last scenes. : FINALES
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Draw. : TIE
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Miss St. Clare and others. : EVAS
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Singer Cole. : NAT
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Miss Kett. : ETTA
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Officer: Abbr. : ENS
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The Gilbreth family. : DOZEN
33
Banker's business. : LOAN
35
Ancestor of Methuselah. : ENOS
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Its 3rd act is "Don Juan in Hell." : MANANDSUPERMAN
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Kin of a four-in-hand. : ASCOT
45
Cave ___ (beware of the dog). : CANEM
46
Part of the name of La Gioconda. : MONA
47
Epochal. : ERAL
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Peevish. : SOUR
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Obligation. : ONUS
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November duty. : VOTING
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Predecessor of the violin. : REBAB
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School group. : PTA
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___ psychology. : MOB
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Coin of Iasi. : LEU
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Near East inn. : SERAI
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Button, Scott, etc. : SKATERS
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False show. : PRETENSE
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Alms box. : ARCA
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Eats out. : ERODES
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Officers. : UNDERCOMMANDERS
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Loath. : AVERSE
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Siegmund's sword. : GRAM
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Fondled. : CARESSED
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Gift from "the little Portuguese." : SONNETS
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Official decree. : UKASE
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Clear. : RID
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Fort Worth institution. : TCU
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Mind the baby. : SIT
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Ballroom free agents. : STAGS
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Fixed over. : REMADE
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Apportion. : METE
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Tree genus. : ACER
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Site. : AREA
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One of the Warren girls. : NINA
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Gentleman from Yucatan. : SENOR
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Excellence. : MERIT
100
Reds' effort at brain control. : INDOCTRINATION
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New Orleans, for instance. : PORT
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City near Carson City. : RENO
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Result. : EVENT
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Title. : SIR
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Assistant. : AIDE
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Dawn goddess. : EOS
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Spell of stormy weather. : FLAW
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Important Caroline island. : YAP
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Requisite for shortstops. : AGILITY
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Literary light of 19th Cen. : EDGARALLANPOE
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Metz's river. : MOSELLE
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Convert into a type of quartz. : AGATIZE
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Means of control. : REINS
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Tailor's aid. : PRESSER
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Welshes on a promise. : RENEGES
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Direction for silence: Mus. : TACET
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Exploit. : GEST
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Jai ___, Spanish game. : ALAI
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"On the Beautiful ___." : BLUEDANUBE
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___ Abner. : LIL
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Iran's Ambassador to U. S. : ENTEZAM
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Tactics of a tyrant before destroying a victim. : CATANDMOUSE
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Specialties at English fetes. : ALES
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Zodiac sign. : RAM
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Where Muscat is. : OMAN
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Esprit de corps. : MORALE
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Newspaperman. : EDITOR
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Fourth row. : DEE
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Like a spendthrift Scotchman. : DAFT
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Typewriter type. : ELITE
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Product of Costa Rica. : BANANA
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Caduceus group. : AMA
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Slid together. : TELESCOPED
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River in NW England. : EDEN
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Pert talk. : SASS
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Norse name. : SVEN
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Lake in north Finland. : ENARE
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Pronoun. : ONES
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"Oh beautiful for spacious skies." : AMERICA
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War agency. : OSS
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Patroon's land. : MANOR
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Stubborn: Dial. : SOT
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Les Etats ___. : UNIS
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Star facet. : PANE
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Seizes. : NABS
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Bizarre. : OUTRE
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Rock. : TRASS
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Freshman English: Colloq. : COMP
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Battle scene, Sept. 10, 1813. : LAKEERIE
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Blood feud. : VENDETTA
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Dizzy Dean's problem. : GRAMMAR
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Obstructed. : BARRED
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Camera parts. : LENSES
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Pitcher's treasure. : ARM
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Pitch. : TOSS
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Nervous shock: Colloq. : TURN
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C. G. S. unit. : ERG
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Nurses' organization. : ANC
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Zealous campaign. : CRUSADE
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Wood. : OAK
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Strategic link between Europe and Asia. : DARDANELLES
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Shillong is its capital. : ASSAM
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Expressed wish. : VOICE
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Famous Flying ___. : ENTERPRISE
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Written in a form of shorthand. : STENOTYPIC
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Sen. Zales ___ of Montana. : ECTON
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Alice ___ Miller. : DUER
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Musical comedy heroine. : SARI
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Transported. : SENT
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Title. : EMIR
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Van Gogh's style. : GENRE
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Blackbird. : ANI
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Chow ___. : MEIN
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Where Sugarloaf Mountain is. : RIO
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He played in "Harvey." : STEWART
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Wilderness ways. : TRAILS
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Nervous: 2 wds. : ONEDGE
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Famous name in early movies. : COOGAN
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Of grandparents. : AVAL
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Negus, for instance. : TITLE
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A cereal. : SAMP
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Man's name. : IGOR
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Garment rejuvenator. : DYER
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Gratify. : SATE
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Daunt: Colloq. : FAZE
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Excellent. : AONE
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Annoyance. : PEST
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Bandleader Brown. : LES
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Part of a cereal plant. : EAR
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Odd costume. : RIG
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Teachers' group. : NEA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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