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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, July 26, 1958

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,315
Across
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Race track official. : STARTER
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Valor; skill. : PROWESS
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Samuel's answer to the Lord. : HEREAMI
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Moldavians' country (their spelling). : ROMANIA
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Was discursive. : RAMBLED
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Plain. : EVIDENT
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Before. : ERE
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Parliament of Israel. : KNESSET
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Rigney's job: Abbr. : MGR
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Bell sound. : DONG
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Slag. : DROSS
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Southwestern river. : GILA
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Smudges. : SOILS
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Rival of T.C.U. : SMU
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Move slowly. : CREEP
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Ship of 1898. : MAINE
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Unaffected. : ARTLESS
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Stated. : SAID
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Shallowest of Great Lakes. : ERIE
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Withdraws. : RETIRES
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Between: Lat. : INTER
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Slope the edge of. : BEVEL
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Beaufort ___, off N. Alaska. : SEA
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Excite. : KEYUP
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One of the Brothers Karamazov. : IVAN
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Gave out cards. : DEALT
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City on the Truckee. : RENO
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These: Fr. : CES
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Have relevance. : PERTAIN
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Brightened. : LIT
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Food. : ALIMENT
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Developer's chemical substance. : REAGENT
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Car gear. : REVERSE
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Soldier's bag for provisions. : MUSETTE
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Wave hitting land. : BREAKER
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Program backer. : SPONSOR
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Particles. : SHREDS
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Small restaurant. : TEAROOM
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Turkey's neighbor. : ARMENIA
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"Johnny ___." : REB
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Speech. : TALK
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Correct a text. : EMEND
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Equestrians. : RIDERS
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Exigent demands. : PRESSURE
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Straggles. : ROVES
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Skip. : OMIT
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Stuff, as with cotton. : WAD
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Batista and Castro, for example. : ENEMIES
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Cooper's Wimbledon win. : SINGLES
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Petty prince. : SATRAP
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Body: Comb. form. : SOMA
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Sparkle. : GLISTEN
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Welcomer. : GREETER
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Spiral-shelled mollusk. : SNAIL
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Jingle. : CLINK
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Norse goddess of healing. : EIR
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Part of TNT. : TRI
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Renegade. : DESERTER
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Merrymaker. : REVELER
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Not frank. : EVASIVE
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County ___. : SEAT
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Embroidery décor. : EYELETS
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Chance to meet. : RUNINTO
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Drug store drink: Slang. : BICARB
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Frightens. : ALARMS
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Senator from Michigan. : POTTER
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Thick. : DENSE
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Traffic jam. : TIEUP
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Become lively. : PERK
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Ovid. : NASO
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___ culpa (my fault): Lat. : MEA
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Twining, for one: Abbr. : GEN

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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