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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

HOLIDAY FARE

New York Times, Sunday, July 3, 1955

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 576 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,196
Across
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Baked dish. : HASH
5
Go swiftly. : FLEE
9
Cuisine expert. : CHEF
13
Mississippi tributary. : SAUK
17
"Sweet" girl. : MARIE
18
Brioche. : ROLL
19
Wool over the eyes. : RUSE
20
Parish priests. : CURES
22
Faneuil Hall. : CRADLEOFLIBERTY
25
Great poet. : HEINE
26
Creator of Poictesme. : CABELL
27
Home owners' financial concern. : TAXRATE
28
Queen of Iran. : SORAYA
29
Shout. : CRY
30
Allen Dulles heads it. : CIA
32
Where the Menam flows. : SIAM
33
City in France. : STLO
35
Picnic staple. : HAM
36
Military framework. : CADRE
38
Rough waters. : RIPS
40
Oahu specialty. : HULA
42
Just. : RIGHTEOUS
46
Neighbor of New York. : NUTMEGSTATE
51
Wild oxen. : ANOAS
52
Family members: Slang. : UNKS
54
Scolds: Dial. : FRABS
55
Queen of Olympus. : HERA
56
Canaries: Abbr. : ISLS
57
Way of walking a trail. : INDIANFILE
59
Geologists count five. : ERAS
60
Ineffectual one. : DUD
61
Raphael painting. : MADONNA
62
Krazy ___. : KAT
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Opposite of cathode. : ANODE
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Late. : RECENT
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Hedger's seat. : FENCE
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Dishevel. : TOUSLE
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Commonplace. : BANAL
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Dancer LeRoy. : HAL
73
Barrel makers. : COOPERS
75
"___ dealer in magic and spells . . . " : IMA
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Scottish seaside resort. : OBAN
78
S. S. men. : ELITEGUARD
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And others: Latin abbr. : ETAL
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Former Queen of Greece. : OLGA
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Ladd role. : SHANE
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Call it a day. : STOP
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One of Bergen's voices. : SNERD
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Gets news regularly. : KEEPSPOSTED
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Met's prima ballerina. : SLAVENSKA
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Pitcher. : EWER
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Seaworthy. : SNUG
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One of the Van Dorens. : IRITA
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Sky serpent: Vedic myth. : AHI
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Barbara ___ Eisenhower. : ANNE
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One of a Kipling trio. : ARAG
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Explosive. : TNT
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Page size: Abbr. : OCT
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U. S. official at Bonn. : CONANT
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Pea pods. : LEGUMES
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"___ Parade." : ILOVEA
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King of Israel and others. : AHABS
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Novel by Sandburg. : REMEMBRANCEROCK
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Winner of the school cap. : DUNCE
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Eastern title. : AMIR
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Killer whale. : ORCA
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TV character. : OLLIE
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Colorful rock formation. : MESA
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Companion of "starts." : FITS
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Actor Ben. : LYON
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Knot of wool. : NOIL
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Ethiopian city. : HARAR
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Poetic land. : ARABY
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Phase. : SIDE
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Navy fighter planes. : HELLCATS
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Companion of "to." : FRO
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Gallery. : LOFT
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Greece to the modern Greeks. : ELLAS
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Quintessence. : ELIXIR
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Rich pastry. : CREAMPUFF
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Be bad for. : HURT
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Senatorial first name. : ESTES
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Elfin. : FEY
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Subject of national concern. : SCHOOLS
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Mischa Elman's teacher. : AUER
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The "Hittite." : URIAH
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Mau-Mau land. : KENYA
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When Dante was 35. : MCCC
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Stratum of ore. : SEAM
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Slur over. : ELIDE
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___ child. : BRAIN
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Mollusks. : SLUGS
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Describing a d. p. that starts at third base. : AROUNDTHEHORN
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Discretion, to valor. : THEBETTERPART
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Cartoonist Addams. : CHAS
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Cresit ___ (It grows as it goes): motto of N. M. : EUNDO
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Bob Turley's forte. : STRIKEOUTS
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King Paul's capital. : ATHENS
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Foray. : RAID
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O. K. for a Lloyd's risk. : INSURABLE
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The flowering of culture. : GOLDENAGE
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Silas Marner and others. : SKINFLINTS
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Actress Powers. : MALA
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Stony bodies from outer space. : AEROLITES
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Commercial symbol. : TRADEMARK
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Bed of roses. : EASE
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Word for the Fourth. : SANE
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Actor Hunter. : IAN
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John ___ Garner. : NANCE
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Honey. : MEL
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Premier Raab's land: Abbr. : AUS
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Appetizer. : CANAPE
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Gear teeth. : COGS
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Fort near Monterey. : ORD
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Novel. : BOOK
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Ah me! : ALAS
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Papal silver coins. : PAOLI
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Former diva. : ALDA
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Sub-debs. : TEENAGERS
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City in Sicily. : ENNA
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Exhausted. : SPENT
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Decide. : SETTLEON
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Wales' second city. : SWANSEA
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Kind of wheat. : DURUM
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Of wine. : VINIC
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Frisk. : GAMBOL
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School: Abbr. : ACAD
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Syllables meaning "who cares?" : HOHUM
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Pointless. : INANE
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Oleoresin. : ELEMI
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V. P., 1813-14. : GERRY
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Quarter-round moldings. : OVOLI
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Peace prize winner, 1937. : CECIL
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Movie scene. : TAKE
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What 115 Across does not know. : ABCS
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Let forth. : EMIT
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City in Maine. : SACO
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Flat plinth. : ORLO
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Canberra pilots. : RAF
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Actress Merriman. : NAN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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