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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, July 31, 1955

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,224
Across
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Disney feature cartoon. : BAMBI
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Make better in spirit. : RENEW
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Elizabeth defends it. : FAITH
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Prospero's helper. : ARIEL
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Guatemalan President, 1945–51. : AREVALO
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Dinsmore and Venner. : ELSIES
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In which Ivanhoe starred. : LISTS
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House for pigeons. : DOVECOT
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European dynasty. : ROMANOV
26
Netcord service. : LET
27
Underworld ruler. : HADES
28
Shopper's quest. : VALUES
30
Port in New Guinea. : LAE
31
Dancer in "Fanny." : ATES
33
Hebrew bushel. : OMER
34
Pauline's screen problems. : PERILS
35
Nickname for "Mrs. A." : GERT
36
Floated. : STREAMED
38
Briny. : SALINE
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Pumpernickels. : RYES
40
Minced meat, red peppers, etc. : TAMALES
41
V. I. P. in Taipei. : CHIANG
42
Permitted to speak. : HEARD
44
Arachnoid trap. : WEB
45
She's going on five. : PRINCESSANNE
47
Mexican race track. : AGUACALIENTE
51
In the class of. : AMONGST
54
Diminutive of a girl's name. : SUSY
55
Wes, the miler. : SANTEE
56
Sanskrit college. : TOL
58
Cup-shaped: Comb. form. : CYATH
59
River in England and Wales. : WYE
60
Adviser to seven Presidents. : BERNARDBARUCH
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Indo-Chinese. : TAI
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Augment. : ADDTO
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Dapper fellow. : DAN
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Legal term for amounts owed. : DEBITA
68
Hubbub. : STIR
69
Destroy plant tissue. : NECROSE
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Site of Bartholdi's famous work. : BEDLOEISLAND
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Native of Oceania. : AUSTRALASIAN
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Nickname for Rachel. : RAE
77
Miss Gustafsson from Sweden. : GRETA
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Adorns with jewels. : BEGEMS
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Misled. : DELUDED
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Tufts or bundles. : WADS
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Bones. : FEMURS
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Make unfit for drinking. : DENATURE
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Second. : ABET
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Neptune or Pluto. : PLANET
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Stare of wonder. : GAPE
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Pauses in speaking. : HEMS
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Waterfront group. : ILA
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Leave out again. : REOMIT
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Poe subject. : BELLS
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Negative prefix. : DIS
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Bank employes. : TELLERS
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Where Gov. Griffin works. : ATLANTA
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Machine for lifting. : CRANE
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Alcove. : RECESS
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It bombards the atom. : NEUTRON
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___ Mongolia. : OUTER
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Bendix role. : RILEY
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Avignon's river. : RHONE
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French seaport. : BREST
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Balloon's extra cargo. : BALLAST
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Short operatic solo. : ARIETTA
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Name incorrectly. : MISTERM
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Bouncing ___, a kind of soapwort. : BET
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French pronoun. : ILS
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Verdi hero. : RADAMES
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Worn away. : ERODED
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By no chance. : NEVER
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Dec. 24 and 31. : EVES
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"GI Jane." : WAC
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Relative of a hickory stick. : FERULE
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Yellow-green color. : ALOES
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Doctrines. : ISMS
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Aunt: Sp. : TIA
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Thames event since 1839. : HENLEYREGATTA
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He wrote: "Stone walls do not a prison make." : LOVELACE
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Like sea lions. : OTARINE
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Flew high. : SOARED
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Paddock doctors. : VETS
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The plate. : HOMEBASE
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Burbot and hake. : LINGS
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Canadian–U. S. project. : SEAWAY
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Arizona badlands. : PAINTEDDESERT
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Square knot, tied wrong. : GRANNY
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Pianist Templeton. : ALEC
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Minnow. : SHINER
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King Minos was one. : CRETAN
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Son of Noah. : HAM
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Tennyson hero. : ENOCH
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Auricle or feather. : PINNA
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Dip the colors for. : SALUTE
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Great Nile dam. : ASWAN
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___ Maupassant. : GUYDE
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"Merchant of obsolescence." : USEDCARDEALER
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Place for storing food. : LARDER
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Dye. : STAIN
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Hank Thompson's usual position. : THIRD
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One of the Philippines. : TABLAS
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Constellation. : ORION
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Speak in favor of: Colloq. : BOOST
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Darkens. : BEDIMS
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Natives of Africa's largest city. : CAIRENES
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Most faithful. : TRUEST
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Hercule Poirot, for example. : SLEUTH
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Convex oblong gem. : BAGUETTE
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Spanish dining hall. : SALA
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Nautical bearing. : ABEAM
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Native of Aegean isle. : LEMNIAN
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Ibsen's Hedda ___. : GABLER
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Get out at Idlewild. : DEPLANE
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Payment time. : DUEDATE
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Prized weasels. : ERMINES
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Watermelon, for example. : DESSERT
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Display patience. : WAIT
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Relative of "ritzy." : FLOSSY
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Reviver of atomic theory, 1808. : DALTON
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By itself: Lat. : PERSE
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"Elder statesmen" of Japan. : GENRO
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Section of film. : REEL
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Tub. : BATH
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Landing boat. : LCI
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Persian native. : LUR
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Male swan. : COB
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Capek's robot drama. : RUR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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