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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, July 8, 1953

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,480
Across
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Helps, especially in wrong doing. : ABETS
6
Frenchman ___, Nevada. : FLAT
10
Don't go! : STAY
14
Veteran Yankee southpaw. : LOPAT
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Machete. : BOLO
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Mrs. Charles Chaplin. : OONA
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Shattered. : BROKE
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Desdemona's slanderer. : IAGO
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Single. : UNAL
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Saint whose feast is April 21st. : ANSELM
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Go fast. : MAKETIME
24
Footing for 14 Across. : SLAB
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10,741-ft. high volcano. : ETNA
27
Has a share. : PARTAKES
31
Miss Scott's rival. : HENIE
34
Salmagundi. : OLIO
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They're frantic and romantic. : ELOPEMENTS
38
Building wing. : ELL
39
Wide mouth of a river. : ESTUARY
40
Eat a meal. : SUP
41
Differs. : TAKESISSUE
43
Man of Biblical times. : MEDE
44
Source of vitamin B. : YEAST
45
Drew forth. : ELICITED
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Goes down. : SETS
49
Genus of ducks. : ANAS
50
Succeeds. : MAKESOUT
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French port on English Channel. : STMALO
58
Describing a nonagenarian. : AGED
59
Two prepositions in one. : UPON
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Lowest point. : NADIR
62
Sea northeast of Borneo. : SULU
63
Knee: Latin. : GENU
64
Latin phrase of reference. : IDEST
65
Brown seaweed. : KELP
66
Danube tributary. : HRON
67
Nuisances. : PESTS
Down
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Canadian province: Abbr. : ALBA
2
By nature. : BORN
3
Heroic work. : EPOS
4
Likes. : TAKESTO
5
Kim Hunter's "Streetcar" role. : STELLA
6
Agency created in 1908. : FBI
7
Good soil. : LOAM
8
Seaweeds. : ALGAE
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Assumed control. : TOOKTHEREINS
10
Priest's cassock. : SOUTANE
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Songstress Arden. : TONI
12
Central Vietnam. : ANAM
13
Its motto is "Lux et Veritas." : YALE
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Causes difficulty. : MAKESITTOUGH
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Adversary: Slang. : ENEMY
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Sam Brownes. : BELTS
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Marianne Moore is one. : POET
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Quiet. : ALLAY
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German writer of great modern influence. : RILKE
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Drench. : SOUSE
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Addition to a map. : INSET
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Musical composition for practice. : ETUDE
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Ben-Gurion's wife. : PAULA
37
Hied. : SPED
39
Mississippi has four. : ESSES
42
Lessened the pressure. : EASEDUP
43
Improperly formed. : MISMADE
46
Plant of the mint family. : CATNIP
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Bobby-soxer's exclamation. : SUPER
50
Disguise. : MASK
51
Chill. : AGUE
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Boston's third baseman. : KELL
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"___ Bungay," by H. G. Wells. : TONO
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Summer beverages. : ADES
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Inventory. : LIST
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Scraps from a medieval meal. : ORTS
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Saint Teresa was one. : NUN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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