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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

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New York Times, Sunday, August 10, 1958

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 600 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,330
Across
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Singers. : BASSI
6
Bashaws. : PASHAS
12
Puff up. : BLOAT
17
Laboratory tube. : SIPHON
18
Gain. : ATTAIN
19
Trick: Slang. : ROPEIN
21
Burlesque: Colloq. : TAKEOFF
22
Feature of a parade. : DRUMMAJORETTE
24
Nipponese item of dress. : OBI
25
Legendary heroes. : PALADINS
27
Loving. : FOND
28
Gallic affirmative. : OUI
29
Bone below the humerus. : ULNA
31
Where R. L. S. died. : SAMOA
32
Veteran actor. : TRUEX
34
"___ Well . . . " : ALLS
35
Kin of martingales. : REINS
37
Neuralgic symptom. : TIC
38
Merciless. : CRUEL
39
Other: Lat. : ALIAS
40
Cry. : SHRIEK
42
Stag's mate. : HIND
43
Honest. : SQUARE
44
Londoner's greeting. : CHEERIO
47
Sharp flavor. : TANG
48
Refuse. : SCUM
49
Mauna ___. : LOA
50
Not heeding. : IGNORING
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Confine. : STRAITEN
57
St. ___ Merici, founder of Ursuline Order. : ANGELA
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Lot: Colloq. : RAFT
60
Guy. : STAY
61
Cathedral section. : NAVE
62
Aesopian ending. : MORAL
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Flying gurnards. : BATFISHES
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Menu item. : PUREE
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Metallurgy topic. : ORES
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Fish dish. : EELS
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Local division of a club: Abbr. : CHAP
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Factor in an economic law. : DEMAND
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National Guard. : RESERVES
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Finishes. : PLAYSOUT
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Tiny. : WEE
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Green ___. : SOAP
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Triolet. : POEM
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Away from shore. : SEAWARD
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Intensities of feeling. : ARDORS
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Plant of mustard family. : COLE
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Ethan Frome's sweetheart. : MATTIE
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Solid and fleshy. : BEEFY
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Apricot, for one. : COLOR
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Potable. : ALE
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Paton's "Phalarope" heroine. : NELLA
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Comic strip character. : JEFF
93
Church officer. : CANON
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Kind of yacht. : SLOOP
96
Atlantic City attraction. : PIER
97
Father of Phinehas. : ELI
98
Army's 98-ton amphibian. : BARC
99
___ order (good condition). : APPLEPIE
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11th cen. date. : MVI
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Big name in movies. : CECILBDEMILLE
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White Sox manager. : ALLOPEZ
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Of clans. : TRIBAL
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Install in office again. : RESEAT
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Mexican dish. : TAMALE
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Alaska. : STATE
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Deals with. : TREATS
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Laika, for example. : HUSKY
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Beach wear. : BIKINI
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Gibbon. : APE
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Market. : SHOP
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Lounges. : SOFAS
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Economic phenomenon. : INFLATION
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Belmont Park area. : PADDOCK
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Romans' main rooms. : ATRIA
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Benumb. : STUN
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Disable. : HAMSTRING
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Goal. : AIM
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Muddled hopelessly: Slang. : SNAFUED
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Home of the Yankees. : BRONX
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Master. : LORD
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Unclose: Poet. : OPE
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Thessaly's ancient neighbor. : AETOLIA
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Nominal. : TITULAR
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Florida cape. : SABLE
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Oder tributary. : NEISSE
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Period of duty. : TOUR
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Old Testament book. : JOEL
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Girl friend: Fr. : AMIE
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Handle: Fr. : ANSE
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Ladder round. : RUNG
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Element in bauxite. : ALUMINUM
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High-pitched. : SHRILL
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Proper name for a bird. : CHANTICLEER
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Bluish-green. : AQUA
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Letts' capital. : RIGA
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Practice crystal gazing: Dial. : SCRY
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Hue and cry. : CLAMOR
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M. Balzac. : HONORE
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Tidal floods. : EAGRES
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Pet. : TIFF
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Depots: Abbr. : STAS
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Exams. : ORALS
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Slangy exclamation of scorn. : RATS
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Measures. : STEPS
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One of the Gilbert Islands. : TARAWA
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More level. : EVENER
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Had to have. : NEEDED
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Slackens. : EASESOFF
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Light carriage: Colloq. : SHAY
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Traffic sound effect. : BEEP
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Pillow cover. : SHAM
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Henri Phillippe of France. : PETAIN
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Stowe heroine and namesakes. : EVAS
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Piece of music. : DUET
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Hero of old ballad. : RORY
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Chopin piece. : POLONAISE
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Specialist in a system of therapeutics. : OSTEOPATH
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13th century traveler. : POLO
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Wail's companion. : WEEP
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Servile. : ABJECT
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Winders. : REELERS
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Budget problem. : DEFICIT
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Harmony. : CONCERT
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Part of a croquet set. : MALLETS
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Century plant. : ALOE
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King or queen. : CARD
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Without firmness. : LIMPLY
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Quay. : LEVEE
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West of N.M. : ARIZ
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___ car. : CABLE
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Chair part. : SPLAT
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Rice dish. : PILAU
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Bleat. : BLAT
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Appeal. : PLEA
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Trees. : ELMS
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Luzon peak. : IBA
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Debussy's "La ___." : MER
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Hardwood. : OAK

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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