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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, August 14, 1953

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,517
Across
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He wrote "Pal Joey." : OHARA
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Game of Oriental origin. : POLO
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Unsophisticated person: Slang. : HICK
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Recently deceased member of Truman's Cabinet. : TOBIN
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Superior of a vizier. : EMIR
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One of A. A. Milne's names. : ALAN
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High-pitched sounds. : TINGS
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Location of Grant's Tomb. : RIVERSIDE
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"When I ___ my lips, let no dog bark." : OPE
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Moby Dick's color. : WHITE
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River in Missouri. : OSAGE
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Novel by Nevil Shute. : ORDEAL
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Rebuked roundly. : SCOLDED
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Susanna's accusers. : ELDERS
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Tend a furnace. : STOKE
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Secluded valley. : GLEN
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Carnegie Hall "props." : BATONS
33
Doctrine. : ISM
36
Annapolis mascot. : GOAT
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Do construction work. : ERECT
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The Thin Man's dog. : ASTA
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Reason for Jeremiah's laments. : SIN
40
Go, or ___ oneself. : BETAKE
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When both hands are up. : NOON
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"Serge de Nimes." : DENIM
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Author of "The Challenge to American Foreign Policy." : MCCLOY
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Motorist's need. : LICENSE
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Everything from soup to nuts. : SPREAD
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What spellbinders do. : ORATE
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Fish with a flat body. : SKATE
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Space cadet Corbett of the comics. : TOM
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Major-domo. : SENESCHAL
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Sensitive. : ALIVE
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Biblical patriarch. : ENOS
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Companion of parcel. : PART
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Doctrine. : TENET
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House item not on the house. : RENT
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On vacation. : AWAY
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Tidal flood. : EAGRE
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Gen. Weyland. : OTTO
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Most of two billion. : HOIPOLLOI
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Satiric contemporary cartoonist. : ABNERDEAN
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Horse and carriage. : RIG
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Be responsible (with "for"). : ANSWER
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Suspense story ingredient. : PERIL
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Leave out. : OMIT
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One source of rural income. : LIVESTOCK
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Pay dirt. : ORE
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Ruckus. : HASSLE
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Story of Achilles' wrath. : ILIAD
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Panhandle. : CADGE
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Geniculate. : KNEED
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Castles, in chess. : ROOKS
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Their motto is "Sic transit gloria mundi." : HASBEENS
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Motorist's minor mishap. : DENT
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Open disrespect of the orders of a court. : CONTEMPT
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An American consumes almost 400 per year. : EGGS
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What inspired Watt. : STEAM
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The man with the horn. : ARTIESHAW
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Detaching. : ISOLATING
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Supervised closely. : STOODOVER
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Descriptive of 2 Down. : MANY
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Noun suffix. : ANCE
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Masaryk's disciple and successor. : BENES
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Abhor. : DETEST
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Bring into being. : CREATE
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Cornwallis at Yorktown. : LOSER
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Actress Harvey. : IRENE
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Axiomatic law. : CANON
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Brackish. : SALTY
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Sea, arm of the arctic Ocean. : KARA
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Apportion. : METE
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Audit maker. : CPA
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Meadow. : LEA

Answer summary: 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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