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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, August 19, 1957

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, 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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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,974
Across
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Strip of shoe leather. : WELT
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Blessed: Lat. : BEATA
10
Tranquil. : CALM
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Say with conviction. : AVOW
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Not leased. : UNLET
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Mishmash. : OLIO
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Grapnel or ice anchor. : DEVILSCLAW
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Intimation. : HINT
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Anger. : IRE
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Strummers' instruments. : UKES
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Glacial epoch. : ICEAGE
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Ring officials: Colloq. : REFS
26
Coach. : TUTOR
28
Brains or beauty, for example. : ASSET
30
"A ___ should exceed his grasp": Browning. : MANSREACH
34
Market. : SELL
35
Sable's cousin. : MARTEN
36
Cry in a melodrama. : AHA
37
"Pie" ___ of baseball's Hall of Fame. : TRAYNOR
39
Premium underwriter. : INSURER
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Homer. : RUN
42
Went fishing. : ANGLED
44
Fling. : TOSS
45
Social graces. : AMENITIES
47
Extra inning. : TENTH
48
Very pale. : ASHEN
49
Mamie's predecessor. : BESS
50
Diagrams. : GRAPHS
53
Tom of pro basketball. : GOLA
55
Book of the Bible: Abbr. : REV
58
Brioche. : ROLL
59
Lead sulphide used for glazing. : POTTERSORE
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French cleric. : ABBE
63
Friend of D'Artagnan. : ATHOS
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Host at Valhalla. : ODIN
65
"Kettle of fish." : MESS
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Okays. : YESES
67
Not brand new. : USED
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Ravine, in Africa. : WADI
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At all. : EVER
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Romantic spot. : LOVERSLANE
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Double: Prefix. : TWI
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Pieces of stiffening material, as whalebone. : BUSKS
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Noun suffix. : ENCE
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Annual July game. : ALLSTAR
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Important import. : TEA
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Wholly perplexed. : ATWITSEND
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Stick together. : COHERE
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Large food fish. : LING
13
Speck. : MOTE
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Judy Garland's married name. : LUFT
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Salts in brine. : CORNS
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Squirming. : EELY
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Loosens. : UNTIES
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"Per ardua ad ___," RAF motto. : ASTRA
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Salk's discovery. : SERUM
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Perennially popular song. : MARGIE
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Plants with tall flowering stems : AARONSRODS
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Coffer. : CHEST
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Severe. : HARSH
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Division of a salary. : MONTHSPAY
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"Luigi" was his role. : NAISH
40
Western tribe. : UTES
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End-to-end extents. : LENGTHS
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Italian port. : NAPLES
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Rend. : TEAR
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Hallow. : BLESS
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Small weight. : GRAM
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Garment. : ROBE
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Vestments. : ALBS
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Oklahoma tribesman. : OTOE
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Toledo's lake. : ERIE
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Sell goods. : VEND
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Native of: Suffix. : OTE
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French coin. : SOU

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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