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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

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New York Times, Sunday, August 20, 1950

Author:
Eugene Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 522 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 32
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 445
Across
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European economic planner. : SCHUMAN
8
Right to go to first base. : PASS
12
Magazine raided by FBI in '45. : AMERASIA
20
Confection. : PRALINE
21
Subject of Congressional debate. : OLEO
22
Choir boys. : CAROLERS
23
Hopeless situation. : RATTRAP
24
Barnum's favorite singer. : LIND
25
Ex-President of Mexico. : CARDENAS
26
Aardvark's quest. : ANT
27
Empowered. : ENABLED
29
Mexican money. : PESOS
30
Cuckoo. : ANI
31
Pinafore. : TIER
33
Fred, Mel, or Gracie. : ALLEN
34
Lowest point. : NADIR
35
___ Skinner. : OTIS
36
Bernhardt. : SARAH
38
Corrode. : EAT
39
Metal plate. : PATEN
40
Follower of Tito. : CROAT
41
He wrote "Just Folks." : GUEST
43
Heaves. : PANTS
44
Lafcadio ___, author. : HEARN
45
Target of "Shadow Cabinet." : ATTLEE
47
Disease of horses. : FARCY
48
Force. : DINT
49
Wood hyacinth. : SQUILL
50
Video M. C. : BERLE
51
Met soprano. : PONSELLE
55
Coal dust. : CULM
56
___ Menuhin. : YEHUDI
58
Follower of Nehru. : HINDU
59
Manner. : AIR
60
Hot air does this. : RISES
62
Diffusion. : RADIATION
64
Kiddie's hero. : SANTA
66
Pie ___ mode. : ALA
67
Small distances. : HAIRS
69
Late President Quezon of P. I. : MANUEL
71
___ D. Doctor of Letters. : LITT
72
U. N. commissions. : MANDATES
74
Second Czech President. : BENES
75
Mr. Patri, educator. : ANGELO
77
Is indebted. : OWES
78
Natives of Aarhus. : DANES
79
Ina ___, actress. : CLAIRE
80
Rooms at Alcatraz. : CELLS
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___ Foyle. : KITTY
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Chief Justice, 1864–73. : CHASE
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Olympic ___. : GAMES
85
Mythical Cretan king. : MINOS
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Mauna ___. : LOA
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Target of Sherman Act, 1890. : TRUST
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Cobras. : ASPS
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Aid to air navigation. : LORAN
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Radio comic. : BURNS
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Snicker ___. : SNEE
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2 lbs, 1 oz.: India. : SER
97
Brusque. : HARSH
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Idyllic place. : ARCADIA
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Fury. : IRE
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Pardon beforehand. : PREREMIT
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Small box. : ETUI
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Subject of Old Testament book. : LEVITES
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Stupid. : ANSERINE
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Imogene ___. : COCA
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Plain. : EVIDENT
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Curb. : RESTRAIN
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___ corner. : AMEN
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Patriot Paul and family. : REVERES
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Nursery rhyme dieters. : SPRATS
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Skulls. : CRANIA
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Wonderland madman. : HATTER
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Last month: Abbr. : ULT
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Embog. : MIRE
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Pineapple. : ANANA
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Natives of Katmandu. : NEPALESE
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Pitcher for the Cards. : POLLET
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Foreign. : ALIEN
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Transmit. : SEND
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Turf. : SOD
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Enters office. : ACCEDES
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City in Leyte. : MAASIN
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Miscue. : ERROR
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A mile has 320. : RODS
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Beverage. : ALE
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Truman in 1934. : SENATOR
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Native of Tabriz. : IRANIAN
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Help. : ASSIST
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Calf's cry. : BLAT
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Miss Berg, golfer. : PATTY
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Jazzy music. : RAGTIME
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John ___ Garner. : NANCE
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Emulate Demosthenes. : ORATE
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Secy. of State, 1933–44. : HULL
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Rigsdag, Sejm, etc. : PARLIAMENTS
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Job of Mr. Sawyer's men in 1950. : CENSUS
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Wriggly. : EELY
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Forsooth! : PARDI
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Stag's mate. : HIND
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"Action at ___" by Hervey Allen. : AQUILA
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Oklahoman. : TULSAN
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Hatfield-McCoy battles. : FEUDS
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He wrote "for whom the bell tolls." : DONNE
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Vamoose! : SCRAM
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Kolarians of India. : BHARS
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Devout. : PIOUS
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He wrote "Marshes of Glynn." : LANIER
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Lawson ___, pro golfer. : LITTLE
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One of the Pierides. : ERATO
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Iroquoians. : ERIES
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He wrote "Adventures in Good Eating." : HINES
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Wraps. : SHAWLS
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Chief Justice, 1836–64. : TANEY
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French colonial capital. : ALGIERS
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Sweetsop. : ATES
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Exclamation. : LALA
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Gives out sparingly. : DOLES
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Wand. : BATON
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Noted cartoonist. : NAST
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Cook in "Uncle Tom." : DINAH
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Baseball's top man. : CHANDLER
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Barracks. : CASERNE
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Eugenie of France. : EMPRESS
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Flagstad. : KIRSTEN
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Unhappy heroine of "Last of the Mohicans." : CORA
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He offered frankincense. : GASPAR
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Erica ___, violinist. : MORINI
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Greek satirist. : LUCIAN
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Combining agent. : UNITER
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His ___ Highness. : SERENE
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Small anvils. : TEESTS
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Serpent-woman of myth. : LAMIA
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Ambassador to France. : BRUCE
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Colander. : SIEVE
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Mister. : HERR
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It means indivisible. : ATOM
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Tel-___. : AVIV
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Expose to moisture. : RET
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Hoffman's agency. : ECA
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Small fish. : IDE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 25 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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