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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, August 24, 1957

7-Down : Shakespearean hero.

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, 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. 2,979
Across
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Prime Minister of Ghana. : NKRUMAH
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Touched gently. : PATTED
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Jostler's curt warning. : ONESIDE
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Spouse of le roi. : LAREINE
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___ Islands, E. of New Guinea. : SOLOMON
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Hard. : ADAMANT
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Reaction to a wonderwork. : AWE
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Misprint. : ERRATUM
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Shad ___. : ROE
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Mendacious one. : LIAR
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Blind girl in "Last Days of Pompeii." : NYDIA
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Parts of filing cards. : TABS
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Result. : ENSUE
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Wine: Fr. : VIN
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Resided. : DWELT
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Style of painting. : GENRE
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Sight-seers' tours. : BUSRIDES
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Astronomer's discovery. : NOVA
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Outer layer. : SKIN
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Chance. : ACCIDENT
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Burglars: Slang. : YEGGS
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Radiated. : SHONE
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The Ancient of Days. : GOD
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Abysses. : DEEPS
49
Chinese secret society. : TONG
50
Drives onward. : URGES
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Let fall. : DROP
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Yellow fish. : ORF
54
Tibetan, for instance. : ASIATIC
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Theologian's degree: Abbr. : MRE
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Senator from Ohio. : LAUSCHE
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Issue forth. : EMANATE
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Changer. : ALTERER
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Did housework. : CLEANED
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Seesaw. : TEETER
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Leather factory. : TANNERY
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Cash register recording. : NOSALE
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Shrewd; wide-awake. : KNOWING
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Let go. : RELEASE
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Wartime recreation group: Abbr. : USO
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Jester. : MIME
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Add beauty. : ADORN
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Shakespearean hero. : HENRYV
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City of N.E. Italy. : PADUA
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Language of Biblical times: Abbr. : ARAM
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Pro ___. : TEM
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Crowned. : TIARAED
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Exalt. : ENNOBLE
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Abhors. : DETESTS
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Father of Lavinia, Aeneas' wife. : LATINUS
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Star in Draco. : ADIB
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Tom Courtney's forte. : RUNNING
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Caused a sudden sharp pang. : TWINGED
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Destroy slowly. : ERODE
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Cut and ___. : DRIED
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Period of expectancy. : EVE
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The blue. : SKY
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More wrathful. : ANGRIER
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Home of the "lily maid." : ASTOLAT
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Finale of Beethoven's Ninth. : CHORALE
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Prove to be wrong. : CONFUTE
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Forum garb. : TOGA
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Relevant. : GERMANE
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Flashy fellow. : SPORTER
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Find out. : DETECT
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Prompt. : SPEEDY
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Member of the wedding. : USHER
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Former summer capital of India. : SIMLA
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Parcel of land. : ACRE
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French port. : CAEN
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Clique. : SET
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Girl's nickname. : NAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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