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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, August 25, 1956

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,615
Across
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Japanese beverage. : SAKE
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Pieces of turf. : SODS
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Chinese measure. : CHANG
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Cartoon character. : HILLBILLY
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Frame of mind. : HUMOR
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Scene of Monty's victory, in 1942. : ELALAMEIN
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Persian. : IRANI
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Ike's birthplace in Texas. : DENISON
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All-Star manager in 1956. : ALSTON
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Island summer resort. : NANTUCKET
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Fish. : ANGLE
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Sea, arm of Arctic Ocean. : KARA
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Symington's nickname. : STU
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Zachary of films. : SCOTT
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Act hoity-toity. : PUTONAIRS
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Song lyricist Harbach. : OTTO
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Greek physician. : GALEN
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"Man is born ___ ... " : FREE
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Dances. : HORNPIPES
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Place. : STEAD
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State: Abbr. : ORE
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Not written. : ORAL
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Lavender water, for example. : SCENT
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Art enthusiast. : COLLECTOR
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Excalibur and others. : SWORDS
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Jungle beast. : LIONESS
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Where Panamarin Airfield is. : NATAL
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Novel by Willa Cather. : MYANTONIA
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"All ___," Berlin tune. : ALONE
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Glee club numbers. : PARTSONGS
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Looks slyly. : PEEKS
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Bad Ems and Bad Gastein. : SPAS
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Fabray, Wynn, etc. : NANS
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Get rid of. : SHED
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Wing: French. : AILE
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The Kleagle's organization. : KLAN
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Popular band leader. : ELLINGTON
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Authoress de Beauvoir. : SIMONE
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Fragrant. : OLENT
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551. : DLI
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With: Prefix. : SYN
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Native of Santiago. : CHILEAN
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American fiction writer. : HURST
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He loves: Lat. : AMAT
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Double admonition. : NONO
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Facial expression. : GRIN
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Igneous rock. : BASALT
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Neighbor of Cleveland. : AKRON
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In Hawaii, literally, a flea. : UKULELE
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Former head of the Marines. : CATES
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Mature or Young. : ACTOR
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Our: French. : NOTRE
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Lorelei. : SIREN
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Sight that delights. : TREAT
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Not brand new. : USED
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London cafe district. : SOHO
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Adjective of the Vatican. : PAPAL
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Time of day. : AFTERNOON
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Little women. : GIRLS
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Popular pets. : POODLES
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Skedaddles. : SCOOTS
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Definite tasks. : STINTS
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Part of the shaft of an engine. : CRANK
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Mark Twain's writing daughter. : CLARA
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Photo. : SNAP
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Rib in a fabric. : WALE
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Indian. : OTOE
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City in Sicily. : ENNA
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Picnic Area Ahead, for example. : SIGN
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Vocal impertinence: Slang. : SASS
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British legislatures. : MPS
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One of the Caroline Islands. : YAP

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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