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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORD ALMANAC

New York Times, Sunday, August 31, 1952

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 630 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,169
Across
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Part of the Orient. : ISLAM
6
Actress Eva. : GABOR
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She wrote "America the Beautiful." : BATES
16
Ankle warmers of yesteryear. : SPATS
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Chief Justice before Vinson. : STONE
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Swarming. : ALIVE
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Important point of time. : EPOCH
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Reception. : LEVEE
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Country without a lake or river. : SAUDIARABIA
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Accessory. : APPURTENANT
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Where Altdorf is. : URI
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Personage: Sl. : NIBS
31
Crowds going one way. : DROVES
33
High dudgeon. : IRE
34
Go: Dial. : GAE
35
"___ Quam Videri," motto of N. C. : ESSE
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Popular print. : DOTS
39
Sphere. : AREA
40
Flying boat. : SEAPLANE
42
Lehman's colleague. : IVES
44
Part of an Oklahoma landscape. : OILDERRICK
47
Spanish muralist. : SERT
48
Follow closely. : TAIL
49
Oneiromancer's subject. : DREAMS
50
Man's name. : NOEL
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Ineffective. : IDLE
54
Brief and compact. : CONCISE
56
Dixie delicacy. : GRITS
58
Insert to flare a skirt: Fr. : GODET
60
Dress stone. : NIG
61
Fail to do. : OMIT
62
Capri. : ISLE
64
A sign in music. : REPEAT
66
City on the Kansas river. : TOPEKA
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With, in cookery. : ALA
69
Arrow poison. : INEE
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Military necessity. : BASES
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Painted. : COLORED
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Democrat from Montgomery. : SENATORHILL
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Colander. : STRAINER
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Morsel. : TASTE
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Philadelphia A's outfielder. : VALO
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Answer to prayers. : RAIN
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Cabinet divisions: Abbr. : DEPTS
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Housekeeper's chore. : ORDERING
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He's from Reno. : PATMCCARRAN
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Medieval philosopher. : ABELARD
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Disintegration. : DECAY
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Jebb's school. : ETON
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Where Crater Lake is: Abbr. : ORE
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Famous name in Boston. : FILENE
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Originality in genius. : DAEMON
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Tympan. : DRUM
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Minutes of a meeting. : ACTA
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Mr. Baba. : ALI
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Toned down. : TAMED
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Let's be friends! : SHAKE
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Assailed verbally. : REVILED
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Branch: Comb. form. : RAMI
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Term of reproach: Bible. : RACA
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Become manifest. : EMERGE
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Loy Henderson's post. : IRAN
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Where G. I. medals are made. : MINT
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Ethel Merman, for instance. : COMEDIENNE
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Look. : SEEM
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With extreme care. : GINGERLY
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Symbol of contentment. : PURR
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___ Elizabeth Alice Louise. : ANNE
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Frolicsome: Scot. : DAFT
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Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
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___ de la Paix. : RUE
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Ph. D. opus. : THESIS
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Cicero's garb. : TOGA
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Siamese. : TAI
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States of parenthood. : MATERNITIES
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Where 72 and 88 Across meet. : CAPITOLHILL
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Wing: Comb. form. : PTERO
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Slavs of Saxony. : SORBS
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Infirm. : ANILE
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Party symbol of 1912. : MOOSE
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Passover service. : SEDER
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Book of Old Testament. : HOSEA
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Backs of necks. : NAPES
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Moliere heroine. : AGNES
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Bone of contention. : ISSUE
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___ and Bars. : STARS
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Natives of Shreveport. : LOUISIANIANS
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Ampersand. : AND
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Chow ___. : MEIN
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Screen's Anna Karenina. : GARBO
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Poem by Shelley, 1815. : ALASTOR
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Article of clothing. : BIB
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Contemporary of Horace. : OVID
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Frank Akers, for instance. : REARADMIRAL
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Symbol of Oregon. : BEAVER
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Be obvious. : APPEAR
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Super. : TOPS
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Old French coin. : ECU
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Laughed loudly. : SHRIEKED
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Last word of "Sweet and Low." : SLEEPS
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International literary group. : PEN
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She starred as "Pandora." : AVAGARDNER
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Resembling "cliff dwellers." : TENANTLIKE
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Levant vessel. : SETEE
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Facilitates. : AIDS
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Coin of Malay. : TRA
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He was pursued by the Furies. : ORESTES
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Force out. : EVICT
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Grant's strategy at Vicksburg. : SIEGE
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Run like Rizzuto. : SCOOT
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Oahu souvenir. : LEI
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Swimmer Wayne Moore's alma mater. : ELI
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Very small ape. : LAR
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Girl's name. : INGA
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He wrote "The Brave Bulls." : TOMLEA
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Was worthy of. : DESERVED
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Allow to be known. : LETON
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Mild oath. : EGAD
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Slide down a hill. : COAST
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Chinese: Comb. form. : SINO
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Goddess of hope. : SPES
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Mr. DiSalle. : TOLEDAN
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Franz ___. : LEHAR
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Wanderer. : ESTRAY
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Serious student. : PORER
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Repetitive. : ITERANT
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Betty Grable is one. : BLONDE
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Surrounding border. : CINCTURE
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Spanish porridge. : ATOLE
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River in Central Asia. : ILI
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Pack ___. : RAT
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To love: Fr. : AIMER
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Signal event of Jan. 1, 1863. : PROCLAMATION
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Make pungent. : TARTEN
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Slammin' Sam. : SNEAD
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Gloomy: Poet. : DREAR
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Prized things. : GEMS
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Western Hemisphere union. : PANAMERICAN
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Turn out to be. : COME
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Not near. : AFAR
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Having two thin plate. : BILAMINATE
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Removed. : ELIMINATED
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Joint inheritors. : COHEIRS
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Duck hunter's equipment. : DECOY
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Contemporary of Chippendale. : ADAM
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Libyan seaport. : DERNA
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Displayed. : AIRED
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Contemporary American poet. : MACLEISH
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Range of sight. : KEN
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Contend. : VIE
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English meadow. : ING
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Ace of World War II. : GENTILE
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Iron Curtain technique. : TERROR
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Athenian youth. : EPHEBE
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Character in "The Faerie Queene." : DUESSA
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Utah's lily. : SEGO
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Umbrellas. : GAMPS
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Life of a play. : RUN
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Sharps and flats. : NOTES
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Spurious. : FALSE
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Wall units. : TILES
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Rifle ranges: Fr. : TIRS
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Capital of Yemen. : SANA
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Fostering: Lat. : ALMA
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Before. : ERE
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Extremely. : TOO
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Hero of "Great Expectations." : PIP
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Animal. : HOG

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 20 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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