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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, August 8, 1953

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

No tilde over n in "senorita" in original; added one.

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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,511
Across
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Jefferson, ___ of Monticello. : SAGE
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Western extreme of Africa. : CAPEVERDE
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Statues. : ICONS
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Satirist of the jazz age. : ANITALOOS
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Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. : GREATERANTILLES
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Author Wouk. : HERMAN
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Disposition. : MIEN
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Rather than. : ERE
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Wagner's earth goddess. : ERDA
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Where Astoria is: Abbr. : OREG
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He ran against Lincoln in 1864. : MCCLELLAN
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Girl's nickname. : SUSIE
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Villain's cry. : AHA
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One of Maine's main attractions. : DEER
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Finally: Phrase. : ATLAST
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Churchill, Franks, etc. : SIRS
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Saw. : SPIED
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Enterprise: Colloq. : PUSH
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Goes "like sixty." : SPEEDS
44
Old coins of France. : ECUS
46
Social gathering. : TEA
47
China ___. : ASTER
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Where Montgomery's victory saved the day, 1942. : ELALAMEIN
50
Depend. : RELY
52
Pitcher Koslo. : DAVE
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Their motto is "Be Prepared": Abbr. : BSA
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Passenger on the Ark. : SHEM
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Valuable timber tree of N. Z. : TOTARA
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Doggie in the window? : AIREDALETERRIER
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West of the Atlantic. : STATESIDE
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Peninsula of Egypt. : SINAI
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Sang for a señorita. : SERENADED
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What clabber is. : CURD
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Lovelorn sound. : SIGH
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Port near Haifa. : ACRE
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He's on his way. : GOER
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Gloss. : ENAMEL
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Strange sight in 1903. : CAR
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Central Vietnam. : ANAM
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Hold down. : PINION
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President of Switzerland. : ETTER
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Most conceited. : VAINEST
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Addition to a building. : ELL
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Antony is Brando's. : ROLE
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Man of action. : DOER
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Sum, ___, fui, futurus. : ESSE
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Goggled. : STARED
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Perpetual. : ENDLESS
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City in Syria: Fr. spelling. : ALEP
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Sound of dismay, à la Li'l Abner. : GULP
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Man in a Stephen Foster song. : MASSA
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Shots from just off the green. : CHIPS
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Proofreader's mark. : CARET
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Caliban's opposite. : ARIEL
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Cook a certain way. : SAUTE
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Japanese immigrant in U. S. : ISSEI
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Edith Wharton character. : ETHAN
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Flatter servilely. : ADULATE
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Forecaster. : SEER
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Plant modified by environment. : ECAD
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City on the Elbe. : DRESDEN
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Delights in. : SAVORS
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Part of the face. : EYELID
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Rhythmic, as poetry. : METRIC
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Capital of Tibet. : LHASA
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Siepi of the Met. : BASS
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Real estate item. : SITE
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Sandarac tree. : ARAR
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Ancient native of the East. : MEDE
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Hokkaido native. : AINU
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Educate. : REAR
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Parched. : ARID
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Summer in the Riviera. : ETE
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Kluszewski of the Redlegs. : TED

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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