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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

LONGS AND SHORTS

New York Times, Sunday, September 14, 1952

Author:
Sam Lake
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 549 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,183
Across
1
Stakes. : BETS
5
Yucatan export. : HEMP
9
Weight. : CARAT
14
___ English. : BASIC
19
Not straight. : AGEE
20
"Waitin' for the Robert ___." : ELEE
21
City in Spain, near Malaga. : ALORA
22
Alamogordo's county. : OTERO
23
Literary "find" of 1950. : BOSWELLSLONDONJOURNAL
27
Letters. : ESSES
28
Greets with a kiss. : SALUTES
29
Shakespeare-Tennyson heroine. : MARIANA
30
Wine pitcher. : OLPE
32
She wrote "Foxfire." : SETON
33
Silver's pet. : PARROT
34
Impose a penalty. : INFLICT
37
Cube root of 1,000. : TEN
38
Giggle. : TEHEE
39
Experienced. : OLD
42
Bosh! : ROT
43
Breadwinner. : EARNER
45
Summer meal. : SALAD
46
Spanish linen. : CREA
47
Character of a people. : ETHOS
49
Provided by "Point 4." : AID
50
Bakery specialty. : BAGEL
51
Naval historian (1840–1914). : MAHAN
52
"Point 4" fights it. : NEED
53
One-fifth of "Hamlet." : ACT
54
Justice Black. : HUGO
55
Bristly. : SETOSE
56
Singer from R. I. : EDDY
57
Mal de ___. : MER
58
Seaweed products. : AGARS
60
Lays a first coat of paint. : PRIMES
61
Designating a Biblical chronology. : USHERIAN
64
Marquand's latest hero. : MELVILLE
66
Oscar winner of 1942. : GARSON
68
Ulrica in "Ivanhoe." : CRONE
70
Musician's forte. : EAR
71
Land of King Faisal II: Var. : IRAK
74
Hukbalahaps, for instance. : REBELS
75
Abdul's rival. : IVAN
76
Chemical suffix. : ENE
77
Faction which exiled Dante. : NERI
78
Music hall. : ODEUM
79
Cleveland slugger. : ROSEN
81
Egg: Comb. form. : OVI
82
Texas product. : PECAN
83
Pronoun. : OURS
84
Pole thrown in a Highland game. : CABER
85
Painting on plaster. : FRESCO
87
Contents of a toby. : ALE
88
1,004. : MIV
89
Shelter. : HAVEN
90
Harridan. : HAG
91
Sir Henry Percy. : HOTSPUR
93
Pressed. : IRONED
95
One of Churchill's daughters. : SARAH
97
Product of 71 Across. : DATE
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Son of Sycorax. : CALIBAN
100
Harems. : ZENANAS
102
Frémont discovered it. : TAHOE
105
Motto of Athos, Porthos and Aramis. : ALLFORONEANDONEFORALL
108
Stone slab. : STELE
109
A range of the Rockies. : UINTA
110
Mrs. Helmer. : NORA
111
Mr. Speaker. : TRIS
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Drenches. : HOSES
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Wallow in mire. : SLOSH
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Kindred. : SIBS
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Where 100 Down lectured. : STOA
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Famous nickname in sports. : BABE
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Bodies and souls. : EGOS
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An 1891 novel. : TESSOFTHEDURBERVILLES
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Cincinnati Reds' manager. : SEWELL
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She dwelt in Yggdrasill. : HEL
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Parts of houses. : ELLS
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Scenery in New Mexico. : MESAS
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Supplied with small shot. : PELLETED
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McKinley's hometown. : CANTON
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He married Miss Mullens. : ALDEN
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Marsupials: Colloq. : ROOS
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Governor at Topeka. : ARN
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"A Poem in Marble." : TAJMAHAL
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Stuffed: Fr. : BOURRE
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Italian hall. : ATRIO
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Republican from Indiana. : SENATORHOMERECAPEHART
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Ambassador Henderson's post. : IRAN
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Nut tree. : COLA
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Discerns. : ESPIES
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___ darkness. : OUTER
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Propelled a shell. : OARED
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Kin of M. S. A. : ECA
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Hawaiian goddess of volcanoes. : PELE
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King Paul's daughter. : IRENE
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Celebrated. : NOTED
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Tailor's tool. : TRACER
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Indian poet. : TAGORE
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Let. : LEASE
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Natives of Odense. : DANES
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___ acid. : NITRIC
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Tellers of adventure tales. : SAGAMEN
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Conspirator exposed by Cicero. : CATILINE
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His wife waited twenty years for him. : ODYSSEUS
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Polish river. : BUG
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Blackbird. : MERL
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Gives approval. : AMENS
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Dartmouth's town. : HANOVER
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Skyline "finger." : SPIRE
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Chevron place. : SLEEVE
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Star Celeste. : HOLM
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Gone up. : ARISEN
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Emulate the Cheshire cat. : VANISH
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R. A. Eden. : GROOM
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Celtic allies of the Romans. : AEDUI
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Songstress Wynn. : NAN
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Babylonian Hades. : ARALU
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Pirates' fence-buster. : KINER
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Greedy. : RAVENOUS
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Son of Boaz. : OBED
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Means of acquiring knowledge. : ORGANONS
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Product of Idaho. : POTATO
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Province in Ecuador. : CANAR
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Unit of electrical capacity. : FARAD
86
Grand Banks catch. : COD
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Weary Willies. : HOBOES
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Mother of the prophet Samuel. : HANNAH
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Spurts of activity. : STARTS
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BAR. : RIFLE
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The House has 435. : SEATS
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Capital city on the Red River. : HANOI
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Chinese coins. : CASH
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Singer. : ALTO
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Original stoic. : ZENO
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Gavrillo Prinzip, i. e. : SERB
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Hodgepodge. : OLIO
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Traubel role. : ELSA
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No game, at bridge. : NIL
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Divine law: Lat. : FAS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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