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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

HOUSEHOLD WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, September 15, 1963

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,159
Across
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Steals in. : CREEPS
7
Telegraph key. : TAPPER
13
Blow. : WHACK
18
Type of plane or train. : SHUTTLE
19
Maid in poetry. : ELAINE
20
Nice or Newport. : RESORT
22
Jackson's "brain trust." : KITCHENCABINET
24
Relative of a keynoter. : ORATOR
25
Acronym for a drug. : ACTH
26
Sweet singer. : BARD
27
Abdicates. : RESIGNS
29
Playroom item. : TOY
30
Indo-Chinese. : TAI
31
Gather. : REAP
33
Rawboned animal. : SCRAG
34
In: Fr. : DANS
35
Elbe tributary. : EGER
37
Zoo specimens. : HYENAS
39
Poetic contraction. : OER
40
On the level. : LEGIT
41
Heap; collection. : SORITE
43
Dressed. : CLAD
45
Testify. : DEPOSE
47
Hide ___ hair. : NOR
48
Ante ___. : BELLUM
50
Silken. : SERIC
51
Scene of Shakespeare's debut. : THEGLOBE
55
Girth. : STRAP
57
Cookbook contents. : DISHES
60
Affirmative. : YEA
61
Mendacious men. : LIARS
63
Certain rooms. : CELLS
65
Office girl. : STENO
66
Bathe. : LAVE
68
Treasurer. : CHAMBERLAIN
71
Evening in Napoli. : SERA
72
Blessed ___. : EVENT
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Building material. : STEEL
75
Busybody. : SNOOP
77
Drench. : SOP
78
Took it easy. : RESTED
80
Titled ones. : EARLS
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Quite. : ENTIRELY
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Filter. : DRAIN
86
Domains. : REALMS
88
Also: Dial. : EKE
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Legendary Persian hero. : RUSTAM
91
Venezuelan mine center. : AROA
92
Spoiled. : RANCID
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Appeared. : AROSE
98
Feline cry. : MEW
100
High old times. : SPREES
103
Streeter's "___ Mable." : DERE
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Social unit. : SEPT
105
Part of Caesar's army. : LEGIO
107
Deserve. : EARN
108
Spanish article. : LOS
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Chance, old style. : HAP
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City in the Volga region. : SARANSK
112
Quarrel. : TIFF
114
Equine feature. : MANE
115
Goldsmith. : OLIVER
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Phenomenon of 1919. : POLISHCORRIDOR
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Entertaining in a way. : WINING
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What "or" means as a suffix. : ONEWHO
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Prospect. : LOOKOUT
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Size of type. : AGATE
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Connecticut town. : DARIEN
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Seemly. : DECENT
Down
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Sandburg poem. : CHICAGO
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Less smooth. : RUTTIER
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Do aquatints. : ETCH
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Numerical suffix. : ETH
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Commoner. : PLEB
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Of six. : SENARY
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Party. : TEADANCE
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Vestment. : ALB
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Mr. and Mrs. : PAIR
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Loblollies. : PINES
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Menuhin's teacher. : ENESCO
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Not active. : RETIRED
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Faulty. : WRONG
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Word on a towel. : HERS
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Quick ___ wink. : ASA
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Dairy product. : COTTAGECHEESE
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Money in Estonia. : KROONI
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Certain footwear. : SKATES
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Date of a sort. : TRYST
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Indian. : CREE
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Paris depots. : GARES
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Wearies. : PALLS
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Quits. : DESISTS
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Hoop. : RING
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Bold. : HEROIC
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Work of art by Cellini, and others. : SALTCELLARS
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Lemur. : LORIS
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Pike payment. : TOLL
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Famous engraver. : DURER
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Foot: Suffix. : PED
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Scold. : BERATE
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Parts of parks. : MALLS
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Polk's predecessor. : TYLER
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Struggle. : HEAVE
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Occupation for 75 Across. : EAVESDROPPING
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Cries from Scrooge. : BAHS
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Carpenters' tools. : PLANES
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Become a member. : ENROL
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O. Henry character. : SOAPY
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Blur. : SMEAR
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Noun suffix. : SION
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Commit with confidence. : ENTRUST
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Kentucky college town. : BEREA
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Observers. : NOTERS
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Hector. : TEASE
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Rabbit's relative. : PIKA
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Said: Fr. : DIT
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Incline. : SLOPE
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Sunder. : REND
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Christener. : NAMER
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Long-distance contest. : MARATHON
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Large-footed. : MEGAPOD
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Green porcelain. : CELADON
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Smooth. : IRONOUT
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The Negev. : DESERT
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Stand ___. : ASHOW
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All that truly exists: Philos. : REALIA
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City in SE Minnesota. : WINONA
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Patron saint of Sweden. : ERIC
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Clasp. : ENFOLD
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Far-reaching. : LARGE
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Noted Canadian. : OSLER
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Dispatched. : SENT
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Flightless bird. : KIWI
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Cleaving tool. : FROE
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Term in TV. : MIKE
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___ Latina. : VIA
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Novel of 1887. : SHE
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Fabulous bird. : ROC

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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