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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, September 19, 1953

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,553
Across
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Alexander Kipnis' voice. : BASS
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Member of the family. : PAPA
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Crewman on the Ark. : HAM
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Archangel in "Paradise Lost." : URIEL
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Coin of ancient Greece. : OBOL
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Hoarfrost. : RIME
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Circus. : HIPPODROME
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Gem resembling moonstone. : OPAL
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"The rest is silence," for example. : LASTWORDS
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One of Santa's reindeer. : CUPID
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Nest on a crag. : AERIE
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Owl's weapons. : TALONS
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Wood for oars. : ASH
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___ Bernardino. : SAN
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Nursery strays. : SHEEP
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Fagin's poor pupil. : TWIST
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NATO chief. : GRUENTHER
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Binding for seams. : TAPE
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Oozy. : SEEPY
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Type of flooring. : TILE
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Where to find Baldwins. : APPLETREE
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Tattles. : TELLS
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Mexican housewife's pots. : OLLAS
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Grass grown for grain and straw. : RYE
43
___ one's words. : EAT
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Native of Upolu. : SAMOAN
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Idolize. : ADORE
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Music hall or theatre. : ODEUM
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Rumrunners. : SMUGGLERS
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Force or exertion. : DINT
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Of the horse doctor's worth. : HIPPIATRIC
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Toplady's hymn, "Rock of ___." : AGES
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In the theatre, at liberty. : IDLE
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Ars ___, vita brevis. : LONGA
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French pronoun. : SES
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Equal. : PEER
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Shipshape. : NEAT
Down
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Furniture decorated with inlaid shell, metal, etc. : BUHL
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"Un Bel Di" is one. : ARIA
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Opposite of gulps. : SIPS
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Dividing walls. : SEPTA
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Bowls for babies. : PORRINGERS
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Home. : ABODE
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Small dogs. : POMS
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Ginger ___. : ALE
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Lover of horses. : HIPPOPHILE
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Violently. : AMAIN
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What canastas are. : MELDS
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At the nadir. : LOWEST
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Monte Carlo attraction. : ROULETTE
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Dickens character. : DORA
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French port. : CAEN
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People generally. : THEY
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Bag of marbles for a penknife, for example. : SWAP
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He outraced Atalanta by dropping three golden apples. : HIPPOMENES
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Tip-top. : SUPERDUPER
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S. R. O. shows. : SELLOUTS
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Caddoan Indian : REE
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Songstress Fitzgerald. : ELLA
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Continue to be. : REST
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Sports announcer Lomax. : STAN
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Ancient kingdom in Persia. : ELAM
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Of the back: Zool. : TERGAL
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He plays for Casey. : YOGI
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Between-meal treats. : SODAS
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River in northern Italy, into the Gulf of Venice. : ADIGE
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Capacious. : AMPLE
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Town in Louisiana. : ELTON
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The slope of a hill. : SIDE
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Bird with 22 Across. : ERNE
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Baltic port. : RIGA
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Go away! : SCAT
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It comes before hurray. : HIP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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