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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORD ALMANAC

New York Times, Sunday, September 27, 1953

Author:
Eugene Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 537 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 86-Across clue had "Underpriviledged"; corrected it to "Underprivileged."

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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,561
Across
1
Hayden of Arizona. : CARL
5
Duffer's tee shots. : SLICES
11
Acronym of W. W. II. : SHAEF
16
Role in "Rain." : SADIE
17
Rights many teachers have. : TENURES
19
Slayer in a nursery rhyme. : SPARROW
21
Dried flower bud. : CLOVE
22
Touch up. : RESTORE
23
He wrote "The Adventurer." : WALTARI
24
Where Calgary is. : ALBERTA
26
Drug affecting blood pressure. : HISTAMINE
28
Tristful. : SAD
29
Equal. : PEER
30
Chant. : INTONE
32
Thomas Merton. : MONK
33
Amb. Wrong from Canada. : HUME
34
Airport structure. : HANGAR
36
Strong taste. : TANG
37
Vendibles. : WARES
38
We never see its other side. : MOON
40
Gay deceiver. : LOTHARIO
43
Concerning. : ANENT
44
Lively musical compositions. : CAPRICES
46
Severe trials. : ACIDTESTS
49
Poem by Shelley. : ALASTOR
50
Rudiments. : ABCS
51
Eloquent. : ORATORIC
55
V. I. P. in Eire. : VALERA
56
Muse with a scroll. : CLIO
57
Indigo. : ANIL
58
___ Persian. : MEDO
59
Kimono sash. : OBI
60
Soldier's equipment. : ACCOUTREMENTS
64
Write. : PEN
65
The ___, near Johannesburg. : RAND
67
Evil. : HARM
68
Place for the V.I.P.'s. : DAIS
69
Act selfishly: 2 wds. : BEMEAN
71
Adjective for the tundra. : TREELESS
73
Encircle. : GIRD
74
Reconcile (opposing forces). : MEDIATE
75
Guide who rides a coach horse. : POSTILION
77
Register of land ownership. : CADASTER
78
Aegean gulf. : SAROS
81
Husker's problem. : CORNSILK
83
1891 heroine. : TESS
84
Mr. Hagerty's White House problem. : PRESS
85
Dartmoor is one. : GAOL
86
Underprivileged one. : NEEDER
88
Salt tree. : ATLE
89
The head: Brit. slang. : CONK
90
Steel magnate (1862–1939). : SCHWAB
92
Munich's river. : ISAR
96
Agency created in 1935. : REA
97
Sidearm pitcher's delivery. : CROSSFIRE
99
Cotton cloth. : PERCALE
101
What Cyrus and Otho had. : EMPIRES
103
Berber's land. : ALGERIA
105
Native of Cherokee. : IOWAN
106
Unsheathe. : DISCASE
107
Dyers. : TINTERS
108
Sirupy liqueur. : CREME
109
"I know not '___'": Hamlet. : SEEMS
110
Is vexing. : TEASES
111
Edible tropical root. : EDDO
Down
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Street: Span. : CALLE
2
House with fireproof walls. : ADOBE
3
Hippopotamus. : RIVERHORSE
4
Sly glance. : LEER
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"___" Lewis of wrestling fame. : STRANGLER
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Governor at Salt Lake City. : LEE
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Briefly. : INSHORT
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What ballroom stags do. : CUTIN
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Worn away. : EROSE
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Waldorf muralist. : SERT
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Move along smartly. : SPANK
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Born 1755, died 1776. : HALE
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Hobby Winnie and Ike share. : ART
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Typist's chore. : ERASURE
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Small opening. : FORAMEN
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Ridgway's former title. : SCAP
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Rider of a hippocampus. : SEAMAID
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Goodman's forte. : SWING
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One adjective for the Pacific. : WIDEST
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Stannum. : TIN
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Problems for speech teacher. : MONOTONES
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Where to see a corn dance. : TAOS
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Inventor of a two-wheeled carriage. : HANSOM
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Peer Gynt's Arab girl. : ANITRA
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Contemporary of Ty and Babe. : TRIS
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Word on a bulb. : WATT
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Coast of S W India. : MALABAR
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Translucent glass. : OPALINE
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Costume. : HABIT
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Popular talent show instrument. : ACCORDION
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Prance. : CAVORT
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Important men on the diamond. : COACHES
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"The Old Sod." : ERIN
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Dead Sea phenomenon. : SALTBED
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Styptic. : ALUM
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Echoes. : REPEATS
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Imagines. : IDEATES
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Nadine of the Met. : CONNER
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The Bonapartes. : CORSICANS
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Surrounded by. : AMID
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Allot parts. : CAST
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Makes money. : EARNS
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Quiet. : SEDATE
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Testify. : DEPOSE
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Medieval dagger. : MISERICORD
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At a ___. : LOSS
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Gibson ___. : GIRL
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Begin fisticuffs or flirtation. : MAKEAPASS
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Gives visual attention. : LOOKSAT
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Ball of yarn. : CLEW
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Was clement. : SPARED
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Apollo's twin. : ARTEMIS
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Backslide. : RELAPSE
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Belongs, as a right. : INHERES
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Tailor's pressing iron. : GOOSE
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Myra Hess is one: Abbr. : DBE
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Meat garnish. : CRESS
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Actress Hasso. : SIGNE
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Chalk: Lat. : CRETA
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Used a crosscut. : SAWED
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Texas landmark. : ALAMO
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Director Clair. : RENE
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U. S. architect. : CRAM
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Rove on the wing. : FLIT
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Paddy product. : RICE
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Button's milieu. : ICE
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High dudgeon. : IRE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 21 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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