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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORDS ON PARADE

New York Times, Sunday, September 9, 1956

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 550 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,630
Across
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Finely intertwined. : LACY
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___ loquendi. : USUS
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Take eagerly. : SNAP
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Appearance. : SHOW
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He founded Savannah. : OGLETHORPE
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Shakespearean clown. : TOUCHSTONE
22
Pedestrians' guides. : CROSSLINES
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Noisy, as a jalopy. : RATTLESOME
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Does not lack. : HAS
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Branch of service: Abbr. : AAF
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Rose product. : ATTAR
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Same: Comb. form. : HOM
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Rosewall of tennis. : KEN
30
Get by labor. : EARN
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Ivy. : CREEPER
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Aztec god of sowing. : XIPE
36
London Laborite. : EDE
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Soothed. : EASED
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Cut with a scythe. : REAP
40
Stettin's river. : ODER
43
Warrant of admission. : PASSPORT
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Beauty contest winner. : MISSUNIVERSE
49
Cry of recoil. : UGH
50
Froggery. : RANARIUM
52
___ Fein. : SINN
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Dos Passos novel. : USA
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Takes French leave. : ELOPES
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Not encountered. : UNMET
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Young salmon. : SKEGGER
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Peace and quiet. : REPOSE
61
Poland China. : PIG
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Pacific island. : WAKE
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S. Lewis hero. : CASS
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Excuse for nonappearance: Law. : ESSOIN
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A nickname for Mamie. : MRSIKE
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Italian wine district. : ASTI
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Western tribe. : UTES
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Royat is one. : SPA
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Ready and eager. : ALLSET
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Discloses. : IMPARTS
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Ouida's real name. : RAMEE
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Edith to Osbert. : SISTER
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No, in Glasgow. : NAE
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Ritualistic declaration. : OATH
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Cap. : BEARSKIN
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Señor's hurrah. : OLE
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Brides' attendants. : TRAINBEARERS
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Barracks. : CASERNES
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Sweeps. : OARS
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Po tributary. : ADDA
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Conversation opener. : OHSAY
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Poet's contraction. : EER
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Source of niacin. : MEAT
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Fatty substance: Biochem. : ADIPOID
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Soraya's husband. : SHAH
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Athos to Porthos. : AMI
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Lily: Fr. : LIS
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Adjective for krypton. : INERT
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Cry of surprise. : OHO
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A or an: Ger. : EIN
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Festival scene in Mass. : TANGLEWOOD
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Act of shunning: Rare. : ESCHEWANCE
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Tuneful programs. : HITPARADES
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Fortune-teller. : SORTILEGER
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Sweetheart. : LASS
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Viewed. : EYED
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Retreat. : NOOK
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Game fish. : CERO
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Ness. : LOCH
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Site of Pearl Mosque. : AGRA
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Business arrangement. : CLOSEDSHOP
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Agreed. : YES
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Tatar lancer. : UHLAN
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Thirst: Fr. : SOIF
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Subject of a Keats ode. : URN
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Asparagus shoots. : SPEARS
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Larks, hawks, etc. : SOARERS
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Filbert. : NUT
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New drug. : ACTH
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Blue-red color. : PHLOXPINK
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Beale and Basin: Abbr. : STS
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Products of home industry. : HOOKEDRUGS
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"This one is ___." : ONME
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Think: Poet. : WEEN
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Moscow monarch. : TSAR
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Holding in regard. : ESTEEMING
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Links hazard. : TRAP
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Half: Prefix. : SEMI
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Irksomeness. : TEDIUM
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Political monogram. : AES
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Down: Prefix. : CATA
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Defendant: Lat. : REUS
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Israfel. : POE
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Great Seal symbol. : EAGLE
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Bird. : ERN
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Herbs related to carrots. : ANISES
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Twisting curves. : ESSES
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Grow. : REAR
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Roman boy. : PUER
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Laundry implement. : PRESSIRON
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Spots on Mars. : OASES
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Diving duck. : SMEW
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Bodice style. : VNECKLINE
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Destroyer. : RUINER
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"___ nascitur, non fit." : POETA
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Heavy bar with flat tip. : TAMPER
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St. Mary's team. : GAELS
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Sump. : PIT
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Thailand-Malay isthmus. : KRA
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Put out. : OUSTED
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Process: Comb. form. : IASIS
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Met soprano. : AMARA
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Plants used for flavoring. : SPEARMINTS
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Quien ___? : SABE
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Vacation spots. : SEASHORES
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Geologist's joy at Salisbury. : STONEHENGE
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Angler. : EELER
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___ bien. : TRES
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3 ___ 9 is 3. : INTO
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Frenchman's snuffbox. : TABATIERE
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One of the Pleiades. : MEROPE
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"I ___ little nut tree ... " : HADA
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Cigarfish. : SCAD
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Queeg's constant interjections. : KAY
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Danish fjord. : ISE
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Sent a message. : RADIOED
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Contemporary cartoonist. : REA
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Rebukes: Colloq. : SITSON
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___ prima. : ALLA
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Neither Dems or Reps. : INDS
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Valentine role. : SHEIK
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Wolf's cry. : HOWL
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Sports: Abbr. : ATHL
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Hermes' mother. : MAIA
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Dominion. : SWAY
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"___ be in England ... " : OHTO
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Deep freeze. : ICER
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Vespasian succeeded him. : NERO
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Doctors: Abbr. : GPS
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Horatian work. : ODE
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___-Magnon. : CRO
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Important Commission. : AEC

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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