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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

STEPQUOTE

New York Times, Sunday, July 7, 1974

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 525 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 12, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
JimH notes: The stepquote reads, "All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream."
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,094
Across Down
1. Start of the Stepquote : ALLTHATW
9. Senor's Saturday : SABADO
15. Jazzman Fountain : PETE
19. Ethiopian emperor : SELASSIE
20. Field hands : PLOWERS
22. Effluvium : ODOR
23. Belmont gate officials : STARTERS
24. Poem of 1847 : ULALUME
25. Chariot race : AGON
26. Feudal domestic : ESNE
27. Madre and Leone : SIERRAS
29. "Brian's Song" actor : CAAN
31. N. Z. woody vine : AKA
32. Fish dish : ROE
33. Below, in poesy : NEATH
34. Vacuum tube : PERMATRON
36. Revolution : TURN
38. Tempo, in Greek music : AGOGE
39. Big butte : MESA
40. Citizen of Kerman : IRANI
41. Condescends : STOOPS
43. Edible seaweed : REDWARE
45. Jewish month : ELUL
46. S. A. monkeys : SAKIS
48. Sweet alcohol : IDITOL
50. Guidonian note : ELA
52. "You Know ___" : MEAL
54. Word after "woe" : BETIDE
57. Certain songs : SOLI
59. "I ___ Camera" : AMA
61. Soft, in Siena : MOLLE
62. Recency : NEWNESS
64. Of a fraternal order : MASONIC
66. Medieval helmet : ARMET
67. Stepquote part : MISBUTA
69. Noted pollster : ROPER
70. British forest officer : AGISTER
73. Steering-gear units : TIERODS
75. Matchless : ALONE
76. Capek play : RUR
77. French saint: Dec. 1 : ELOI
79. "Once upon a midnight ___" : DREARY
80. Cries from Hamlet : FIES
81. Erode : EAT
83. Poetic form : SONNET
85. Ant : EMMET
87. Descartes : RENE
89. "___ jolly good fellow" : FORHESA
92. Emulates Brünnhilde : SLEEPS
96. Seed : SPORE
98. Road and wart : HOGS
99. Nitwits : SIMPS
101. Office copy, for short : STAT
102. K.O. punches : HAYMAKERS
104. Vermont ski resort : STOWE
105. Pig ___ poke : INA
106. They, in Tours : ILS
107. Gypsy's reading matter : PALM
108. Tapeworms : TAENIAS
110. Topic in the tropics : HEAT
111. Pro ___ : RATA
113. Container for pekoe : TEABALL
115. Verse tragedy by Shelley : THECENCI
117. Made a hole in one : ACED
118. "___ Lee": 1849 : ANNABEL
119. Ligeia and Lenore, e.g. : HEROINES
120. Zilch : ZERO
121. River to the Aegean : STRUMA
122. End of Stepquote : INADREAM
1. Maintains : ASSERTS
2. Divulges : LETSOUT
3. Mexican herdsman : LLANERO
4. Darnel : TARE
5. Successor to F.D.R. : HST
6. "___ Death": Grieg : ASES
7. Wearisome : TIRING
8. Stepquote part : WESEEORSEEM
9. Gushed : SPURTED
10. Deity of Islam : ALLAH
11. Ethnologist Franz : BOAS
12. Leather-puncher : AWL
13. Prolonged tennis units : DEUCESETS
14. Port west of Karachi : ORMARA
15. Wire grass : POA
16. Stepquote author : EDGARALLANPOE
17. Hired : TOOKON
18. Verdi opera : ERNANI
21. Coal bed : SEAM
28. Vogue : RAGE
30. Hang or hob : NAIL
34. Persian fairy : PERI
35. Kind of blue : TRUE
37. Cash-register recordings : NOSALES
38. Inquire : ASK
39. Took no chances : MADESURE
42. Artist's board : PALETTE
44. Give a ___ to (shun) : WIDEBERTH
45. Fitzgerald : ELLA
47. ___ Saud : IBN
49. ___ Paul Kruger : OOM
51. Somme capital : AMIENS
52. Rue in a story : MORGUE
53. Boyhood love of 16 Down : ELMIRAROYSTER
55. Ridicule : TWIT
56. Those in the know : INSIDERS
58. Poem of 1831 : ISRAFEL
60. Port near Haifa : ACRE
61. Volcanic crater : MAAR
63. Attic promenade : STOA
65. Egglike stones : OOLITES
68. Stepquote part : ADREAMWITHI
71. In addition : ELSE
72. Marsupial, for short : ROO
74. Beethoven work: Abbr. : SYM
78. Stool pigeon : INFORMANT
82. Period : TERM
84. Wooden pegs : NOGS
86. Pub. company pile-up : MSS
88. Tide : NEAP
90. Henry Aaron's mother : ESTELLA
91. Swiss town : SION
93. Stephen, in Sedan : ETIENNE
94. Cure-all : PANACEA
95. Totalitarian policy : STATISM
96. Persian rug : SHIRAZ
97. "The Haunted ___," poem of 1839 : PALACE
98. Mrs. Whitman et al. : HELENS
100. Pheasant : PEAHEN
103. Judo workout : KATA
104. Hawthorne's birthplace : SALEM
108. Verboten : TABU
109. Wheys : SERA
110. Fortune's child : HEIR
112. Stir : ADO
114. Mixologist's milieu : BAR
116. Boston fish : COD

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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