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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, January 21, 1954

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,668
Across
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Suitable scope or opportunity. : ROOM
5
Connected series of events. : CHAIN
10
One of a million natives of India. : BHIL
14
Pulpit or reading stand. : AMBO
15
Selassie of Ethiopia. : HAILE
16
Uncommon. : RARE
17
Unit of illumination. : FOOTCANDLE
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Presently. : ANON
20
Wrestlers' grips. : TOEHOLDS
21
"Katy ___." : DIDNT
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Something unusual: Abbr. : SPEC
23
Source. : FOUNT
25
Three little kittens' reward. : PIE
28
Man's nickname. : STU
29
Ruler length. : ONEFOOT
32
___ Johnston, author. : ALVA
34
Free. : FOOTLOOSE
36
Italian art center. : SIENA
38
Proper. : FIT
39
Hepcat's cry. : SOLID
40
Outmoded means of boring. : HANDDRILL
42
Action. : DEED
43
A Greek, in Homer's day. : ACHAIAN
44
Believer in: Suffix. : IST
47
Wipe the dishes. : DRY
48
At full length. : ALONG
49
Cartoonist Addams. : CHAS
51
Year: Latin. : ANNUS
53
Going around instead of through. : SKIRTING
57
Old uncle and others. : NEDS
58
A rather long putt. : NINEFOOTER
60
Three: German. : DREI
61
On the qui vive. : ALERT
62
Rajah's wife. : RANI
63
___ jerk. : SODA
64
Manuscripts in meter: Poet. : POESY
65
Sheeted horde. : KLAN
Down
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A large number: Colloq. : RAFT
2
Tahiti novel by Melville. : OMOO
3
Leon Goossens plays it. : OBOE
4
Night-flyers. : MOTHS
5
Cottage with over-hanging eaves. : CHALET
6
Prelude to a "stretch." : HANDCUFFING
7
Assists. : AIDS
8
Gov. Stratton's state: Abbr. : ILL
9
By birth. : NEE
10
Fish, according to an old wives' tale. : BRAINFOOD
11
Describing expensive book covers. : HANDTOOLED
12
Mesabi Range product. : IRON
13
It begins Mar. 3rd. : LENT
18
Bluecoats. : COPS
21
Last acts of Decatur and Hamilton. : DUELS
23
Sycophants. : FOOTLICKERS
24
Where Windsor is: Abbr. : ONT
25
Egyptian title. : PASHA
26
Sacro ___. : ILIAC
27
Impartial. : EVENHANDED
30
Willow used in basketry. : OSIER
31
Nickname of a President. : TEDDY
33
Southern Spain. : ANDALUSIA
35
Gusher product. : OIL
37
Good-by in 33 Down. : ADIOS
41
Was a candidate. : RAN
45
Describing good quarterbacks or quibblers. : SHIFTY
46
"Elephant's ear." : TARO
50
Bringer of the New Year. : STORK
51
Conjunctions. : ANDS
52
Opera by Handel. : NERO
53
To cut, with "snick." : SNEE
54
A kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Baby girl: Span. : NENA
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Pleasant expression. : GRIN
58
Snooze. : NAP
59
World-wide labor group. : ILO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later.

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