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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

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Students & seniors
Across
1. 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
19. Presently. : ANON
20. Wrestlers' grips. : TOEHOLDS
21. "Katy ___." : DIDNT
22. 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
1. 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
55. Baby girl: Span. : NENA
56. 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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