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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

RHYME TIME

New York Times, Sunday, January 24, 1960

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { F Q }, Scrabble score: 698 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,845
Across
1. Yearning. : ACHING
7. Bantu. : ZULU
11. Engineering degrees. : BMES
15. Become liable. : INCUR
20. Abstracted person. : MOONER
21. Long-winded ones. : BORES
22. Stop working awhile. : REST
23. Vieux ___, French Quarter of New Orleans. : CARRE
24. Cousin of rock ’n’ roll. : BOOGIEWOOGIE
26. Pugilist in TV bouts. : YAMABAHAMA
28. Kind. : ILK
29. “Winter’s Tale” King. : LEONTES
30. Chain. : CATENA
31. Tart. : ACID
32. Noun suffix. : TION
34. Curl. : TRESS
35. Dixie dish. : PONE
36. Blasting mixture. : TNT
38. Camelot Knight. : KAY
39. Silken. : SERIC
41. Native of Liberia. : KRU
42. Spanish silver. : PLATA
43. Word to go with “ho”. : HEAVE
45. Relative of a ’gator. : CROC
47. Tool with bent handle. : SIDEAX
49. Fox-hunting area of England. : THESHIRES
53. Sunshade. : PARASOL
56. Antimacassar. : TIDY
57. Look. : SEEM
58. Hindu chief. : RAJAH
59. One: Span. : UNO
60. Three-___ sloth. : TOED
62. Counterpane. : BEDSPREAD
65. Dip. : LADE
66. Recess. : NOOK
68. Ship: Poet. : KEEL
70. Part of a casa. : SALA
71. Trap for plankton. : DNET
73. French co. : CIE
74. See 22 Across. : TAKEABREAK
77. Harvard feature. : YARD
79. Stir up. : AWAKEN
81. Flourishes. : PROSPERS
83. Intermittent. : PERIODIC
86. Half mask. : DOMINO
89. Floor piece. : TILE
91. Drumbeats. : RATTATTATS
95. Former Burmese capital. : AVA
96. West of Mo. and Ark. : OKLA
99. Dolls’ partners. : GUYS
101. March sister. : BETH
102. Leigh Hunt hero. : ABOU
103. Frees (from). : RIDS
105. Feeling. : SENTIMENT
108. “___ pin . . . ” : SEEA
110. Kapek play. : RUR
111. Play. : ENACT
113. Mother Earth. : GAEA
114. Type of tripe. : BOSH
116. Diffuse. : RADIATE
118. Bound, as ground. : DEMARCATE
120. Tailor of sorts. : SARTOR
122. Circular shape. : DISC
123. Paragon. : IDEAL
124. Shaft of a certain shape. : TPOLE
126. Fresh. : NEW
128. Quakers and Lakers. : TEAMS
131. Shaft attachment. : CAM
133. Before. : ERE
134. Coup d’___ (quick view): Fr. : OEIL
135. Not too hot. : TEPID
137. Garden spot. : EDEN
138. Suffix in zoology. : IDAE
140. Chilean island. : EASTER
142. Stratified. : LAYERED
144. Hoosier humorist. : ADE
145. Swinburne’s adjectives for Villon. : SADBADGLAD
147. Confusion. : HUBBLEBUBBLE
149. Piece of Jewelry. : TIARA
150. River in Sweden. : LULE
151. Spiny plants. : ALOES
152. Harum-scarum person. : TEARER
153. Jousters’ garb. : ARMOR
154. Language. : ERSE
155. Blackthorn. : SLOE
156. Mavericks. : STRAYS
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1. Circuits. : AMBITS
2. Rickshaw boy. : COOLIE
3. One way or other (with “by”). : HOOKORCROOK
4. Common suffix. : ING
5. Dog in “Topper.” : NEIL
6. Welcome. : GREET
7. Pre-beatnik outfit. : ZOOTSUIT
8. Hastens (on). : URGES
9. Symbols of Hawaii. : LEIS
10. Want. : USE
11. “Thanatopsis” poet. : BRYANT
12. Jack Sprat. : MEATEATER
13. Man’s name. : ESME
14. Musial. : STANTHEMAN
15. City in Peru. : ICA
16. Okinawa capital. : NAHA
17. Top-notcher. : CRACKERJACK
18. Lake in Iran. : URMIA
19. Prompt. : READY
21. Fluffs and muffs. : BONERS
25. Toil or moil. : WORK
27. Poison, pest and the rest. : BANES
30. Wheedle. : COAX
33. 1933 initials. : NIRA
35. Time for diversion. : PLAYDAY
37. Asian goat. : TAHR
40. Outlay. : COST
42. Feet: Comb. form. : PEDES
44. Bottle. : VIAL
46. Housewives’ guides. : COOKBOOKS
48. Drop bait gently into water. : DIB
50. Attend. : HEED
51. Song heroine. : EADIE
52. Brightness. : SHEEN
53. Thames boat. : PUNT
54. Celebes ox. : ANOA
55. Glances askance. : LEERS
57. Having less flesh. : SPARER
61. Complete, as sleep. : DEEP
63. ___ jack. : SLAP
64. Nautical bearing. : DEADAHEAD
67. Civil War cap. : KEPI
69. Kentish freedman. : LAET
72. Upbraid. : TWIT
75. Florence’s river. : ARNO
76. Genus of chicory herbs. : KRIGIA
78. Part of o. d. : DRAB
80. Court report. : ACTA
82. Shantytown. : SLUM
84. Inhabitants of: Suffix. : ITES
85. Coat fur. : OTTER
86. Braved. : DARED
87. Like a lamb. : OVINE
88. Well-known palindrome. : MADAMIMADAM
90. Optic item. : EYEBALL
92. Magic spell. : ABRACADABRA
93. ___ ensemble. : TOUT
94. Without doubt. : SURE
97. Mouthpiece. : LEGALEAGLE
98. Science course: Abbr. : ANAT
100. Slumber sound. : SNORE
104. Saurel. : SCAD
106. Advocates abstinence. : TEETOTALS
107. Hist! : TST
109. Stulm. : ADIT
112. Beech or peach. : TREE
115. Queen or drone. : HONEYBEE
117. What “video” means. : ISEE
119. Was interested. : CARED
120. Evening in Paris. : SOIR
121. Drives back. : REPELS
125. River in the Carolinas. : PEEDEE
127. Peace material. : WIRE
129. Hodgepodge. : MEDLEY
130. Jeers or fleers. : SNEERS
131. Chest: Lat. : CISTA
132. Robin of song. : ADAIR
135. Verboten. : TABOO
136. Trespasses. : DEBTS
139. River in Spain. : EBRO
141. Innuendo. : SLUR
142. Soothe. : LULL
143. Piece of music. : DUET
146. Bern’s river. : AAR
147. Eats. : HAS
148. ___ none. : BAR

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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