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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

CLICHELAND

New York Times, Sunday, January 25, 1959

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 648 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 17, 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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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,481
Across
1. Tenth part. : TITHE
6. Compact. : SNUG
10. Island SW of Timor. : ROTTI
15. River of Damascus. : BARADA
21. Slip. : ERROR
22. Plantation product. : CANE
23. Character of a people. : ETHOS
24. Coalesces. : UNITES
25. Tidy. : NEATASAPIN
27. Very robust. : TOUGHASNAILS
29. Sicilian city. : ENNA
30. Rattled. : CLATTERED
32. Very: Sp. : MUY
33. "Damn Yankees" heroine. : LOLA
34. Bit of marble. : TESSERA
36. King Vong's land. : LAOS
37. Mrs. James K. Polk. : SARAH
39. Denial. : NAY
40. Monk. : FRA
41. Over: Ger. : UBER
43. ___ as Punch. : PLEASED
45. Hard to hold. : SLIPPERYASANEEL
50. Gynt's Arabian girl. : ANITRA
54. ___ and tear. : WEAR
55. Sea dogs. : TARS
56. Bland. : MILD
57. Plains of ___. : ABRAHAM
58. Business phrase. : INRE
59. Algid. : COLDASICE
61. Canasta card. : TREY
62. Witness' vow. : IDO
63. Eggy drink. : NOG
64. White-tailed bird. : ERN
65. Be bested. : LOSE
66. Adduce. : CITE
67. Growl. : GNAR
68. Callow. : GREENASGRASS
72. Without. : SANS
73. Old as the hills. : HOARY
74. Jot. : ATOM
75. ___ sapiens. : HOMO
76. Small tractor for canal boats. : MULE
77. Crones. : HAGS
78. Derrick parts. : MASTS
80. Purse item. : COMB
81. Very cozy, in Shakespearean days. : WARMASATOAST
85. ___ log. : YULE
86. Capital of Elam. : SUSA
87. Arrow feathered to rotate. : VIRE
88. Grundy, for one. : MRS
89. Variety of coffee. : RIO
90. Samuel's teacher. : ELI
91. Word on a galley. : STET
92. Describing a snap. : EASYASPIE
95. Othello's ancient. : IAGO
96. Beams. : RAFTERS
98. Cow house. : BYRE
99. Louver board. : SLAT
100. Porker's plaint. : OINK
101. Taken care of. : SEENTO
102. Spotless. : CLEANASAWHISTLE
106. Leader in First Crusade. : TANCRED
108. Relative of watts. : OHMS
109. Dax or Menton. : SPA
110. Author Hyman. : MAC
113. Bird. : EGRET
114. "Mikado" character. : KOKO
116. Of soul or mind. : PSYCHIC
120. Samoan city. : APIA
122. Roman bronze. : AES
123. Two words for entertainment. : RADIOPLAY
126. One of the Hebrides. : IONA
127. Adamant. : HARDASASTONE
130. Very dense. : THICKASMUD
132. Secrets. : ARCANA
133. "Have your cake and ___." : EATIT
134. Hercules' captive. : IOLE
135. Cubic meter. : STERE
136. Anther and filament. : STAMEN
137. Think of that!: Fr. : TIENS
138. Decalogue adverbs. : NOTS
139. Resource. : ASSET
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1. Belief. : TENET
2. One of the Horae. : IRENE
3. Across: Prefix. : TRANS
4. Sizzling. : HOTASFIRE
5. Christian ___. : ERA
6. La ___ in Milan. : SCALA
7. Soft leather. : NAPA
8. Military group. : UNIT
9. Comparison from "Romeo and Juliet." : GENTLEASALAMB
10. Back: Prefix. : RETRO
11. Oklahoma tribe. : OTOES
12. Plunk. : THUD
13. Dress (with "up"). : TOG
14. "Pequod" survivor. : ISHMAEL
15. Comparison from Chaucer. : BUSYASABEE
16. ___ Arbor. : ANN
17. Money in Tabriz. : RIAL
18. Noun suffix. : ATION
19. ___ Street. : DELLA
20. Test. : ASSAY
26. Bit. : SCRAP
28. Distinctive air. : AURA
31. Conchae. : EARS
35. Marshall Plan. : ERP
37. Go-devil. : SLED
38. Electrical unit. : HENRY
41. Eurasian range. : URAL
42. Little America founder. : BYRD
43. Mauna Loa goddess. : PELE
44. Through: Prefix. : DIA
45. Madrileno. : SENOR
46. Comparison from Latin proverb, "Ad vivum." : LARGEASLIFE
47. Choirboys' collars. : ETONS
48. Improper. : AMISS
49. Garibaldi's birthplace. : NICE
51. Skinny. : THINASARAIL
52. Pilot's aid. : RADAR
53. He wrote "The Last Resorts." : AMORY
54. Faction. : WING
57. College courses. : ARTS
59. Bone up. : CRAM
60. Tolerable. : SOSO
61. Moth: Lat. : TINEA
64. Father of Cainan. : ENOS
66. Unruffled. : CALM
67. Cry of White Sox fans. : GOGO
69. Diminutive ending. : ETTE
70. Glimmering. : GHOST
71. Fanfani's capital. : ROMA
72. Certain, in cowboy lingo. : SUREASSHOOTIN
73. Cloches. : HATS
76. Asch book. : MARY
77. Pika's cousin. : HARE
78. Fort ___, Fla. : MYERS
79. German assembly halls. : AULAE
80. Hints. : CUES
81. Make wary: Slang. : WISEN
82. Forger. : SMITH
83. Actress Hasso. : SIGNE
84. Selected. : TOOK
86. ___ ox. : STRONGASAN
87. Spanish measure. : VARA
91. Bristles. : SETAE
92. Watched. : EYED
93. Bridge term. : SLAM
94. Cat's-___. : PAWS
95. They overuse "I." : IOTACISTS
97. Explosive. : TNT
98. Fruit decay. : BLET
102. Fire basket. : CRESSET
103. First Japanese Ambassador to U. S. : AOKI
104. ___ Kul, Kirghiz lake. : ISSYK
105. Northern ___, winter apple. : SPY
107. Spanish linen. : CREA
110. Ceylonese monkeys. : MAHAS
111. To pieces. : APART
112. About. : CIRCA
114. Dramatist-director. : KANIN
115. Dramatist. : ODETS
116. Gaits. : PACES
117. Concern of F. H. A. : HOMES
118. Toughen. : INURE
119. Younger son. : CADET
121. As old as ___. : ADAM
123. Sound of surf. : ROTE
124. Cry of contempt. : PHOO
125. Lively air. : LILT
128. One: Dial. : ANE
129. Indo-Chinese. : TAI
131. Sly ___ fox. : ASA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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