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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

THE FACE IS FAMILIAR

New York Times, Sunday, January 25, 1970

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,470
Across Down
1. Termagant : SCOLD
6. Cleft : PARTED
12. Epithet for Samuel Johnson : CHAM
16. Relative of hi-fi : STEREO
17. Panay port : ILOILO
18. Papa Bear of football : HALAS
20. Patti Page : CLARAANNFOWLER
22. Wards off : AVERTS
24. Bittern : HERON
25. Eating places : CAFES
26. Bishop's headdress : MITRE
28. Novelist Levin : IRA
29. Grub : EATS
30. Entanglement : TOILS
31. Bremen's river : WESER
32. Connery : SEAN
33. Harriman's nickname : AVE
34. Arctic base : THULE
35. ___ Devi, Indian peak : NANDA
36. Piece of gossip : ONDIT
37. Schnauzers : TERRIERS
39. Mexican shawl : MANTA
40. Hindu's fast to get justice : DHARNA
41. "___ Lynne" : EAST
42. Kyle or Tobin : ROTE
43. "___ My Sunshine" : YOUARE
45. Play the siren : ALLURE
48. Valuable tree of N. Z. : TOTARA
50. Checks : ARRESTS
53. ___ Kabaivanska, Met soprano : RAINA
54. Rathbone : BASIL
55. Chilean export : NITRE
57. Use a straw : SIP
58. Useless : IDLE
59. Cyd Charisse : TULAFINKLEA
61. Color in French flag : BLEU
62. Culbertson : ELY
63. Shaman : CURER
64. Sniggler : EELER
65. Blossom in Brest : FLEUR
66. Prof's stand : LECTERN
68. Wailed : YOWLED
70. Drinks noisily : SLURPS
71. Smuts's philosophy : HOLISM
73. Auction word : SOLD
74. Korean statesman : RHEE
75. Iosif V. Dzhugashvili : STALIN
77. Choir voices : ALTOS
79. Knight fights : JOUSTING
83. California's Santa ___ : PAULA
84. Pigtail : BRAID
85. Cluster : BUNCH
86. Cargo unit : TON
87. Grampuses : ORCS
88. La ___, Honduran port : CEIBA
89. Fissure : CRACK
90. ___ move on! : GETA
91. Bowl call : RAH
92. Count Basie plays it : PIANO
93. Cathay : CHINA
94. Braid of gold or silver : ORRIS
95. Small-time : TWOBIT
97. Cary Grant : ARCHIBALDLEACH
100. Usher's beat : AISLE
101. Jeer at : DERIDE
102. Emissary : LEGATE
103. Capitol Hill count : NAYS
104. Worked on galleys : EDITED
105. Wroth : IRATE
1. Track official : STARTER
2. Mackerel-like fish : CEROS
3. Algerian port : ORAN
4. Author of "The King Ranch" : LEA
5. Ken Murray : DONCOURT
6. Nonsense! : PIFFLE
7. Agalloch : ALOES
8. Has an oar-deal : ROWS
9. Sesame : TIL
10. Krypton, for one : ELEMENT
11. Miss von Kappelhoff : DORISDAY
12. Trout : CHARR
13. Engage in : HAVE
14. Drink : ALE
15. Leila Koerber : MARIEDRESSLER
16. "The ravel'd ___ of care" : SLEAVE
19. Tune : STRAIN
20. Flimflam : CHEAT
21. Name for a ship's carpenter : NAILS
23. Kringle : SANTA
27. Congou : TEA
30. Anagram for "sheet" : THESE
31. Baseball's Big or Little Poison : WANER
32. Delusion's partner : SNARE
34. Royal adornment : TIARA
35. Natasha Gurdin : NATALIEWOOD
36. Midwest airport : OHARE
38. Meet, as alumni : REUNE
39. Central theme : MOTIF
40. Indian millet : DURRA
42. Bed of flowers : ROSARY
44. Horse opera : OATER
45. Caliban's opposite : ARIEL
46. Chef's spoon : LADLE
47. Claudette Colbert : LILYCHAUCHOIN
48. Narrative : TALE
49. Walked : ANKLED
51. Traffic jam : TIEUP
52. Rail sidetracks : SPURS
54. George ___ (Nathan Birnbaum) : BURNS
56. "___ Three Lives" : ILED
59. City in N.W. Italy : TURIN
60. Actress Gwyn and others : NELLS
61. Cornflower : BLUET
63. Girl in "As You Like It" : CELIA
65. Hosiery color : FLESH
67. Turnpike fees : TOLLS
69. Old port of Rome : OSTIA
70. Oyster shell : SHUCK
72. Enriching brine : MARINADE
74. Pope John XXIII : RONCALLI
75. Recreation : SPORT
76. Pacific battle site: 1943 : TARAWA
78. Drudged : LABORED
79. Tia ___ : JUANA
80. Battologize : ITERATE
81. Announcement : NOTICE
82. Grind together : GNASH
84. Lillie : BEA
85. Suborned : BRIBED
88. Adduces : CITES
89. Reprove : CHIDE
90. Alexander's epithet : GREAT
92. Like thick rugs : PILY
93. Voucher : CHIT
94. Former Queen of Greece : OLGA
96. Dan Beard's org. : BSA
98. Dernier ___ : CRI
99. Article in Berlin : DER

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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