This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.
Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, January 3, 1957

11-Down : Helicopter.

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
M
2
A
3
O
4
R
5
I
6
D
7
R
8
A
9
B
10
H
11
E
12
R
13
B
14
O
R
M
E
N
15
I
A
G
O
16
O
G
E
E
17
T
R
A
F
F
18
I
C
J
A
M
19
A
G
E
D
20
E
O
N
21
I
D
E
A
22
B
23
U
R
B
L
E
24
S
W
I
25
V
E
L
S
26
M
E
L
E
E
27
I
L
E
28
B
O
R
E
29
A
30
B
31
C
32
S
33
A
34
L
A
D
D
35
A
Y
S
36
S
T
L
O
37
E
V
I
L
S
38
A
W
E
39
A
L
E
U
T
40
R
I
M
S
41
R
A
S
42
P
B
E
R
R
Y
43
A
D
E
44
C
45
L
O
Y
46
O
S
E
47
H
48
E
L
E
N
49
D
I
C
K
50
E
51
N
52
S
53
A
54
D
O
N
I
S
55
S
I
S
I
56
N
I
P
57
D
O
U
D
58
A
59
P
P
L
E
S
60
A
U
C
E
61
I
P
S
O
62
G
A
U
L
63
S
I
R
E
N
64
B
E
E
F
65
E
D
D
Y
66
A
L
E
R
T
© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,746
Across
1
Native of N. Z. : MAORI
6
Brownish shade. : DRAB
10
Parsley or sage. : HERB
14
"Are we mice ___?" : ORMEN
15
Desdemona's detractor. : IAGO
16
Curved molding. : OGEE
17
Acute problem in cities. : TRAFFICJAM
19
Like Methuselah. : AGED
20
From B. C. to TV. : EON
21
Inkling. : IDEA
22
Jabber. : BURBLE
24
Turns on a pivot. : SWIVELS
26
Fray. : MELEE
27
___ du Diable. : ILE
28
Prosy talker. : BORE
29
Well-known network. : ABC
32
Years of youth. : SALADDAYS
36
French city. : STLO
37
"The lesser of two ___." : EVILS
38
Stand in ___ of. : AWE
39
Unalaskan. : ALEUT
40
Parts of some spectacles. : RIMS
41
Lollypop flavor. : RASPBERRY
43
Juicy drink. : ADE
44
Surfeit. : CLOY
46
Simple sugar. : OSE
47
Writer Keller. : HELEN
49
Boz. : DICKENS
53
Beau ideal. : ADONIS
55
"Surely," in Madrid. : SISI
56
Tuck's companion. : NIP
57
Mamie Geneva ___. : DOUD
58
Slangy interjection of disbelief. : APPLESAUCE
61
___ facto. : IPSO
62
Caesar was here. : GAUL
63
Femme fatale. : SIREN
64
Meat. : BEEF
65
MacDonald's movie partner. : EDDY
66
On the qui vive. : ALERT
Down
1
Small particles. : MOTES
2
One-way sign. : ARROW
3
Native of Muscat. : OMANI
4
Whistle blower on court. : REF
5
Certain groups of baseball players. : INFIELDS
6
Cuts up. : DICES
7
VIP in India. : RAJA
8
VIP in Turkey. : AGA
9
Plane. : BOMBER
10
British statesman. : HOARE
11
Helicopter. : EGGBEATER
12
Section of film. : REEL
13
"Adam ___." : BEDE
18
Loafed. : IDLED
23
Rubber tree. : ULE
25
Small bottles. : VIALS
26
Famous 96-year-old. : MOSES
28
Side road. : BYWAY
30
Smear. : BLUR
31
President of France. : COTY
32
Antitoxins. : SERA
33
Greedy. : AVID
34
London district. : LIMEHOUSE
35
"Red" Buttons' real name. : AARON
36
Smooth. : SLEEK
39
Element of reference in geometry. : ABSCISSA
42
Stability. : POISE
44
Date in 2d cen. : CLI
45
"Gil Blas" author. : LESAGE
48
Make an ___ (stop). : ENDOF
49
Something superior: Slang. : DILLY
50
Toughen. : ENURE
51
More pleasant. : NICER
52
Exhausted. : SPENT
53
Star in Draco. : ADIB
54
Inside info. : DOPE
55
Spade for weeding. : SPUD
59
Cushion. : PAD
60
Trouble. : AIL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle