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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, January 3, 1957

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.
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© 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.

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