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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, October 13, 1954

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,933
Across
1. Naive person. : BABE
5. They take bows. : CAST
9. Olympus dweller. : ARES
13. Sea east of the Caspian. : ARAL
14. Get news, pictures, etc., in journalism. : COVER
15. Form. : MODE
16. Aromatic oil. : BALM
17. Scene of Old Vic performance. : OPERAHOUSE
19. South American. : ANDEAN
21. Took back. : RECANTED
22. Girl's name. : ERICA
24. Gov. Russell's state: Abbr. : NEV
25. French general. : ELY
26. New telephone device for housewives. : HEADSET
28. Mild yellow cheese. : EDAM
30. Former name of Mongolian capital. : URGA
31. "Crossroads" state: Abbr. : IND
33. Downy. : NAPPY
37. World Series pitcher. : SALVATOREMAGLIE
41. Playwright of Belasco's day. : KLEIN
42. Sen. Symington. : STU
43. Wendy's dog. : NANA
44. Contents of a shaker. : SALT
47. Guidance counselor. : ADVISER
49. Objective. : AIM
52. Mamie belongs to it. : DAR
53. Football maneuver. : SHIFT
54. Authoress Ward's topic in '46. : SNAKEPIT
57. Indochina, Korea, etc. : ORIENT
60. Belmont machine. : PARIMUTUEL
62. Company. : CREW
63. Home of 36,000 Sooners. : ENID
64. German cake. : TORTE
65. Of the air: Comb. from. : AERI
66. Point Four fights it. : NEED
67. A cross with a loop at the top. : ANKH
68. Jogging pace. : TROT
Down
1. Patriarch's title. : BABA
2. Irish island group. : ARAN
3. He adorns the U. S. seal. : BALDEAGLE
4. Author of "But We Were Born Free." : ELMERDAVIS
5. Man on the beat. : COP
6. Say it and mean it. : AVER
7. Part of H. S. H. : SERENE
8. Followed a clue. : TRACED
9. Sun god. : AMON
10. Milkman's rounds. : ROUTE
11. One of the Fords. : EDSEL
12. Down at the heel. : SEEDY
14. Fanciful notion. : CONCEIT
18. Batista's capital. : HAVANA
20. Sloths. : AIS
23. Atomic number: Abbr. : ATNO
26. Covering of a seed. : HUSK
27. Of an age. : ERAL
29. Song of rhapsody and praise. : MAGNIFICAT
32. Ph.D.'s. : DRS
34. An AFL member. : PLASTERER
35. Symbol of Maine. : PINE
36. New ___. : YEAR
38. Garland. : ANADEM
39. Greek letters. : ETAS
40. Road hazard. : MUDHOLE
45. Flying island, in "Gulliver's Travels." : LAPUTA
46. Sea god. : TRITON
48. Man: Latin. : VIR
49. Quivering. : ASPEN
50. Foolish. : INANE
51. Actress Wilson. : MARIE
55. Pirate William. : KIDD
56. Native of Ankara. : TURK
58. Gourmet detective. : NERO
59. Upbraid. : TWIT
61. Ordinal suffix. : ETH

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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