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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, October 2, 1950

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: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 6-Across clue has "Actor"; changed to "actor."

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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 470

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Dean of American poets. : FROST
6. Movie actor George ___. : RAFT
10. They're busy around March 15. : CPAS
14. How ships detect icebergs. : RADAR
15. Percentage paid for changing currency. : AGIO
16. Fly a plane. : AERO
17. Dutch news agency. : ANETA
18. Tiller. : HELM
19. Bob Topping's wife. : LANA
20. March 17 event. : PARADE
22. He wears a silly smile. : SIMPERER
24. Deadened. : NUMB
26. Children's farewells. : BYEBYES
27. Mr. Brannan's department. : AGRICULTURE
31. Large mammal of deer family. : MOOSE
32. Pyromaniac's crime. : ARSON
33. Greek undergrounders. : EAM
36. Largest part. : MOST
37. Senator Lucas. : SCOTT
38. Surrealist artist. : DALI
39. Wartime agency. : OPA
40. Movie comedian Jack ___. : OAKIE
41. Controversial Cantos by Ezra Pound. : PISAN
42. U. N. problem. : DISARMAMENT
44. Columbia man. : STUDENT
48. Draped garment of Hindu women. : SARI
49. Register of real estate for taxation. : CADASTRE
51. "Panama ___." : HATTIE
55. Prince of Sind. : AMIR
56. Wriggly fish. : EELS
58. Well done! : BRAVO
59. Governor of Maryland. : LANE
60. Auction. : SALE
61. Air navigation aid. : LORAN
62. War god. : ARES
63. Most expert diver of all ducks. : SMEW
64. Maurice of Broadway. : EVANS
Down
1. Tighten drum cords. : FRAP
2. Frog genus. : RANA
3. Frankfurt's river. : ODER
4. Worshiper of the devil. : SATANIST
5. Calumniate. : TRADUCE
6. Varsity's encouragement. : RAH
7. "Rock of ___." : AGES
8. Bill-blocking oratory. : FILIBUSTERS
9. Nonsense. : TOMMYROT
10. He spied for Moses in Canaan. : CALEB
11. First to reach North Pole. : PEARY
12. Wild buffalo. : ARNEE
13. Flies high. : SOARS
21. Zoo attraction. : EMU
23. End of a hammer head. : PEEN
25. Branch of equatorial current washing coasts of Formosa and Japan. : BLACKSTREAM
27. Shells, bombs, etc. : AMMO
28. Gelett Burgess creation. : GOOP
29. Miss Ponselle. : ROSA
30. Ancient Ilium. : TROIA
33. The life of Reilly. : EASE
34. Chester ___ Arthur. : ALAN
35. Georgia Clark's concern. : MINT
37. Holy woman: Rare. : SAINTESS
38. Bulgarian Communist Prime Minister. : DIMITROV
40. Pindar's forte. : ODES
41. "The Good Samaritan" is one. : PARABLE
43. Persian moon angel. : MAH
44. La ___ of Milan. : SCALA
45. Daughter of David. : TAMAR
46. Italian province. : UDINE
47. Ventures. : DARES
50. She: French. : ELLE
52. Scarlett's home. : TARA
53. Fearsome czar. : IVAN
54. Eternities. : EONS
57. Featherstitch. : SEW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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

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