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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
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She: French. : ELLE
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Scarlett's home. : TARA
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Fearsome czar. : IVAN
54
Eternities. : EONS
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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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