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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, October 21, 1955

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B C F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,306
Across
1. Main point. : GIST
5. Channels between cliffs. : GATS
9. React to a thriller. : GASP
13. Home of Kate, the shrew. : PADUA
14. Korean V. I. P. : RHEE
15. Iran's unit of currency. : RIAL
16. Laurel and ivy. : EVERGREENS
18. "___ Perpetua," Idaho's motto. : ESTO
19. Color of Owl's and Pussy-Cat's boat. : PEAGREEN
20. Heretofore: Poet. : ERENOW
22. Win. : EARN
23. White goods. : LINENS
24. Insect. : ANT
27. Remark from Hope. : GAG
28. She played Father Day's wife. : GISH
29. Part of a figure 8. : LOOP
31. Arabian tambourine. : TAAR
33. Impatient. : EAGER
37. Team from New Orleans. : TULANEGREENWAVE
40. Clothe. : ENDUE
41. "Green-___ monster." : EYED
42. British gun. : STEN
43. Colleen. : LASS
45. Serbian city. : NIS
47. Remnant. : END
48. Poor; barren. : MEAGRE
51. Critic Faure. : ELIE
53. Unwilling. : AVERSE
54. Hyson or gunpowder. : GREENTEA
58. Ye olde days. : YORE
59. An insecticide. : PARISGREEN
61. Dust bowl fugitive. : OKIE
62. Sandusky's waterfront. : ERIE
63. Pitcher Wynn. : EARLY
64. Inspected. : SEEN
65. Oahe and Gatun. : DAMS
66. Words with same meaning: Abbr. : SYNS
Down
1. Was generous. : GAVE
2. Inkling. : IDEA
3. Onward rush. : SURGE
4. Hanging tatter. : TAGRAG
5. Delicious plums. : GREENGAGES
6. "Two owls and ___ . . . " : AHEN
7. Greenback. : TEN
8. Plant called meadow saxifrage. : SESELI
9. Shrubs of the South. : GREENHAWS
10. Oise tributary. : AISNE
11. Squelched. : SATON
12. Furrows. : PLOWS
13. Famous featherweight. : PEP
17. Appraise again. : RERATE
21. Gone up. : RISEN
24. "Der ___," Adenauer's epithet. : ALTE
25. Part of speech. : NOUN
26. Spun a yarn. : TOLD
28. Places for raising plants. : GREENERIES
30. American playwright. : PAULGREEN
32. Adjective suffix. : ARY
34. Golden ___. : GATE
35. Square. : EVEN
36. Sunder. : REND
38. Comes close. : NEARS
39. Roman officials. : EDILES
44. Oozed. : SEEPED
46. Long, wearying times. : SIEGES
48. Brother physicians. : MAYOS
49. Call forth. : EVOKE
50. Nest of U. S. bird. : AERIE
52. Make radiant. : ENRAY
54. World Series pitcher. : GRIM
55. Sea swallow. : TERN
56. Dish of fish. : EELS
57. One or more. : ANY
60. Celestial "Altar." : ARA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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