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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

LONGS AND SHORTS

New York Times, Sunday, October 22, 1950

Author: Eugene Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 548 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 35
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 490
Across Down
1. Unexpected hazards. : SNAGS
6. Cut. : GASH
10. Captain of the "Pequod." : AHAB
14. Toots ___, restaurateur. : SHOR
18. Explosive powder. : NITRO
19. Poe's storied "house." : USHER
21. ___ novel. : DIME
22. Volume. : TOME
23. Mr. Brannan's department. : AGRICULTURE
25. Beverages. : ALES
26. Part of a chair. : RUNG
27. President Quirino's country. : PHILIPPINES
28. Jamaican seaport. : PORTMARIA
30. Inferior. : LESS
31. Part of a Dickens title. : TWIST
33. Rainbowy. : IRIDIAN
34. Energetic. : HEARTY
37. Johanna Spyri's classic. : HEIDI
38. Tart. : ACID
39. South ___, Jersey port. : AMBOY
40. Valuable fur. : MARTEN
41. Left. : RADICAL
45. Fodder pit. : SILO
46. Swamp. : MARSH
47. Whooping ___. : CRANE
49. Surrounded by. : AMID
51. Salazar, Dupong, Thors, etc. : PREMIERS
53. Lions, Elks, etc. : CLUBS
54. About 14c in Norway. : KRONE
55. Greatly. : MUCH
56. Resources. : MEANS
57. Enjoin. : CHARGE
58. Oriental narcotic. : HASHISH
62. ___ Byrd Land, in Antarctica. : MARIE
63. Carrier. : FLATTOP
64. Mountainous. : ALPINE
65. Signor Tagliavini. : TENOR
66. A thousand ages. : AEON
67. Nante's river. : LOIRE
68. Minced oaths. : DRATS
69. Anti-Leopold city. : BRUSSELS
74. Erudition. : LORE
75. President Estime's country. : HAITI
76. Mr. Stanky. : GIANT
78. Be a diaskeuast. : EDIT
79. Refrained. : FORBORE
81. Small. : SCANTY
83. Fibber. : MCGEE
84. Heavy blow. : ONER
85. Unfold. : SOLVE
86. Most infrequent. : RAREST
87. Hero. : DEMIGOD
91. Bast fiber. : RAMIE
92. Hamlet. : DANE
93. Gas used in lighting. : ACETYLENE
95. Type of sports tournament. : ELIMINATION
100. Distinction. : NOTE
101. Part of the eye. : UVEA
102. Capital of Honduras. : TEGUCIGALPA
103. Reticent person. : CLAM
104. P. T. Barnum's "nightingale." : LIND
105. Mud volcano. : SALSE
106. Indians. : ERIES
107. Old World food. : EELS
108. Rubber trees. : ULES
109. Indigence. : NEED
110. Old English coins. : RYALS
1. Easy college course: Colloq. : SNAP
2. Not remote. : NIGH
3. "The Bell of ___," by Longfellow. : ATRI
4. Good place to eat. : GRILLROOM
5. ___ Islands, where Tahiti is. : SOCIETY
6. Swallows. : GULPS
7. Italian province. : ASTI
8. British switchmen. : SHUNTERS
9. Accompanying this. : HEREWITH
10. Suit. : ADAPT
11. Seaport in Hawaii. : HILO
12. Strong supporters of U. N. : AMERICANS
13. Stand over. : BESTRIDE
14. Fine violin: Colloq. : STRAD
15. Woman of perfect beauty. : HOURI
16. "Labor ___ vincit": Motto of Oklahoma. : OMNIA
17. Cordelia's sister. : REGAN
20. Dwell. : RESIDE
24. ___-daisy. : UPSY
29. Southern France. : MIDI
32. Lanny Budd's creator. : SINCLAIR
34. Fastening. : HASP
35. Title. : EMIR
36. Qualified. : ABLE
37. Unfeeling. : HARSH
38. Natives of Oman. : ARABS
40. Noted film star. : MARCH
42. A twenty-fourth part. : CARAT
43. As if dead. : AMORT
44. Cant. : LINGO
46. Verdun's river. : MEUSE
48. Craft in magic. : RUNE
50. Recondite. : DEEP
52. Chemical compound. : IMINE
53. Mackerel-like fish. : CEROS
54. Persian dignitaries. : KHANS
56. Decimal part of a logarithm. : MANTISSA
57. Three-base hit. : CLOUT
58. Nordhoff's writing partner. : HALL
59. British attitude on Schuman Plan. : ALOOF
60. "Dum ___, spero": Motto of South Carolina. : SPIRO
61. Employer. : HIRER
62. Export of Argentina. : MEAT
63. Cryptogamous. : FERNY
65. City on the Moselle. : TRIER
66. Lessen. : ABATE
68. Trapeze artist. : DAREDEVIL
70. What Ross is to Truman. : SECRETARY
71. Sharpen. : EDGE
72. Propaganda weapon. : LIES
73. Let it stand! : STET
75. City near Diamond Head. : HONOLULU
76. Christian. : GALILEAN
77. Entice. : INVEIGLE
80. Hobgoblin. : BOGY
82. Items in Velikovsky's orbit. : COMETS
83. Casey Stengel. : MANAGER
86. Lady: Gypsy. : RANI
87. Martha Graham's field. : DANCE
88. French school. : ECOLE
89. British import from U. S. : METAL
90. Details. : ITEMS
91. Interprets. : READS
92. Was a philocubist. : DICED
94. Northamptonshire river. : NENE
96. Ruminate. : MUSE
97. Hip bones. : ILIA
98. Popular make of German car. : OPEL
99. Tribe of British Columbia. : NASS

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