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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, October 22, 1954

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,942
Across
1. Caesar's former partner. : COCA
5. Etcher's "ink." : ACID
9. Originate. : ARISE
14. Biblical name. : AMOS
15. Single. : LONE
16. Famed British Commando leader. : LOVAT
17. Sandburg's "___ Stories." : ROOTABAGA
19. Sanctuaries. : ASYLA
20. Perfume. : ROSEWATER
21. Show strong aversion. : REBEL
22. Melted. : RAN
23. Puzzle: Colloq. : STUMP
25. Provide with necessary equipment. : ARM
28. Loch at entrance of Firth of Clyde. : RYAN
31. Ankara inn. : IMARET
34. Organizer of Boy Scout movement in U. S. : BEARD
36. Weathercock. : VANE
38. Russian hemp. : RINE
39. Boxes for perfumes. : INROS
40. G. and S. heroine. : IDA
41. Legislative bodies. : DIETS
42. The "Life With Father" family. : DAYS
43. Mine entrance. : ADIT
44. Fix anew. : RESET
45. Bejewels. : ENGEMS
47. Optimistic. : ROSY
49. Afflict. : TRY
50. Black Sea resort. : ANAPA
52. By way of. : VIA
54. Parts of fishhooks. : BARBS
56. Union general at Murfreesboro. : ROSECRANS
62. Condor's habitat. : ANDES
63. Part of the spectrum. : VIOLETRAY
64. Cubic meter. : STERE
65. Dismounted. : ALIT
66. Monumental statue. : ICON
67. Pungent. : TANGY
68. ___ Rote of football. : KYLE
69. Alleviate. : EASE
Down
1. Writer of "locked room" mysteries. : CARR
2. Book by Melville. : OMOO
3. Cote sounds. : COOS
4. Flower of thistle family. : ASTER
5. State capital. : ALBANY
6. Slicker. : COAT
7. "Picnic" playwright. : INGE
8. Charming children. : DEARS
9. Danger signal of yore. : ALARUM
10. Ann Blyth role. : ROSEMARIE
11. U. S. Treasurer. : IVYBPRIEST
12. Dealer's choice. : SALE
13. And others: Latin abbr. : ETAL
18. Blue ribbons. : AWARDS
24. School emblem. : TIE
25. Stand fast. : ABIDE
26. French writer. : RENAN
27. She sang Salome, Louise, Thais. : MARYGARDEN
29. Very eager. : AVID
30. Lowest point. : NADIR
32. Inscribe. : ENTER
33. Snappish. : TESTY
35. Former Asst. Secy. of Defense. : ROSENBERG
37. Its HQ is in Rocquencourt. : NATO
41. A refrigerant. : DRYICE
43. Nile snake. : ASP
46. Governor General of Canada. : MASSEY
48. Lissome. : SVELTE
51. Horse that draws the sun: Norse myth. : ARVAK
53. Bandleader Shaw. : ARTIE
54. Fiber for ropes. : BAST
55. Square column at end of wall. : ANTA
57. Unctuous. : OILY
58. Place for a tiller. : SOIL
59. Alms box. : ARCA
60. Greek temple. : NAOS
61. Word in a Burns title. : SYNE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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