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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

TEMPUS FUGIT

New York Times, Sunday, October 29, 1961

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 628 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,489
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1. Mint items. : CENTS
6. Scenic views. : SCAPE
11. Eight bells. : FOUR
15. Wrong: Lat. : MALUM
20. In tumult. : ARIOT
21. Unit of light. : LUMEN
22. Macaw. : ARARA
23. One of the Horae. : IRENE
24. Alexander's men. : RAGTIMEBAND
26. Poetic time. : MORNINGTIDE
28. Somewhat: Suffix. : ISH
29. Nobel Prize writer, 1947. : GIDE
30. Constraint. : DURESS
32. Hide ___ hair. : NOR
33. Convened. : SAT
34. Forthwith. : BETIMES
36. Will and Ariel ___. : DURANT
37. Layers. : STRATUMS
39. Turkey's neighbor. : IRAN
40. Vote in. : ELECT
41. Author of "Case" books. : GARDNER
42. "Perfect days" time. : JUNE
44. Screen. : SECLUDE
47. Kind of china. : BONE
48. In a difficult spot: Colloq. : TREED
51. Assn. : ORG
52. Bridge bid. : SLAM
53. Dummy's partner. : BIDDER
55. Town in Manche department. : STLO
56. Geological division. : LIAS
58. Kiltie. : SCOT
59. Odd and funny. : DROLL
61. His: Fr. : SES
63. Of: Suffix. : IVE
64. Condense or shorten. : TELESCOPE
66. Exit. : OUTLET
68. Dishonors. : SHAMES
70. Hurdler. : LEAPER
71. Menhaden. : SEAFISH
72. Least ruddy. : PALEST
73. Noon and others. : SUNTIMES
76. Be delayed. : LOSETIME
78. Dove: Sp. : PALOMA
81. Hold. : CONTAIN
83. Biblical peak. : ARARAT
86. House worker. : IRONER
87. Math term. : COSINE
88. Interest-bearing bond. : DEBENTURE
91. Ten-second finishers. : KOS
92. Day: Sp. : DIA
94. Clock, tick-tock, etc. : RIMES
95. "___ well . . . " : ALLS
96. Powder from seaweeds. : AGAR
97. Man from Tallinn. : ESTH
99. Singing bird. : OSCINE
101. Candy flavor. : LIME
102. Feminine one. : UNA
103. Conduit. : SEWER
105. "Night and Day," for one. : SONG
106. Spotted cats. : OCELOTS
109. Nile goddess. : ISIS
110. Corrosive. : ERODING
112. Branches, as of forsythia. : SPRAYS
113. Habit. : WONT
115. Renown. : PRESTIGE
117. Imbue with. : STEEP
118. Antebrachium. : FOREARM
121. "Mighty ___ a Rose." : LAK
122. Atomic particle. : ION
123. Time part or future. : ONEDAY
124. Yugoslav port. : ZARA
125. At no time: Ger. : NIE
126. Tract of 1794. : AGEOFREASON
129. One way to travel. : SECONDCLASS
132. Verb form denoting time. : TENSE
133. William ___ Gladstone. : EWART
134. "Israfel" signature. : EAPOE
135. Theatre areas. : LOGES
136. More bizarre. : ODDER
137. Withered. : SERE
138. Weight units. : DRAMS
139. Room for jugs, linens, etc. : EWERY
1. S. A. Indian. : CARIB
2. Wipe clean. : ERASE
3. Keats' inspiration. : NIGHTINGALE
4. Little one. : TOT
5. Taint. : STIGMA
6. Double-rippers. : SLEDS
7. What 8 is to 2. : CUBE
8. Medics' group. : AMA
9. Clock part. : PENDULUM
10. Lasted for a long time. : ENDURED
11. Poet of our time. : FROST
12. Skiff equipment. : OARS
13. Jardiniere. : URN
14. Samans. : RAINTREES
15. Okie. : MIGRANT
16. Poetic verb. : ART
17. One boon of modern days. : LEISURETIME
18. Release, as river water. : UNDAM
19. Track events. : MEETS
22. Willow's spike. : AMENT
25. Aspects. : MIENS
27. Gare du ___. : NORD
31. Make fast time. : RACE
35. Fury. : IRE
36. Make public. : DELATE
37. Hourglass material. : SAND
38. Regions: Abbr. : TERS
41. Impious. : GODLESS
42. Sudden shock. : JOLT
43. Angel of Light. : URIEL
45. Convoy. : ESCORT
46. Hoofbeat. : CLOP
47. About how many seconds in 32 years? : BILLION
49. Little people. : ELVES
50. Verb used with "thou." : DOEST
53. Pasture pests. : BOTFLIES
54. Breathes. : RESPIRES
57. Fitting time. : SEASON
58. Producer's ms. : SCENARIO
59. Serves a sentence: Slang. : DOESTIME
60. Congo native. : RUA
62. Magic healer. : SHAMAN
65. Frothed. : SPUMED
67. "___ Yearling." : THE
69. Watchword: Sp. : ALERTA
71. Grasping. : SENSING
74. Gov't. agency since 1887. : ICC
75. Securing. : MOORING
77. Pill or pad. : TABLET
78. Highways. : PIKES
79. Originated. : AROSE
80. Novel of 1944 (with "The"). : LOSTWEEKEND
82. Chemical suffix. : ANE
84. Days of Virgil, Horace, etc. : AUGUSTANAGE
85. Adriatic port. : TRANI
88. ___ dozen. : DAILY
89. St. ___ fire. : ELMOS
90. Times. : ERAS
93. Executors. : ASSIGNEES
98. Possessive. : HERS
100. Strobile. : CONE
101. 1960. : LEAPYEAR
104. Minute aquatic animal. : ROTIFER
106. Unclosed: Poet. : OPED
107. Mussed. : CREASED
108. Justice holds one. : SWORD
109. Like: Suffix. : INE
111. Noted designer. : DIOR
112. Tax. : STENT
114. Forecaster of yore. : ORACLE
115. Philosopher of 400 B. C. : PLATO
116. Stormed. : RAGED
117. Siesta sound. : SNORE
118. Temples: poet. : FANES
119. Stair part. : RISER
120. Not neat. : MESSY
123. Geologic mounds. : OSAR
124. Shoot up. : ZOOM
127. Simple sugar. : OSE
128. Fill with wonder. : AWE
130. Auditor. : CPA
131. Softly. : LOW

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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