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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, October 31, 1953

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,595

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Across
1
Arrow shot from a crossbow. : BOLT
5
Used tire. : RECAP
10
City in Pas-de-Calais. : LOOS
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Et ___. : ALII
15
500-mile tributary of the Missouri. : OSAGE
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Singer Petina. : IRRA
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Late composer of "Peter and the Wolf." : SERGEIPROKOFIEV
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Cecile of the Comédie Française. : SOREL
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False show. : PRETENSE
22
Something to be calculated. : RISK
25
County in N. C. : ASHE
26
Put up with (usually in the negative). : BROOKED
29
Noted Australian statesman. : EVATT
33
More cunning. : CRAFTIER
34
Lure for movie-goers. : PREVUE
35
Margaret to Anne. : AUNT
36
Encomium. : ELOGE
38
"Le ___," Parisian comic magazine. : RIRE
39
Costume for Sadler's Wells stars. : TIGHTS
41
Subject of Civil War lyric, sung to tune of "Tannenbaum, O Tannenbaum." : MARYLAND
43
Villain's expression. : SNEER
44
City saved by Joan of Arc. : ORLEANS
45
Valuable gift in the Point 4 program. : SEED
48
Certain votes. : YEAS
49
Squared accounts. : EVENEDUP
53
Runway for airplanes. : STRIP
57
The buildings in Williamsburg, for instance. : RECONSTRUCTIONS
60
Pack away. : STOW
61
Daughter of Thomas Mann. : ERIKA
62
Darkness: French. : NUIT
63
Displacement units. : TONS
64
Not so strict. : LAXER
65
Causes to be. : GETS
Down
1
Game fish. : BASS
2
Butterine. : OLEO
3
Well-known commuters' road. : LIRR
4
Tenzing's appellation. : TIGEROFTHESNOWS
5
Dauphin's father. : ROI
6
Particularly: Abbr. : ESP
7
Cousin of the catfish. : CARP
8
Assembly place in Athens. : AGORA
9
Small canines. : PEKES
10
Sermon topic. : LIFEEVERLASTING
11
Character in "Mourning Becomes Electra." : ORIN
12
Pitchblende and hornblende. : ORES
13
Second word of British national anthem. : SAVE
18
"Five-Foot Shelf" man. : ELIOT
19
Former. : OTHER
23
William Bridgeman's usual habitat. : SKIES
24
Part of a ship's frame. : KEEL
26
Smokey of the fire prevention posters. : BRUIN
27
Mesabi or Teton. : RANGE
28
Racecourse: Comb. form. : DROMO
30
Of the birds. : AVIAN
31
Times of chronological change. : TURNS
32
Began a golf game (with "off"). : TEED
33
Half of a heavy downpour. : CATS
34
Well-known name in Washington. : PERLE
37
Hoosier steel center. : GARY
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Made of wood. : TREEN
42
Leaven. : YEAST
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Name in the Ford family. : EDSEL
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Rival of Vargas in Brazil. : DUTRA
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Long ago: Archaic. : ERST
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"Nyet." : VETO
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College course: Colloq. : ECON
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Grand ___, highest award. : PRIX
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Reprobate. : ROUE
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Capital letter: Abbr. : INIT
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Attention-getting sounds. : PSTS
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Music-maker. : UKE
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One of 52 million in the U. S. : CAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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