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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
Across Down
1. Arrow shot from a crossbow. : BOLT
5. Used tire. : RECAP
10. City in Pas-de-Calais. : LOOS
14. Et ___. : ALII
15. 500-mile tributary of the Missouri. : OSAGE
16. Singer Petina. : IRRA
17. Late composer of "Peter and the Wolf." : SERGEIPROKOFIEV
20. Cecile of the Comédie Française. : SOREL
21. 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
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
40. Made of wood. : TREEN
42. Leaven. : YEAST
46. Name in the Ford family. : EDSEL
47. Rival of Vargas in Brazil. : DUTRA
49. Long ago: Archaic. : ERST
50. "Nyet." : VETO
51. College course: Colloq. : ECON
52. Grand ___, highest award. : PRIX
54. Reprobate. : ROUE
55. Capital letter: Abbr. : INIT
56. Attention-getting sounds. : PSTS
58. Music-maker. : UKE
59. 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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