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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

ABECEDARIAN

New York Times, Sunday, October 9, 1955

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,294
Across
1. Rifle. : ROB
4. Thuribles. : CENSERS
11. Bandleader Fields. : SHEP
15. Seaweed derivative. : AGAR
19. Actress Bartok. : EVA
20. Colony lost by Italy. : ERITREA
21. Acquaint. : TELL
22. "And away ___!" : WEGO
23. Side of a triangle. : LEG
24. Old song by Stephen Glover. : ROSEOFTRALEE
26. Connectives. : NORS
27. Declaims. : ORATES
29. British statesman. : EDE
30. Homeric. : EPICAL
32. Gardner ___, cartoonist. : REA
33. Contemporary of Whirlaway. : ALSAB
34. ___ capita. : PER
35. Map. : PLAT
36. One of the deadly sins. : ANGER
38. Stretched out. : DISTENDED
41. Songbirds. : WRENS
42. Like an oboe's tones. : REEDY
43. Bishopric. : SEE
44. Author Uris. : LEON
45. Group of whales. : HERD
46. Aromatic fragrance. : BALM
47. Eastern European. : SLAV
48. Organic nature. : BIOS
50. Ticket-seller's window. : GRILLE
52. Verb form. : FUTURETENSE
55. ___ Islands in Galway Bay. : ARAN
56. Shoe leather. : ELK
58. "Cave ___." : CANEM
59. Alabama. : COTTONSTATE
61. Oklahoma city. : ADA
62. O'Neill hero. : ORIN
63. Altercations. : CONTENTIONS
64. British crown colony. : ADEN
65. Brightened. : LIT
66. O'Hara's "___ 8." : BUTTERFIELD
67. Nimble. : ALERT
68. All ___ (of no importance). : ONE
69. Butterine. : OLEO
70. Relatives of demagogues. : RINGLEADERS
72. Idolizes. : ADORES
74. Exhort. : URGE
75. "___ le roi!" : VIVE
76. General in the Revolution. : KNOX
77. Naughty children. : IMPS
79. One chased in a game. : HARE
80. Mr. Landon. : ALF
83. Select; choice. : TRIED
85. Hero of War of 1812. : SCOTT
86. Samoa, Hawaii, etc. : POLYNESIA
88. M. Bonnet. : HENRI
89. Ancient Asian. : MEDE
90. Barrister's covering. : WIG
91. Snellen, Schick, etc. : TESTS
92. Size of coal. : EGG
93. "Crackerjack." : NAILER
95. Astern. : AFT
96. Iron ore shipping center. : DULUTH
97. Ordered. : BADE
99. V. I. P. in a yearbook. : CLASSOFFICER
102. Character in "Kim." : ALI
103. Town in Spain. : OLOT
104. Part of the overhead. : RENT
105. Statement for the press. : RELEASE
106. Earth: Comb. form. : GEO
107. Notelet. : MEMO
108. Whirl. : EDDY
109. Works of an Italian painter. : CRESPIS
110. Sea bird. : ERN
Down
1. Charges again. : RELOADS
2. Rest upon. : OVERLIE
3. Crushed sugar cane. : BAGASSE
4. The little brain. : CEREBELLUM
5. Psyche's beloved. : EROS
6. City near Belgrade. : NIS
7. Become extreme. : STEEPEN
8. Disintegrated. : ERODED
9. Allude. : REFER
10. Perched. : SAT
11. Office gadget. : STAPLER
12. Old Saxon epic. : HELIAND
13. Chooses. : ELECTS
14. Nolo contendere. : PLEA
15. Bristly fibers of oats. : AWN
16. Governor at Harrisburg. : GEORGEMLEADER
17. In harmony. : AGREED
18. Subject of Nevin song. : ROSARY
25. Job of 435 at Washington. : REPRESENTING
28. Use a shuttle. : TAT
31. Leo's spouse. : LARAINE
37. Heroine of an 1840 novel. : NELL
39. Intimate. : NEAR
40. Houses for birds. : DOVECOTES
41. Abbott-Costello routine. : WHOSONFIRST
46. Other people's children. : BRATS
47. British gun. : STEN
48. Davis of Hollywood. : BETTE
49. Conversation breakers. : INTERRUPTERS
50. Ancient. : GRANDEVAL
51. Susanna's accusers. : ELDERS
52. Breakfast food. : FARINA
53. Part of Elizabeth's realm. : UNITEDKINGDOM
54. Apache Indian. : TONTO
55. Bikini. : ATOLL
57. German philosopher. : KANT
58. Where Pueblo is: Abbr. : COLO
60. "Iliad" subject. : SIEGE
63. Mosquito genus. : CULEX
64. Sailing term. : ALEE
66. "Prince Igor" composer. : BORODIN
67. What Alice had. : ADVENTURES
71. Vivacious. : AIRY
73. Topnotcher. : ONER
77. Republic with no railways. : ICELAND
78. Opposite of boastfulness. : MODESTY
79. Binds fast. : HOGTIES
80. Pacify. : ASSUAGE
81. Popular young golfer. : LITTLER
82. Contrive. : FASHION
83. Met "Carmen." : THEBOM
84. Gratify. : REGALE
85. Looked happy. : SMILED
86. Stuff and nonsense. : PIFFLE
87. Grown-up elver. : EEL
90. Cracker. : WAFER
94. Port near Haifa. : ACRE
96. Actor Arnaz. : DESI
98. W. W. II theatre. : ETO
100. Dolphin whale. : ORC
101. Mountain top. : CAP

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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