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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

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New York Times, Sunday, November 14, 1954

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,965
Across Down
1. An Eisenhower. : EARL
5. Propound. : POSE
9. Evoke yawns. : BORE
13. Make an aquatint. : ETCH
17. Where DePauw University is. : GREENCASTLE
21. City near Buffalo. : OLEAN
22. Pang. : THROE
24. Musical star. : DOLORESGRAY
25. Order established by George Washington. : PURPLEHEART
27. Mrs. Johnson, explorer. : OSA
28. Balzac heroine. : ANTOINETTE
30. Black liquid. : TAR
31. French author. : GIDE
32. Nearest to. : NEXT
34. Photographed. : TOOK
35. Cologne's river. : RHINE
37. Chants. : INTONES
39. Ungenerous one. : HOARDER
42. Flood and famine. : EVILS
44. Homonym for 66 Across. : AIL
45. Immortal steed. : PEGASUS
48. Couch with simple lines. : ANGELBED
51. Another Eisenhower. : EDGAR
55. Breadwinner. : EARNER
56. Man with a future. : COMER
58. Spooky. : EERY
59. Game fish. : CERO
60. Peach. : TREE
61. Antarctic embayment. : ROSSSEA
63. Wind instruments. : BASSOONS
66. "Nut-brown ___." : ALE
67. Nokomis. : SQUAW
69. Popeye's creator. : SEGAR
72. Papal chancery. : DATARIA
73. Idaho's Gov. Jordan. : LEN
74. She wrote "Persuasion." : AUSTEN
76. Roving. : NOMAD
78. Mountains of Alsace. : VOSGES
79. Part of S.A.C. : STRATEGIC
82. Beginner; green one. : NOVITIATE
84. Pollen-holder of a flower. : ANTHER
86. Fact presented. : DATUM
88. Sage. : SAVANT
89. Agency, 1935–43. : WPA
92. Chemist's glass tube. : BURETTE
94. Polish river: Russ. sp. : NAREV
96. Groups of workers. : GANGS
97. ___ jacet. : HIC
98. Derricks. : ERECTORS
100. Common to both sexes. : EPICENE
102. Clean off. : WIPE
103. On the blue. : ASEA
104. Roman road. : ITER
107. Coin tosser's cry. : HEADS
108. Maul. : BEATER
110. Rhythmic beat. : METRE
112. Blunderer in speech or manners. : SOLECIST
114. Saw. : PROVERB
115. Another Eisenhower. : DDE
117. USAF member. : PILOT
118. Chaffy. : ACEROSE
121. Casbah city. : ALGIERS
125. Solemn: Comb. form. : SERIO
127. Esau. : EDOM
128. Eurasian duck. : SMEW
132. "___ Yesterday." : BORN
133. Author Keith. : IAN
135. Reclusive. : ANCHORITIC
138. Shade of gray. : ASH
139. Wisconsin product. : CREAMCHEESE
142. Milne's "___ Mystery." : THEREDHOUSE
144. Black. : SABLE
145. Fiord. : INLET
146. Chief stream in S. Africa. : ORANGERIVER
147. Nutcracker's suite. : NEST
148. Striped fish. : BASS
149. Robert ___. : ELEE
150. Unaspirated. : LENE
1. ___ Heath, in Hardy novels. : EGDON
2. Stein subject. : AROSE
3. Give rest to. : RELAX
4. Laraine's husband. : LEO
5. Men of the cloth. : PASTORS
6. First Postmaster General. : OSGOOD
7. Umpire's signal. : STRIKE
8. Spirit. : ELAN
9. Branch of a great river. : BLUENILE
10. Poetic contraction. : OER
11. Engrossed. : RAPT
12. Chou ___. : ENLAI
13. Old verb ending. : ETH
14. Accra is its capital. : THEGOLDCOAST
15. Actress Jeanne. : CRAIN
16. The Golden ___, Mongol army. : HORDE
18. Blue Eagle. : NRA
19. Half man, half horse. : CENTAUR
20. Watcher. : EYER
21. That may be chosen. : OPTIVE
23. Summers in Nantes. : ETES
26. Soprano Berger. : ERNA
29. Golfer's goal. : THEGREEN
33. Macbeth or Macduff. : THANE
36. Dresden's river. : ELBE
38. Four-in-hand. : TIE
40. Full of: Suffix. : OSE
41. Maroon-wearing team. : RAMS
43. Titoite. : SERB
45. Part of a pink. : PETAL
46. Sen. Clements of Kentucky. : EARLE
47. Late character actor. : GREENSTREET
49. Headland. : NESS
50. Couple. : DYAD
52. Former Broadway producer. : GEORGEWHITE
53. Man's nickname. : ARNIE
54. Girls named for flowers. : ROSAS
56. Designating paper for color printing. : COATED
57. He lives on Lake Ontario. : OSWEGAN
61. Reddish color. : RUST
62. Greek contest. : AGON
64. Thrifty. : SAVING
65. Ermines in brown. : STOATS
67. Midwest poet. : SARETT
68. Book size. : QUARTO
70. Shepherd prophet. : AMOS
71. Sacked. : RAVAGED
75. Girl in an old song. : NITA
77. Theatre seats. : DIVANS
80. Ed Stanky's men. : THECARDINALS
81. Prepare for use. : CURE
83. Polynesian god. : TANE
84. Nautical term. : ABEAM
85. Dienbienphu heroine. : NURSE
87. Noxious. : MEPHITIC
90. Pibroch player. : PIPER
91. Sharp and harsh. : ACERB
93. She hurled a golden apple. : ERIS
95. Strives. : VIES
99. Red signal. : STOP
101. Down: Comb. form. : CATA
102. Girls in blue. : WAVES
105. Men in blue. : ELIS
106. Lets go. : RELEASES
108. Platitude. : BROMIDE
109. Greek Aurora. : EOS
111. British statesman. : EDE
113. Brass-wind. : CORNET
114. Man who has found a Maecenas. : PROTEGE
116. "The Red." : ERIC
119. Made of grain. : CEREAL
120. City in European Turkey. : EDIRNE
121. First things. : ABCS
122. Aid for 117 Across. : LORAN
123. Pied-billed bird. : GREBE
124. European in India. : SAHIB
126. "___ be in England . . . " : OHTO
129. Purple dye. : MAUVE
130. Ruhr city. : ESSEN
131. Query about the verdant freshmen. : WHERE
134. Baby girl: Sp. : NENA
136. Czech river. : OHRE
137. Of a certain religion: Abbr. : CHR
140. Aria area. : MET
141. Right angles. : ELS
143. "Black gold." : OIL

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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