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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

New York Times, Sunday, November 2, 1958

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 531 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,414
Across Down
1. Mortarboards. : CAPS
5. Cattle. : BEASTS
11. Sen. Thurmond of S. C. : STROM
16. Browned. : TOASTED
19. Bengali poet. : TAGORE
20. Clobber. : LARRUP
22. Pasture lands. : ACREAGE
23. Exhausted. : USEDUP
24. Secret. : INSIDE
25. Europe in the 1940's. : ETO
26. Relative of an apple tree. : SORB
28. In a ferment. : YEASTING
30. Roman goddess. : OPS
31. Averse: Var. : LOTH
33. Black ___, Arizona. : MESA
35. Pool. : TANK
36. Mishmash. : OLIO
37. Statisticians' circles. : PIECHARTS
40. Garage mishap. : DENT
41. Homonym for sneeze. : SNEES
42. Where Arco is. : IDAHO
43. Ground squirrel. : GOPHER
45. Oil-yielding tree. : EBOE
47. Phoned. : RANG
49. Papal name. : PIUS
50. Successive. : RUNNING
54. Wrap around manually. : HANDROLL
58. One of the Posts. : EMILY
61. Debtor having property. : LIENEE
62. Pre-festival time. : EVE
63. Dutch Premier. : DREES
65. The Ukraine, for example. : BREADBASKET
67. Early Briton. : PICT
69. The Little Corporal. : NAPOLEONI
71. Caesar's namesakes. : SIDS
72. Maugham book. : CAKESANDALE
75. Sister ship of the Nautilus. : SKATE
78. French holy one: Abbr. : STE
79. Shipshape: Naut. : ATAUNT
80. Bits. : SNIPS
82. Photo. : SNAPSHOT
84. Occurring every other day. : TERTIAN
86. Small bottle. : VIAL
88. Yearn. : ACHE
89. NKVD's former monogram. : OGPU
90. Ed Wynn's son. : KEENAN
92. Shakespearean roles. : IAGOS
95. Admonishes. : WARNS
98. Psyche knots. : BUNS
100. Go after (large game) on snow. : CRUSTHUNT
102. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
103. Boyer role. : PEPE
104. Stulm. : ADIT
105. Garden. : EDEN
107. Wit's quip. : MOT
108. Gauzelike. : GOSSAMER
111. Place like M.I.T. : TECH
114. Old auto. : REO
115. Relative of dough. : BATTER
117. Sermon topic. : IDEALS
119. Mottled. : PIEBALD
121. Heroine of Balfe opera. : ARLINE
122. College town near Dallas. : DENTON
123. Bombards. : STRAFES
124. Units of force. : DYNES
125. Byzantine city. : EDESSA
126. Whence trade winds blow. : EAST
1. An artery. : CAROTID
2. Ibsen role. : ASE
3. Sponsors of cake sales. : PTAS
4. Bulb plant. : SEGO
5. 252 calories: Abbr. : BTU
6. Very simple. : EASYASPIE
7. Pulitzer Prize novelist. : AGEE
8. Baking ___. : SODA
9. Creditor. : TRUSTER
10. Recurring weekly. : SEPTAN
11. Move furtively. : SLINK
12. Pungent odor. : TANG
13. Rys. : RRS
14. Starling's relative. : ORIOLE
15. Tot's gooey product. : MUDPIE
16. Chinese weight. : TAEL
17. Devilfishes. : OCTOPI
18. Layer of the skin. : DERMA
21. Silver coins. : PESOS
27. Oceanic hazard. : BERG
29. Between: Prefix. : INTER
32. Auditioned. : HEARD
34. Call it a day. : STOP
36. Concord. : ONENESS
38. Vegetable. : CHARD
39. ___ roll. : HONOR
40. Request. : DESIRE
41. Dostoevski heroine. : SONIA
44. Defeated foe's fare. : HUMBLEPIE
46. Tulip bud. : BULB
48. Actor Ford. : GLENN
51. Resembling writing fluid. : INKISH
52. Have ___ (must). : NEEDTO
53. Just before "Go!" : GETSET
54. Jive expert. : HEPCAT
55. Fly. : AVIATE
56. River of the Black Forest. : NECKAR
57. Is ahead. : LEADS
59. Thirteen Popes. : LEOS
60. The A.E.F. : YANKS
64. Bridge. : SPAN
66. Meredith heroine. : DIANA
68. Germans. : TEUTONS
70. Relishes. : OLIVES
73. Pilfers: Slang. : SNIGS
74. Nipa palm. : ATAP
76. Unspoken. : TACIT
77. Hebrew dry measure. : EPHAH
81. City S. of S. F. : SANCARLOS
83. Perform what follows: Mus. : SEGUE
85. Cloud: Lat. : NUBES
87. Cake ingredient. : LARD
90. Worked dough. : KNEADED
91. Night: Fr. : NUIT
93. Ready to be tapped. : ONDRAFT
94. Addison's co-worker. : STEELE
95. Jester in "Ivanhoe." : WAMBA
96. All ___! : ABOARD
97. Like a flivver. : RATTLY
99. ___-down cake. : UPSIDE
101. Degrees. : STEPS
103. Studies (with "over"). : PORES
106. Drowses. : NODS
108. Golfer Littler. : GENE
109. Handwriting-on-the-wall word. : MENE
110. Has dessert. : EATS
112. Quote. : CITE
113. Olympian queen. : HERA
116. Kitchen container. : TIN
118. Snow: Scot. : SNA
120. ___-relief. : BAS

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