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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, December 18, 1950

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 547
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1. Onetime White House Scottie. : FALA
5. Playing card. : ACE
8. Have compassion. : FEEL
12. Ananias. : LIAR
13. College dance. : PROM
14. Advocated. : URGED
16. Botanical garden of trees. : ARBORETUM
18. Tidal flood. : EAGRE
19. ___ shepherd dog. : GERMAN
20. Wading bird. : RAIL
22. Very long time. : EON
23. Shrubs with fragrant flowers. : DAPHNES
25. Hunting, fishing, etc. : SPORTS
27. Under part of a dog's foot. : PAD
28. Rescue. : SAVE
29. Philippine rebel. : HUK
30. Lily plant. : ALOE
32. Ibsen heroine. : NORA
34. Rhythmic verse pattern. : METRE
38. Arranged in threes. : TERNATE
40. His last painting was "The Transfiguration." : RAPHAEL
42. Site of Krupp works. : ESSEN
43. Braves' pitcher. : SAIN
45. Thailand. : SIAM
46. Appeased the "inner man." : ATE
48. Useless: Colloq. phrase. : NOGO
50. Twisted. : WRY
51. Short-legged hunter of rabbits. : BASSET
54. Astral. : STELLAR
56. Sea animal. : ORC
57. Lion-headed dog with short, curled tail. : CHOW
59. One of the Barrymores. : LIONEL
61. Apollo and Diana slew her children. : NIOBE
63. Small long-haired Chinese dog. : PEKINGESE
65. The fox terrier is button-___. : EARED
66. Scandinavian name. : ERIC
67. Thin Man's dog. : ASTA
68. To cut (after "snick"). : SNEE
69. Landing ship tank. : LST
70. Headland. : NESS
1. Setter's tail. : FLAG
2. Large heavy terriers. : AIREDALES
3. Black-coated retrievers. : LABRADORS
4. Instance of boisterous play: 2 wds. : AROMP
5. Skilled workmanship. : ART
6. Swift horse or hunting dog. : COURSER
7. Jane Austen novel. : EMMA
8. Part of an automobile motor. : FUELPUMP
9. Signal period in history. : ERA
10. A moth. : EGGER
11. Dormouse. : LEROT
13. The big prize in baseball. : PENNANT
15. Rooms. : DENS
17. Cheers. : RAHS
21. ___ Kabibble. : ISH
24. Hilarious cries. : EVOES
26. Okays. : OKEHS
27. Top of the head. : PATE
31. Trojan hero: Var. : ENEAS
33. In turmoil. : ARIOT
35. People of Formosa. : TAIWANESE
36. Takes into custody again. : REARRESTS
37. Abounding in certain trees. : ELMY
39. Go before. : ANTECEDE
41. Very, very good. : ANGELIC
44. Solutions. : ANSWERS
47. Anglo-Saxon letter. : ETH
49. ___ Downes, opera critic. : OLIN
51. Canine cache. : BONE
52. "Habanero," "Celeste Aida," etc. : ARIAS
53. Contemn. : SCORN
55. Joshua ___ of Broadway fame. : LOGAN
58. Popular German automobile. : OPEL
60. Meadows. : LEAS
62. L. I. U. basketball coach. : BEE
64. Miss Cornell. : KIT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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