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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, December 4, 1958

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F H J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,446
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1. Adventure story. : SAGA
5. Forehead. : BROW
9. Sandy beach, in Spain. : PLAYA
14. City S. of Moscow. : OREL
15. Rustic: Slang. : RUBE
16. Fits of temper. : RAGES
17. London vehicles. : OMNIBUSES
19. Glorify. : EXALT
20. Hide ___ hair. : NOR
21. Believers in: Suffix. : ISTS
22. Verdi opera. : OTELLO
23. Fickle girl of ballad fame. : GREENSLEEVES
26. Pulitzer Prize novelist. : AGEE
27. Character of a woven fabric. : TEXTURE
31. Gas. : PETROL
34. Ship's destination. : PORT
35. This minute. : NOW
36. Selves. : EGOS
37. Bridges. : SPANS
39. Location. : SITE
40. Yalie. : ELI
41. Puffed. : BLEW
42. "Line" used by a comedian. : PATTER
44. Matter-of-fact. : LITERAL
46. Half: Prefix. : SEMI
47. Reference books. : DICTIONARIES
52. Spur on. : INCITE
55. Parimutuel figures. : ODDS
56. Hamster's relative. : RAT
57. Breakfast food. : TOAST
58. Render unfit. : INDISPOSE
60. Become a member. : ENROL
61. Demeanor. : MIEN
62. Heavy blow: Slang. : ONER
63. Middle: Law. : MESNE
64. Throe. : PANG
65. Famous G. I. chronicler. : PYLE
1. Madame Chiang's maiden name. : SOONG
2. Galahad's garb. : ARMOR
3. Style of painting. : GENRE
4. Arabic name. : ALI
5. A kind of needle-point. : BRUSSELSLACE
6. Susurrus. : RUSTLE
7. Corpulent. : OBESE
8. Miler Santee. : WES
9. Excuse. : PRETEXT
10. Least strict. : LAXEST
11. Bedouin's head cord. : AGAL
12. Shout. : YELL
13. Concerning. : ASTO
18. Gambling game. : BINGO
22. Cause of budget trouble. : OVERSPENDING
24. Up to the ___ (very deeply). : EARS
25. Harrow's rival. : ETON
28. Part of a housing development. : UNIT
29. By ___ (by memory alone). : ROTE
30. Jug. : EWER
31. Rind. : PEEL
32. He: Ital. : EGLI
33. Hop ___ (go): Slang. : TOIT
34. Foot with claws. : PAW
38. Skin. : PELT
39. Rouse. : STIR
41. Easy to break. : BRITTLE
43. Store up. : AMASS
45. Inventive genius. : EDISON
46. Heavy with moisture. : SODDEN
48. City in Michigan. : IONIA
49. Method of humorous expression. : IRONY
50. Kindergarten equipment. : EASEL
51. Cubic meter. : STERE
52. Part of an inventory. : ITEM
53. Not one. : NONE
54. Freight from Flint. : CARS
58. Young scamp. : IMP
59. Soft drink. : POP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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