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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, December 8, 1956

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J K W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,720
Across Down
1. Campus festivity. : HOP
4. Brusque. : CURT
8. Maverick catcher. : LASSO
13. River 2,700 miles long. : AMUR
15. Where 13 Across is. : ASIA
16. Part of a cathedral. : ALTAR
17. Timber wolf. : LOBO
18. Outgrowth of the Industrial Revolution. : MACHINEAGE
20. Fail, in theatrical parlance. : FOLDUP
22. Tegucigalpa is its capital. : HONDURAS
23. Spanish islands. : ISLAS
25. Work on galleys. : EDIT
26. Indian. : SAC
28. Row. : TIER
30. Architect Jones (1573–1652). : INIGO
33. Wagnerian earth goddess. : ERDA
35. Anna Christie, Queen Christina, etc. : GRETAGARBO
38. Reward. : MEED
39. Silk voile. : NINON
40. Expression of joy, in Christmas carols. : NOEL
41. All set: Slang. : INBUSINESS
43. Dutch town. : STAD
44. Salt trees. : ATLES
45. Surface of stagnant water. : SCUM
47. Querying exclamations. : EHS
48. Moreover. : ALSO
50. Girl friends: Fr. : AMIES
52. A. A. U. members. : AMATEURS
56. Type of ball. : MASQUE
59. Rogues' gallery. : POLICEFILE
61. Berlin product. : TUNE
62. Modern poet. : ELIOT
63. Another time. : OVER
64. Repair. : HEAL
65. Lines. : REINS
66. Provender. : EATS
67. Tricky. : SLY
1. Five to ten. : HALF
2. Melville title. : OMOO
3. National red ink figure. : PUBLICDEBT
4. Cause of recent oratory. : CAMPAIGNISSUE
5. Patriotic monogram. : USA
6. Mellow in tone. : RICH
7. Western lake resort. : TAHOE
8. Plymouth event, 1620. : LANDING
9. Alaskan chain. : ALEUTIANS
10. Shining light. : STAR
11. Adventure story. : SAGA
12. Galena and hematite. : ORES
14. A mile has 320. : RODS
19. Pleasant pre-winter periods. : INDIANSUMMERS
21. During last month: Abbr. : ULT
24. Small yellow bird. : SERIN
26. Prefix for 1 Down. : SEMI
27. Boxers' bailiwick. : ARENA
29. M. Coty and others. : RENES
31. Bizarre works of art. : GROTESQUES
32. African magic. : OBEAH
34. Servile flattery. : ADULATION
36. Metropolitan offering. : TOSCA
37. Well-known name in automobiles. : OLDS
42. Culls. : SELECTS
46. Italian pronoun. : MIA
49. Friend ___? : ORFOE
51. Finn's neighbor. : ESTH
52. Unoriginal one. : APER
53. Breakwater. : MOLE
54. Others: Lat. : ALII
55. Hindu deity. : SIVA
57. Single. : UNAL
58. Wriggling. : EELY
60. Permit. : LET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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