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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

HINTS FROM THE HEADLINES

New York Times, Sunday, February 1, 1953

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.45, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 28
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,323
Across Down
1. Land in the Antarctic. : ADELIE
7. Point 4 gift to foreign farmers. : TRACTOR
14. Noted opera conductor. : REINER
20. Philosopher of Louis VI's time. : ABELARD
21. Scold. : REPROVE
22. President Quirino. : ELPIDIO
24. Father of five successful sons. : DAVIDEISENHOWER
26. Playing catch. : PASSING
27. Fuss and feathers. : ADO
28. Within the eyeball. : ENTOPTIC
29. Business payment. : REBATE
31. Dolce ___ niente (pleasing inactivity): Ital. : FAR
32. Paraguay tea. : MATE
34. Age: Var. : AERA
35. ___ pie. : DEEPDISH
37. Office equipment. : FILE
38. Sound of indignation. : SNORT
40. Notches. : DENTS
42. Subject of Berlioz opera. : FAUST
43. Yorkshire city. : LEEDS
44. Point. : NIB
46. I: Latin. : EGO
47. Princess Royal of England. : ALICE
48. Opera singers. : BASSOS
49. Sweet singer. : CROONER
53. Quick pull on reins. : SACCADE
55. Contemporary of Volta. : WATT
56. Pronoun. : HER
57. Relative of a stuffed shirt. : PRIG
59. Feb. 14th symbol. : DART
60. Irish seaport. : DROGHEDA
64. Devotee of a certain art. : OPERAGOER
67. Forfeit in a game of post office. : KISS
69. Drive. : URGE
70. Army camp in California. : ORD
72. Gracie, Fred and Mel. : ALLENS
73. Used a sweep. : OARED
75. Precipitate. : HASTY
77. Girl friend: Fr. : AMIE
78. Wall units. : TILES
79. Eurydice. : DRYAD
80. Authoress Ngaio. : MARSH
81. Miller's supply. : GRIST
82. Plant modified by environment. : ECAD
83. Basketball player. : CAGER
84. New Director of the Budget. : DODGE
85. Genevieve of Paris. : SAINTE
86. ___ Marino. : SAN
87. Michael Di Salle's daughter. : TONI
88. Elbe tributary. : EGER
90. Sanskrit. : OLDINDIAN
92. ___ Eireann (Irish Free State). : SAORSTAT
95. Mountain in Greece. : OSSA
97. Adjective for Uncas. : LAST
98. Famed name in baseball. : OTT
99. Food. : BITE
100. Most inadequate. : WEAKEST
103. French name for Belgian city. : MALINES
105. Carrousals. : SPREES
108. Artist's mixtures. : TINTS
109. Sleuth: Sl. : TEC
111. Was ahead. : LED
112. Argue at the bar. : PLEAD
113. Spurious. : FALSE
114. Governors Long and Warren. : EARLS
116. She stabs Scarpia. : TOSCA
120. College scrimmage. : RUSH
121. Animals with one hoof per foot. : SOLIPEDS
123. Gloves: Var. : MITS
125. Limerick man. : LEAR
126. Scotch uncle. : EME
127. It has jingle bells. : SLEIGH
128. Opinion. : ESTIMATE
131. 15 years before the Battle of Hastings. : MLI
132. Part of a Carl Sandburg title. : ABRAHAM
134. Member of the new Cabinet. : HERBERTBROWNELL
137. Stray. : DEVIATE
138. Man at boot camp. : TRAINEE
139. Louisianans of French descent. : CREOLES
140. Sioux, Creeks, etc. : REDMEN
141. Porch furniture. : SETTEES
142. Bay State Governor. : HERTER
1. One of world's largest oil centers. : ABADAN
2. He wrote "Across the Wide Missouri." : DEVOTO
3. Biblical name. : ELI
4. Bail. : LADE
5. Spenser's "Ireland." : IRENA
6. Acted as copyman. : EDITED
7. Sea cucumbers. : TREPANGS
8. Monthly budget item. : RENT
9. Garden pests. : APHIDS
10. Late Italian philosopher. : CROCE
11. Barge. : TOW
12. Compensated generously. : OVERPAID
13. Dieted again. : REREDUCED
14. Feast. : REPAST
15. Seaport of Israel. : ELATH
16. ___ dixit (he himself said it): Latin. : IPSE
17. City in Yugoslavia. : NIS
18. Teaches. : EDIFIES
19. Hero of Tasso's epic. : RINALDO
20. Assistant to Eisenhower. : ADAMS
23. Blunderbore's wife. : OGRESS
25. Rail bird: Var. : SOREE
30. Cold wind. : BISE
33. Italian man's name. : ERNO
36. Musical notes. : EFLATS
37. Olivia's clown. : FESTE
39. Noisemakers in a charivari. : TINPANS
41. Natterjack. : TOAD
43. Machine tool. : LATHE
45. Masses of ice. : BERGS
47. Stinging. : ACRID
48. Describing most slacks. : BAGGY
49. Famous family of Mass. : CHOATES
50. Facsimiles. : REPLICAS
51. Spanish discoverer of Amazon. : ORELLANA
52. ___ de Oro, Africa. : RIO
54. Formed into a compact mass. : CAKED
55. Well-known dress designer. : WORTH
58. Where Jekyll Island is. : GEORGIA
61. Senator from 58 Down. : RUSSELL
62. New Zealand, for instance. : DOMINION
63. Bearded, as barley. : ARISTATE
65. Noted name in public health. : REED
66. Comical Martha. : RAYE
68. Hudson catch. : SHAD
71. Pawls. : DETENTS
74. Admirable. : RARE
76. It sailed to Colchis. : ARGO
77. Dry as dust. : ARID
79. Friend of Petrarch. : DANTE
80. Independent Senator. : MORSE
81. An ordeal (to run the ___). : GANTLET
83. Problems for 84 Across. : COSTS
84. Pentagon furniture. : DESKS
85. Export from Java. : SISAL
87. Trustworthy. : TRIED
89. Relative of an imperial. : GOATEE
91. Hoover, for instance. : DAM
93. Kin of voodoo. : OBEAH
94. Crepuscules. : TWILIGHTS
96. Horn: Span. : ASTA
101. Ring. : ENSPHERE
102. Destructive insects. : TERMITES
104. Hopalong, for instance. : IDOL
105. Double-page ad. : SPREAD
106. Durkin was one. : PLUMBER
107. Part of a country's fighting force. : RESERVE
108. Ankles. : TALI
110. Ascend. : CLIMB
113. "___ worthy of their steel": Scott. : FOEMEN
114. Cenobite. : ESSENE
115. Formality. : STARCH
117. Mother of Dionysus. : SEMELE
118. Barn dance official. : CALLER
119. Seed shells. : ARILS
121. Political line-up. : SLATE
122. Red ink item. : DEBIT
124. Abundance. : STORE
127. Pretended. : SHAM
129. Banyan. : TREE
130. Water vessel. : EWER
133. "Trade, not ___." : AID
135. Island group in Aleutians. : RAT
136. Negative. : NOT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 21 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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