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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORD ALMANAC

New York Times, Sunday, February 12, 1956

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 26
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,420
Across
1. Part of a revue. : SKIT
5. ___ bean. : SOYA
9. Confederate of Cassius. : CASCA
14. Moppets. : TADS
18. Wave: Fr. : ONDE
19. Smoked meats. : HAMS
20. Bellowing. : AROAR
21. Lower. : DEMIT
22. Slogan for tourists. : SEEAMERICAFIRST
25. Growing out. : ENATE
26. Describing a garage. : TWOCAR
27. Name of twelve monarchs. : RAMESES
28. Clown in “Twelfth Night.” : FESTE
29. Star in Draconis. : ADIB
31. Novel of 1891. : PETERIBBETSON
34. Manager of the Cubs. : HACK
37. State: Abbr. : FLA
39. French article. : LES
40. Time of day. : NOON
41. Yucca’s relative. : ALOE
42. Grace Kelly’s prize. : OSCAR
44. Rangers or Bruins. : SIXES
45. Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
48. Bear’s lair. : DEN
49. Mayor Hynes, for example. : BOSTONIAN
52. Season again. : RESALT
54. Zachary Taylor’s son-in-law. : JEFFERSONDAVIS
57. Arab League member. : SYRIA
58. Milk: Comb. form. : LACTO
59. Factions. : SIDES
61. Nickname for 34 Across. : STAN
62. Monetary unit of Germany. : REICHSMARK
67. Giving a medal to. : DECORATING
70. Bankbook abbreviation. : ACCT
71. Rival of Locke and Bolt. : SNEAD
73. Burdened. : LADEN
74. Baby animals. : TOTOS
76. Yom Kippur. : DAYOFATONEMENT
82. C. D. A. routines. : ALERTS
84. His “lot is not a happy one.” : POLICEMAN
85. McGrew’s gal. : LOU
86. Set the pace. : LED
87. Everything: Ger. : ALLES
90. Island off Jutland. : LAESO
91. ___ fours. : PLUS
92. Opposite of jour. : NUIT
93. Nitrous oxide. : GAS
94. Symbol of power. : TNT
96. Where Button shines. : RINK
97. French forerunner of Darwin. : JEANDELAMARCK
103. Okay. : SURE
105. Excessive. : UNDUE
106. Cow catchers. : LASSOES
108. “Took ten.” : RESTED
112. Señora. : MADRE
113. Calmly and coolly. : DISPASSIONATELY
115. Hagerty’s field. : PRESS
116. Atelier article. : EASEL
117. Patriot born 201 years ago. : HALE
118. Pearl Buck heroine. : OLAN
119. Like November meadows. : SERE
120. General at Gettysburg. : MEADE
121. Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
122. River in England. : NENE
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1. Prolonged: Mus. abbr. : SOST
2. Recognized. : KNEW
3. Thought: Comb. form. : IDEO
4. Londoner’s treat. : TEACAKE
5. Arab prince. : SHERIF
6. Sweep. : OAR
7. Giant of Norse myth. : YMIR
8. Society of composers, etc. : ASCAP
9. Eating place. : CAFETERIAS
10. Goes up. : ARISES
11. More vexatious. : SORER
12. Well-known dress designer. : CASSINI
13. Comedian Carney. : ART
14. Principle. : TENET
15. Store up. : AMASS
16. The aforesaid. : DITTO
17. Dutch genre painter. : STEEN
21. Problems for Secy. Wilson. : DEFENSES
23. Unwise. : MAD
24. Island off Netherlands. : AMELAND
30. Flourishes and prospers. : BLOSSOMS
32. Emulate Archie Moore. : BOX
33. Dweller in Capetown. : BOER
34. Pilgrimage to Mecca. : HADJ
35. Nautical term. : ALEE
36. Clashed. : CONFLICTED
38. Regarding. : ASTO
43. Against. : CON
44. Mean: Slang. : SNIDE
45. Former operatic tenor. : MARTINELLI
46. Trojan. : ILIAN
47. Actor in the “Golden Arm.” : STANG
49. Prime Minister of Luxembourg. : BECH
50. Table scraps. : ORTS
51. Greedy. : AVID
53. Dewey decimal ___. : SYSTEM
55. Commission merchant. : FACTOR
56. Federal agency. : SEC
60. Bougainville, Guadalcanal, etc. : SOLOMONS
62. Amount of assessment. : RATAL
63. Relative or a pensionnat. : ECOLE
64. Conjunction. : AND
65. Gathers crops. : REAPS
66. Ring term. : KAYO
68. Nepal Ambassador. : RANA
69. British crown colony. : ADEN
72. Popular store event. : DOLLARSALE
75. Latecomers at a hit. : STANDEES
77. Flat failures. : FIASCOS
78. Star performer. : ACE
79. School activity. : TEST
80. It’s common or proper. : NOUN
81. Source of piano keys. : TUSK
83. Swing round. : SLUE
88. Abner’s epithet. : LIL
89. And other females: Lat. : ETALIAE
91. Foster of films. : PRESTON
93. Caught one’s breath. : GASPED
95. Lathe operator. : TURNER
97. Bebop numbers. : JUMPS
98. Lake in Finland. : ENARE
99. Snake. : ADDER
100. Mlle. de Galard, for example. : NURSE
101. Subject of a plantation song. : MASSA
102. Another name for Hanoi. : KESHO
104. Cartoonist Gardner ___. : REA
107. Thailand. : SIAM
109. Part of TV. : TELE
110. Joie de vivre. : ELAN
111. Unit of power. : DYNE
113. Party member: Abbr. : DEM
114. Wave: Span. : OLA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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