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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, February 19, 1962

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,602
Across
1. Fine velvety leather. : BUFF
5. Analyzes critically. : SIFTS
10. Dawn, in Italy. : ALBA
14. Girasol. : OPAL
15. Topic in 1789. : UNION
16. Opera by Handel. : NERO
17. Blushing. : ROSY
18. Great poet. : BARDOFAVON
20. Catch. : ENTRAP
22. Be didactic. : MORALIZE
23. Gardenia, for one. : ODOR
25. Withered. : SERE
26. Saint Jude. : THADDEUS
30. Popular ball game. : SOCCER
34. Scull. : OAR
35. Ingredient of soubise sauce. : ONION
37. Lexicon. : TOME
38. Wild carrot plants. : QUEENANNESLACES
42. Brachial bone. : ULNA
43. Took care of. : SAWTO
44. Where Port Arthur is: Abbr. : ONT
45. Lost pet: Law. : ESTRAY
48. Bargain tires. : RETREADS
50. Campus VIP. : PROF
52. Impart. : LEND
53. Still thirsty. : UNSLAKED
57. Dealer of sorts. : RAGMAN
61. Pay. : REMUNERATE
63. Girl won by Hercules. : IOLE
64. Snug as ___ in a rug. : ABUG
65. Succotash ingredient. : LIMAS
66. Insensible. : NUMB
67. Cabin material. : LOGS
68. "___ Lucia." : SANTA
69. High or low. : GEAR
Down
1. Tedious one. : BORE
2. Well informed: Colloq. : UPON
3. Unfading. : FAST
4. Gift for an angler. : FLYROD
5. Summon to court. : SUBPOENA
6. "Three men ___ tub." : INA
7. Unyielding. : FIRM
8. ___ los dias (every day). : TODOS
9. Nocturnal sounds. : SNORES
10. Literary gleanings. : ANALECTA
11. Son of Jacob. : LEVI
12. Tito. : BROZ
13. First-rate. : AONE
19. Gambling game. : FARO
21. Append. : ADDON
24. Sights at Troy. : RUINS
26. Round hat. : TOQUE
27. Does trucking. : HAULS
28. Common verbal contraction. : ARENT
29. Sub's sounding apparatus. : SONAR
31. Shade of brown. : COCOA
32. Correct mss. : EMEND
33. Stops. : RESTS
36. Stair post. : NEWEL
39. Gadgets for divers. : EARPLUGS
40. Nun canonized in 1925. : STTERESA
41. Miss Doone. : LORNA
46. Island off Ireland. : ARAN
47. Rubes. : YOKELS
49. Selvage. : EDGING
51. Roman holiday. : FERIA
53. Eurasian river. : URAL
54. Whence Moses viewed the Promised Land. : NEBO
55. Self-satisfied. : SMUG
56. Make fail. : DAMN
58. Pouting grimace. : MOUE
59. ___ mater. : ALMA
60. State: Abbr. : NEBR
62. Matting, in India. : TAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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