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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

INSECT STUDY

New York Times, Sunday, February 6, 1977

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 550 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,039
Across Down
1. Egyptian goddess : SATI
5. Acarids : MITES
10. Wicker's "___ to Die" : ATIME
15. Can. air arm : RCAF
19. Buck heroine : OLAN
20. Toughen : INURE
21. Yonkers events : PACES
22. Honor, in Hamburg : EHRE
23. Army ant : FIRSTSERGE
25. Comic-strip ant : PRINCEVALI
27. Accessory ant : APPURTEN
28. Girth control : DIET
30. Subsequently : LATERON
31. Marsh growth : REED
32. Actor Alan : ALDA
33. A Warhol forte : POPART
34. Small pike perch : SAUGER
37. Dresden's river : THEELBE
39. Saxon king : EGBERT
42. Woody or Steve : ALLEN
43. Michelangelo work : PIETA
44. D-Day craft : LST
46. Goose-pimply : EERIE
47. Ballads : LAYS
48. Musical rounds : ROTAS
49. Kind of beat or burn : HEART
51. Leftover ant : REMN
52. Chi. railroads : ELS
53. Caesar or Waldorf : SALAD
54. Tossed to and fro : BANDIED
56. Flop : DUD
57. Preston role : MUSICMAN
59. Tale-telling French ant : GUYDEMAUPASS
61. Western lawman : EARP
62. City on the Rhone : ARLES
63. Gator's relative : CROC
64. Red ant, possibly : RUSSIANEMIGR
68. "Aida" total : FOURACTS
72. Reply: Abbr. : ANS
73. Signature part : PRENAME
74. Phi Beta ___ : KAPPA
75. Morsel for dobbin : OAT
76. Party pooper : DRIP
78. Toothsome : TASTY
79. Slogans : CRIES
80. Mystical mark : RUNE
81. "La Douce" et al. : IRMAS
83. Luau garland : LEI
84. Great care : PAINS
85. Alba ___ (Remus's home) : LONGA
86. Movie director and family : CAPRAS
88. Malign : ASPERSE
90. Indian drum : TOMTOM
91. River : STREAM
93. Ampersands : ANDS
94. Rio's beach : COPA
95. One who shuns : AVOIDER
97. Years, to Cato : ANNI
98. Sen. Bumpers is one : ARKANSAN
102. Disagreeable ant : NONCONCORD
104. Ticket-taking ant : GATEATTEND
106. Oscar film of 1958 : GIGI
107. Poe's "___ in Paradise" : TOONE
108. Marquand's late hero : APLEY
109. Org. since 1844 : YMCA
110. Eucalyptus secretion : LERP
111. Second of two : OTHER
112. Seasonal songs : NOELS
113. Vile odor : REEK
1. Parlor piece : SOFA
2. "___ of much contempt" (Shakespeare) : ALIP
3. Boatman's buy : TARP
4. Becomes rebellious : INSURGES
5. Roberts, for one : MISTER
6. "You're All ___ ," (old song) : INEED
7. Rotate : TURN
8. Work unit : ERG
9. Small spores : SEEDLETS
10. Have charisma : APPEAL
11. Snappish : TART
12. Here, in Herault : ICI
13. Edison's Park : MENLO
14. Houdini feat : ESCAPE
15. Echoing ant : REVERBER
16. British ant, good with figures : CHARTEREDACCOUNT
17. Guthrie : ARLO
18. Sinn ___ : FEIN
24. Small woodenware : TREEN
26. Level on the Eiffel Tower : ETAGE
29. Thinker's reward : IDEA
32. In the van : AHEAD
33. Horse-show maneuver : PESADE
34. Hawthorne's birthplace : SALEM
35. Babylonian deity : ALALU
36. Ant named Hiram : ULYSSESSIMPSONGR
37. Giant : TITAN
38. Certain whiskies : BLENDS
40. Trees of N. Z. : RIMUS
41. Watches over : TENDS
43. Negri : POLA
45. Shipshape : TRIM
48. Bulwark : RAMPART
49. Tedder operator : HAYER
50. "Over the ___" (Holmes) : TEACUPS
53. Stock certificate : SCRIP
54. Middle-age spread : BULGE
55. Grain sorghum : DURRA
58. Noun suffixes : IAS
59. Covered with soot : GRIMY
60. Wire grass : POA
62. Valuable violins : AMATIS
64. Rooting ant : RADIC
65. Relief adm. : UNRRA
66. Patricia of films : NEAL
67. Mark or scar : ENSEAM
68. Indolent ant : FAINE
69. Uncloses, to poets : OPES
70. Dance for two : TANGO
71. What inspired Watt : STEAM
74. Kringle : KRISS
77. Sharing ant : PARTICIP
79. Sweater : CARDIGAN
80. Neronian ant : ROMANTYR
82. Corsican's neighbor: It. : SARDO
84. Ant over Reds' ball park : PENN
85. "Steady Eddie" of Yankees : LOPAT
87. Taken care of : SEENTO
89. Cater basely : PANDER
90. Sweet wines : TOKAYS
92. Madras town : ARCOT
94. Angler's basket : CREEL
95. Church of Eng. : ANGL
96. Parisian's way : VOIE
97. Haydn contemporary : ARNE
98. Salt tree : ATLE
99. Bespangled, in heraldry : SEME
100. Suffix for clear or appear : ANCE
101. Bismarck's loc. : NDAK
103. "___, That Kiss!" : OOH
105. G.I. address : APO

Answer summary: 23 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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