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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, February 9, 1957

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,783

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Students & seniors
Across
1. ___ word, such as "Kindergarten." : LOAN
5. Dogfish. : SHARK
10. Morsel. : BITE
14. On ___ (impatient). : EDGE
15. Heathen. : PAGAN
16. Italian liner. : ROMA
17. Recent phenomena in sports. : FOURMINUTEMILES
20. Cross over. : TRAVERSE
21. City in Oregon. : EUGENE
22. American-Canadian lake. : ERIE
23. Role in Wagner opera. : ELSA
24. Herr's toast. : PROSIT
27. Those "in the know." : INSIDERS
31. ___ Alamos. : LOS
32. Brian Sullivan, for example. : TENOR
34. Island near New Guinea. : CERAM
35. Dyestuff. : ANIL
37. Philanthropist. : DONOR
39. Except. : SAVE
40. Fancies. : IDEAS
42. Where fodder is fermented. : SILOS
44. Salt: Fr. : SEL
45. Part of the Atlantic. : NORTHSEA
47. Inactive. : SILENT
49. Diner sign. : EATS
50. So long! : TATA
51. Skeleton of a sea animal. : SPONGE
54. ___ wheat. : SHREDDED
58. SW end of Nova Scotia. : CAPESABLEISLAND
60. Again. : ANEW
61. Patterson's opponent. : MOORE
62. Singer Sack. : ERNA
63. Bears' lairs. : DENS
64. Dixon's colleague. : YATES
65. Check. : STAY
Down
1. Set out. : LEFT
2. Perfume. : ODOR
3. Rain, in Spain. : AGUA
4. Gives courage to. : NERVES
5. Full of fire. : SPIRITED
6. Old German league. : HANSE
7. Chill. : AGUE
8. Marmot's relative. : RAT
9. Uses a prie-dieu. : KNEELS
10. Army groups. : BRIGADES
11. Hercules' captive. : IOLE
12. Humphrey's investigators. : TMEN
13. Poise. : EASE
18. Part of O. M. : MERIT
19. Munch's field. : MUSIC
23. Record: Var. : ENROL
24. Unfigured. : PLAIN
25. Sonata's last movement. : RONDO
26. Willow used in basketry. : OSIER
27. City near Grand Rapids. : IONIA
28. Scratch out. : ERASE
29. Black and lustrous. : RAVEN
30. Trout's cousin. : SMELT
33. Count ___. : NOSES
36. 11 P. M. program. : LATENEWS
38. Beads. : ROSARIES
41. Roughens. : SHAGS
43. Realtors' specialties. : SITES
46. Vaporous. : STEAMY
48. Chefs' spoons. : LADLES
50. As to that. : THERE
51. Cigarfish. : SCAD
52. Flat side of a bolthead. : PANE
53. Direct. : OPEN
54. Keyhole. : SLOT
55. Tapered seam. : DART
56. Town in Sicily. : ENNA
57. Event of 1944. : DDAY
59. Python. : BOA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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