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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, March 14, 1959

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,529
Across
1. Striped game fish. : BASS
5. Crows. : DAWS
9. Pass off as genuine. : FOIST
14. Skilled. : ABLE
15. Enough: Archaic. : ENOW
16. More boorish. : RUDER
17. Refusals. : NOES
18. Well-known blonde. : LORELEILEE
20. Emulate the Wrights. : AVIATE
22. Eins, zwei, ___. : DREI
23. Also: Archaic. : EKE
24. Reporters on the job. : LEGMEN
25. Crystal-lined cavities in rock. : VUGS
27. Completely. : HEADOVERHEELS
33. Craggy eminence. : TOR
35. Scene of a miracle. : CANA
36. Waterway. : STRAIT
37. Prone to imitate. : APISH
39. Greek vowel. : ETA
41. Peevish. : TESTY
42. Cuplike spoons. : LADLES
44. Deep freeze. : ICER
46. State: Abbr. : TEX
47. Shopper's opportunity. : CLEARANCESALE
50. River into Lake Ilmen. : MSTA
51. Coronets. : TIARAS
54. Stern. : AFT
57. Essential part. : PITH
59. Dancer in "Peer Gynt." : ANITRA
60. 18th cen. German physicist. : FAHRENHEIT
63. Pickle flavoring. : DILL
64. Tumultuously. : ARIOT
65. Composer of "Rule Britannia." : ARNE
66. Inkling. : IDEA
67. Sunders. : RENDS
68. Eggy drinks. : NOGS
69. Headland. : NESS
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1. Lacking originality. : BANAL
2. Superior to. : ABOVE
3. Winter outing. : SLEIGHRIDE
4. Oil-yielding herb. : SESAME
5. "___ est Carthago": Cato's dictum. : DELENDA
6. Year: Span. : ANO
7. Promise. : WORD
8. Turn aside from a straight line. : SWERVE
9. One way to deliver the goods. : FREIGHTTRAIN
10. Gallic affirmative. : OUI
11. Pointless. : IDLE
12. Try to obtain. : SEEK
13. Ailanthus, for one. : TREE
19. Les ___ (theirs): Fr. : LEURS
21. Pampered pupils. : TEACHERSPETS
26. Withered. : SERE
28. Single. : ONE
29. Prophetic. : VATIC
30. Period in the spring. : EASTERTIDE
31. Stone; mineral: Comb. form. : LITE
32. Mythical river. : STYX
33. Powder ingedient. : TALC
34. Girasol. : OPAL
38. Noisy impact. : SLAM
40. One-spot. : ACE
43. Lustrous fabric. : SATIN
45. Monticello and Mount Vernon, for example. : ESTATES
48. Patriot Hale. : NATHAN
49. Stored up. : LAIDIN
52. City on the Rhone. : ARLES
53. Parts of casas. : SALAS
54. Way out yonder. : AFAR
55. Diet. : FARE
56. Spare. : THIN
58. Leading man. : HERO
61. Dowel. : ROD
62. Participial ending. : ING

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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