It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

GREENSKEEPING

New York Times, Sunday, March 17, 1974

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.55, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 529 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
S
2
A
3
U
4
N
5
A
6
S
7
E
8
M
9
I
10
T
11
K
12
E
13
A
14
T
15
S
16
G
O
B
R
A
G
H
17
D
A
N
E
18
S
19
M
I
C
H
A
E
20
L
21
R
A
I
N
I
E
R
22
M
A
R
C
H
23
A
L
T
E
R
N
I
24
A
R
E
A
L
25
E
26
P
U
R
E
27
E
28
R
I
K
29
M
A
T
A
30
C
I
S
31
S
32
E
W
A
N
33
E
L
O
P
E
34
R
35
T
I
M
36
E
N
I
37
D
38
W
I
L
D
39
B
40
I
L
L
D
O
N
O
41
V
A
N
42
G
R
A
43
V
E
S
44
A
N
D
E
S
45
N
O
I
46
I
R
I
S
H
47
S
48
E
T
T
E
R
49
S
Y
N
A
50
C
51
M
52
E
53
A
54
S
S
I
S
55
U
S
H
E
R
56
I
C
E
S
H
E
D
57
S
T
H
N
58
E
59
A
S
T
E
R
S
60
U
61
N
D
A
Y
62
A
L
I
63
S
A
R
G
64
T
R
I
O
65
N
I
E
T
66
B
R
A
T
67
I
T
O
68
S
H
E
E
P
69
H
70
E
71
R
D
E
R
S
72
A
L
D
O
73
S
O
S
74
W
E
E
T
75
E
M
A
I
L
76
A
R
E
A
R
77
T
R
E
A
C
L
E
78
B
R
E
A
D
S
79
T
80
I
C
K
S
81
D
E
K
82
B
E
A
R
D
83
I
N
C
E
P
84
T
85
S
86
L
I
D
E
87
K
E
L
L
Y
S
88
L
89
I
D
E
90
R
A
R
91
A
92
S
E
A
93
E
N
N
E
A
D
94
A
D
E
E
95
P
96
R
A
G
97
O
T
R
98
O
99
N
E
S
T
100
E
101
L
S
A
S
102
R
103
A
N
I
N
104
D
E
V
O
105
T
E
E
106
E
107
M
M
E
T
108
M
109
I
O
C
E
N
E
110
S
E
A
N
A
D
S
111
D
E
E
R
E
112
E
N
S
I
L
E
S
113
S
E
A
M
Y
114
T
R
O
D
115
N
E
E
D
L
E
© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,982
Across
1. Steam baths : SAUNAS
7. Give out : EMIT
11. "Hyperion" poet : KEATS
16. "Erin ___!" : GOBRAGH
17. Losers to Brian Boru in 1014 : DANES
19. Patrick's partner : MICHAEL
21. Spouse of 16 Down : RAINIER
22. Parade month : MARCH
23. By turns: Prefix : ALTERNI
24. Of space : AREAL
25. Architect's draft : EPURE
27. Composer Satie : ERIK
29. Hari : MATA
30. Opposite of trans- : CIS
31. Wampum : SEWAN
33. Gretna Green bride : ELOPER
35. Comedian Conway : TIM
36. Wife of Geraint : ENID
38. O.S.S. chief in W. W. II : WILDBILLDONOVAN
42. "Songs of Killarney" author : GRAVES
44. Backbone of S. A. : ANDES
45. We, in Italy : NOI
46. Bird dog : IRISHSETTER
49. Botanical ripening : SYNACME
53. Hollies : ASSIS
55. Poe house : USHER
56. Glacial divide : ICESHED
57. Like Dixie: Abbr. : STHN
58. Day before the rebellion of 1916 : EASTERSUNDAY
62. Actress MacGraw : ALI
63. Famed puppeteer : SARG
64. McGuire Sisters : TRIO
65. Certain negative: Var. : NIET
66. Dennis the Menace, for one : BRAT
67. Modernizer of Japan : ITO
68. Workers in Ireland's pastures : SHEEPHERDERS
72. Actor Ray : ALDO
73. "O ___ is she!" (Jonson) : SOSWEET
75. Greenish blue : EMAIL
76. Aft : AREAR
77. Molasses : TREACLE
78. Items to eat with Irish stew : BREADSTICKS
81. Ten: Prefix : DEK
82. Vandyke or imperial : BEARD
83. Rudiment : INCEPT
85. Old-time baseball cry : SLIDEKELLYSLIDE
90. ___ avis : RARA
92. Irish ___ : SEA
93. Group of nine : ENNEAD
94. Profoundly, to poets : ADEEP
96. Kind of time : RAG
97. Other: Sp. : OTRO
99. Hatching post : NEST
100. Lanchester et al. : ELSAS
102. Arrested : RANIN
104. Zealot : DEVOTEE
106. Irish patriot : EMMET
108. Geological period : MIOCENE
110. Irish legislators : SEANADS
111. Farm-machine pioneer : DEERE
112. Stores grain : ENSILES
113. Sordid : SEAMY
114. Walked on : TROD
115. Acupuncture Item : NEEDLE
Down
1. On the wing : SOARING
2. Mrs. Levy : ABIESIRISHROSE
3. Spanish vase : URNA
4. Brad and spad : NAILS
5. Vital statistic : AGE
6. Ill-tempered : SHREWISH
7. Orator Burke : EDMUND
8. Volcanic crater : MAAR
9. Legal phrase : INRE
10. Gumshoe : TEC
11. Fabulous fighters : KILKENNYCATS
12. Outside: Prefix : ECT
13. Warning cough : AHEM
14. N. Z. tree : TARATA
15. Submitted, as mss. : SENTIN
16. Famous Kelly : GRACE
18. Clam-bar worker : SHELLER
19. Chilean river : MAIPO
20. Author O'Flaherty : LIAM
26. O'Hara's Joey : PAL
28. McKuen et al. : RODS
32. Rams' dams : EWES
33. Graybeards : ELDERS
34. Mickey from Brooklyn : ROONEY
37. Adventurous : DARING
39. Enjoy a lough : BATHE
40. Prefix with loper or cede : INTER
41. Passages : VIAS
43. Power : VIS
47. Girl in a song : SUSIE
48. Bar legally : ESTOP
49. Partisan : SIDER
50. Irish statesman : CHARLESPARNELL
51. Sugary mixture : MELADA
52. Newsroom worker : EDITOR
53. Diamond action : ASSIST
54. Part of a turbine : STATOR
58. Well-known widow : ETHELKENNEDY
59. Alpine crest : ARETE
60. Brought to naught : UNDID
61. Physicist Bohr : NIELS
66. Barnum employe : BARKER
68. Leave a group : SECEDE
69. Harbinger : HERALD
70. Abrasive : EMERY
71. Electric catfish : RAADS
74. Gully : WADI
76. C.P.A.'s record: Abbr. : ACC
78. Passé : BELATED
79. Customs inspectors at docks : TIDESMEN
80. Arrow poison : INEE
82. Friendly contests : BEES
84. Apprentice : TRAINEE
85. Medit. vessels: Var. : SETEES
86. Grubs : LARVAE
87. Joints : KNEES
88. Stood the gaff : LASTED
89. Mrs. McKinley : IDA
91. Saint of Jan. 21 : AGNES
92. The old country, etc. : SODS
95. Joyce's forte : PROSE
98. An O'Neill : OONA
100. Legendary Irish beauty : EMER
101. Dodecanese island: It. : LERO
103. Kind of test : ACID
105. O'Shanter : TAM
107. Shea player : MET
109. Adjective suffix : INE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|