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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, March 22, 1957

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Misplays. : ERRS
5. Edison's middle name. : ALVA
9. Ortrud's ward. : ELSA
13. Scoter. : COOT
14. "Dieu et mon ___." : DROIT
15. Famous race horse. : NOON
16. Man on the road. : HOBO
17. Owner of 21 merit badges. : EAGLESCOUT
19. Western or Spanish. : OMELET
21. Just a bit. : SLIGHTLY
22. Arranged anew. : RESET
24. One opposed. : ANTI
25. Adjective suffix. : EST
27. "Pony." : TROT
29. Retards. : SLOWS
33. Gracie Mansion occupants. : THEWAGNERS
37. Western Samoa capital. : APIA
38. Architect's fillet. : ORLO
39. White heron. : EGRET
40. Gainsay. : DENY
41. Poetic contraction. : NEER
42. Jazz, swing, bop groups. : DANCEBANDS
44. Stylish: Colloq. : SWELL
46. Recipe verb. : STIR
47. Alike: Comb. form. : ISO
48. Venture. : DARE
51. Immense expanse. : OCEAN
53. Curt dismissal: Slang. : BRUSHOFF
57. Persevere. : HANGON
60. Romantic spot. : LOVERSLANE
62. French cleric. : ABBE
63. Dutch ___. : OVEN
64. Dined. : EATEN
65. Water ouzel. : PIET
66. Wampum item. : BEAD
67. Mulligan or muddle. : STEW
68. States further. : ADDS
Down
1. Repeat. : ECHO
2. Salon. : ROOM
3. The "Gray Fox" of the South. : ROBERTELEE
4. Garment. : STOLE
5. Constellation. : ARA
6. Records of progress. : LOGS
7. Riviera residence. : VILLA
8. Had dinner home. : ATEIN
9. Mexican dish. : ENCHILADA
10. Spoils. : LOOT
11. "I loaf and invite my ___." : SOUL
12. Showy and shoddy. : ANTY
14. Cleansed. : DETERGED
18. Bilko and Preston: Abbr. : SGTS
20. This: Sp. : ESTA
23. Fiji's neighbor. : TONGA
25. Short jackets. : ETONS
26. Virago. : SHREW
28. Fork-tailed birds. : TERNS
30. Bridge decision. : OPENINGBID
31. Meanders. : WINDS
32. Dictum. : SAYSO
34. The remotest regions. : WORLDSEND
35. Right-hand page. : RECTO
36. Famous photographer-painter. : STEICHEN
43. City in California. : BREA
45. He waited for Godot. : LAHR
49. Primulas. : ROSES
50. Musical tone. : EFLAT
52. Black Sea port. : ANAPA
53. Small splash of color. : BLOB
54. Wander. : ROVE
55. Part of the eye. : UVEA
56. Kismet. : FATE
58. Son of Boaz and Ruth. : OBED
59. Trawls. : NETS
61. Hot off the press. : NEW

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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