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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORD GAME

New York Times, Sunday, March 24, 1957

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 559 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,826
Across Down
1. Mexican mantles. : CAPAS
6. Connectives. : ANDS
10. Get under way. : START
15. Down at the mouth. : GLUM
19. Toussaint's land. : HAITI
20. Gay blade. : ROUE
21. Nectar product. : HONEY
22. Solemnity. : RITE
23. Actor from Cuba. : ARNAZ
24. Chief tributary of the Volga. : KAMA
25. Record. : ENTER
26. "Amores" poet. : OVID
27. Decorticated. : PEELED
29. Stairway addendum. : HANDRAIL
31. Steps over a wall. : STILE
32. More unhappy. : BLUER
34. Glower. : SCOWL
35. Dials and talks. : PHONES
36. Gunpowder. : TEA
38. The rightful Duke of Milan. : PROSPERO
40. Malay garb. : SARONG
42. Biographer of Browning. : ORR
43. Be spiritless. : MOPE
44. Assuaged. : SOLACED
46. Kind of flower. : RAY
49. Louvre exhibits. : WORKSOFART
53. Campus houses. : DORMS
54. Ancient garment. : TOGA
55. Visionary. : IDEAL
56. Churchill book, 1949. : THEIRFINESTHOUR
59. Author of "Locksley Hall." : TENNYSON
61. Citizen of N. Z. : MAORI
62. Singing star. : MERMAN
63. Small spring. : SEEP
64. Concern of 70 Down. : METRE
65. Sandy tract: Brit. : DENE
66. Finally. : ATLAST
69. GI named for honors. : CITEE
70. Greek band of pipe players. : PANDEANS
74. Author of great war novel. : COUNTLEOTOLSTOY
77. Bilko. : ERNIE
78. Trees. : ELMS
79. What everyone is getting. : OLDER
80. Book, play and movie. : THEBADSEED
82. Young socialite. : DEB
83. Color. : ROSERED
85. Shelley studied here. : ETON
86. Engineer's degree. : MCE
87. Takes off the slate. : ERASES
89. Washingtonians of 1809–17. : MADISONS
92. Poetic contraction. : OER
93. Bumper metal. : CHROME
95. Principle. : TENET
96. "Endymion" poet. : KEATS
98. Cheat. : HOCUS
99. Command aboard the Nautilus. : SUBMERGE
102. Bakery machine. : SLICER
105. It was: Lat. : ERAT
106. Evergreen tree. : CAROB
107. Amonasro's daughter. : AIDA
109. House. : ABODE
110. Rich fabric. : LAME
111. Namby-pamby. : INANE
112. Bunker's companion. : TRAP
113. Bus stop. : DEPOT
114. The Pennines. : ALPS
115. American philosopher. : ADLER
116. St. ___'s fire. : ELMO
117. Arises. : STEMS
1. Guy. : CHAP
2. It flows past Berne. : AARE
3. Sandy, wooded tract. : PINEBARREN
4. In the least. : ATALL
5. Make an estimate of. : SIZEUP
6. B. C. boat. : ARK
7. Builder of above. : NOAH
8. Creator of Edmond Dantes. : DUMASPERE
9. Scene in "The Medium." : SEANCE
10. Scene of action in "Ivanhoe." : SHERWOODFOREST
11. Pertaining to muscular vigor. : TONAL
12. Against. : ANTI
13. Country dance. : REEL
14. Son of Odin. : TYR
15. Connecticut site of U. S. sub base. : GROTON
16. Where King TV often reigns. : LIVINGROOM
17. Practical. : UTILE
18. Cyrus conquered them. : MEDES
28. Skin: Comb. form. : DERMO
30. Buzzing insects. : DORS
31. Equipped with tires. : SHOD
33. Place for antennas. : ROOFTOP
35. Printers. : PRESSMEN
36. Namely. : TOWIT
37. Diminish bit by bit. : ERODE
39. Brave southpaw. : SPAHN
40. Giant catcher, off active list. : SARNI
41. Culmination. : ACME
45. Nantes' river. : LOIRE
47. Volcano in Guatemala. : AGUA
48. Tell stories: Colloq. : YARN
50. Jayhawkers. : KANSANS
51. Most cunning. : SLYEST
52. Lloyd Douglas novel. : TIMETOREMEMBER
54. Schoolboy's fundamentals. : THREERS
57. Badgerlike animal. : RATEL
58. Conduced (to). : TENDED
60. Free. : SETLOOSE
64. Bevel. : MITER
65. Ship's log. : DAYBOOK
66. Served perfectly, at tennis. : ACED
67. Decorative metalware. : TOLE
68. Paul Bunyan's milieu. : LUMBERCAMP
69. Systems of signals. : CODES
70. Laureates. : POETS
71. Weatherman's device. : ANEMOSCOPE
72. Rosalind to Duke Frederick. : NIECE
73. First night of Passover. : SEDER
75. Besides. : ELSE
76. Clara Bow. : THEITGIRL
81. Boleyn and Frank. : ANNES
83. Pistons. : RAMS
84. Hamlet. : DANE
88. Customary lines of passage. : ROUTES
90. Reduce, as taxes. : DERATE
91. Waldorfs. : SALADS
93. Hindu disciple. : CHELA
94. Hourly. : HORAL
95. Cut of meat. : TBONE
97. World's highest land. : TIBET
99. ___ dollar, a sea urchin. : SAND
100. Eurasian range. : URAL
101. Red-cased cheese. : EDAM
103. Biblical land. : EDOM
104. Steeps. : RETS
106. Allen Dulles' agency. : CIA
108. Highest peak in Philippines. : APO

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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