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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

ALPHABETICS

New York Times, Sunday, March 25, 1956

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 32
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,462
Across Down
1. Sea moss. : ALGA
5. Foe of Carthaginians. : CATO
9. Ed Stanky's nickname. : BRAT
13. Blue spectral type. : BSTAR
18. Walter Reuther. : CIOLEADER
20. Romeo's rival. : PARIS
22. Astonished. : AGAPE
23. Hudson area near Nyack. : TAPPANZEE
24. Hour before matinee. : ONETHIRTYPM
26. It's been 75 years on the job. : ARC
27. Turns right. : GEES
28. New apparatus for M. D.'s. : BETATRON
29. Law: French. : LOI
30. South of Kan. : OKLA
32. Evergreen oaks. : HOLMS
34. ___ Jordan, ex-Gov. of Idaho. : LEN
35. Sphagnum. : MOSS
36. Vermeer style. : GENRE
38. Honored soldier. : CITEE
39. Chiropodists. : PEDICURES
41. Name before Edison. : ALVA
42. Derma. : CORIUM
43. Tries. : ESSAYS
44. A source of sugar. : BEETROOTS
46. Preacher's degree. : BSD
48. Islands west of Borneo. : NATUNA
52. Certain students. : SENIORS
53. I. Q. exam used by U. S. Army. : BETATEST
56. Convened. : SAT
57. Basic infinitive. : TOBE
58. Hymn tunes. : CHORALES
60. Dispatch. : HASTE
62. "Neat as ___." : APIN
64. Perplexed. : LOST
65. Signs of 1945. : VEES
66. Ichabod's rival. : BROM
67. Silk fibers. : FLOSS
69. Cattle and men, to cattlemen. : CRITTERS
71. Baseball team. : REDS
73. Emulate Landy. : RUN
74. Curtain rods for beds. : TRINGLES
76. Golden. : AUREATE
79. Convince. : ASSURE
81. Jinx. : HEX
82. Thomas ___ Macaulay. : BABINGTON
84. Go back to. : REVERT
87. Meany and others. : AFLMEN
89. Part of a bridle. : REIN
90. Men from Mindoro. : FILIPINOS
93. Pan-fried. : SAUTE
94. Bayou area. : DELTA
95. A-one cards. : ACES
96. Draft administration: Abbr. : SSS
97. Biblical verb. : SAITH
98. Think. : FEEL
99. Turn of an airplane motor. : REV
100. Abstain absolutely. : TEETOTAL
102. Up to one's ___. : EARS
104. Fresh-water food fish. : IDE
107. Tyro. : ABECEDARIAN
109. Member of the "96 Club." : USSENATOR
111. English actor. : DONAT
112. Coached: Jocose. : TUTED
113. Small, brightly colored birds. : BEEEATERS
114. Type of daisy. : OXEYE
115. Limestone. : MALM
116. Munich's river. : ISAR
117. Sherman Adams' role: Abbr. : ASST
1. Court minutes. : ACTA
2. Pseudologist. : LIAR
3. Political events. : GOPCONVENTIONS
4. Political group. : ALP
5. Capital of Crete. : CANEA
6. Axe-like tool. : ADZE
7. Informal garment. : TEESHIRT
8. South of Wash. : ORE
9. Wearer of a deer's tooth. : BPOEMEMBER
10. Raves. : RANTS
11. Field. : AREA
12. Iotas. : TITTLES
13. Rustic dance hall. : BARN
14. N. C. O. : SGT
15. Army Chief of Staff. : TAYLOR
16. Place opposite. : APPOSE
17. Negligent. : REMISS
19. U. S. symbol. : EAGLE
21. Tatters. : SHREDS
25. Homer's people. : IONIANS
28. Color in French flag. : BLEU
31. Field meals for G. I.'s. : KRATIONS
33. Colonial orator. : OTIS
35. Necessity. : MUST
36. Talks idly: Colloq. : GABS
37. "Waitin' for the Robert ___." : ELEE
38. Speaks gently. : COOS
39. Cyclist. : PEDALER
40. Cup-shaped: Comb. form. : CYATH
42. Essence. : CORE
45. ___ Roy. : ROB
47. Lines of a poem. : STAVES
49. Bulgaria, Hungary, etc. : USSRSATELLITES
50. Defense group since 1949. : NATO
51. Up and ___! : ATEM
53. Original meaning of fiasco. : BOTTLE
54. Items for a golfer's belt. : TEES
55. Letter. : ESS
58. In England it means wheat. : CORN
59. Guides on gun barrels. : HSIGHTS
61. Goal of many a collegian. : ABDEGREE
62. Radio actors' union. : AFRA
63. Extra. : PLUS
64. Landing boat. : LCI
68. ___ throat. : STREP
70. College of 6,705 students. : TEXASAANDM
71. Overthrow. : RUIN
72. Sea bird. : ERN
75. Emended. : REVISED
76. "___ in one's bonnet." : ABEE
77. Roof: Fr. : TOIT
78. City in Sicily. : ENNA
80. Author of "Battle Cry." : URIS
82. Companion of sweat and tears: Ger. : BLUT
83. Essays for advanced students. : AMTHESES
85. Enthrone. : ENSEAT
86. Pulpit. : ROSTRUM
88. Get an "F." : FAIL
90. Comb. form in electricity. : FARADO
91. Forerunner of deep freeze. : ICEBOX
92. Actor in "Guys and Dolls." : LEVENE
94. Dnieper tributary. : DESNA
97. Madame de ___. : STAEL
98. Smoother. : FREER
100. Place for a chignon. : TETE
101. Kyushu port. : OITA
103. Not ashore. : ASEA
105. Buzzing insects. : DORS
106. It once meant once. : ERST
108. Coral reef. : CAY
109. Where: Lat. : UBI
110. "A cat may look ___ king." : ATA

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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