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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, March 28, 1953

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,378
Across
1
Where the orchestra plays. : PIT
4
Owns. : HAS
7
Pinball player's paradise. : ARCADE
13
Pizzeria dish. : MACARONI
15
"D" on a license plate. : DEALER
16
Albanese or Amara. : OPERATICSOPRANO
18
Air Force general. : LEMAY
19
The firmament. : SKY
20
Distinct parts. : UNITS
21
Our times. : ERA
22
Ants. : EMMETS
24
Horseshoe of the sea. : CRAB
28
Original Army code word for "A." : ABLE
29
Tiny tormentor. : IMP
32
Where Rommel was not so foxy. : SAHARA
34
We or us: Italian. : NOI
35
Maugham movie. : TRIO
36
Creator of Charles Primrose. : OLIVERGOLDSMITH
39
Word to seal a bargain. : DONE
40
Field Marshal Alexander's men. : RAF
41
Uses the pencil's other end. : ERASES
42
Relative of the missing link. : APE
43
Cancel. : DELE
44
Any lady of Lisbon. : DONA
45
Parchment paper. : VELLUM
47
Make an edging. : TAT
50
Man's name meaning light. : AARON
53
Spanish gold. : ORO
54
Where the Holsteins meet. : DAIRY
56
Barrie play (with "The"). : TWELVEPOUNDLOOK
59
Frame for drying cloth. : TENTER
60
Excuse. : PRETENSE
61
Gazing. : ASTARE
62
Remnant. : END
63
Compass direction. : SSE
Down
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Gift for first anniversary. : PAPER
2
Device used in a restaurant. : ICEMACHINE
3
Historic place in Ireland. : TARA
4
Adjective for 32 Across. : HOT
5
Aromatic herb. : ANISE
6
Turkish Empire of 19th century, according to Nicholas I. : SICKMANOFEUROPE
7
Fuss. : ADO
8
Common talk. : REPUTE
9
Rounded heaps of stones: Var. : CARNS
10
Jai ___, or "merry festival." : ALAI
11
Garage mishap. : DENT
12
Winged boy, in art. : EROS
13
Tiny-eyed animal. : MOLE
14
Johnnie, the "Prince of Wales." : RAY
17
Asterisk or dagger. : SYMBOL
23
Omitted from consideration. : ELIDED
25
Delighted critic's review. : RAVE
26
Live. : ARE
27
Taxpayer's garb, in many cartoons. : BARREL
29
Rainbowy plays of colors. : IRISATIONS
30
A small contribution. : MITE
31
Cries of contempt. : POHS
32
Beverage. : SODA
33
Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
35
He works for Secy. Humphrey. : TMAN
37
A rapid rate of going. : GALLOP
38
Aftermath of 25 Down. : SRO
43
Where Governor Thornton works. : DENVER
45
Italian physicist (1745–1827). : VOLTA
46
Lament. : MOURN
48
Went up. : AROSE
49
Urchin. : TYKE
50
Parasol ant. : ATTA
51
Inspires with fear. : AWES
52
O. H. E. problem. : RENT
54
Insecticide. : DDT
55
English country festivals. : ALES
57
Rather than. : ERE
58
Man's nickname. : NED

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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