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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

IMPROPER NAMES

New York Times, Sunday, March 4, 1973

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 540 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Clue for 11-Down is as it appeared, but "1969-68" should be "1969, 68."
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,604
Across Down
1. Bowsprit : SPAR
5. Sassafras drink : SALOP
10. Levantine wind : IMBAT
15. Did the trudgen : SWAM
19. Argentan's river : ORNE
20. Eastern bigwig : AMEER
21. Not a soul : NOONE
22. Combustible heap : PYRE
23. Greek units of length : PIKS
24. Julie joins Hugh : LONDONDOWNS
26. Cuzco Indian : INCA
27. Dabbles in : SMATTERS
29. French pronoun : VOUS
30. Adjective for Rome : ETERNAL
32. Richard III's need : AHORSE
33. Slowly, to Cicero : LENTE
34. Malefic : EVIL
35. Schary : DORE
36. "Little ___" : SIRECHO
38. Sell or tell : RETAIL
41. Romeo and Juliet : ROLES
42. B'way turkey : BOMB
43. Wahine's dance : HULA
45. What old grads do : REUNE
46. Leftovers : ENDS
47. Finicky grammarian : PURIST
49. Berliner's refusal : NEIN
51. Sturdy cart : DRAY
52. Compass point : ENE
53. Weight unit : CARAT
54. Flues : UPTAKES
57. A.F.B. in Colorado : ENT
58. Signals for Revere : LANTERNS
60. Lorne takes on crooner : GREENEVALLEE
62. Pindar's output : ODES
63. Cooperstown name : WANER
64. Blue or White : NILE
65. Two actors : COTTENWEAVER
69. Skin discoloration : CHLOASMA
73. Supplement, with "out" : EKE
74. Less svelte : STOUTER
75. "___ We Dance" : SHALL
76. Bern's river : AAR
77. He came after Bacon : LAMB
79. Variety : SORT
80. Swift's forte : SATIRE
82. Embog : MIRE
83. Pippin : APPLE
85. Sweepings : DUST
87. Shed feathers : MOLT
88. P. I. canoe : BANCA
89. "Dooryard" bloomers : LILACS
91. Like Dali's style : SURREAL
93. Norse Fate : URTH
94. Noun suffix : ENCE
95. Pamphleteer of '76 : PAINE
96. Singer Geraldine : FARRAR
98. Barber takes on Ali : REDCLAY
101. Actress Merrill : DINA
102. At the fringe : MARGINAL
104. Baal or Mammon : IDOL
105. Fred gets Justice : WARINGBLACK
108. Foreign trade discount : AGIO
109. Pure and simple : MERE
110. Equally : ALIKE
111. Milk: Prefix : LACTI
112. Clan : GENS
113. Handle: Fr. : ANSE
114. More exposed : NUDER
115. Uneven : EROSE
116. "Or" follower : ELSE
1. Placebos : SOPS
2. Band leader gets a Reed : PRIMADONNA
3. Singer and actor moored together : ANKAHOLDEN
4. Touches up old masters : RESTORES
5. Ad subjects : SALES
6. Dino's song topic : AMORE
7. Glass : LENS
8. Ref. book : OED
9. O. T. book : PROVERBS
10. On the carpet : INDUTCH
11. Two no-hit pitchers: 1969–68 : MOOSEHUNTER
12. Clara of films : BOW
13. Bancroft : ANNE
14. Bed canopy : TESTER
15. Full of life : SPIRITED
16. Two late comedians : WYNNLAUREL
17. Alms box : ARCA
18. Kind of ticket : MEAL
25. What one little pig had : NONE
28. ___ bien : TRES
31. Invariably : EVER
33. Last straw : LIMIT
36. Marsh birds : SORAS
37. City in N. Y. : OLEAN
39. Fatuous : INANE
40. Where Tacloban is : LEYTE
41. Rod's partner : REEL
42. George smokes with Natalie : BURNSWOOD
44. Two Senators (Vt.-Mich.) : AIKENHART
47. Mom and Dad : PARENTS
48. Lana, Jim and Nat : TURNERS
50. Britain's Chamberlain : NEVILLE
53. Relinquishes : CEDES
55. Gynt : PEER
56. Coating for pills : SALOL
59. Sandboxer : TOT
60. Handed out : GAVE
61. Grassland : LEA
63. Writers Isaac and John : WATTSUPDIKE
65. ___ Bayar of Turkey : CELAL
66. Giraffe's cousin : OKAPI
67. Shirley and Diana : TEMPLEDORS
68. Southeast wind : EURUS
69. Discourage : CHILL
70. Eva Marie and Heather : SAINTANGEL
71. Fredric and Claude : MARCHRAINS
72. Precinct : AREA
75. Agora sights : STOAE
78. Two singers : BLANCLEE
81. Responsive : AMENABLE
82. Event for Figaro : MARRIAGE
84. Churchly: Abbr. : ECCL
86. Athlete's mentor : TRAINER
88. Ham follower : BURG
90. Wampum : SEAWAN
92. Arena : RING
96. Data : FACTS
97. Okie's relative : ARKIE
98. "Green Mansions" girl : RIMA
99. Actress Barbara : EDEN
100. Asian border river : YALU
102. Egyptian cotton : MACO
103. Mislay : LOSE
106. Free of : RID
107. Small ape : LAR

Answer summary: 19 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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