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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, March 7, 1957

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,809
Across
1. Ivy League football champs. : ELIS
5. Club. : MACE
9. Tobacco planter's kiln. : OAST
13. Sports structure. : ARENA
14. N. African port. : ORAN
15. Amb. Zellerbach's predecessor. : LUCE
16. A hero of 1927. : LINDY
17. Aswan's river. : NILE
18. Small quantity. : DRAM
19. Perfect type. : BEAUIDEAL
21. Where the tonic goes. : SCALP
22. Tippecanoe's middle name. : HENRY
23. Elaine's home. : ASTOLAT
25. U. N. health project. : WHO
27. Barbarian. : GOTH
29. ___ Desert, the Nefud. : RED
30. Pitch. : HURL
32. Star-maker. : PRESSAGENT
37. Second Mrs. Copperfield. : AGNES
39. Cassowary's cousin. : EMU
40. Aegean island. : MELOS
41. Global area. : THEFAREAST
44. Sundered. : RENT
45. Mild rebuke. : TUT
46. Sgts. : NCOS
48. These: Fr. : CES
49. Consecrates. : DEVOTES
53. Awkward. : INEPT
55. Relish. : OLIVE
56. Saturates. : WATERLOGS
60. Montrachet. : WINE
61. Kinds of crude rubber. : PARA
62. Girl in a song. : MARIE
63. River in Germany. : EDER
64. Spinach addenda. : GRIT
65. Florida orange-shipping center. : OCALA
66. Inferior. : LESS
67. Tool for dressing wood. : ADZE
68. ___ Gwyn. : NELL
Down
1. Toledo's lake. : ERIE
2. Popular chanteuse. : LENAHORNE
3. Clothe. : INDUE
4. Aphorism. : SAYING
5. Subject of recent hit song. : MONEYTREE
6. Operatic recording. : ARIA
7. Lily. : CALLA
8. Chemical suffix. : ENE
9. Eccentric elder. : OLDCODGER
10. Of the ear. : AURAL
11. Milan's La ___. : SCALA
12. Incline strongly. : TEMPT
13. Vestment. : ALB
20. Trapdoor. : DROP
21. Clermont's power. : STEAM
24. Certain students: Abbr. : SRS
25. Exclamation of surprise. : WHAT
26. Man's name. : HUGH
28. Virile fellow. : HEMAN
31. Refrigerator hoard. : LEFTOVERS
33. Uplift; rouse. : SUSCITATE
34. National "College." : ELECTORAL
35. Nobody. : NONE
36. Sounds seeking silence. : TSTS
38. Pan-fried. : SAUTE
42. Highway: Abbr. : RTE
43. E-flat is one. : TONE
47. Homily. : SERMON
49. Carpenter's fastener. : DOWEL
50. Omit in pronunciation.. : ELIDE
51. Creepers. : VINES
52. Turf. : SWARD
54. Residence. : PLACE
57. State: Abbr. : ARIZ
58. Half a cup. : GILL
59. ___ serpent. : SEA
61. Golfers' group: Abbr. : PGA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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