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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORD ALMANAC

New York Times, Sunday, March 9, 1952

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 499 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 994
Across
1. President of Brazil. : VARGAS
7. Mexican state. : TABASCO
14. Boy meets girl. : DATE
18. Consecrate. : ANOINT
19. At full speed. : AGALLOP
20. Martinet's weapon. : FERULE
22. One of the T-men's chief concerns. : COUNTERFEITERS
24. Parson at a wedding. : PAIRER
25. Quick to learn. : APT
26. Hebrew "Alpha." : ALEF
27. Baby's playthings. : TOES
28. S. W. coast of India. : MALABAR
29. Apron. : TIER
31. Be a breadwinner. : EARN
33. Norse goddess. : SKADI
35. ___ die. : SINE
36. She was a lady. : EADIE
38. Simba's home. : LAIR
40. Señor's snooze. : SIESTA
43. Pal of Wynken and Blynken. : NOD
44. Civil War vet. : OLDTIMER
47. Singer's range. : REGISTER
49. Honshu bay. : ISE
52. Mecca for swimmers. : POOL
53. Bibulous ones. : SOTS
55. Chip in. : ANTE
56. Giant in "Pilgrim's Progress." : DESPAIR
58. Miss March. : BETH
59. A two-fisted Robinson. : SUGARRAY
63. Last. : LATEST
64. Gristle. : CARTILAGE
66. Rajah's wife. : RANI
67. Sister of Calliope. : ERATO
68. Michigan athlete. : WOLVERINE
69. Gov. Payne's state. : MAINE
70. Man's nickname. : RAFE
71. Twisted. : CONTORTED
72. King of Iraq. : FEISAL
73. Bread and potatoes. : STARCHES
75. Caesar's fatal day. : IDES
76. She wrote "National Velvet." : BAGNOLD
77. Hebrew month. : ELUL
78. "Dies ___," famous hymn. : IRAE
79. Traduce. : SLUR
80. "Not elsewhere specified": Abbr. : NES
81. Lasting. : ENDURANT
84. Aiding memory. : MNEMONIC
87. Frenchman's name. : GUI
88. Make beloved. : ENDEAR
90. Cold or hot dish. : SLAW
91. Image in clay. : MODEL
95. Substance from seaweed. : AGAR
97. Angler for morays. : EELER
99. Arctic phenomenon. : FLOE
101. Tokyo is Ridgway's. : BASE
102. Government. : REGIMEN
105. Composer Stravinsky. : IGOR
107. Famous stage name. : LUNT
109. It's now the M. S. A. : ECA
110. Glaze. : ENAMEL
111. Concert singer and television actress. : MARGARETTRUMAN
114. Odysseus outwitted them. : SIRENS
115. Mr. Bevan. : ANEURIN
116. Home of 392,788,000 people. : EUROPE
117. Direction. : EAST
118. Regards. : ESTEEMS
119. Late President of Austria. : RENNER
Down
1. Abrogate. : VACATE
2. Defective vision. : ANOPIA
3. Utterly defeated. : ROUTED
4. Variety of "rummy." : GIN
5. Helen Hayes' group. : ANTA
6. Monumental slab. : STELE
7. Barrier at a ship's stern. : TAFFRAIL
8. Long time. : AGE
9. Night crawlers. : BAIT
10. Members of the chorus. : ALTOS
11. Glosses over. : SLEEKS
12. Navy planes. : CORSAIRS
13. Ellis Arnall is its new chief. : OPS
14. Political bargain. : DEAL
15. Ex-President of Panama. : ARIAS
16. An engine. : TURBINE
17. The Met's Miss Steber. : ELEANOR
20. Columnist's initials. : FPA
21. Bobbled. : ERRED
23. Babbitt's occupation. : REALTOR
28. Estimate incorrectly. : MISGAUGE
30. Where 1 Across works. : RIO
32. Steal: Dial. : NIM
34. Aberdeen's river. : DEE
37. Large city on Mexican border. : ELPASO
39. Lake Mead is the world's largest. : RESERVOIR
41. Color. : TINGE
42. Thin Man's dog. : ASTA
45. Let George ___. : DOIT
46. Dutch port. : ROTTERDAM
48. Milieu. : TERRAIN
49. Drugstore cowboys. : IDLERS
50. Old term for a pirate. : SEARAT
51. Swindle: Sp. : ESTAFA
54. They're never used on Paris houses. : THIRTEENS
57. Diminished gradually. : PETERED
58. Lithuanian or Lett. : BALT
59. Pseudonym of novelist Dudevant. : SAND
60. ___ d'état. : RAISON
61. Impost on a minor benefice. : ANNALE
62. Surrenders. : YIELDS
64. Learns. : CONS
65. Falsehoods. : LIES
68. Burdened with sorrow. : WOELADEN
69. Headache. : MEGRIM
71. Farm implement. : CHURN
72. Debussy's "Goat-man." : FAUN
74. Whodunit ingredient. : CLUE
76. Motorist's bugbear. : BLOWOUT
78. Einaudi's people. : ITALIANS
79. Well-known conductor. : SMALLENS
81. Mrs. Anderson, Ambassador to Denmark. : EUGENIE
82. Site of Horseshoe Falls. : NIAGARA
83. Born. : NEE
85. Small child. : ELF
86. Male swan. : COB
87. Stations: Fr. : GARES
89. "Daughter of haste." : REGRET
92. Tutelary being. : DAEMON
93. Slip the collar. : ESCAPE
94. Near ringer in horseshoe pitching. : LEANER
96. Frosts. : RIMES
98. Picaroon. : ROGUE
100. Journalize. : ENTER
103. Common suffix. : MENT
104. Letters. : ELS
106. Capital. : RARE
108. Word of agreement. : TRUE
111. Girl's name. : MAE
112. Raised edge. : RIM
113. Subject of a Keats ode. : URN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 21 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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