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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, April 10, 1960

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.61, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 548 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,922
Across Down
1. Spacious. : BROAD
6. Presses. : URGES
11. Desert. : WASTE
16. More arrogant. : PROUDER
18. 1909 headliner. : PEARY
19. Fragrant gum. : INCENSE
22. Certain business men. : LAUNDRYOWNERS
24. Nutty sweets. : NOUGATS
25. British author. : AMIS
26. "Exodus" setting. : ISRAEL
27. Asiatic. : TATAR
29. Kept a tryst. : MET
30. Sediment. : SILT
31. Tidal flow. : EAGRE
32. Some busmen on holidays. : FARES
33. Earthy clay. : BOLE
34. Lowly Spartan. : HELOT
36. Legendary British king. : LUD
37. Second-___. : RATER
38. "___ de Suif," De Maupassant story. : BOULE
39. Make effervescent. : AERATE
41. Type of entertainment. : RADIOPROGRAM
43. Prepares to fish again. : REBAITS
45. Foundation for a machine. : BED
46. Actress Bloom. : CLAIRE
47. Historic peak. : ARARAT
48. Growing under snow. : NIVAL
50. Feline of a sort. : ALLEYCAT
54. Coarsely ground grain. : GRITS
55. Widespread. : GENERAL
57. City officer: Abbr. : ALD
58. Tap room item. : ALE
59. Humbug! : BOSH
60. Masefeld's "Sea ___." : FEVER
61. Expression. : VOICE
63. Spanish-American fabric. : CREA
64. Than: Ger. : ALS
65. Rialto sign. : SRO
66. Architectural feature. : STEEPLE
68. Fictional tractor salesman. : BOTTS
69. Millet subject. : GLEANERS
72. Wild time. : SPREE
73. Germ cell. : GAMETE
74. Nag. : GEEGEE
76. State: Abbr. : IND
77. Dwelt. : RESIDED
78. Concern of over 2 million Americans. : CIVILSERVICE
82. Hair shirt. : CILICE
83. Whatever. : ATALL
84. Informal garb. : JEANS
85. Retardation. : LAG
86. Wish for. : COVET
89. Canadian cape. : RACE
90. Emperor, in old Japan. : TENNO
91. Loop in rope. : BIGHT
93. Tricksy sprite. : PIXY
94. New suffix for "pay." : OLA
95. The Louvre. : MUSEE
96. Blot out. : DELETE
97. Famous fabulist: Var. : ESOP
98. Direct descendants. : LINEALS
100. Poem by Thomas B. Read, 1865. : SHERIDANSRIDE
103. Capable of being cut. : SECTILE
104. Speeder in space. : COMET
105. Akin. : RELATED
106. Type of song. : YODEL
107. "And ___ with golden hair." : EDITH
108. Roe's relative. : MOOSE
1. Menu item. : BOUILLABAISSE
2. Finds by search. : RUNSTOEARTH
3. Extra. : ODD
4. Condor's home. : AERIE
5. Cures food or hides. : DRYSALTS
6. Ascending. : UPWARD
7. Ballerina Jeanmaire. : RENEE
8. Goidel. : GAEL
9. Mistake. : ERR
10. Synthetic. : SYSTATIC
11. Leningrad edifice, now a museum. : WINTERPALACE
12. Asiatic oxen. : ANOAS
13. Whirring sound: Var. : SCUR
14. Young sheep. : TEG
15. Captivate. : ENAMOUR
16. Trim hedges. : PLASH
17. Fiber plant. : RAMIE
20. $4 gold piece of 1880. : STELLA
21. Prize. : ESTEEM
23. Old-time fort defense. : ORGUE
28. Part of the eye's iris. : AREOLA
32. Hula hoops, for one. : FAD
33. Par, in golf. : BOGEY
35. Geologic period. : TRIAS
37. Target-finding device. : RADAR
38. ___ from within. : BORED
40. LL. D. holder. : ATT
41. Goes back. : REVERTS
42. Lunar cleft. : RILLE
43. Heterogeneous collection. : RAGBAG
44. Jazzman Garner. : ERROLL
45. Hop stems. : BINES
48. State: Abbr. : NEV
49. One of a popular trio. : LAVERNE
51. Portrait photograph. : CARTEDEVISITE
52. Abutment in Roman architecture. : ALETTE
53. Badgered. : TEASED
55. Famous M. C. : GEORGEJESSEL
56. Ran. : LOPED
60. Manumits. : FREES
62. ___ de France. : ILE
63. Broadway fare. : COMICOPERAS
65. Angler's device. : SNELL
67. Great works. : EPICS
68. Primary. : BASIC
70. Nimble. : AGILE
71. Part of H. S. H. : SERENE
73. Colloid. : GEL
75. Fade away. : EVANESCE
77. Chief aide, figuratively. : RIGHTARM
78. Seasonal music. : CAROLS
79. Neighbor of La France. : ITALIE
80. Motel sign. : VACANCY
81. Phoenician princess. : INO
82. Shut up. : CAGED
85. Witch in Goethe's "Faust." : LILITH
87. Finale in Greek drama. : EXODE
88. Prefigured. : TYPED
90. Netting. : TULLE
91. Cap. : BERET
92. I hold: Lat. : TENEO
95. Domestic. : MAID
96. Half: Fr. : DEMI
99. 1944 area. : ETO
101. Scuttle. : HOD
102. Highway warning. : SLO

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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