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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORD GAME

New York Times, Sunday, April 12, 1959

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 554 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,558
Across
1. Certain croquet players. : ROVERS
7. Citizens of Alborg. : DANES
12. Ominous. : FATAL
17. Mark for bad conduct. : DEMERIT
18. Companionless. : ALONE
19. Arctic block. : ICEBERG
22. Little ___. : AMERICA
23. Siberian native. : TATAR
24. Teller of tales. : RELATER
25. Presidential nickname. : CAL
26. Fanciful. : CHIMERIC
28. S. African fox. : ASSE
29. Norris Dam agency. : TVA
30. Sacred: Comb. form. : HIER
32. Unwilling. : RELUCTANT
34. Pintails. : SMEES
36. Journalizes. : ENTERS
39. Opportunity. : TIME
40. Margin. : LIP
41. Tumbrels. : CARTS
42. Salt. : SEAMAN
44. In one way or another. : SOMEHOW
46. Kipling's "The Man Who ___." : WAS
49. Drawn contest. : STALEMATE
52. Censure. : REPROOF
56. Ultimate. : EVENTUAL
58. Amula. : AMA
59. Chile, to Italians. : CILE
60. Department of SE France. : VAR
61. Study for exams: Slang. : BONEUP
62. Governor at Charleston. : UNDERWOOD
65. Place in Judah. : LEHI
66. Kitchen utensil. : SCOOP
67. World's largest island. : GREENLAND
68. Minded. : CARED
69. Relative of a loch. : TARN
70. Humanitarians of sorts. : DOGOODERS
71. Home of R. C. M. P. : CANADA
72. London Labourite. : EDE
73. Channel marker. : BUOY
74. Examine or treat: Colloq. : VET
75. Giant's ___, headland in N. Ireland. : CAUSEWAY
77. Color. : ROSERED
79. Garibaldi's men. : REDSHIRTS
81. Spa in W. Germany. : EMS
82. Recover from. : GETOVER
84. Epic in twelve books. : AENEID
86. Kind of shoe. : SABOT
89. Yarn measure. : LEA
90. Give light. : BURN
92. "The ___ Xanadu." : ROADTO
96. Intertwine branches in a hedge. : PLASH
97. Famous restaurateur. : DELMONICO
100. Feline sound: Var. : MEOU
101. The aggregate. : ALL
102. Ampersands. : ANDS
104. "___ Short," De Morgan novel. : ALICEFOR
107. 24 grains: Abbr. : PWT
108. Hermes' anklewear. : TALARIA
110. Highest Pyrenees peak. : ANETO
111. Laborious. : OPEROSE
113. Soon. : SHORTLY
114. White heron. : EGRET
115. Animated: Colloq. : LIVENED
116. Famous poem of 1914. : TREES
117. Frozen ___. : FOODS
118. Kipling soldier. : DEEVER
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1. Abide. : REMAIN
2. Dairy dish. : OMELET
3. Translation: Abbr. : VER
4. Leif's father. : ERIC
5. Abounding in humor. : RICH
6. Companionway. : STAIR
7. Cause of lost and gained days. : DATELINE
8. Archaic alert. : ALARUM
9. Polite attention. : NOTICE
10. Pass a bill. : ENACT
11. To be: Span. : SER
12. Part of a football game. : FIRSTPERIOD
13. Particles. : ACES
14. Palomar instrument. : TELESCOPE
15. Relative of a caftan. : ABA
16. Literal meaning. : LETTER
17. Designer of chapeaux. : DACHE
20. Face (a wall) with stone, brick, etc. : REVET
21. Timothy. : GRASS
27. One of the sciences. : METALLURGY
28. Lively: Mus. abbr. : ANIM
31. ___ gestae. : RES
33. Century plant. : ALOE
35. Bryn ___. : MAWR
37. Take a breather. : RESTUP
38. Showed surprise. : SATUP
43. Pastoral sound. : MAA
44. Hollywood hopefuls. : STARLETS
45. Supported. : HELD
46. Tyler's Secy. of State. : WEBSTER
47. Pear-shaped fruit. : AVOCADO
48. Madrileños. : SENORES
50. Refashioned. : MADEOVER
51. Corrected. : AMENDED
53. Restrain by fear. : OVERAWE
54. Missouri River structure. : OAHEDAM
55. Moslem sabbaths. : FRIDAYS
57. Relative of krypton. : NEON
59. "The voice of the soul."—Rousseau. : CONSCIENCE
63. Modernist. : NEO
64. "Ares' chick."—Aristophanes. : WAR
65. Track strip. : LANE
67. Grandpa's memories. : GOODOLDDAYS
68. Othello's lieutenant. : CASSIO
70. Piece of music. : DUET
71. More attractive. : CUTER
73. Creator of Truthful James. : BRETHARTE
76. Ex-Governor of Kansas. : ARN
78. Selves. : EGOS
79. Simon pure. : REAL
80. Ragouts of lamb. : HARICOTS
83. Letters. : VEES
85. Mare. : DAM
86. Gaiters. : SPATS
87. God, to Meccans. : ALLAH
88. Blackball, for example. : BALLOT
90. Short jacket. : BOLERO
91. Conjoint. : UNITED
93. Testify under oath. : DEPONE
94. Large dog. : TOWSER
95. Expelled. : OUTED
98. Fruit. : MANGO
99. In former days. : OFOLD
103. Luxor's river. : NILE
105. 18th century portraitist. : OPIE
106. Idle fancy: Fr. : REVE
109. Timetable heading. : ARR
110. Black Jack's men. : AEF
112. New Testament book: Abbr. : REV

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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