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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, April 17, 1953

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,398
Across
1. Thrive under pleasant warmth. : BASK
5. Step lightly. : TRIP
9. Scrawny person. : SCRAG
14. Party for all and sundry. : OPENHOUSE
16. Rival of Nero, Ellery, etc. : PHILO
17. Where the Dodecanese and Cyclades are. : AEGEANSEA
18. Relative of Fido. : ROVER
19. Bundle of documents in a lawyer's briefcase. : DOSSIER
20. Roman galley. : BIREME
21. Copies of Rider Haggard's novel. : SHES
22. Irate spate. : RANT
23. Joint inheritor. : COHEIR
26. "And the rockets' ___ . . . " : REDGLARE
30. Does not include. : OMITS
31. Conveyed. : GAVE
32. Homeric poetry. : EPOS
33. Figure on a golf course. : PAR
34. Goodness gracious! : HEAVENS
37. Famous author. : RLS
38. Namely. : THAT
40. Man's name. : RUEL
41. Chief port of Israel. : HAIFA
43. Arctic sled dogs. : SAMOYEDS
45. British astronomer of 18th century. : HALLEY
46. Finely intertwined. : LACY
47. A person's duty or concern. : PART
48. Bulgarian milk diet. : YOGURT
51. Signals at the rear of a train. : MARKERS
54. Dean of the cartoonists. : ABNER
55. Alicia Markova is one. : BALLERINA
57. Robert Casadesus' forte. : PIANO
58. Proper response in the Navy. : AYEAYESIR
59. Scatter. : STREW
60. Cape near Falkland Islands. : HORN
61. Part of a bureaucracy: Abbr. : DEPT
Down
1. Snake-shaped wrap. : BOA
2. Impersonated. : APED
3. Official flower of Utah. : SEGO
4. Ben-Gurion's parliament. : KNESSET
5. More ritzy. : TONIER
6. Tricks. : RUSES
7. Elbe tributary. : ISER
8. Sweet ___. : PEA
9. When "the voice of the turtle is heard in our land." : SPRING
10. Utter with glee à la Lewis Carroll. : CHORTLE
11. Split. : RIVE
12. Standard of the Ottoman empire. : ALEM
13. Senator from Tennessee. : GORE
15. Drug from hemp. : HASHISH
20. Resort near Vienna. : BADEN
22. Merrymaking. : REVEL
23. Descendants of the ancient Egyptians. : COPTS
24. Boys Town is near this city. : OMAHA
25. Man's name meaning noble. : HIRAM
26. Reviews cum enthusiasm. : RAVES
27. Part of 9 Down. : APRIL
28. He married Pocahontas. : ROLFE
29. Effort to accomplish something. : ESSAY
31. Showy but shoddy. : GAUDY
35. Found. : ERECT
36. Heavyweight champ in 1932. : SHARKEY
39. A "T" in TNT. : TOLUENE
42. Modified. : ALTERED
44. A plant, the milfoil. : YARROW
45. First name of late Chief Justice Stone. : HARLAN
47. Less ruddy. : PALER
48. Fido's complaints. : YAPS
49. Item re Stalin, March 5, 1953. : OBIT
50. Snarl or growl. : GNAR
51. County in Eire. : MAYO
52. Upward slope. : RISE
53. Shred. : SNIP
55. Fiddle-de-dee! : BAH
56. Freer's collection. : ART

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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