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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, April 28, 1958

Author:
Sam Lake
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,226
Across
1. Cleanser. : SOAP
5. Receptacles in a pair of scales. : PANS
9. Shut up. : CAGED
14. Black: Comb. form. : ATRO
15. Of a verse form. : ODIC
16. Rich apparel. : ARRAY
17. Its motto: Union, Justice, Confidence. : LOUISIANA
19. Grim. : STERN
20. Singles or doubles. : TENNISMATCH
22. Pub drink. : ALE
23. Three: Span. : TRES
24. Sing merrily. : LILT
26. Stroked in 20 Across. : LOBBED
29. Van Cliburn and others. : PIANISTS
33. Wall hanging. : ARRAS
34. Maroons. : REDS
35. Stationery spoiler. : BLOT
36. Atlantic City structure. : PIER
37. Scouts' activities. : HIKES
38. Pro ___. : RATA
39. Be elevated. : SOAR
40. Yachting. : ASEA
41. Crowbar. : LEVER
42. Sanctions. : ENDORSES
44. Abhor. : DETEST
45. Clout. : SWAT
46. Exploit. : FEAT
47. Take a turn at the plate. : BAT
49. Awards given since 1901. : NOBELPRIZES
55. Vintner's process. : AGING
57. Gourmet's treat. : ONIONSOUP
58. Pelf. : LUCRE
59. Refrigerator. : ICER
60. Moved with excited haste. : TORE
61. Capital of French West Africa. : DAKAR
62. In case. : LEST
63. Direction to a printer. : STET
Down
1. Preservative. : SALT
2. Siouan Indian. : OTOE
3. ___ for one's money (powerful competition). : ARUN
4. Northern tip of Alaska. : POINTBARROW
5. Balanced exactly. : POISED
6. Only nonagenarian among U. S. Presidents (1735–1826). : ADAMS
7. Historic caravel. : NINA
8. Get going! : SCAT
9. Get money for. : CASHIN
10. Louis Tiffany's field. : ART
11. Lake in Canada, bigger than Lake Erie. : GREATSLAVE
12. Title. : EARL
13. Unit of force. : DYNE
18. Fathers: Poet. : SIRES
21. School unit. : CLASS
25. W. S. Gilbert, Boito, etc. : LIBRETTISTS
26. Slip of tongue or pen. : LAPSE
27. Hunter of the skies. : ORION
28. Crisp item served with 57 Across. : BREADSTICK
29. Small dogs: Colloq. : PEKES
30. Birth of an invention. : IDEA
31. Carries. : TOTES
32. Set out. : START
34. Rebel. : RISE
37. ___ do with (is associated with). : HASTO
41. Ascertain. : LEARN
43. Member of N. Y. hockey team. : RANGER
44. Exile. : DEPORT
46. Bluebottles. : FLIES
47. Unadorned. : BALD
48. Señor's thirst quencher. : AGUA
50. Seethe. : BOIL
51. Noun suffix. : ENCE
52. ___ suit. : ZOOT
53. River near Paris. : EURE
54. Small barracuda. : SPET
56. F. D. R. measure. : NRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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