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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, April 8, 1954

Author:
Eugene Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { Q W }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:
Original 38-Across clue had "world series"; changed this to "World Series."
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,745

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Gather together. : AMASS
6. Ichabod's rival. : BROM
10. First woman Governor, Nellie Tayloe ___. : ROSS
14. One of the Quints. : MARIE
15. Baltic port. : RIGA
16. Hodgepodge. : OLIO
17. Where Fordham U. is. : BRONX
18. Stettin's river. : ODER
19. Soprano Sayao. : BIDU
20. Map within a map. : INSET
21. Prominent stage designer. : MIELZINER
23. Begins a golf game. : TEESOFF
25. Shortly. : SOON
26. Black, in roulette. : NOIR
28. It comes before no runs and no errors. : NOHITS
32. Girder. : CROSSBEAM
37. Of a speed equal to the speed of sound. : SONIC
38. Winning pitcher in three World Series games. : RUTH
39. More like Reynard. : SLYER
41. Soup vegetable. : OKRA
42. His Monday is our Sunday. : ASIAN
44. Secy. Summerfield's predecessor. : DONALDSON
46. Entangled. : MESHED
48. Secy. Thomas' area. : NAVY
49. Mrs. MacArthur. : JEAN
51. President Heuss' people. : GERMANS
56. Depression sight. : BREADLINE
60. Of atomic particles. : IONIC
61. Court ritual. : OATH
62. Plane designer Sikorsky. : IGOR
63. Large bird. : CRANE
64. Her father is Chief Justice. : NINA
65. Italian writer. : LEVI
66. Fluttering. : ASPEN
67. Comedian Young. : ALAN
68. Wings: Lat. : ALAE
69. Lend's modern follower. : LEASE
Down
1. Compass; scope. : AMBIT
2. Seine tributary. : MARNE
3. One-third of Stein's trio. : AROSE
4. Geometric ratios. : SINES
5. Bell ringers in churches. : SEXTONS
6. Mrs. Parkington's creator. : BROMFIELD
7. Pagliacci's "laugh." : RIDI
8. Pointed arches. : OGEES
9. Actor Brando. : MARLON
10. Legendary outlaw. : ROBINHOOD
11. Senator Johnston of S. C. : OLIN
12. Show partisanship. : SIDE
13. Peevish. : SOUR
22. Park attractions. : ZOOS
24. Watch chain trinkets. : FOBS
27. Cellulose product. : RAYON
29. Colored pastes used in printing. : INKS
30. Beginner: Var. : TIRO
31. Glance over. : SCAN
32. Stuff. : CRAM
33. Trojan horse, for instance. : RUSE
34. Colonial orator. : OTIS
35. Builder of Taj Mahal. : SHAHJAHAN
36. Word in Tennessee Williams title. : MENAGERIE
40. Critic's commendation: Slang. : RAVE
43. Require. : NEED
45. Like Hammerstein's works. : LYRICAL
47. Heroine of a Saint-Saëns opera. : DALILA
50. Actor Bruce. : NIGEL
52. Independent legislator. : MORSE
53. Port on the Black Sea. : ANAPA
54. Playing cards. : NINES
55. Spectacle. : SCENE
56. ___ fide. : BONA
57. Wading bird. : RAIL
58. Sicilian sight. : ETNA
59. He fought Louis. : NOVA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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