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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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