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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, April 9, 1953

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 60-Down clue had asterisks instead of ellipsis points; corrected this.

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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,390

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Across
1
Shelter, in France. : ABRI
5
Effort to win. : BID
8
Pizzaro's victims in the 16th century. : INCAS
13
Principal port of Queensland, Australia. : BRISBANE
15
Sloping shed. : LEANTO
17
Royal residence in Scotland. : BALMORAL
18
Oriental's shoe. : SANDAL
19
Complement of a hook. : EYE
20
Actress Toren. : MARTA
22
Birds that plunge after fish. : TERNS
23
Baptista and his daughters. : PADUANS
25
Sea barrier. : MOLE
26
Coast Guard lady. : SPAR
29
Adds white to a color. : TINTS
31
Hands. : MEN
32
Serfs of ancient Sparta. : HELOTS
35
___ seeds, used in cooking. : CARAWAY
37
Recurring annually, as winds. : ETESIAN
39
Singapore's strait. : MALACCA
41
Made an effort. : EXERTED
43
Exhortation to Junior before a meal. : WASHUP
44
Macaw. : ARA
45
Agog. : EAGER
47
Casbah character. : PEPE
48
That 15-per cent-up item. : RENT
50
An avenging power. : NEMESIS
53
Reptile. : ADDER
55
England's foremost critic of America. : BEVAN
56
Organization headed by Harriman: Abbr. : ARC
59
Island in Malay Archipelago. : BORNEO
61
Legendary birthplace of King Arthur. : TINTAGEL
63
Apt. : SUITED
64
Legendary treasure city of S. America. : ELDORADO
65
One of the senses. : TASTE
66
Any Spanish king. : REY
67
Where 11 Down lived. : TROY
Down
1
French cleric. : ABBE
2
Voice of an animal. : BRAY
3
Vex: Colloq. : RILE
4
Ideology. : ISM
5
Unit of pressure, in physics. : BARAD
6
Doing the same things daily: Phrase. : INARUT
7
Pertaining to a river's mouth. : DELTAIC
8
French pronoun. : ILS
9
Companion of "clean." : NEAT
10
Cave ___ (beware the dog): Latin. : CANEM
11
One of Euripides' heroines. : ANDROMACHE
12
Hockey trophy. : STANLEYCUP
14
Former capital of Belgian Congo. : BOMA
16
Companion of Johnson. : OLSEN
21
Where Bao Dai rules. : ANNAM
23
Man's ordinary speech. : PROSE
24
Byproduct of threshing. : STRAW
26
Pronoun. : SHE
27
Came to nothing: 2 wds. : PETEREDOUT
28
Summer capital of Egypt. : ALEXANDRIA
30
Parlor: Spanish. : SALA
33
Popular substitute for a child's swing. : TIRE
34
Ruler of Pandemonium. : SATAN
36
Relatives of ants and bees. : WASPS
38
Semi-desert region of Israel. : NEGEB
40
Macaque. : APE
42
Greek prototype of Ceres. : DEMETER
44
Men of Yemen. : ARABS
46
Upbraid. : REVILE
49
Abodes for 44 Down. : TENTS
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Scot's nickname. : SANDY
52
Preposition. : INTO
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"Right," in jive jargon. : REET
56
Seaweed substance. : AGAR
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Accomplish again. : REDO
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Surfeit. : CLOY
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"O wild West Wind . . . " etc. : ODE
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M. Rouault's field. : ART

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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