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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, May 14, 1953

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Lt. Col. Galloway's group. : WACS
5. Put away, as for safekeeping: Slang. : STASH
10. Nonsense! : POOF
14. Succulent plant. : ALOE
15. Score of 3 on a par-5 hole. : EAGLE
16. Keenness. : EDGE
17. Shade on a camera. : LENSSCREEN
19. Fictional "child wife." : DORA
20. College athlete's prize. : LETTER
21. Dummy's bridge partner. : DECLARER
23. Wrote doggerel. : RIMED
25. Underweight. : THIN
26. Vermont product. : GRANITE
28. Be of importance. : MATTER
32. Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
33. Traditional January bargain. : LINENSALE
36. Kimono sash. : OBI
37. Treating maliciously. : SPITING
39. Emulated Dark Star. : RAN
40. Ex-King Michael's capital. : BUCHAREST
42. It limits freedom. : WANT
43. Hyde Park is one. : ESTATE
44. Office boy's routine. : ERRANDS
47. Sound of escaping steam. : SISS
49. Place for a hen party. : ROOST
50. British follower of "Nye." : BEVANITE
54. Safari headgear. : TOPEES
57. Be ruled by. : OBEY
58. Guareschi's humorful character. : DONCAMILLO
60. Used as personal adornment. : WORE
61. Creator of J. Alfred Prufrock. : ELIOT
62. Innuendo. : SLUR
63. Adjective for Cassius. : LEAN
64. Marshland herb. : SEDGE
65. "At ease" often follows it. : HALT
Down
1. 1950 best seller (with "The"). : WALL
2. Away from the wind. : ALEE
3. Oppose in words. : CONTRADICT
4. Lyrical form used by Dante. : SESTINA
5. Something hard to keep. : SECRET
6. Product of coal. : TAR
7. Time-worn. : AGED
8. Unlikely weather in May. : SLEET
9. Ward heelers. : HENCHMEN
10. Intellectual snobs. : PEDANTS
11. Incense. : ODOR
12. Fee-faw-fum. : OGRE
13. It limits freedom. : FEAR
18. Half: Prefix. : SEMI
22. Chinese unit of weight, 1 1/3 oz. : LIANG
24. Delicate: Obs. : DELIE
26. Shakespeare's theatre. : GLOBE
27. Picture puzzle. : REBUS
29. Neapolitan folk dance. : TARANTELLA
30. Heavyweight among antelopes. : ELAND
31. Real estate returns. : RENTS
34. 'Tis 'tis. : ITS
35. Chemical used as fertilizer. : NITER
37. Symbol of smoothness. : SATIN
38. Handles the gavel. : PRESIDES
41. Hankers: 3 wds. : HASAYEN
42. Disposed to speak sharply. : WASPISH
45. Take turns. : ROTATE
46. Part of S. R. O. : ROOM
48. Popular garment for women. : STOLE
50. TV sight on New Year's Day. : BOWL
51. Oil-yielding tree. : EBOE
52. Dancer Zorina. : VERA
53. City in Oklahoma. : ENID
55. Hebrew month. : ELUL
56. Quality. : SORT
59. Little man in a big business. : COG

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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