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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Thursday, May 14, 1959

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,590
Across Down
1. Money unit on the Via del Corso. : LIRA
5. Fire and ___ insurance. : THEFT
10. Where the water was changed to wine. : CANA
14. Hero of "Green Mansions." : ABEL
15. A Montague. : ROMEO
16. Algerian port. : ORAN
17. Brewer's purchase. : MALT
18. Attacker of cherished beliefs. : ICONOCLAST
20. Insurrections. : BREAKOUTS
22. Dwight's two-time rival. : ADLAI
23. Young salmon. : GRILSE
24. Nile serpent. : ASP
25. Spanish housewife: Abbr. : SRA
27. Cluster of fibers. : NEP
28. Preconceived. : IDEATED
32. Refer to. : CITE
34. First-rate fellow. : TOPNOTCHER
36. Imitating. : APING
38. Bounder. : CAD
39. Mowgli's friend, the wolf. : AKELA
40. Living quarters de luxe. : PENTHOUSES
43. Twist or turn. : SLEW
44. Occupy wholly. : ENGROSS
45. Greek letter. : CHI
47. Army uniforms: Colloq. : ODS
48. Sigmoid letter. : ESS
49. Distress. : SORROW
51. "The little man who ___ there." : WASNT
54. Vocal feminine fans. : SHRIEKERS
57. World's fair. : EXPOSITION
59. Century plant. : ALOE
60. Color in the French flag. : BLEU
61. Musical program. : REVUE
62. Blueprint. : PLAN
63. Garden spots. : BEDS
64. Store up. : AMASS
65. "Money ___ everything." : ISNT
1. Late March, proverbially. : LAMB
2. Steel beam. : IBAR
3. Consigning to an inferior position. : RELEGATING
4. Constellation Ara. : ALTAR
5. Form of verse. : TRIOLET
6. Flimflam. : HOCUSPOCUS
7. Overact: Slang. : EMOTE
8. Moors. : FENS
9. In addition. : TOO
10. Cans foodstuffs in a certain way. : COLDPACKS
11. Sea E of the Caspian. : ARAL
12. Our astronautics and space group. : NASA
13. Against: Prefix. : ANTI
19. Cottage for 25 Across. : CASETA
21. Relatives. : KIN
24. Fuss. : ADO
25. Leafless flower stalk. : SCAPE
26. Bring to completeness. : RIPEN
28. Unseemly. : INDECOROUS
29. Famous Bay State family. : THELOWELLS
30. Went for congers. : EELED
31. Sketches. : DRAWS
33. Confidentially. : ENTRENOUS
35. ___ de Calais. : PAS
37. Ibsen play, 1881. : GHOSTS
41. W. W. II intelligence unit. : OSS
42. Loreto and Lourdes. : SHRINES
46. Wrath. : IRE
49. Hindu god. : SHIVA
50. African animal. : OKAPI
51. "Dragnet" actor-director. : WEBB
52. Shaft between wheels. : AXLE
53. Zipped along. : SPED
54. Pipe part. : STEM
55. Sorrel's relative. : ROAN
56. Commissioned. : SENT
58. Evangelist Sankey. : IRA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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