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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, May 15, 1949

Author: Eugene Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 543 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 41
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 379
Across Down
1. Tops since 1933. : DEMOCRATS
10. Famous head of Racing Commission, New York. : SWOPE
15. Disturb. : UPSET
20. Easily moved. : EMOTIONAL
21. South American Indian. : CARIB
22. India's head man. : NEHRU
23. Meanly. : VICIOUSLY
24. Oleoresin. : ANIME
25. At the back. : AREAR
26. Annoys. : IRKS
27. Champagne ___. : SEC
28. Where Bonneville Dam is. : OREGON
29. City east of Warsaw. : PINSK
30. Monkey. : SAI
31. Suburb of New York. : PELHAM
33. Taciturn. : SILENT
35. Exclamation of appeal. : SEE
36. Spirit lamps. : ETNAS
38. Apportion. : METE
39. Hitlerite. : NAZI
40. Tough. : WIRY
41. A dressing for hides. : DEGRAS
43. Cheats. : ROGUES
46. Girl's name. : ETTA
48. Impede. : CLOG
50. Author of "Doctor Faustus." : MANN
51. Advents. : ARRIVALS
55. Capital of Governor Tuck's state. : RICHMOND
59. Pioneer in selling by mail. : SEARS
61. Water nymph associated with Diana. : EGERIA
62. Sacred inscription. : INRI
63. Scarlett O'Hara's home. : TARA
65. Somewhat sharp. : ACUTISH
67. Island: abbr. : ISL
68. Revoke a legacy. : ADEEM
70. Democratic Senator from Virginia. : ROBERTSON
72. Allowances for waste. : TRETS
74. U. N. official. : LIE
75. Infirmity. : AILMENT
77. Silver coin of Persia. : KRAN
79. Curved molding. : OGEE
80. Cousins of rhinoceros. : TAPIRS
82. Where Pocatello is. : IDAHO
84. "Short-___": flyers' club. : SNORTERS
86. Of nomenclature. : ONYMATIC
88. Duration. : TERM
90. Silk worm. : ERIA
91. Tunes. : AIRS
92. Fir trees. : CEDARS
94. Bach wrote them. : MOTETS
98. Malabar ___. : FARM
101. Symbol of false friendship. : IAGO
103. Bulrush. : TULE
105. ___ Haute, Indiana. : TERRE
106. Miners' quest. : ORE
107. Intrigues. : CABALS
109. New York village, scene of Dutch-Indian warfare. : ESOPUS
111. Bore into. : EAT
112. Husband's brother, among ancient Hebrews. : LEVIR
114. District in Yorkshire. : ELLAND
116. Call: Latin root. : VOC
117. Leave out. : OMIT
118. Lorna ___, Blackmore's heroine. : DOONE
119. Wide plain. : LLANO
120. Tent-dweller. : RECHABITE
122. Island in New York harbor. : ELLIS
123. Stringed instruments. : LUTES
124. Heir. : INHERITOR
125. Polynesian chestnuts. : RATAS
126. Mimicry. : APERY
127. Assailers. : BESETTERS
1. Invented. : DEVISED
2. Turkish official's jurisdiction. : EMIRATE
3. Imitating. : MOCKING
4. U. S. inventor. : OTIS
5. Group opposing Taft-Hartley Act. : CIO
6. Stir up. : ROUSE
7. His feast day is April 21. : ANSELM
8. Native state in India. : TALCHER
9. Foxy. : SLY
10. Cicatrix. : SCAR
11. Declines. : WANES
12. Sources. : ORIGINS
13. Stuffed olive. : PIMOLA
14. Mr. Scrooge. : EBENEZER
15. Not likely. : UNAPT
16. Beautiful woman. : PERI
17. Sian is its capital. : SHENSI
18. Rubber. : ERASER
19. Inonu's country. : TURKEY
28. Greek letters. : OMEGAS
31. Song of David. : PSALM
32. Subject of Fermi's research. : ATOM
34. Treats with an acid. : NITRES
37. Bartender at Duffy's Tavern. : ARCHIE
40. Brandish. : WAVE
42. Black powder from carbon. : SOOT
44. Found. : UNEARTHED
45. Decree. : ENACT
47. Compact. : TIGHT
49. Tree knot. : GNARL
51. Socialites. : ASTORS
52. Tributary of the Garonne. : ARIEGE
53. Noted English surgeon (1827–1912). : LISTER
54. Mud volcanoes. : SALSES
55. Shylock's headquarters. : RIALTO
56. Cleveland ___. : INDIAN
57. Weird. : CREEPY
58. Pertaining to courses for foot races. : DROMIC
60. Crisp bread. : RUSK
64. Resting. : ABED
66. Silly. : INANE
69. Polynesian place of worship. : MARAI
71. Growing out. : ENATE
73. Wheel-shaped. : ROTATE
76. Strategic peninsula in North Adriatic. : ISTRIA
78. Pattern. : NORM
81. Caliph. : IMAM
83. Talked. : ORATED
85. Disturbances. : RIOTS
87. Famous Queen of Castile. : ISABELLA
89. Indo-Chinese people. : MRUS
92. Compare critically. : COLLATE
93. Yugoslav. : SLOVENE
95. Anchoret. : EREMITE
96. Quisling. : TRAITOR
97. Hunting dogs. : SETTERS
98. Circular. : FOLDER
99. Interstice. : AREOLA
100. Mutiny. : REVOLT
102. Poll-taker. : GALLUP
104. Eras. : EPOCHS
107. Salad plant. : CRESS
108. More rational. : SANER
110. Creek Indian. : UCHEE
113. Genus of cetaceans. : INIA
115. Intrusive: Colloq. : NOSY
117. Necrology. : OBIT
120. Part of the torso. : RIB
121. Cunning. : ART

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 31 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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