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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

OUT OF THIS WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, May 17, 1959

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 676 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,593
Across Down
1. Organization like Red Star. : SPCA
5. "Envious" Roman. : CASCA
10. Man's latest frontier. : SPACE
15. Dax, Royat, Luchon, etc. : SPAS
19. Pres. Grant's first name. : HIRAM
20. Rose oil. : ATTAR
21. Historian Nevins. : ALLAN
22. One of the Upanishads. : KATHA
24. Layer 12 to 30 miles up. : OZONOSPHERE
26. IGY marvel. : MANMADEMOON
28. Take off. : DEPART
29. Periodical. : ETESIAN
31. Part of an airship. : PROW
32. Theban goddess. : MUT
33. Hydrogen, oxygen, etc. : ELEMENTS
35. Rocket team. : CREW
37. Hermit. : EREMITE
39. Books: Abbr. : VOLS
41. Zodiac sign. : ARIES
42. Abominated. : HATED
44. Actor Portman. : ERIC
45. Wing. : ELL
46. Chord. : TRIAD
47. Certain football players. : PASSERS
49. Vista. : SCENE
52. Rouse again. : REAWAKEN
54. Research room. : LAB
55. Rocketeer gear. : KITS
57. Presently. : ANON
58. Money in Mosul. : DINARS
59. "Hearts" of rockets. : MOTORS
62. Marines' Commandant. : PATE
64. Unit of energy. : ERG
65. Within: Prefix. : INTRA
66. Canaveral arithmetic. : COUNTDOWN
69. Cuban rum. : BACARDI
71. Sec. of Treasury, 1953–57. : HUMPHREY
73. Branch of literature: Abbr. : BIOG
75. Brim. : MARGIN
76. Bundle. : BALE
79. ___ Major, near Orion. : CANIS
80. Turning: Comb. form. : TROPE
82. Hindu groom. : SYCE
83. Large lizard. : IGUANA
85. Greek mountain chain. : OETA
87. Pilfer: Slang. : SCROUNGE
89. Voltaire's optimist. : CANDIDE
91. Canaveral event. : LAUNCHING
93. "First ___ . . . " : INWAR
97. Oklahoma city. : ADA
98. Feeler. : PALP
100. Cattails of India. : REREES
101. Celia's alias. : ALIENA
102. To laugh: Fr. : RIRE
104. Only this. : MERE
106. Conjunction. : AND
107. Cheering up. : SOLACING
109. Chief French naval station. : BREST
111. Purse item. : COMPACT
114. Feasts. : DINES
115. Captain's boat. : GIG
116. City in Normandy. : CAEN
118. Spica's constellation. : VIRGO
119. Extend. : WIDEN
120. People indefinitely. : THEY
121. Played the siren. : ALLURED
124. Peeper's cousin. : TOAD
125. Actress Frieda from Scotland. : INESCORT
127. Chez ___ (at his house): Fr. : LUI
128. Sortie. : RAID
130. Small sturgeon. : STERLET
132. Small eggs. : OVULES
135. It's in orbit. : EXPLORERIII
138. Halley and Herschel. : ASTRONOMERS
140. Ditto 67 Down. : NOSIR
141. Memento. : TOKEN
142. Theme of a work. : MOTIF
143. Maiden, à la Chaucer. : LASSE
144. Martian shades. : REDS
145. High point. : SPIRE
146. Unbecoming. : INEPT
147. Business letter abbreviation. : INST
1. Dimensions. : SIZE
2. Agent that sets off a rocket. : PROPELLANT
3. Markings on Mars. : CANALS
4. Popular song subject. : AMORE
5. Surpass. : CAP
6. Pericles was one. : ATHENIAN
7. Marked to remain. : STETTED
8. Gentle touch. : CARESS
9. Brother of Eris. : ARES
10. Key fruits. : SAMARAS
11. Nine bodies in orbit. : PLANETS
12. English river. : ALN
13. ___ David. : CAMP
14. Finnish lake. : ENARE
15. Brochettes. : SKEWERS
16. Game like napoleon. : PAM
17. Power. : ATOMICENERGY
18. Hue and cry. : SHOUT
19. Mason's burden. : HOD
23. ___ omnia (first of all): Lat. : ANTE
25. Church in Venice. : STMARKS
27. French artist. : DORE
30. "Sketch Book" character. : ICHABOD
34. Lake on Ohio border. : ERIE
36. Time period. : WEEK
38. Muscovite. : MICA
39. 19th-century composer. : VERDI
40. Fatty liquid. : OLEIN
43. Part of a cornice. : DRIP
46. Burmese viol. : TARAU
47. Hamburger. : PATTY
48. Emulate 5 Across. : STAB
50. Scandinavian. : NORDIC
51. Ram-jet or turbo-jet. : ENGINE
53. Nose of a missile rocket. : WARHEAD
54. State symbol. : LONESTAR
56. Flower part. : STAMEN
59. Role in "Ah, Wilderness!" : MURIEL
60. Hijack. : ROB
61. Turned aside. : SWITCHED
63. U. S. agency, 1948–51. : ECA
66. Audit maker. : CPA
67. Certainly not!. : OHNO
68. TVA dam. : NORRIS
70. An element. : ARSENIC
72. Scottish improver of roads. : MCADAM
74. Move ahead. : GOON
76. Druggist's sale: Colloq. : BICARB
77. Seaport in Morocco. : AGADIR
78. Event of March 24, 1959. : LUNARECLIPSE
81. Small dog. : PUG
84. Small bit. : NIP
86. East German uranium center. : AUE
87. Pointer's clue. : SCENT
88. Lizards. : GILAS
90. Source of power: Abbr. : ELEC
92. "Fair practice" system, 1933. : NRACODE
94. Describing man in outer space. : WEIGHTLESS
95. Well-known tug captain. : ANNIE
96. Rough. : RAGGY
99. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : PROV
101. Lace. : ALENCON
103. Husband of Adah. : ESAU
105. Utter. : EMIT
107. Incidental excursion. : SIDETRIP
108. Little ___. : ONES
110. Great nuisances: Colloq. : TERRORS
112. Duller. : PROSIER
113. Like a type of quartz. : AGATINE
114. Alcove for eating. : DINETTE
117. No adjective for Pluto. : NEAR
119. Mount ___ Observatory. : WILSON
120. Man of Independence. : TRUMAN
121. 24.7 in. in Denmark. : ALEN
122. City on the Nile. : LUXOR
123. Formal assemblies. : DIETS
126. Rounded moldings. : OVOLI
129. Descent. : DROP
131. Branches. : RAMI
133. Whilom. : ERST
134. Compass point. : SSE
136. Top. : LID
137. Island, n. w. of Kyushu. : IKI
139. Frequently: Poet. : OFT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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