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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
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
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Small sturgeon. : STERLET
132
Small eggs. : OVULES
135
It's in orbit. : EXPLORERIII
138
Halley and Herschel. : ASTRONOMERS
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Ditto 67 Down. : NOSIR
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Memento. : TOKEN
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Theme of a work. : MOTIF
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Maiden, à la Chaucer. : LASSE
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Martian shades. : REDS
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High point. : SPIRE
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Unbecoming. : INEPT
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Business letter abbreviation. : INST
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Dimensions. : SIZE
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Agent that sets off a rocket. : PROPELLANT
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Markings on Mars. : CANALS
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Popular song subject. : AMORE
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Surpass. : CAP
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Pericles was one. : ATHENIAN
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Marked to remain. : STETTED
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Gentle touch. : CARESS
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Brother of Eris. : ARES
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Key fruits. : SAMARAS
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Nine bodies in orbit. : PLANETS
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English river. : ALN
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___ David. : CAMP
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Finnish lake. : ENARE
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Brochettes. : SKEWERS
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Game like napoleon. : PAM
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Power. : ATOMICENERGY
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Hue and cry. : SHOUT
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Mason's burden. : HOD
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___ omnia (first of all): Lat. : ANTE
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Church in Venice. : STMARKS
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French artist. : DORE
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"Sketch Book" character. : ICHABOD
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Lake on Ohio border. : ERIE
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Time period. : WEEK
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Muscovite. : MICA
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19th-century composer. : VERDI
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Fatty liquid. : OLEIN
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Part of a cornice. : DRIP
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Burmese viol. : TARAU
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Hamburger. : PATTY
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Emulate 5 Across. : STAB
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Scandinavian. : NORDIC
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Ram-jet or turbo-jet. : ENGINE
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Nose of a missile rocket. : WARHEAD
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State symbol. : LONESTAR
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Flower part. : STAMEN
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Role in "Ah, Wilderness!" : MURIEL
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Hijack. : ROB
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Turned aside. : SWITCHED
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U. S. agency, 1948–51. : ECA
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Audit maker. : CPA
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Certainly not!. : OHNO
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TVA dam. : NORRIS
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An element. : ARSENIC
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Scottish improver of roads. : MCADAM
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Move ahead. : GOON
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Druggist's sale: Colloq. : BICARB
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Seaport in Morocco. : AGADIR
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Event of March 24, 1959. : LUNARECLIPSE
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Small dog. : PUG
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Small bit. : NIP
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East German uranium center. : AUE
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Pointer's clue. : SCENT
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Lizards. : GILAS
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Source of power: Abbr. : ELEC
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"Fair practice" system, 1933. : NRACODE
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Describing man in outer space. : WEIGHTLESS
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Well-known tug captain. : ANNIE
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Rough. : RAGGY
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Book of the Bible: Abbr. : PROV
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Lace. : ALENCON
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Husband of Adah. : ESAU
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Utter. : EMIT
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Incidental excursion. : SIDETRIP
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Little ___. : ONES
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Great nuisances: Colloq. : TERRORS
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Duller. : PROSIER
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Like a type of quartz. : AGATINE
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Alcove for eating. : DINETTE
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No adjective for Pluto. : NEAR
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Mount ___ Observatory. : WILSON
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Man of Independence. : TRUMAN
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24.7 in. in Denmark. : ALEN
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City on the Nile. : LUXOR
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Formal assemblies. : DIETS
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Rounded moldings. : OVOLI
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Descent. : DROP
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Branches. : RAMI
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Whilom. : ERST
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Compass point. : SSE
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Top. : LID
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Island, n. w. of Kyushu. : IKI
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Frequently: Poet. : OFT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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