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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, May 18, 1956

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,516

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Across
1
Israeli port. : JAFFA
6
Stylish. : CHIC
10
Genus of cattle. : BOS
13
Tests for tenors. : ARIAS
14
Protagonist. : HERO
15
Carte. : MENU
16
Points of reference, for surveyors. : BENCHMARKS
18
Others: Lat. : ALII
19
Capital of S. Australia. : ADELAIDE
20
Air race tower. : PYLON
21
Hawaii is one: Abbr. : TERR
22
Arranging in folds. : DRAPING
24
Queen in English folklore. : MAB
27
Bark shrilly. : YELP
29
Indians. : OTOS
30
Seaport in Spain. : ADRA
32
Table vessel. : SALTCELLAR
36
Italian art center. : SIENA
38
Major: Mus. : DUR
39
Southeast Asia pact. : SEATO
40
Rangers' goal. : STANLEYCUP
43
Social slight. : SNUB
44
Twofold. : DUAL
45
Prince of Denmark. : KNUD
47
Decibels: Abbr. : DBS
48
New U. N. member. : ALBANIA
51
Handle. : KNOB
53
Contributes to a common fund. : POOLS
54
Most substantial. : SOLIDEST
58
Sea in Asia. : ARAL
59
Classical language. : ATTICGREEK
61
Golfer Middlecoff. : CARY
62
Show good humor. : GRIN
63
Make exultant. : ELATE
64
Remnant. : END
65
Adroitness. : EASE
66
Extend a subscription. : RENEW
Down
1
Poke. : JAB
2
Precinct. : AREA
3
Treasure-trove. : FIND
4
Phase. : FACET
5
Rhett Butler's rival. : ASHLEY
6
Conductor of a meeting, in PTA parlance. : CHAIRLADY
7
Dairy cattle. : HERD
8
Annoyed. : IRKED
9
Variety of lettuce. : COS
10
Oldest industrial center in Newfoundland. : BELLISLAND
11
Flavoring agent. : ONION
12
Beseeching. : SUING
15
Structures for spring dances. : MAYPOLES
17
Equines. : MARES
20
Heads. : PATES
23
Sindbad's bird. : ROC
24
Bulk. : MASS
25
Where colliers enter. : ADIT
26
Kitchen appurtenance. : BREADBOARD
28
Courage. : PLUCK
31
Every year. : ANNUALLY
33
Part of a railroad system. : TRUNKLINE
34
"Three men in ___." : ATUB
35
Plunders. : ROBS
37
Dale, Young, etc. : ALANS
41
Athlete in blue. : ELI
42
Of ancient Carthage. : PUNIC
46
Duke or Gil. : DODGER
48
Speedily. : APACE
49
Aid to navigators. : LORAN
50
"Per ardua ad ___," RAF motto. : ASTRA
52
TV comedian. : BERLE
55
Inventor of an elevator. : OTIS
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Playwright O'Casey. : SEAN
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Head: Fr. : TETE
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"___ cannot wither her . . . " : AGE
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___ Gardens. : KEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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