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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

PHRASEOLOGY

New York Times, Sunday, May 23, 1954

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.45, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 554 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,790
Across Down
1. Symbols of a sport. : BATS
5. Industrial diamond. : BORT
9. Substance for making wort. : MASH
13. Frolic. : ROMP
17. Lawmaker. : SOLON
18. Modify. : ALTER
19. TV heroine. : IRMA
20. Sugar Bowl shape. : OVAL
21. Native Egyptians. : COPTS
22. Singer from Chicago. : LAINE
23. Girl's name. : GAIL
24. Town on the Nile. : QENA
25. Its motto is "Industry." : UTAH
26. Former court queen. : ALICEMARBLE
28. Atomic scientist. : UREY
29. Last of twelve. : DECEMBER
31. Emit a play of colors. : OPALESCE
33. Teacher's worst problem. : SALARY
34. Ondine, for instance. : SPRITE
36. Chief city in Transcaucasia. : TIFLIS
40. Cenozoic and Mesozoic. : ERAS
41. Chinese cinnamon. : CASSIA
42. Ballerina Shearer. : MOIRA
43. Snowflakes may cause it. : STATIC
46. Spent. : LED
47. One uneasy in finery: Slang. : HOGINARMOR
50. Tightly drawn. : TAUT
51. Recompense. : AMENDS
54. Composer of Mexican national anthem. : NUNO
55. A General Patton. : TANK
56. Dancer and choreographer. : AGNESDEMILLE
59. Inspiring fear. : EERY
61. Augusta, to D.D.E. : RETREAT
62. Lines the inside. : CEILS
64. Where Clingman's Dome is. : SMOKIES
69. Nichols hero. : ABIE
71. Gets a secret advantage. : STEALSAMARCH
73. P. O. slot. : DROP
77. Get a return. : REAP
79. Bambi's creator. : SALTEN
80. Product of Ireland. : LACE
81. Important Eisenhower appointee. : EARLWARREN
84. Cain's land. : NOD
85. Having ease and dignity. : POISED
87. Bathsheba's husband. : URIAH
88. Blower of a "wreathed horn." : TRITON
90. Gov. Clement's state: Abbr. : TENN
91. Folding money. : TENNER
93. Hangs about. : HOVERS
94. What F. E. P. C. fights. : RACISM
97. Describing highways. : TWOLANED
99. Red head. : MALENKOV
101. Man's name. : EMIL
104. Mediator's task. : MAKINGPEACE
107. A.R.C. slogan : GIVE
108. Yankees' No. 8. : YOGI
109. Colonial orator. : OTIS
110. 100 kopecs. : RUBLE
111. A Shaw from N. Y. C. : ARTIE
112. House or home. : ROOF
113. Baltic native. : LETT
114. A 1944 heroine. : AMBER
115. Car or snake. : RACER
116. Being: Fr. : ETRE
117. Gulf, inlet of Ionian sea. : ARTA
118. Zigzags, as a ship. : YAWS
119. Anglo-Saxon letters. : EDHS
1. Arcturus' constellation. : BOOTES
2. Dress goods of olden days. : ALPACA
3. Precisely. : TOTHELETTER
4. Lab symbols for tin. : SNS
5. ___ House. : BLAIR
6. Of the ear. : OTIC
7. President Coty. : RENE
8. Seismic signs. : TREMORS
9. Tern's pole-to-pole flight. : MIGRATION
10. Group formed in 1945. : ARABLEAGUE
11. Expression. : SMILE
12. Most vigorous. : HALEST
13. Cheese ripened in caves. : ROQUEFORT
14. Companion of "Wilco" and "Roger." : OVER
15. Horse hair. : MANE
16. Recreation. : PLAY
17. Move swiftly. : SCUD
18. Parts of a tennis court. : ALLEYS
26. Mystical word. : ABRACADABRA
27. Fantastically silly. : APISH
30. Husband: Fr. : MARI
32. Mountain peak: Ital. : CIMA
34. Like the Grand Canyon. : SCENIC
35. Relatives of 1 Across. : PADDLES
37. Its seaport is Callao. : LIMA
38. Firm strength. : IRON
39. Channel island. : SARK
43. Marshal's badge. : STAR
44. ___ Erlander, Swedish Premier. : TAGE
45. Minnie or Tillie. : AUNT
46. Man's nickname. : LEM
48. Actually existing. : INESSE
49. Best-selling nonfiction author. : NORMANPEALE
52. Calling; occupation. : METIER
53. Plackets. : SLITS
57. ___ Islands. : SEA
58. Singer Steber. : ELEANOR
60. ___ Kippur. : YOM
63. Fashionable assemblages. : SALONS
65. Important Baltic port: Russ. name. : KALININGRAD
66. She dies with Cleopatra. : IRAS
67. Lo!: Latin. : ECCE
68. Diffuse. : SHED
70. "New Faces" singer. : EARTHAKITT
72. Limited: Abbr. : LTD
73. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : DEUT
74. Distinctive. : RARE
75. An O'Neill hero. : ORIN
76. Flora. : PLANTLIFE
78. Argentine party. : PERONISTA
82. A whistle. : WHEW
83. Actor from Scotland. : NIVEN
86. First word of "Love's Old Sweet Song." : ONCE
89. Detroit pitcher. : TEDGRAY
90. Artist's instrument. : TRACER
92. 1863 novel. : ROMOLA
95. Pianist Henderson. : SKITCH
96. Shorts. : MOVIES
98. By and by. : LATER
99. Circa 75 million Americans. : MALES
100. Swerve. : VEER
101. Mrs. Rochester's maiden name. : EYRE
102. Disputed. : MOOT
103. Mr. Gouzenko. : IGOR
105. Mountain lion. : PUMA
106. ___ Vale, near Wales. : EBBW
111. Happen. : ARE

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