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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE

New York Times, Sunday, May 28, 1950

Author: Eugene Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 556 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 35
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 433
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1. One of Macbeth's titles. : THANE
6. Denmark's king. : FREDERIK
14. Chief port of the Ukraine. : ODESSA
20. Garments. : ROBES
21. Having royal privileges. : PALATINE
22. Jog memory. : REMIND
23. The elands. : ORIAS
24. Turncoat. : APOSTATE
25. Went toward rising sun. : EASTED
26. Billfold. : WALLET
28. Turkish chief officer. : AGHA
29. Famous violinist. : ELMAN
31. ___ Freischutz. : DER
32. Summer in Auriol's country. : ETE
33. The Flores, east of Java, is one. : SEALET
35. Action; gait. : TREAD
36. Pierce. : GORE
37. ___ type. : LINO
39. Norse name. : NILS
40. 24 sheets of paper. : QUIRE
41. Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1925. : DAWES
42. President of the Indonesian Republic. : SOEKARNO
44. Greek reed instrument. : AULOS
45. G. O. P. whip in the House. : ARENDS
46. Fleet-footed bird. : EMEU
47. Tobacco pipe. : BRIER
48. Minced oath. : DRAT
49. Type of power tested at Alamogordo. : ATOMIC
52. Follower of Falstaff. : POINS
53. Laboring. : WORKADAY
57. Dish of greens. : SALAD
58. The Malabar ___. : COAST
59. Clefts. : RIMAE
60. River of Yorkshire. : URE
61. Exclamation. : PISH
62. Prevents fermentation. : PASTEURIZES
64. Where Zeno taught. : STOA
65. Feminine suffix. : INE
66. Cyaxares was their conquering king. : MEDES
67. Made firm for travel. : PAVED
68. Charlotte Corday's victim. : MARAT
69. Post Office's rubber stamp. : CENSORED
71. Harry's understudy. : ALBEN
72. We grow twelve of them. : MOLARS
73. What horses do at Goshen. : TROT
74. Make a solemn promise. : SWEAR
75. Greece's king. : PAUL
76. Very corrupt. : AUGEAN
79. Ex-chairman of G. O. P. National Committee. : SCOTT
80. Besides. : MOREOVER
84. Rascal. : KNAVE
85. Ankara is their capital. : TURKS
86. ___ farmer. : DIRT
87. Texture, as of cloth. : WALE
88. Facility. : EASE
89. Monetary unit of India. : RUPEE
90. Vergil's epic. : AENEID
92. Two basketball teams. : TEN
93. Washington Irving hero. : RIP
94. Resort near St. Petersburg. : TAMPA
95. Spore sacs in fungi. : ASCI
96. Indigenous. : NATIVE
98. Promoting peace. : IRENIC
100. Leaving out. : OMISSIVE
103. Large parrot. : MACAW
104. Cylindrical, as plant stems. : TERETE
105. Liberator. : REDEEMER
106. Emulate Demosthenes. : ORATE
107. William Allen White was one. : EDITOR
108. Dutch ___. : TREATERS
109. Sharpened. : HONED
1. Bricklayers' tools. : TROWELS
2. Hamlet's friend. : HORATIO
3. Shipping center in Texas. : ABILENE
4. American novelist (1793–1876). : NEAL
5. Letters. : ESSES
6. Columnist and author. : FPA
7. Seaport near Genoa. : RAPALLO
8. Funeral orations. : ELOGES
9. River of Baluchistan. : DASHT
10. Girl's name. : ETTA
11. Inlet. : RIA
12. Mr. Chapman's department. : INTERIOR
13. Shallow tubs. : KEELERS
14. Hill nymph. : OREAD
15. Mr. Acheson. : DEAN
16. River of Germany. : EMS
17. Kind of strike popular in the '30s. : SITDOWN
18. Curled the lip. : SNEERED
19. Speech. : ADDRESS
27. Spiny animal of Madagascar. : TENREC
30. Miss West. : MAE
34. Aborigine of Japan. : AINU
35. Bulrushes. : TULES
36. Gulf of west coast of Italy. : GAETA
38. City in Oklahoma. : OKEMAH
40. They're sweet sixteen today. : QUINTUPLETS
41. Shrew tamer in "Kiss Me, Kate." : DRAKE
43. Hemmed in by. : AMID
44. Issue. : ARISE
45. Birthplace of Robespierre. : ARRAS
47. Gravy dishes. : BOATS
48. Built like the U. S. Capitol. : DOMED
49. Savory meat jelly. : ASPIC
50. French critic (1828–93). : TAINE
51. "Funzapoppin" comedian. : OLSEN
52. Sat. : POSED
53. Shrivel. : WIZEN
54. President of Brazil. : DUTRA
55. Bellowing. : AROAR
56. Winner of Nobel Prize for literature, 1923. : YEATS
58. MacArthur at the turn of the century. : CADET
59. Brazil has the world's largest. : RIVER
62. President of Argentina. : PERON
63. Chief capital of Morocco. : RABAT
64. Yellowish. : SALLOW
66. Legal defaults. : MORAE
68. Pout: Fr. : MOUE
70. F. D. R.'s Mr. Early. : STEVE
71. What Abou ben Adhem did one night. : AWOKE
72. Pinza's girl in "South Pacific." : MARTIN
74. News headline in red. : SCREAMER
75. Stare. : PORE
76. Igneous rock. : AKERITE
77. Not given public notice. : UNAIRED
78. Alcide de ___, Premiere of Italy. : GASPERI
79. Congressman's sine qua non. : SUPPORT
80. Jan Struther's heroine, Mrs. ___. : MINIVER
81. Enemy of Communism. : VATICAN
82. Raise. : ELEVATE
83. Obtained extension for lease. : RENEWED
85. Card wool. : TUM
86. Old French coin. : DECIME
89. Annual visitor to Indianapolis. : RACER
90. Item of property. : ASSET
91. City in central India. : DAMOH
94. Yugoslav leader. : TITO
95. Puzzled. : ASEA
97. Raised by 4-H clubs in Hawaii. : TARO
99. What shad fishermen use. : NET
101. Kind of fish. : IDE
102. Forage plant. : ERS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 27 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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