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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Tuesday, May 4, 1954

Author:
Eugene Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,771
Across
1. A quantity, as of cookies. : BATCH
6. Hero of June 20. : PAPA
10. Now. : HERE
14. Con ___ (with enthusiasm). : AMORE
15. Upside down. : OVER
16. Fetid. : OLID
17. Windshield gadget. : WIPER
18. Dramatic part. : ROLE
19. River south of Beauvais. : OISE
20. Wagnerian strain. : LEITMOTIF
22. Frequently. : OFTEN
23. Auriculate. : EARED
24. Side arms. : SABERS
25. Achieved. : WON
28. Girl's nickname. : NAN
29. Final outcome. : FATE
30. In a frenzy. : AMOK
32. Holds on in a vehicle. : STRAPHANGS
37. Republic since Jan. 26, 1950. : INDIA
39. Paddle. : OAR
40. European ermine. : STOAT
41. Marciano's forte. : FISTICUFFS
44. Sea of the Philippines. : SULU
45. Mr. Speaker. : TRIS
46. Musical note. : ELA
48. Catch: Slang. : NAB
49. Came to terms. : AGREED
52. Pharmacy. : STORE
54. Where the pitcher stands. : MOUND
55. Santa Anita. : RACETRACK
59. Famous name in Hollywood. : MUNI
60. Contemporary of Handel. : BACH
61. Runner-up to Snead in Masters. : HOGAN
62. Poems. : ODES
63. Concerning. : INRE
64. Customary procedure. : USAGE
65. Satirist in verse. : NASH
66. Vanished. : DIED
67. Baste again. : RESEW
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1. Shout noisily. : BAWL
2. Girl friend: Fr. : AMIE
3. Sun helmet. : TOPI
4. Where Candia is. : CRETE
5. Babe Ruth's middle name. : HERMAN
6. Ominous. : PORTENTOUS
7. Duck. : AVOID
8. Lucre. : PELF
9. Exist. : ARE
10. Western sound effect. : HOOFBEATS
11. Typewriter type. : ELITE
12. Part of a step. : RISER
13. Famous Londoners. : EDENS
21. Old English coins. : ORAS
22. Solemn affirmations. : OATHS
24. Vitality. : SAP
25. Gamin. : WAIF
26. All: Comb. form. : OMNI
27. Is careless. : NODS
29. Forced or strained. : FARFETCHED
31. Playful. : KITTENISH
33. Britain's pride. : RAF
34. Substantive. : NOUN
35. Fiesta. : GALA
36. Pen shape. : STUB
38. Put on the line. : AIRED
42. Part of Scotland Yard. : CID
43. Wild plum. : SLOE
47. Mel Ferrer's regal role. : ARTHUR
49. Zeus, in Egypt. : AMMON
50. Dutch cheese center. : GOUDA
51. Inscriptions having magic powers. : RUNES
52. Holy: French. : SACRE
53. Uneven. : EROSE
55. Eastern title. : RANI
56. Turkish officers. : AGAS
57. Hockey goal. : CAGE
58. Distinguished. : KNEW
60. A club, for instance. : BID

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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