It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, May 8, 1957

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
M
2
A
3
M
4
A
5
S
6
T
7
R
8
E
9
W
10
C
11
H
12
A
13
T
14
O
V
E
R
15
C
A
I
R
O
16
H
I
V
E
17
T
O
U
C
18
H
A
N
D
G
O
19
O
T
E
A
20
T
I
S
21
A
R
G
O
22
D
23
I
S
A
R
M
24
O
D
E
25
S
S
A
26
F
27
A
S
T
E
N
28
L
O
B
29
E
30
E
M
E
N
D
31
E
32
D
33
H
34
O
35
G
A
N
36
S
37
C
R
A
M
38
R
I
O
39
E
D
I
T
40
S
T
A
I
N
41
C
U
R
L
42
L
E
V
43
B
E
A
T
A
44
P
A
N
E
L
45
P
R
E
46
S
E
N
T
47
L
48
O
O
N
49
A
U
S
T
E
50
N
51
P
U
T
52
P
53
U
54
T
55
F
56
I
N
I
T
E
57
O
58
M
E
N
59
O
N
E
60
O
D
D
S
61
N
62
I
P
A
N
D
63
T
U
C
K
64
B
O
G
S
65
C
R
A
Z
E
66
O
R
L
O
67
S
L
O
E
68
E
E
L
E
R
69
A
S
E
A
© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,871
Across
1. Heroine of May 12. : MAMA
5. Scatter. : STREW
10. Converse idly. : CHAT
14. Surplus. : OVER
15. Amb. Hare's post. : CAIRO
16. Busy place. : HIVE
17. Uncertain or risky. : TOUCHANDGO
19. Great Barrier Island of New Zealand. : OTEA
20. Poetic contraction. : TIS
21. Mythical ship. : ARGO
22. Overcome the hostility of. : DISARM
24. Port on the Black Sea. : ODESSA
26. Affix. : FASTEN
28. Ear ___. : LOBE
30. Corrected copy. : EMENDED
33. Bantam Ben. : HOGAN
36. Get a move on! : SCRAM
38. S. A. capital. : RIO
39. Redact. : EDIT
40. Dye. : STAIN
41. Be crinkled. : CURL
42. Coin of Bulgaria. : LEV
43. ___ retreat (withdraw). : BEATA
44. Cerf, Francis, etc. : PANEL
45. Now, at ___. : PRESENT
47. Feathered fish-eater. : LOON
49. English novelist (1775–1817). : AUSTEN
51. Sound of an outboard motor. : PUTPUT
55. Limited; terminable. : FINITE
57. Augury. : OMEN
59. Undivided. : ONE
60. Inequalities. : ODDS
61. So close as to leave the outcome in doubt. : NIPANDTUCK
64. Marshes. : BOGS
65. Transient infatuation. : CRAZE
66. Flat plinth, in architecture. : ORLO
67. Wild plum. : SLOE
68. Catcher of morays. : EELER
69. Cruising. : ASEA
Down
1. Sententious sentiment. : MOTTO
2. Steer clear of. : AVOID
3. Verdun's river. : MEUSE
4. Night game light. : ARC
5. Pharaoh's talisman. : SCARAB
6. Sharp flavor. : TANG
7. Delivered from. : RIDOF
8. C. G. S. unit. : ERG
9. Ax wielder. : WOODSMAN
10. Selected. : CHOSEN
11. Baseball play. : HITANDRUN
12. Affirm. : AVER
13. Group working together. : TEAM
18. Wears. : HASON
23. Detail. : ITEM
25. Louver board. : SLAT
27. Lofty. : AERIAL
29. Patroon's holding. : ESTATE
31. Island republic. : EIRE
32. Runyon girl. : DOLL
33. Promote. : HELP
34. Stettin's river. : ODER
35. Basketball play. : GIVEANDGO
37. Tiger. : CAT
40. Part of whole of a paragraph. : SENTENCE
41. Pessimist's pet word. : CANT
43. Most excellent. : BEST
44. Use a pestle. : POUND
46. Swiss: Fr. : SUISSE
48. Kitchen gadget. : OPENER
50. Prickly pear. : NOPAL
52. Rains heavily. : POURS
53. Menasha Skulnik's "Willie." : UNCLE
54. Home of the Prophet Amos. : TEKOA
55. Watch chain ornaments. : FOBS
56. Fan club hero. : IDOL
58. Labyrinth. : MAZE
62. High dudgeon. : IRE
63. ___ tee (exactly). : TOA

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|