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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

A FEW WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, June 18, 1961

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 59, Avg Word Len: 5.70, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 509 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,356
Across Down
1. Composer of "Nearer, My God to Thee." : SARAHADAMS
11. Tells all. : COMESCLEAN
21. World-wide. : ECUMENICAL
22. San Carlo at Naples. : OPERAHOUSE
23. Soup. : MINESTRONE
24. Does a new musical adaptation. : REARRANGES
25. G. & S. princess. : IDA
26. Calchas was one. : SEER
27. Large antelope. : ELAND
29. Pandect. : DIGEST
30. Cloud: Comb. form. : NUBI
32. King Mahendra's land. : NEPAL
34. Girl's nickname. : TINA
35. Onward. : ALONG
37. Daisy's cousin. : ASTER
38. German exclamation, "out!" : RAUS
40. Tam-tam. : GONG
44. More impudent. : SAUCIER
46. Native of Hejaz. : ARABIAN
48. Studious one. : PORER
49. Sergeant's command. : ATTENTION
51. Business man. : MANAGER
53. Freudian topic. : EGO
54. Inferior. : LESSER
55. In a frenzy. : RAGING
57. Makeshift. : STOPGAP
59. Bayard or Alborak. : STEED
61. Survivors. : RELICTS
63. Sound of surf on the shore. : ROTE
64. Portico posts. : ANTAE
67. Tiber tributary. : NERA
69. Business letter phrase. : INRE
70. Johnny-cakes. : PONES
71. Experienced. : SEEN
72. Unaccountable. : STRANGE
74. Release pent-up waters. : UNDAM
76. Biblical writer. : MATTHEW
78. Prized. : VALUED
80. Hooked stick: Fr. : CROSSE
84. Timetable abbreviation. : ARR
85. Elegy. : EPICEDE
87. Neutral ship's passport. : SEALETTER
89. Territory. : REALM
91. Obeisances. : SALAAMS
93. Statue by Phidias. : MINERVA
94. Po tributary. : ADDA
95. Law men: Abbr. : ATTS
96. Carolers' calls. : NOELS
98. Efforts. : TRIES
99. Uses a shuttle. : TATS
101. Coat with tin-lead alloy. : TERNE
102. Lucid. : SANE
103. Open. : PATENT
106. "How are things in Glocca ___?" : MORRA
108. Ski lift. : TBAR
112. Dickens lad. : TIM
113. Corrective. : EMENDATORY
115. Quasimodo's field. : LITERATURE
118. Imprisons. : CARCERATES
119. Political personage, 1945–52. : EVITAPERON
120. Levy. : ASSESSMENT
121. A marching off. : DECAMPMENT
1. Somewhat twangy in tone. : SEMINASAL
2. Make slightly sour. : ACIDULATE
3. Relatives of "karts." : RUNABOUTS
4. Soul: Fr. : AME
5. British pianist. : HESS
6. Poker term. : ANTE
7. Oppressive. : DIRE
8. Quercine fruit. : ACORNS
9. Relative of "boy!" : MAN
10. Van Winkle. : SLEEPER
11. Gift for 35th anniversary. : CORAL
12. Honest. : OPEN
13. Old-time beverage. : MEAD
14. Slip. : ERR
15. City destroyed by Tamerlane. : SARDIS
16. Catena. : CHAIN
17. "___ and Far Away," Kern song. : LONGAGO
18. Well done!: Lat. : EUGE
19. "___ Tod," from "Peer Gynt Suite." : ASES
20. Caliologist's topic. : NEST
28. Wyoming peak. : LARAMIE
31. Continual. : INCESSANT
33. Mythical Babylonian hero. : ETANA
34. Element in light bulbs. : TUNGSTEN
36. Bronco buster, in the Southwest. : GINETE
37. "Exodus" hero. : ARI
38. Use a time clock. : RINGIN
39. Auto club insignia. : AAA
41. Where the Umpqua River flows. : OREGON
42. Deny. : NEGATE
43. Feels one's way. : GROPES
45. Raison d'___. : ETRE
47. Suburb: Fr. : BANLIEU
48. Favorable. : PRO
50. Fiat. : ORDER
52. Diminutive suffixes. : ETS
56. City SE of Cordoba. : GRANADA
58. Lobbyists. : PROMOTERS
60. Wreathes round. : ENTWISTS
62. Unrefined. : CRUDE
64. Capital of Eritrea. : ASMARA
65. Came close. : NEARED
66. Chord. : TETRAD
68. Disentangles. : RAVELS
70. Source. : PARENT
72. Before Oct. : SEP
73. Worker in the fields. : GLEANER
75. 7th cen. date. : DCLI
77. Fimbriate. : HEM
79. Ruhr city. : ESSEN
81. Series of threadlike lines. : STRIATURE
82. Golf club. : SEVENIRON
83. Obliteration. : ERASEMENT
86. Jaguar. : CAT
88. Mornings. : AMS
90. Concealed nature. : LATENCE
92. Having principles. : MORALED
95. Fragrant oils. : ATTARS
97. Language in Riga. : LETTIC
100. View from Bogota. : ANDES
101. Secret date. : TRYST
103. Former coin of Portugal. : PECA
104. You love: Lat. : AMAS
105. Regions: Abbr. : TERS
106. Speck. : MOTE
107. Sen. Long of Hawaii. : OREN
109. Second of a series. : BETA
110. Saroyan hero. : ARAM
111. One of Napoleon's generals. : RAPP
114. Milliner's item. : TAM
116. Of: Prefix. : IVE
117. Pro ___. : TEM

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