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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, June 2, 1976

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,790
Across Down
1. All our yesterdays : PAST
5. Quarters for Jonah : WHALE
10. Viva-voce : ORAL
14. Imitate : ECHO
15. Word on a Czech check : HALER
16. Large knife : BOLO
17. Creamy desserts : CHARLOTTERUSSES
20. Low island : KEY
21. Grocery item : OLEO
22. Respond : REACT
23. Got going : HIED
24. Wisecracks : GAGS
26. Quagmire : MORASS
29. Tennis prize : DAVISCUP
33. Asian sea : ARAL
34. Key dice throw : SEVEN
35. Airborne lava : ASH
36. Site of a U.S. naval base : NORFOLKVIRGINIA
40. Undivided : ONE
41. Lyon product : RAYON
42. Swindles : CONS
43. Left high and dry : FORSAKEN
45. Cake or rubber : SPONGE
47. Brother of Eris : ARES
48. Eschew : SHUN
49. Potted plants : CACTI
52. Dog-paddled : SWAM
53. Iron or ice : AGE
56. Corsage filler : LILYOFTHEVALLEY
60. Incense : ODOR
61. Decay by degrees : ERODE
62. Sharif : OMAR
63. License plates : TAGS
64. Adam's ale : WATER
65. Divulge : BARE
1. Gregory : PECK
2. Charley-horse reaction : ACHE
3. "Masterpiece" on wheels : SHAY
4. Stark peak : TOR
5. Totalities : WHOLES
6. Execrated : HATED
7. Kind of sax : ALTO
8. Jackie's sister : LEE
9. Go awry : ERR
10. Preoccupy : OBSESS
11. Sub follower : ROSA
12. Templeton : ALEC
13. Perplexed : LOST
18. Kent's co-worker : LOIS
19. Egging : URGING
23. Game division : HALF
24. U.S. general : GAVIN
25. Declare : AVER
26. Galsworthy's "___ Property" : MANOF
27. Bangor neighbor : ORONO
28. Less common : RARER
29. Breed of cattle : DEVON
30. Church officer : CANON
31. Employing : USING
32. Aspect : PHASE
34. Terriers : SKYES
37. Italian timetable : ORARIO
38. Louise or Victoria : LAKE
39. Image : ICON
44. Bacchus's retinue : SATYRS
45. Boy : SHAVER
46. Cougar : PUMA
48. Stockholmer : SWEDE
49. Become lumpy : CLOT
50. Verdi heroine : AIDA
51. Obstruct : CLOG
52. Photo : SHOT
53. Russia's ___ Ata : ALMA
54. Kind of shift : GEAR
55. Brontë girl : EYRE
57. Not many : FEW
58. Singer's syllable : TRA
59. Tennis shot : LOB

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

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