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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, June 6, 1962

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,709
Across
1. Exploded. : BURST
6. Homeric subject. : TROJANWAR
15. Declaim. : ORATE
16. Massenet opera. : HERODIADE
17. Shoestring. : LACET
18. Patroness of 1492. : ISABELLAI
19. Political symbol : ELEPHANT
21. Alan Dugan's works. : POEMS
22. K-2, for one. : PEAK
23. Tap by Palmer. : PUTT
25. Cargo of Tiros II. : CAMERA
28. Dependent on contingency. : POSSIBLE
32. Emanated. : AROSE
33. Wheel. : BIKE
34. Prom girl. : COED
35. Command to Fido. : BEG
36. Wooden eggs for sewing baskets. : DARNERS
39. Egg: Prefix. : OVI
40. Duty. : ONUS
42. French court. : COUR
43. ___ button. : PANIC
45. Converse about 9 Down. : TALKSHOP
47. Most ignoble. : BASEST
48. News brief. : ITEM
49. Mame, for one. : AUNT
50. Words on Alice's cake. : EATME
53. Alumni contingent. : OLDGRADS
57. Purple pop. : GRAPESODA
60. New Hampshire symbol. : LILAC
61. Dynamo. : GENERATOR
62. Scotland's capital: Poet. : EDINA
63. Weather word. : SANDSTORM
64. Yield (to). : DEFER
Down
1. Tree trunk. : BOLE
2. Eurasian range. : URAL
3. Preakness, for one. : RACE
4. Prairie's relative. : STEPPES
5. Confined, as cattle. : TETHERED
6. Office sign. : THINK
7. Residue. : REST
8. ___ pro nobis. : ORA
9. Position. : JOB
10. Experts. : ADEPTS
11. Of a great river. : NILOTIC
12. Fabric rib. : WALE
13. Man's name meaning "earth." : ADAM
14. Money in Lisbon, until 1911. : REIS
20. Auto club insignia. : AAA
23. Game. : POKER
24. Consumer. : USER
25. Contemporary of Columbus. : CABOT
26. Plaza de toros. : ARENA
27. Tycoon. : MOGUL
28. Pretty picture. : PINUP
29. Famous frontiersman. : BOONE
30. Dungarees. : LEVIS
31. Ukase. : EDICT
33. Witch's accessory. : BROOM
37. Have a yearning. : ACHE
38. Adorned, as a costume. : SPANGLED
41. Was parsimonious. : SKIMPED
44. Straddling. : ASTRIDE
46. Pilots. : STEERS
47. Sign of spring. : BUD
49. See 43 Across. : ALARM
50. Breakfast food. : EGGS
51. Precinct. : AREA
52. Bavarian town. : TANN
53. Fragrance. : ODOR
54. Arabic letter. : ALIF
55. Zealander. : DANE
56. Isolated rock. : SCAR
58. Perched. : SAT
59. Siouan Indian. : OTO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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