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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, July 11, 1958

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,300
Across Down
1. Hat material. : FELT
5. Small shoot. : SPRIG
10. Having served formerly. : PAST
14. Tune for Tebaldi. : ARIA
15. U. N. delegate, Dunne. : IRENE
16. Character in "The Faerie Queene." : ALMA
17. Portray. : LIMN
18. Irish fair, traditionally a riotous occasion. : DONNYBROOK
20. Severe trial. : ACIDTEST
22. Greet. : SALUTE
23. Plague. : TEASE
24. Falls back. : RECEDES
25. Headgear. : HELMET
27. Twitching. : JERKY
28. Rather than. : ERE
29. Dark. : EBON
31. Member of the wedding. : USHER
35. Well-known author. : RLS
36. Said one's piece. : SPOKEUP
38. Cinnabar. : ORE
39. Stupefy. : BESOT
41. Current events. : NEWS
42. Foulard item. : TIE
43. "Toyland" characters. : BABES
45. Coupled. : PAIRED
48. Mays with glove. : FIELDER
51. Piece of dance music. : TANGO
52. Without success. : INVAIN
53. Canal Zone construction. : GATUNDAM
56. She played Camille. : GRETAGARBO
58. Pointless. : IDLE
59. Sharpen. : HONE
60. Reserved. : ALOOF
61. River duck. : TEAL
62. Calls for silence. : TSTS
63. ___ mutton. : LEGOF
64. Formerly, old style. : ERST
1. Remembered Scotty. : FALA
2. Patron saint of Sweden. : ERIC
3. Like outer space. : LIMITLESS
4. One behind the other. : TANDEM
5. Avoid meeting issues. : SIDESTEP
6. "Words in their best order."—Coleridge. : PROSE
7. Torn place. : RENT
8. Boniface's place. : INN
9. Old Faithful. : GEYSER
10. Oral conferences. : PARLEYS
11. Vociferously. : ALOUD
12. Struck. : SMOTE
13. Captures the fancy of. : TAKES
19. Support. : BACKUP
21. To: Scot. : TAE
24. Extend, as a subscription. : RENEW
25. Peppermint, for one. : HERB
26. Court of Last Resort name. : ERLE
27. Shaggy dog stories. : JOKES
30. Malapropism: Slang. : BONER
32. Highway menace: Slang. : HOTRODDER
33. Sandusky's lake. : ERIE
34. Part of a clarinet. : REED
36. Athletic fields of ancient Greece. : STADIA
37. Abbreviation for a phrase important to inventors. : USPATOFF
40. Monastics. : OBLATES
44. Region of India and Pakistan. : BENGAL
46. Babylonian sky god. : ANU
47. Light. : IGNITE
48. Ring event. : FIGHT
49. Tokyo perfume boxes. : INROS
50. Reporter's assignment. : EVENT
51. Interdiction. : TABOO
53. Jacktar's ration. : GROG
54. Poet's plaint. : ALAS
55. Soften. : MELT
57. A potable. : ALE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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