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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Tuesday, July 29, 1958

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { G J V W Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,318
Across
1. Greek letters. : CHIS
5. ___ glass. : PLATE
10. Statesman from Israel. : EBAN
14. River into the Arctic Ocean. : LENA
15. Approach perfection. : RIPEN
16. Elegance: Fr. : LUXE
17. Words of advice to the overzealous. : EASYDOESIT
19. Salt tree. : ATLE
20. Elevator man's concern. : FLOORS
21. Drew forth. : ELICITED
23. Catch: Colloq. : NAIL
25. Melody. : TUNE
26. Make narrow. : STRAITEN
30. Looked askance. : LEERED
33. Prickle. : THORN
34. Ancient Asians. : MEDES
36. Depression measure, 1933–36. : NRA
37. Incarnation of Vishnu. : RAMA
38. Laughs boisterously. : ROARS
39. Opposite of ans. : QUES
40. Sayings of: Suffix. : ANA
41. Mencken, for one. : HENRY
42. One of La Guardia's nicknames. : BUTCH
43. Held in. : PENTUP
45. Vestry. : SACRISTY
47. Zola heroine. : NANA
48. Dismiss. : DROP
49. Terriers. : SCOTTIES
53. ___ bonnet. : EASTER
57. A great number. : HOST
58. Braille feature. : RAISEDTYPE
60. North Atlantic island: Abbr. : ICEL
61. Bar legally. : ESTOP
62. Sandusky's lake. : ERIE
63. Introduce, as a question. : POSE
64. Like an oboe in tone. : REEDY
65. Basalt. : ROCK
Down
1. Symbol in music. : CLEF
2. Cure. : HEAL
3. ___ far as (to the degree that). : INSO
4. Marlon Brando movie. : SAYONARA
5. "To your health," in Germany. : PROSIT
6. Equivocate. : LIE
7. Church recess. : APSE
8. Linden tree. : TEIL
9. Names. : ENTITLES
10. Heroine of Camelot days. : ELAINE
11. Trees. : BUTTERNUTS
12. Spindle. : AXLE
13. Obligation. : NEED
18. Deplete. : DRAIN
22. Signals to begin. : CUES
24. Ingredient of maître d'hôtel sauce. : LEMON
26. Shoulder ___. : STRAP
27. Banquo's title. : THANE
28. Aquiline features. : ROMANNOSES
29. Comes close. : NEARS
31. Vertical. : ERECT
32. Showy. : DASHY
35. Wood nymph. : DRYAD
38. Fix-it man. : REPAIRER
39. Wit. : QUIPSTER
41. Ride to the hounds. : HUNT
42. Inclusive. : BROAD
44. Divulge secrets. : TATTLE
46. Eerie and then some. : CREEPY
49. Clipper. : SHIP
50. Palm tree. : COCO
51. Disburden. : EASE
52. Place for an edifice. : SITE
54. Neophyte. : TYRO
55. Majestic. : EPIC
56. Emit smoke. : REEK
59. Upper layer of grassy land. : SOD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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