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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
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,318

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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
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Place for an edifice. : SITE
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Neophyte. : TYRO
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Majestic. : EPIC
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Emit smoke. : REEK
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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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