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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, July 31, 1955

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 528 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,224
Across Down
1. Disney feature cartoon. : BAMBI
6. Make better in spirit. : RENEW
11. Elizabeth defends it. : FAITH
16. Prospero's helper. : ARIEL
17. Guatemalan President, 1945–51. : AREVALO
20. Dinsmore and Venner. : ELSIES
22. In which Ivanhoe starred. : LISTS
23. House for pigeons. : DOVECOT
24. European dynasty. : ROMANOV
26. Netcord service. : LET
27. Underworld ruler. : HADES
28. Shopper's quest. : VALUES
30. Port in New Guinea. : LAE
31. Dancer in "Fanny." : ATES
33. Hebrew bushel. : OMER
34. Pauline's screen problems. : PERILS
35. Nickname for "Mrs. A." : GERT
36. Floated. : STREAMED
38. Briny. : SALINE
39. Pumpernickels. : RYES
40. Minced meat, red peppers, etc. : TAMALES
41. V. I. P. in Taipei. : CHIANG
42. Permitted to speak. : HEARD
44. Arachnoid trap. : WEB
45. She's going on five. : PRINCESSANNE
47. Mexican race track. : AGUACALIENTE
51. In the class of. : AMONGST
54. Diminutive of a girl's name. : SUSY
55. Wes, the miler. : SANTEE
56. Sanskrit college. : TOL
58. Cup-shaped: Comb. form. : CYATH
59. River in England and Wales. : WYE
60. Adviser to seven Presidents. : BERNARDNARUCH
63. Indo-Chinese. : TAI
64. Augment. : ADDTO
66. Dapper fellow. : DAN
67. Legal term for amounts owed. : DEBITA
68. Hubbub. : STIR
69. Destroy plant tissue. : NECROSE
71. Site of Bartholdi's famous work. : BEDLOEISLAND
73. Native of Oceania. : AUSTRALASIAN
76. Nickname for Rachel. : RAE
77. Miss Gustafsson from Sweden. : GRETA
78. Adorns with jewels. : BEGEMS
79. Misled. : DELUDED
83. Tufts or bundles. : WADS
84. Bones. : FEMURS
85. Make unfit for drinking. : DENATURE
86. Second. : ABET
87. Neptune or Pluto. : PLANET
88. Stare of wonder. : GAPE
89. Pauses in speaking. : HEMS
90. Waterfront group. : ILA
91. Leave out again. : REOMIT
92. Poe subject. : BELLS
93. Negative prefix. : DIS
94. Bank employes. : TELLERS
96. Where Gov. Griffin works. : ATLANTA
98. Machine for lifting. : CRANE
100. Alcove. : RECESS
101. It bombards the atom. : NEUTRON
102. ___ Mongolia. : OUTER
103. Bendix role. : RILEY
104. Avignon's river. : RHONE
105. French seaport. : BREST
1. Balloon's extra cargo. : BALLAST
2. Short operatic solo. : ARIETTA
3. Name incorrectly. : MISTERM
4. Bouncing ___, a kind of soapwort. : BET
5. French pronoun. : ILS
6. Verdi hero. : RADAMES
7. Worn away. : ERODED
8. By no chance. : NEVER
9. Dec. 24 and 31. : EVES
10. "GI Jane." : WAC
11. Relative of a hickory stick. : FERULE
12. Yellow-green color. : ALOES
13. Doctrines. : ISMS
14. Aunt: Sp. : TIA
15. Thames event since 1839. : HENLEYREGATTA
18. He wrote: "Stone walls do not a prison make." : LOVELACE
19. Like sea lions. : OTARINE
21. Flew high. : SOARED
25. Paddock doctors. : VETS
27. The plate. : HOMEBASE
29. Burbot and hake. : LINGS
32. Canadian–U. S. project. : SEAWAY
34. Arizona badlands. : PAINTEDDESERT
35. Square knot, tied wrong. : GRANNY
37. Pianist Templeton. : ALEC
38. Minnow. : SHINER
41. King Minos was one. : CRETAN
42. Son of Noah. : HAM
43. Tennyson hero. : ENOCH
45. Auricle or feather. : PINNA
46. Dip the colors for. : SALUTE
47. Great Nile dam. : ASWAN
48. ___ Maupassant. : GUYDE
49. "Merchant of obsolescence." : USEDCARDEALER
50. Place for storing food. : LARDER
52. Dye. : STAIN
53. Hank Thompson's usual position. : THIRD
56. One of the Philippines. : TABLAS
57. Constellation. : ORION
60. Speak in favor of: Colloq. : BOOST
61. Darkens. : NEDIMS
62. Natives of Africa's largest city. : CAIRENES
65. Most faithful. : TRUEST
68. Hercule Poirot, for example. : SLEUTH
70. Depot: Abbr. : STA
71. Convex oblong gem. : BAGUETTE
72. Spanish dining hall. : SALA
74. Nautical bearing. : ABEAM
75. Native of Aegean isle. : LEMNIAN
77. Ibsen's Hedda ___. : GABLER
79. Get out at Idlewild. : DEPLANE
80. Payment time. : DUEDATE
81. Prized weasels. : ERMINES
82. Watermelon, for example. : DESSERT
83. Display patience. : WAIT
84. Relative of "ritzy." : FLOSSY
85. Reviver of atomic theory, 1808. : DALTON
87. By itself: Lat. : PERSE
88. "Elder statesmen" of Japan. : GENRO
91. Section of film. : REEL
92. Tub. : BATH
95. Landing boat. : LCI
97. Persian native. : LUR
98. Male swan. : COB
99. Capek's robot drama. : RUR

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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