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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, July 8, 1953

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,480
Across Down
1. Helps, especially in wrong doing. : ABETS
6. Frenchman ___, Nevada. : FLAT
10. Don't go! : STAY
14. Veteran Yankee southpaw. : LOPAT
15. Machete. : BOLO
16. Mrs. Charles Chaplin. : OONA
17. Shattered. : BROKE
18. Desdemona's slanderer. : IAGO
19. Single. : UNAL
20. Saint whose feast is April 21st. : ANSELM
22. Go fast. : MAKETIME
24. Footing for 14 Across. : SLAB
26. 10,741-ft. high volcano. : ETNA
27. Has a share. : PARTAKES
31. Miss Scott's rival. : HENIE
34. Salmagundi. : OLIO
35. They're frantic and romantic. : ELOPEMENTS
38. Building wing. : ELL
39. Wide mouth of a river. : ESTUARY
40. Eat a meal. : SUP
41. Differs. : TAKESISSUE
43. Man of Biblical times. : MEDE
44. Source of vitamin B. : YEAST
45. Drew forth. : ELICITED
47. Goes down. : SETS
49. Genus of ducks. : ANAS
50. Succeeds. : MAKESOUT
54. French port on English Channel. : STMALO
58. Describing a nonagenarian. : AGED
59. Two prepositions in one. : UPON
61. Lowest point. : NADIR
62. Sea northeast of Borneo. : SULU
63. Knee: Latin. : GENU
64. Latin phrase of reference. : IDEST
65. Brown seaweed. : KELP
66. Danube tributary. : HRON
67. Nuisances. : PESTS
1. Canadian province: Abbr. : ALBA
2. By nature. : BORN
3. Heroic work. : EPOS
4. Likes. : TAKESTO
5. Kim Hunter's "Streetcar" role. : STELLA
6. Agency created in 1908. : FBI
7. Good soil. : LOAM
8. Seaweeds. : ALGAE
9. Assumed control. : TOOKTHEREINS
10. Priest's cassock. : SOUTANE
11. Songstress Arden. : TONI
12. Central Vietnam. : ANAM
13. Its motto is "Lux et Veritas." : YALE
21. Causes difficulty. : MAKESITTOUGH
23. Adversary: Slang. : ENEMY
25. Sam Brownes. : BELTS
27. Marianne Moore is one. : POET
28. Quiet. : ALLAY
29. German writer of great modern influence. : RILKE
30. Drench. : SOUSE
32. Addition to a map. : INSET
33. Musical composition for practice. : ETUDE
36. Ben-Gurion's wife. : PAULA
37. Hied. : SPED
39. Mississippi has four. : ESSES
42. Lessened the pressure. : EASEDUP
43. Improperly formed. : MISMADE
46. Plant of the mint family. : CATNIP
48. Bobby-soxer's exclamation. : SUPER
50. Disguise. : MASK
51. Chill. : AGUE
52. Boston's third baseman. : KELL
53. "___ Bungay," by H. G. Wells. : TONO
55. Summer beverages. : ADES
56. Inventory. : LIST
57. Scraps from a medieval meal. : ORTS
60. Saint Teresa was one. : NUN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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