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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORD HUNT

New York Times, Sunday, August 1, 1954

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 67, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,860
Across
1. Governor at Augusta. : CROSS
6. Highwayman. : FOOTPAD
13. Class. : GENUS
18. Money in Madras. : RUPEE
19. Gov. Craig's state. : INDIANA
20. Ankara inn. : IMARET
22. A theory and school of art. : IMPRESSIONISM
24. Ancient city recently excavated. : JERICHO
26. Suitable. : MEET
27. Heyerdahl of Kon-Tiki. : THOR
28. Fabled fox. : REYNARD
30. Alaska is one: Abbr. : TER
31. Bird. : ERN
32. Common verb. : BEEN
33. Wet : RAINY
34. Spotted brown rodent. : PACA
35. He takes on hands. : HIRER
37. Actress Calvet. : CORINNE
40. Eighth President (with 51 Down). : BUREN
41. Met soprano. : STEBER
43. "Desiree" author. : SELINKO
44. Strait between Asia and America. : BERING
45. Vitiate. : TAINT
46. "Carmen" author. : MERIMEE
47. Mad scramble: Slang. : RATRACE
48. Yale campus beauty. : ELM
49. Indigenous. : NATIVE
50. Australian statesman. : EVATT
52. City in Yugoslavia. : NIS
53. Improved. : AMENDED
56. 79 Across in Italy. : SERA
58. Oppositionists. : ANTIS
60. Popular harmonica player. : LARRYADLER
62. Natural. : CONGENITAL
67. High nest. : AERIE
68. Rocky place. : SCAR
70. Impress deeply. : ENGRAVE
71. Zenith. : TOP
74. Light, ringing sounds. : PINGS
76. Vipers. : ADDERS
78. Large parrot. : KEA
79. Subject of "South Pacific" song. : EVENING
81. Transcribers. : COPIERS
83. Afrikanders. : BOERS
85. Island near Celebes. : SERANG
86. Italian marble city. : CARRARA
87. Business custom. : REBATE
88. Threefold. : TRINE
89. Behaves. : DEMEANS
90. Of sound. : SONIC
91. Girl's name. : ALMA
92. Mea ___ (my fault). : CULPA
93. Locality. : SPOT
94. Grab greedily. : HOG
97. Initials of a great inventor. : TAE
98. More than 300 million people. : MOSLEMS
100. Sweeps. : OARS
101. Draped garment. : SARI
102. Contestant. : ENTRANT
104. A national anthem. : RULEBRITANNIA
107. Congressional activity. : DEBATE
108. Forward: Fr. : ENAVANT
109. Part of a club sandwich. : BACON
110. Stair part. : RISER
111. Half masks. : DOMINOS
112. Theatrical V. I. P. : AGENT
Down
1. Perry Mason's concern. : CRIME
2. Novelist Godden. : RUMER
3. Another name for the history books. : OPPENHEIMER
4. Spanish muralist. : SERT
5. Find out. : SEE
6. Ham or Eddie. : FISHER
7. Hamburger garnish. : ONION
8. Rose's attribute. : ODOR
9. The woodman's makeup. : TIN
10. Mr. and Mrs. : PAIR
11. Stupid as a goose. : ANSERINE
12. Reconstruction epithet. : DAMYANKEE
13. Enlisted woman. : GIJANE
14. Hard substance. : EMERY
15. Ointment. : NARD
16. Scene of Tell legend. : URI
17. Denominational. : SECTARIAN
21. Drama by Shelley. : THECENCI
23. Range animal. : STEER
25. Evergreen trees. : ORANGES
29. Singer Martini. : NINO
32. ___ Harte. : BRET
34. Motor sound. : PURR
36. ___ Sa'ud, Arabian king. : IBN
37. One of the reds. : CERISE
38. Goldsmith and Holmes. : OLIVERS
39. Poetaster. : RIMER
40. Track activity. : BETTING
41. Break a Commandment. : STEAL
42. Large cape or cloak. : TALMA
43. Tenor Svanholm. : SET
44. Thrives; grows fat. : BATTENS
46. "Far From the ___ Crowd." : MADDING
47. Texas state police. : RANGERS
49. Getting close. : NEARING
51. See 40 Across. : VAN
54. 1933 measure. : NRA
55. Himalayan fir. : DYEPINE
57. Evangeline was one. : ACADIAN
59. Title. : SIR
61. Stage of a journey. : LEG
63. Drummer's forte. : ORDERS
64. Pay court to Dame Fortune. : TAKEACHANCE
65. Ward off. : AVERT
66. New ___ on life. : LEASE
69. Well-known movie director. : CAPRA
71. Having left a will. : TESTATE
72. One way to travel. : OVERLAND
73. Circumference. : PERIMETER
75. Skedaddled. : SCAMPERED
77. Many years. : ERA
80. Fictional dog. : NANA
82. Envoy from Costa Rica. : OREAMUNO
83. Propensity. : BENT
84. Kimono sash. : OBI
86. Compartment. : CELL
87. Gathering of hens. : ROOST
89. Summer garment. : DUSTER
90. Diagonal spars. : SPRITS
92. Short story. : CONTE
93. City near Salerno. : SARNO
95. Diana's hunter. : ORION
96. Mays is one. : GIANT
98. Dutch river. : MAAS
99. Bridge bid. : SLAM
100. Seaside resort of Scotland. : OBAN
101. Catch. : SNAG
103. Baseball figure. : RBI
105. Biblical name. : EVI
106. Booksellers' group. : ABA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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