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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, August 19, 1957

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, 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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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,974
Across Down
1. Strip of shoe leather. : WELT
5. Blessed: Lat. : BEATA
10. Tranquil. : CALM
14. Say with conviction. : AVOW
15. Not leased. : UNLET
16. Mishmash. : OLIO
17. Grapnel or ice anchor. : DEVILSCLAW
19. Intimation. : HINT
20. Anger. : IRE
21. Strummers' instruments. : UKES
22. Glacial epoch. : ICEAGE
24. Ring officials: Colloq. : REFS
26. Coach. : TUTOR
28. Brains or beauty, for example. : ASSET
30. "A ___ should exceed his grasp": Browning. : MANSREACH
34. Market. : SELL
35. Sable's cousin. : MARTEN
36. Cry in a melodrama. : AHA
37. "Pie" ___ of baseball's Hall of Fame. : TRAYNOR
39. Premium underwriter. : INSURER
41. Homer. : RUN
42. Went fishing. : ANGLED
44. Fling. : TOSS
45. Social graces. : AMENITIES
47. Extra inning. : TENTH
48. Very pale. : ASHEN
49. Mamie's predecessor. : BESS
50. Diagrams. : GRAPHS
53. Tom of pro basketball. : GOLA
55. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : REV
58. Brioche. : ROLL
59. Lead sulphide used for glazing. : POTTERSORE
62. French cleric. : ABBE
63. Friend of D'Artagnan. : ATHOS
64. Host at Valhalla. : ODIN
65. "Kettle of fish." : MESS
66. Okays. : YESES
67. Not brand new. : USED
1. Ravine, in Africa. : WADI
2. At all. : EVER
3. Romantic spot. : LOVERSLANE
4. Double: Prefix. : TWI
5. Pieces of stiffening material, as whalebone. : BUSKS
6. Noun suffix. : ENCE
7. Annual July game. : ALLSTAR
8. Important import. : TEA
9. Wholly perplexed. : ATWITSEND
10. Stick together. : COHERE
11. Inter ___. : ALIA
12. Large food fish. : LING
13. Speck. : MOTE
18. Judy Garland's married name. : LUFT
23. Salts in brine. : CORNS
25. Squirming. : EELY
27. Loosens. : UNTIES
28. "Per ardua ad ___," RAF motto. : ASTRA
29. Salk's discovery. : SERUM
30. Perennially popular song. : MARGIE
31. Plants with tall flowering stems : AARONSRODS
32. Coffer. : CHEST
33. Severe. : HARSH
35. Division of a salary. : MONTHSPAY
38. "Luigi" was his role. : NAISH
40. Western tribe. : UTES
43. End-to-end extents. : LENGTHS
46. Italian port. : NAPLES
47. Rend. : TEAR
49. Hallow. : BLESS
50. Small weight. : GRAM
51. Garment. : ROBE
52. Vestments. : ALBS
54. Oklahoma tribesman. : OTOE
56. Toledo's lake. : ERIE
57. Sell goods. : VEND
60. Native of: Suffix. : OTE
61. French coin. : SOU

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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