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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, August 20, 1958

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,340
Across Down
1. Fidel Castro's land. : CUBA
5. Form columns from lines of troops. : PLOY
9. Jazz dance. : STOMP
14. Algerian port. : ORAN
15. Chilean port. : LEBU
16. Prohibit. : TABOO
17. 20th century phenomenon. : AIRTRAVEL
19. Choice part of a group. : ELITE
20. Droop. : SAG
21. Speeds. : HIES
22. Ready: Colloq. : ALLSET
23. Hero of 1927. : THELONEEAGLE
26. Individuals. : ONES
27. Twisted. : GNARLED
31. Selected. : CHOSEN
34. South African Dutchman. : BOER
35. Bunyan's tool. : AXE
36. Bombast. : RANT
37. Acquisitions. : GAINS
39. Couple. : JOIN
40. Not in vogue. : OUT
41. A commercial: Slang. : PLUG
42. Fastidious. : DAINTY
44. Surround. : CLOSEIN
46. Where Shiloh is: Abbr. : TENN
47. Did the brainwork. : MASTERMINDED
52. American financier-statesman. : BARUCH
55. Symbol of thinness. : RAIL
56. Canticle. : ODE
57. Port on Gulf of Aqaba. : ELATH
58. Completed a form. : FILLEDOUT
60. Weapon. : LANCE
61. Where Reykjavik is: Abbr. : ICEL
62. Noun suffix. : ANCE
63. Namesakes of Laban's daughter. : LEAHS
64. Friends' pronoun. : THEE
65. Whitetail. : DEER
1. Opposite of the hinterland. : COAST
2. Mr. Heep. : URIAH
3. Tug's trailer. : BARGE
4. Formicary dweller. : ANT
5. Straightforward talk. : PLAINENGLISH
6. Quays. : LEVEES
7. Fat as Falstaff. : OBESE
8. Actor Brynner. : YUL
9. Astral. : STELLAR
10. Higher in stature. : TALLER
11. Nipponese wear. : OBIS
12. Speck. : MOTE
13. MacLeish, for example. : POET
18. River through Lake of Geneva. : RHONE
22. Contemporary choreographer. : AGNESDEMILLE
24. At sea. : LOST
25. New Stravinsky ballet. : AGON
28. City of northern France. : LAON
29. Script direction. : EXIT
30. Disclaim. : DENY
31. Large reptile: Humorous. : CROC
32. Tug. : HAUL
33. Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
34. Magnanimous. : BIG
38. Close relation. : AUNT
39. Demons of Arab lore. : JINN
41. Companions of cream. : PEACHES
43. Old-womanish. : ANILE
45. Blacken, as with soot. : SMUTCH
46. Town of County Kerry. : TRALEE
48. ___ Weiss (Houdini). : ERICH
49. Blackmore's Lorna. : DOONE
50. Elicit. : EDUCE
51. Prevent from action. : DETER
52. Corolla of a flower. : BELL
53. Wings: Bot. : ALAE
54. ___ risk (took a chance). : RANA
58. Appropriate. : FIT
59. Junior's best friend. : DAD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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