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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, August 25, 1956

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,615
Across Down
1. Japanese beverage. : SAKE
5. Pieces of turf. : SODS
9. Chinese measure. : CHANG
14. Cartoon character. : HILLBILLY
16. Frame of mind. : HUMOR
17. Scene of Monty's victory, in 1942. : ELALAMEIN
18. Persian. : IRANI
19. Ike's birthplace in Texas. : DENISON
20. All-Star manager in 1956. : ALSTON
21. Island summer resort. : NANTUCKET
24. Fish. : ANGLE
26. Sea, arm of Arctic Ocean. : KARA
27. Symington's nickname. : STU
30. Zachary of films. : SCOTT
31. Act hoity-toity. : PUTONAIRS
33. Song lyricist Harbach. : OTTO
34. Greek physician. : GALEN
35. "Man is born ___ . . . " : FREE
36. Dances. : HORNPIPES
38. Place. : STEAD
39. State: Abbr. : ORE
40. Not written. : ORAL
41. Lavender water, for example. : SCENT
42. Art enthusiast. : COLLECTOR
44. Excalibur and others. : SWORDS
47. Jungle beast. : LIONESS
51. Where Panamarin Airfield is. : NATAL
52. Novel by Willa Cather. : MYANTONIA
54. "All ___," Berlin tune. : ALONE
55. Glee club numbers. : PARTSONGS
56. Looks slyly. : PEEKS
57. Bad Ems and Bad Gastein. : SPAS
58. Fabray, Wynn, etc. : NANS
1. Get rid of. : SHED
2. Wing: French. : AILE
3. The Kleagle's organization. : KLAN
4. Popular band leader. : ELLINGTON
5. Authoress de Beauvoir. : SIMONE
6. Fragrant. : OLENT
7. 551. : DLI
8. With: Prefix. : SYN
9. Native of Santiago. : CHILEAN
10. American fiction writer. : HURST
11. He loves: Lat. : AMAT
12. Double admonition. : NONO
13. Facial expression. : GRIN
15. Igneous rock. : BASALT
20. Neighbor of Cleveland. : AKRON
22. In Hawaii, literally, a flea. : UKULELE
23. Former head of the Marines. : CATES
24. Mature or Young. : ACTOR
25. Our: French. : NOTRE
27. Lorelei. : SIREN
28. Sight that delights. : TREAT
29. Not brand new. : USED
30. London cafe district. : SOHO
31. Adjective of the Vatican. : PAPAL
32. Time of day. : AFTERNOON
34. Little women. : GIRLS
37. Popular pets. : POODLES
38. Skedaddles. : SCOOTS
41. Definite tasks. : STINTS
42. Part of the shaft of an engine. : CRANK
43. Mark Twain's writing daughter. : CLARA
44. Photo. : SNAP
45. Rib in a fabric. : WALE
46. Indian. : OTOE
48. City in Sicily. : ENNA
49. Picnic Area Ahead, for example. : SIGN
50. Vocal impertinence: Slang. : SASS
52. British legislatures. : MPS
53. One of the Caroline Islands. : YAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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