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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, August 3, 1957

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,958

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1
City on the Rhone. : ARLES
6
Large tailless animals. : APES
10
Dusting powder. : TALC
14
Landlord's document. : LEASE
15
Take a chance. : DARE
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Inheritor. : HEIR
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : ANITA
18
Spoken. : ORAL
19
Wilson role. : IRMA
20
Keystone sack. : SECONDBASE
22
Famous Danish-American. : RIIS
23
Prompted. : CUED
24
U. S. M. A. men. : CADETS
26
Colombia's most important export. : COFFEE
30
Fur resembling beaver. : OTTER
32
Asian range. : ALAI
33
Hired vehicle. : TAXI
35
Prepare to drive off. : TEEUP
39
Spread over, as fluid. : PERFUSE
41
Gad about, in Dogpatch. : TRAIPSE
43
Milton and Arnold. : POETS
44
Melville book. : OMOO
46
___ la guerre. : CEST
47
Hair tint. : HENNA
49
Members of the wedding. : USHERS
51
Sample several stories. : BROWSE
54
American ostrich. : RHEA
56
Imprudent. : RASH
57
Lucky lad, in old wives' tales. : SEVENTHSON
63
Seine tributary. : OISE
64
Canasta card. : TREY
65
Purse item. : ROUGE
66
Girl friend: Fr. : AMIE
67
Museum specialties. : OILS
68
Old-womanish. : ANILE
69
Twofold. : DUAL
70
Demolish. : RASE
71
King deposed by 31 Down. : PETER
Down
1
Poet's plaint. : ALAS
2
Descartes. : RENE
3
Secular. : LAIC
4
This: Span. : ESTO
5
Table tapper's session. : SEANCE
6
Type of dwelling. : ADOBE
7
Something strange but true. : PARADOX
8
Mesozoic and Cenozoic. : ERAS
9
Cull. : SELECT
10
Regime that fell in '45. : THIRDREICH
11
Brood of birds of prey. : AERIE
12
The utmost extent. : LIMIT
13
Very stupid. : CRASS
21
Tuneful twosomes. : DUETS
25
Philippine dwarf. : AETA
26
Cartoonist from New Haven. : CAPP
27
Bread spread. : OLEO
28
Passage price. : FARE
29
Superfluous one. : FIFTHWHEEL
31
Yugoslav President. : TITO
34
Long, long time. : AEON
36
Monte Cristo's weapon. : EPEE
37
Country of the sudden shake-up. : USSR
38
Budgies, guppies, etc. : PETS
40
Customs. : USES
42
City between Paris and Le Havre. : ROUEN
45
Prodigies. : MARVELS
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Wise old man. : NESTOR
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Petty prince. : SATRAP
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Spacious. : BROAD
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Famous French film actor. : RAIMU
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Or else: Mus. direction. : OSSIA
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German Nobel winner in literature, 1910. : HEYSE
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Silkworm. : ERIA
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Sharpen. : HONE
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Any one of four familiar sets. : SUIT
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Eye flirtatiously. : OGLE
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Poetic contraction. : NEER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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