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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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Students & seniors
Across
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
16. Inheritor. : HEIR
17. 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
48. Wise old man. : NESTOR
50. Petty prince. : SATRAP
51. Spacious. : BROAD
52. Famous French film actor. : RAIMU
53. Or else: Mus. direction. : OSSIA
55. German Nobel winner in literature, 1910. : HEYSE
58. Silkworm. : ERIA
59. Sharpen. : HONE
60. Any one of four familiar sets. : SUIT
61. Eye flirtatiously. : OGLE
62. 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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