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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

WORD ALMANAC

New York Times, Sunday, August 31, 1952

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 630 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,169
Across Down
1. Part of the Orient. : ISLAM
6. Actress Eva. : GABOR
11. She wrote "America the Beautiful." : BATES
16. Ankle warmers of yesteryear. : SPATS
21. Chief Justice before Vinson. : STONE
22. Swarming. : ALIVE
23. Important point of time. : EPOCH
24. Reception. : LEVEE
25. Country without a lake or river. : SAUDIARABIA
27. Accessory. : APPURTENANT
29. Where Altdorf is. : URI
30. Personage: Sl. : NIBS
31. Crowds going one way. : DROVES
33. High dudgeon. : IRE
34. Go: Dial. : GAE
35. "___ Quam Videri," motto of N. C. : ESSE
37. Popular print. : DOTS
39. Sphere. : AREA
40. Flying boat. : SEAPLANE
42. Lehman's colleague. : IVES
44. Part of an Oklahoma landscape. : OILDERRICK
47. Spanish muralist. : SERT
48. Follow closely. : TAIL
49. Oneiromancer's subject. : DREAMS
50. Man's name. : NOEL
52. Ineffective. : IDLE
54. Brief and compact. : CONCISE
56. Dixie delicacy. : GRITS
58. Insert to flare a skirt: Fr. : GODET
60. Dress stone. : NIG
61. Fail to do. : OMIT
62. Capri. : ISLE
64. A sign in music. : REPEAT
66. City on the Kansas river. : TOPEKA
68. With, in cookery. : ALA
69. Arrow poison. : INEE
70. Military necessity. : BASES
71. Painted. : COLORED
72. Democrat from Montgomery. : SENATORHILL
75. Colander. : STRAINER
78. Morsel. : TASTE
79. Philadelphia A's outfielder. : VALO
80. Answer to prayers. : RAIN
81. Cabinet divisions: Abbr. : DEPTS
85. Housekeeper's chore. : ORDERING
88. He's from Reno. : PATMCCARRAN
90. Medieval philosopher. : ABELARD
93. Disintegration. : DECAY
95. Jebb's school. : ETON
96. Where Crater Lake is: Abbr. : ORE
97. Famous name in Boston. : FILENE
98. Originality in genius. : DAEMON
100. Tympan. : DRUM
101. Minutes of a meeting. : ACTA
102. Mr. Baba. : ALI
103. Toned down. : TAMED
105. Let's be friends! : SHAKE
107. Assailed verbally. : REVILED
109. Branch: Comb. form. : RAMI
111. Term of reproach: Bible. : RACA
112. Become manifest. : EMERGE
114. Loy Henderson's post. : IRAN
115. Where G. I. medals are made. : MINT
117. Ethel Merman, for instance. : COMEDIENNE
120. Look. : SEEM
121. With extreme care. : GINGERLY
123. Symbol of contentment. : PURR
124. ___ Elizabeth Alice Louise. : ANNE
126. Frolicsome: Scot. : DAFT
129. Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
130. ___ de la Paix. : RUE
131. Ph. D. opus. : THESIS
133. Cicero's garb. : TOGA
135. Siamese. : TAI
136. States of parenthood. : MATERNITIES
139. Where 72 and 88 Across meet. : CAPITOLHILL
142. Wing: Comb. form. : PTERO
143. Slavs of Saxony. : SORBS
144. Infirm. : ANILE
145. Party symbol of 1912. : MOOSE
146. Passover service. : SEDER
147. Book of Old Testament. : HOSEA
148. Backs of necks. : NAPES
149. Moliere heroine. : AGNES
1. Bone of contention. : ISSUE
2. ___ and Bars. : STARS
3. Natives of Shreveport. : LOUISIANIANS
4. Ampersand. : AND
5. Chow ___. : MEIN
6. Screen's Anna Karenina. : GARBO
7. Poem by Shelley, 1815. : ALASTOR
8. Article of clothing. : BIB
9. Contemporary of Horace. : OVID
10. Frank Akers, for instance. : REARADMIRAL
11. Symbol of Oregon. : BEAVER
12. Be obvious. : APPEAR
13. Super. : TOPS
14. Old French coin. : ECU
15. Laughed loudly. : SHRIEKED
16. Last word of "Sweet and Low." : SLEEPS
17. International literary group. : PEN
18. She starred as "Pandora." : AVAGARDNER
19. Resembling "cliff dwellers." : TENANTLIKE
20. Levant vessel. : SETEE
26. Facilitates. : AIDS
28. Coin of Malay. : TRA
32. He was pursued by the Furies. : ORESTES
36. Force out. : EVICT
38. Grant's strategy at Vicksburg. : SIEGE
40. Run like Rizzuto. : SCOOT
41. Oahu souvenir. : LEI
43. Swimmer Wayne Moore's alma mater. : ELI
45. Very small ape. : LAR
46. Girl's name. : INGA
48. He wrote "The Brave Bulls." : TOMLEA
49. Was worthy of. : DESERVED
51. Allow to be known. : LETON
53. Mild oath. : EGAD
54. Slide down a hill. : COAST
55. Chinese: Comb. form. : SINO
57. Goddess of hope. : SPES
59. Mr. DiSalle. : TOLEDAN
63. Franz ___. : LEHAR
65. Wanderer. : ESTRAY
67. Serious student. : PORER
69. Repetitive. : ITERANT
70. Betty Grable is one. : BLONDE
71. Surrounding border. : CINCTURE
73. Spanish porridge. : ATOLE
74. River in Central Asia. : ILI
76. Pack ___. : RAT
77. To love: Fr. : AIMER
82. Signal event of Jan. 1, 1863. : PROCLAMATION
83. Make pungent. : TARTEN
84. Slammin' Sam. : SNEAD
86. Gloomy: Poet. : DREAR
87. Prized things. : GEMS
88. Western Hemisphere union. : PANAMERICAN
89. Turn out to be. : COME
90. Not near. : AFAR
91. Having two thin plate. : BILAMINATE
92. Removed. : ELIMINATED
94. Joint inheritors. : COHEIRS
98. Duck hunter's equipment. : DECOY
99. Contemporary of Chippendale. : ADAM
100. Libyan seaport. : DERNA
101. Displayed. : AIRED
104. Contemporary American poet. : MACLEISH
106. Range of sight. : KEN
108. Contend. : VIE
110. English meadow. : ING
113. Ace of World War II. : GENTILE
116. Iron Curtain technique. : TERROR
118. Athenian youth. : EPHEBE
119. Character in "The Faerie Queene." : DUESSA
120. Utah's lily. : SEGO
121. Umbrellas. : GAMPS
122. Life of a play. : RUN
125. Sharps and flats. : NOTES
127. Spurious. : FALSE
128. Wall units. : TILES
131. Rifle ranges: Fr. : TIRS
132. Capital of Yemen. : SANA
134. Fostering: Lat. : ALMA
137. Before. : ERE
138. Extremely. : TOO
140. Hero of "Great Expectations." : PIP
141. Animal. : HOG

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