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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

FAMILIAR PHRASES

New York Times, Sunday, August 7, 1960

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 715 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,041
Across Down
1. Grayish. : ASHEN
6. Gather. : AMASS
11. Lengthwise. : ALONG
16. Lucifer. : SATAN
21. Sierra ___. : LEONE
22. Capital of Liguria. : GENOA
23. Tropical tree. : CACAO
24. A thing found. : TROVE
25. Often-used misquotation for Shakespeare. : GILDTHELILY
27. Travels: Slang. : HITSTHEROAD
29. Where Kokomo is: Abbr. : IND
30. Group. : BAND
31. Plunged. : DIVED
33. Poetic form of 66 Down. : TAEN
34. Young antelope. : KID
35. Take away. : DETRACT
37. Lincolnian trait. : HONESTY
39. Silently. : TACITLY
41. Big, clumsy ship. : HULK
42. Baton ___. : ROUGE
43. In what way? : HOW
45. Valuable. : RICH
46. Concha. : SHELL
48. Egyptians. : COPTS
49. Drain. : SEWER
51. Flavoring agents. : LEEKS
54. Gossip's report. : TALE
55. ___ it. : SOBE
56. Caused to fit. : TALLIED
58. Scott, for example. : SCOT
59. Kimono sash. : OBI
60. Tributary. : RIVER
61. Chesterfield. : SOFA
62. Snarl. : GNAR
64. Constellation. : ARA
65. Hibernated. : WINTERED
67. Sentenced severely: Slang. : THREWTHEBOOKAT
70. Ship. : STEAMER
71. Noun suffix. : SION
72. Attracted. : DREW
73. Maria ___, Wimbledon winner, 1959. : BUENO
74. "___ Tiki." : KON
75. Show no spirit. : MOPE
76. Cross. : ROOD
77. Aircraft stabilizer. : FIN
78. Side arm. : SABER
81. Founder of Dogpath. : CAPP
82. Scatters. : SOWS
83. Unfeigned. : SINCERE
87. Makes an all-out effort: Slang. : TURNSTHEHEATON
90. Heeled over. : CAREENED
91. Humorist George. : ADE
92. Fully: Archaic. : ENOW
93. Cylinder. : DRUM
94. Card game. : WHIST
95. Dance. : JIG
96. Tuptim's land. : SIAM
98. Processed. : TREATED
100. Cue. : HINT
101. ___ fide. : BONA
102. Claptrap. : HOKUM
104. Citizens of Tartu. : ESTHS
105. ___ the beans. : SPILT
107. He foots the bill. : PAYER
108. One-horse carriage. : TRAP
110. Crossbeam. : TIE
111. Scarlet color. : FLAME
112. Droop. : WILT
113. Drama of 1604. : OTHELLO
116. Ineffectual. : USELESS
118. Navy jet fighter plane. : PANTHER
121. Arikara. : REE
122. Chemical combining form. : IODO
124. Vinegar vial. : CRUET
125. Judge's bench. : BANC
126. King of Midian. : EVI
127. Cause to apply. : BRINGTOBEAR
130. Act ritzy. : PUTONTHEDOG
133. Quechuan. : INCAN
134. Little Rudolph. : ROLLO
135. Wear away. : ERODE
136. "___ Ben Jonson." : ORARE
137. Youthful years. : TEENS
138. Exodus festival. : SEDER
139. Spurn. : REPEL
140. Azores island. : FAYAL
1. Chilly. : ALGID
2. Rouen's river. : SEINE
3. Stand firm. : HOLDTHELINE
4. Objective. : END
5. Tennis term. : NETBALL
6. Facient. : AGENT
7. Canasta combination. : MELD
8. Cuckoo. : ANI
9. Box office phrase. : SOLDOUT
10. Proverbs. : SAYINGS
11. Has a yearning. : ACHES
12. Gave strict orders. : LAIDTHELAWDOWN
13. Month: Abbr. : OCT
14. Famed cartoonist. : NAST
15. Ascertained. : GOTAT
16. Cousin of a carbon copy. : STENCIL
17. Timetable abbreviation. : ARR
18. Excelled: Slang. : TOOKTHECAKE
19. Serve the purpose. : AVAIL
20. Donkey. : NEDDY
26. Coach for hire. : HACK
28. Learn. : HEAR
32. Neckline. : VEE
36. Custom. : RULE
37. Expectant one. : HOPER
38. Loud, long cry. : YOWL
40. Desserts. : ICES
42. Attired. : ROBED
44. Had influence or importance. : WEIGHED
46. Puts away. : STOWS
47. Monk's garb. : HABIT
48. Shield. : COVER
49. Prudent. : SAFE
50. Begin again. : RENEW
52. Sacred book. : KORAN
53. Fixed: Comb. form. : STATO
55. Sea nymph. : SIREN
56. Ripped. : TORN
57. Flounder. : DAB
60. Compunction. : REMORSE
61. ___ tree. : SHOE
63. Cannon used in 16th cen. : ROBINET
66. Captured. : TAKEN
67. Registered weight. : TIPPEDTHESCALE
68. Founder of Ilium. : TROS
69. Snow leopard. : OUNCE
71. Student: Slang. : SOPH
75. Pilot's life jacket. : MAEWEST
76. Salon. : ROOM
77. Alpha. : FIRST
78. Hide the loot: Slang. : STASH
79. TV term. : AUDIO
80. Get acquainted. : BREAKTHEICE
81. Milking, for one. : CHORE
82. Scantling. : STUD
83. Valentine. : SAINT
84. Carpe diem! : ENJOYTHEDAY
85. Queen: Fr. : REINE
86. Poe. : EDGAR
88. Explosive. : TNT
89. Olympian. : ARES
90. Where Antofagasta is. : CHILE
94. Fancies. : WHIMS
97. Old-time wall. : MURE
99. One of the Cook islands. : ATIU
101. European. : BALT
103. Defames. : MALIGNS
105. Railroad car. : SLEEPER
106. Grassland. : PASTURE
107. With a ___ salt. : PINCHOF
109. Machination. : PLOT
111. Asiatic ___. : FLU
112. Shortage. : WANT
113. Earth's path. : ORBIT
114. Coat with tin-lead alloy. : TERNE
115. Lavender and lilac. : ODORS
117. Fluff. : ERROR
118. One-picture cartoon. : PANEL
119. City of Portugal. : EVORA
120. Orion star. : RIGEL
123. Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
125. Presage. : BODE
128. Masefield heroine. : NAN
129. Days of yore. : ELD
131. Outdo. : TOP
132. Time. : ERA

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