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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

LONGS AND SHORTS

New York Times, Sunday, September 14, 1952

Author: Sam Lake
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 549 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,183
Across Down
1. Stakes. : BETS
5. Yucatan export. : HEMP
9. Weight. : CARAT
14. ___ English. : BASIC
19. Not straight. : AGEE
20. "Waitin' for the Robert ___." : ELEE
21. City in Spain, near Malaga. : ALORA
22. Alamogordo's county. : OTERO
23. Literary "find" of 1950. : BOSWELLSLONDONJOURNAL
27. Letters. : ESSES
28. Greets with a kiss. : SALUTES
29. Shakespeare-Tennyson heroine. : MARIANA
30. Wine pitcher. : OLPE
32. She wrote "Foxfire." : SETON
33. Silver's pet. : PARROT
34. Impose a penalty. : INFLICT
37. Cube root of 1,000. : TEN
38. Giggle. : TEHEE
39. Experienced. : OLD
42. Bosh! : ROT
43. Breadwinner. : EARNER
45. Summer meal. : SALAD
46. Spanish linen. : CREA
47. Character of a people. : ETHOS
49. Provided by "Point 4." : AID
50. Bakery specialty. : BAGEL
51. Naval historian (1840–1914). : MAHAN
52. "Point 4" fights it. : NEED
53. One-fifth of "Hamlet." : ACT
54. Justice Black. : HUGO
55. Bristly. : SETOSE
56. Singer from R. I. : EDDY
57. Mal de ___. : MER
58. Seaweed products. : AGARS
60. Lays a first coat of paint. : PRIMES
61. Designating a Biblical chronology. : USHERIAN
64. Marquand's latest hero. : MELVILLE
66. Oscar winner of 1942. : GARSON
68. Ulrica in "Ivanhoe." : CRONE
70. Musician's forte. : EAR
71. Land of King Faisal II: Var. : IRAK
74. Hukbalahaps, for instance. : REBELS
75. Abdul's rival. : IVAN
76. Chemical suffix. : ENE
77. Faction which exiled Dante. : NERI
78. Music hall. : ODEUM
79. Cleveland slugger. : ROSEN
81. Egg: Comb. form. : OVI
82. Texas product. : PECAN
83. Pronoun. : OURS
84. Pole thrown in a Highland game. : CABER
85. Painting on plaster. : FRESCO
87. Contents of a toby. : ALE
88. 1,004. : MIV
89. Shelter. : HAVEN
90. Harridan. : HAG
91. Sir Henry Percy. : HOTSPUR
93. Pressed. : IRONED
95. One of Churchill's daughters. : SARAH
97. Product of 71 Across. : DATE
98. Son of Sycorax. : CALIBAN
100. Harems. : ZENANAS
102. Frémont discovered it. : TAHOE
105. Motto of Athos, Porthos and Aramis. : ALLFORONEANDONEFORALL
108. Stone slab. : STELE
109. A range of the Rockies. : UINTA
110. Mrs. Helmer. : NORA
111. Mr. Speaker. : TRIS
112. Drenches. : HOSES
113. Wallow in mire. : SLOSH
114. Kindred. : SIBS
115. Where 100 Down lectured. : STOA
1. Famous nickname in sports. : BABE
2. Bodies and souls. : EGOS
3. An 1891 novel. : TESSOFTHEDURBERVILLES
4. Cincinnati Reds' manager. : SEWELL
5. She dwelt in Yggdrasill. : HEL
6. Parts of houses. : ELLS
7. Scenery in New Mexico. : MESAS
8. Supplied with small shot. : PELLETED
9. McKinley's hometown. : CANTON
10. He married Miss Mullens. : ALDEN
11. Marsupials: Colloq. : ROOS
12. Governor at Topeka. : ARN
13. "A Poem in Marble." : TAJMAHAL
14. Stuffed: Fr. : BOURRE
15. Italian hall. : ATRIO
16. Republican from Indiana. : SENATORHOMERECAPEHART
17. Ambassador Henderson's post. : IRAN
18. Nut tree. : COLA
24. Discerns. : ESPIES
25. ___ darkness. : OUTER
26. Propelled a shell. : OARED
31. Kin of M. S. A. : ECA
33. Hawaiian goddess of volcanoes. : PELE
34. King Paul's daughter. : IRENE
35. Celebrated. : NOTED
36. Tailor's tool. : TRACER
38. Indian poet. : TAGORE
40. Let. : LEASE
41. Natives of Odense. : DANES
44. ___ acid. : NITRIC
45. Tellers of adventure tales. : SAGAMEN
46. Conspirator exposed by Cicero. : CATILINE
48. His wife waited twenty years for him. : ODYSSEUS
50. Polish river. : BUG
51. Blackbird. : MERL
53. Gives approval. : AMENS
54. Dartmouth's town. : HANOVER
55. Skyline "finger." : SPIRE
59. Chevron place. : SLEEVE
62. Star Celeste. : HOLM
63. Gone up. : ARISEN
65. Emulate the Cheshire cat. : VANISH
66. R. A. Eden. : GROOM
67. Celtic allies of the Romans. : AEDUI
69. Songstress Wynn. : NAN
72. Babylonian Hades. : ARALU
73. Pirates' fence-buster. : KINER
79. Greedy. : RAVENOUS
80. Son of Boaz. : OBED
81. Means of acquiring knowledge. : ORGANONS
82. Product of Idaho. : POTATO
84. Province in Ecuador. : CANAR
85. Unit of electrical capacity. : FARAD
86. Grand Banks catch. : COD
89. Weary Willies. : HOBOES
90. Mother of the prophet Samuel. : HANNAH
92. Spurts of activity. : STARTS
94. BAR. : RIFLE
95. The House has 435. : SEATS
96. Capital city on the Red River. : HANOI
98. Chinese coins. : CASH
99. Singer. : ALTO
100. Original stoic. : ZENO
101. Gavrillo Prinzip, i. e. : SERB
103. Hodgepodge. : OLIO
104. Traubel role. : ELSA
106. No game, at bridge. : NIL
107. Divine law: Lat. : FAS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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