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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

HOUSEHOLD WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, September 15, 1963

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,159
Across Down
1. Steals in. : CREEPS
7. Telegraph key. : TAPPER
13. Blow. : WHACK
18. Type of plane or train. : SHUTTLE
19. Maid in poetry. : ELAINE
20. Nice or Newport. : RESORT
22. Jackson's "brain trust." : KITCHENCABINET
24. Relative of a keynoter. : ORATOR
25. Acronym for a drug. : ACTH
26. Sweet singer. : BARD
27. Abdicates. : RESIGNS
29. Playroom item. : TOY
30. Indo-Chinese. : TAI
31. Gather. : REAP
33. Rawboned animal. : SCRAG
34. In: Fr. : DANS
35. Elbe tributary. : EGER
37. Zoo specimens. : HYENAS
39. Poetic contraction. : OER
40. On the level. : LEGIT
41. Heap; collection. : SORITE
43. Dressed. : CLAD
45. Testify. : DEPOSE
47. Hide ___ hair. : NOR
48. Ante ___. : BELLUM
50. Silken. : SERIC
51. Scene of Shakespeare's debut. : THEGLOBE
55. Girth. : STRAP
57. Cookbook contents. : DISHES
60. Affirmative. : YEA
61. Mendacious men. : LIARS
63. Certain rooms. : CELLS
65. Office girl. : STENO
66. Bathe. : LAVE
68. Treasurer. : CHAMBERLAIN
71. Evening in Napoli. : SERA
72. Blessed ___. : EVENT
74. Building material. : STEEL
75. Busybody. : SNOOP
77. Drench. : SOP
78. Took it easy. : RESTED
80. Titled ones. : EARLS
82. Quite. : ENTIRELY
84. Filter. : DRAIN
86. Domains. : REALMS
88. Also: Dial. : EKE
89. Legendary Persian hero. : RUSTAM
91. Venezuelan mine center. : AROA
92. Spoiled. : RANCID
96. Appeared. : AROSE
98. Feline cry. : MEW
100. High old times. : SPREES
103. Streeter's "___ Mable." : DERE
104. Social unit. : SEPT
105. Part of Caesar's army. : LEGIO
107. Deserve. : EARN
108. Spanish article. : LOS
109. Chance, old style. : HAP
110. City in the Volga region. : SARANSK
112. Quarrel. : TIFF
114. Equine feature. : MANE
115. Goldsmith. : OLIVER
117. Phenomenon of 1919. : POLISHCORRIDOR
120. Entertaining in a way. : WINING
121. What "or" means as a suffix. : ONEWHO
122. Prospect. : LOOKOUT
123. Size of type. : AGATE
124. Connecticut town. : DARIEN
125. Seemly. : DECENT
1. Sandburg poem. : CHICAGO
2. Less smooth. : RUTTIER
3. Do aquatints. : ETCH
4. Numerical suffix. : ETH
5. Commoner. : PLEB
6. Of six. : SENARY
7. Party. : TEADANCE
8. Vestment. : ALB
9. Mr. and Mrs. : PAIR
10. Loblollies. : PINES
11. Menuhin's teacher. : ENESCO
12. Not active. : RETIRED
13. Faulty. : WRONG
14. Word on a towel. : HERS
15. Quick ___ wink. : ASA
16. Dairy product. : COTTAGECHEESE
17. Money in Estonia. : KROONI
18. Certain footwear. : SKATES
21. Date of a sort. : TRYST
23. Indian. : CREE
28. Paris depots. : GARES
32. Wearies. : PALLS
34. Quits. : DESISTS
36. Hoop. : RING
37. Bold. : HEROIC
38. Work of art by Cellini, and others. : SALTCELLARS
40. Lemur. : LORIS
42. Pike payment. : TOLL
44. Famous engraver. : DURER
46. Foot: Suffix. : PED
48. Scold. : BERATE
49. Parts of parks. : MALLS
51. Polk's predecessor. : TYLER
52. Struggle. : HEAVE
53. Occupation for 75 Across. : EAVESDROPPING
54. Cries from Scrooge. : BAHS
56. Carpenters' tools. : PLANES
58. Become a member. : ENROL
59. O. Henry character. : SOAPY
62. Blur. : SMEAR
64. Noun suffix. : SION
67. Commit with confidence. : ENTRUST
69. Kentucky college town. : BEREA
70. Observers. : NOTERS
73. Hector. : TEASE
76. Rabbit's relative. : PIKA
79. Said: Fr. : DIT
81. Incline. : SLOPE
83. Sunder. : REND
85. Christener. : NAMER
87. Long-distance contest. : MARATHON
90. Large-footed. : MEGAPOD
93. Green porcelain. : CELADON
94. Smooth. : IRONOUT
95. The Negev. : DESERT
96. Stand ___. : ASHOW
97. All that truly exists: Philos. : REALIA
99. City in SE Minnesota. : WINONA
101. Patron saint of Sweden. : ERIC
102. Clasp. : ENFOLD
105. Far-reaching. : LARGE
106. Noted Canadian. : OSLER
110. Dispatched. : SENT
111. Flightless bird. : KIWI
113. Cleaving tool. : FROE
114. Term in TV. : MIKE
116. ___ Latina. : VIA
118. Novel of 1887. : SHE
119. Fabulous bird. : ROC

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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