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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, September 16, 1955

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,271

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Woe is me! : ALAS
5
Lose color. : FADE
9
Theodoric the Great was one. : GOTH
13
King of Siam. : RAMA
14
Archetype. : IDEA
15
Pastoral. : RURAL
17
Sailor's lookout. : CROWSNEST
19
Alamogordo's county. : OTERO
20
Where birds soar. : SKY
21
Speaks frankly. : TALKSTURKEY
23
Food fish. : SOLE
24
Simple sugar. : OSE
25
Give confidence to. : ASSURE
28
Twist or turn. : SLUE
30
Tucson is one. : SPA
33
Cloth dyed by a method involving wax. : BATIK
34
Important. : CARDINAL
36
Heroine of "The Good Earth." : OLAN
37
Owl's weapons. : CLAWS
39
Result in the loss of. : COST
40
Fit nicely. : DOVETAIL
42
"The March King." : SOUSA
43
Wind direction. : ENE
44
Oahu dance. : HULA
45
Puffing one. : PANTER
46
D. D. E.'s opponent. : AES
47
Delaware symbols. : HENS
48
Not a member of the "brain trust." : FEATHERHEAD
53
Lady of the house. : MRS
56
Female demon of myth. : LAMIA
57
Navy sub chaser. : EAGLEBOAT
59
It killed cock robin. : ARROW
60
Leave abruptly. : FLEE
61
Seep. : OOZE
62
Tall and thin. : LANK
63
Related. : TOLD
64
British service woman. : WREN
Down
1
Curves. : ARCS
2
Merry adventure. : LARK
3
City of Fukien Province. : AMOY
4
Proverb. : SAW
5
Closing scene. : FINALE
6
"Fledermaus" character. : ADELE
7
Rolltop. : DESK
8
___ crow, or accepts defeat humbly. : EATS
9
Complained: Slang. : GROUSED
10
Odd. : OUTRE
11
Arduous journey. : TREK
12
Owl's prey. : HARE
16
Myrna of Hollywood. : LOY
18
Symbolic bird. : STORK
22
City on the Loire. : TOURS
23
Swinish. : SUINE
25
Nest. : ABODE
26
Fashionable assemblage. : SALON
27
Part of a barrel. : STAVE
28
La ___, Milan's opera house. : SCALA
29
Thomas E. Dewey's profession. : LAW
30
Nozzle. : SNOUT
31
Outmoded. : PASSE
32
Structure with a reredos. : ALTAR
35
Monumental portrait statues. : ICONS
37
Adequate motive. : CAUSE
38
Small: Dial. : LIL
41
Kid Gavilan's nickname. : THEHAWK
42
Famed name in horse racing. : SANDE
45
Rang. : PEALED
46
Common noun suffix. : ATION
47
Famous German philosopher. : HEGEL
48
Gov. Collins' state: Abbr. : FLA
49
First name of 42 Down. : EARL
50
Tree of India. : AMRA
51
Deprived of: Poet. : REFT
52
Nimbus. : HALO
53
Heath. : MOOR
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Destroy. : RAZE
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Narrow: Comb. form. : STEN
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Complement of 59 Across. : BOW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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