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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
Across Down
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
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
54. Destroy. : RAZE
55. Narrow: Comb. form. : STEN
58. 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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