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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, September 25, 1953

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, 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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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,559
Across Down
1. Throng of people. : HOST
5. Perfume from flowers. : ATTAR
10. Carpet fastener. : TACK
14. Director Kazan. : ELIA
15. Gate: Italian. : PORTA
16. ___ Isles in Galway Bay. : ARAN
17. Where curling is played. : RINK
18. Obey the rules. : TOETHELINE
20. Famed lexicographer. : ROGET
22. Songwriter of Sept 14, 1814. : KEY
23. Blackboard. : SLATE
24. Seasoned seamen. : SALTS
26. On the outside: Prefix. : EPI
27. Oratorio by Mendelssohn. : ELIJAH
29. Porcupine fishes of Florida. : ATINGAS
33. Dutch ___. : OVEN
34. Establish atmosphere. : SETTHETONE
36. Extra inning. : TENTH
38. Small island. : AIT
39. Author of "In the Wet." : SHUTE
40. Correct. : INTHERIGHT
43. Sponsorship. : EGIS
44. Pilot. : STEERER
45. Expunges. : ERASES
47. The fair ___. : SEX
48. Andean beast. : LLAMA
49. Violinist Morini. : ERICA
52. Neckline style. : VEE
53. Hoover's middle name. : EDGAR
57. Facilitate. : PAVETHEWAY
60. Opposite of a modern. : DODO
61. Scene of recent revolution. : IRAN
62. Begin. : ARISE
63. Coleridge's schoolmate. : LAMB
64. Malacca. : CANE
65. ___ mañana (until tomorrow): Span. : HASTA
66. Differently. : ELSE
1. Berliner's title. : HERR
2. Highly spiced stew. : OLIO
3. Shout (with "out"). : SING
4. Observes keenly and fully. : TAKESINTHESCENE
5. Place to live: Abbr. : APT
6. Went for a walk. : TOOKTHEAIR
7. Kilmer classic. : TREES
8. Mr. Tutt's calling: Abbr. : ATTY
9. Short cheer. : RAH
10. How Hopalong rides. : TALLINTHESADDLE
11. Monteverdi melody. : ARIA
12. Hypocritical talk. : CANT
13. Site of the patella. : KNEE
19. Discerns. : ESPIES
21. ___ Mahal (best of buildings). : TAJ
25. They follow 42 Down. : LAS
26. Biblical verb ending. : ETH
27. Consequence. : EVENT
28. Festina ___ (make haste slowly): Lat. : LENTE
29. In any event. : ATTHELEAST
30. Chisel. : GOUGE
31. The opposition. : ANTIS
32. Witnesses. : SEES
33. Inventor in the elevator field. : OTIS
35. Touch: Scot. : TIG
37. By reason of this. : HEREAT
41. Actor Harrison. : REX
42. Musical syllable. : TRA
46. Soul: French. : AME
48. "King Coal." : LEWIS
49. Of heroic stature. : EPIC
50. ___ avis. : RARA
51. Brother of Dmitri and Alyosha. : IVAN
52. Girl's name. : VERA
54. Six points. : GOAL
55. Radford and Duncan: Abbr. : ADMS
56. New-type movie (with "The"). : ROBE
58. Exclamation. : HAH
59. Affirmative vote. : YEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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