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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

"SLIDE-QUOTE"

New York Times, Sunday, September 3, 1967

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 13, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
JimH notes: The slide-quote reads, "Learn to labor and to wait."
PS notes: The following note originally appeared under the byline: (Featuring a quotation reading diagonally, top-left to bottom-right, from Longfellow's "A Psalm of Life.")
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,595
Across Down
1. Tenants. : LESSEES
8. Sight at Le Mans. : RACER
13. One of an order of missionaries. : MARIST
19. Athenian society. : HETAERIA
21. Florida city, trade center. : OCALA
22. Glyn or Wylie. : ELINOR
23. Eagerness. : ALACRITY
24. Casus ___. : BELLI
25. Household pet. : DOGGIE
26. Nostradamus. : SEER
27. Had occasion for. : NEEDED
29. Marbles in British Museum. : ELGIN
31. Cervine creature. : ELK
32. "Stormy Weather" composer. : ARLEN
34. Moselle tributary. : SAAR
35. Impudent. : BRAZEN
37. Point. : DOT
39. Transcarpathian region. : RUTHENIA
43. City in New York. : OLEAN
46. Get lost, old style. : SKIDOO
49. Where to buy galoshes. : BOOTERY
50. Knight's wreath. : ORLE
51. "___ and the end all"—Macbeth. : THEBEALL
53. Where to shop in Paris. : RUEDELAPAIX
56. Pueblo group. : HOPIS
57. Start of many a letter. : DEARSIR
60. Little flower. : ROSELET
61. Ares' sister. : ERIS
62. Fish akin to the piranha: Sp. : CARIBE
63. Below standard. : BAD
64. One kind of man. : YES
65. Singing syllables. : LAS
66. Front page news. : RIOTS
69. Have the right to. : CAN
70. Truck part. : CAB
73. Pikelike fish. : GAR
74. Choose. : PREFER
76. Gallic miss: Abbr. : MLLE
77. Shape of a stone pine tree. : PARASOL
81. ___ of Orleans. : THEMAID
83. Peculiarity. : TRAIT
84. Cyclotron. : ATOMSMASHER
86. Old Testament book. : NEHEMIAH
88. Jerky stroke, in sports. : STAB
89. Title meaning "great house." : PHARAOH
92. Popular clothing. : DENIMS
93. English dynasty. : TUDOR
95. Mediterranean evergreen. : PINASTER
97. Gumshoe. : TEC
98. Tricky pitch. : SLIDER
100. Tare's partner. : TRET
102. Certain furnaces. : OASTS
106. Triton. : EFT
108. Laguna ___, Gulf Coast lagoon. : MADRE
110. Expedients. : DODGES
112. Powerful party man. : WHIP
113. Vibration. : TREMOR
115. Accepted solecism. : IDIOM
117. Brood. : INCUBATE
119. Almost Turkey red. : CERISE
120. Alaskan food fish. : NELMA
121. Broken, as a barrel. : STAVEDIN
122. Heroine of 1850 novel. : HESTER
123. Former labor leader. : GREEN
124. Most frugal. : SPAREST
1. Site of the Potala Palace. : LHASA
2. Type of fisherman. : EELER
3. Madame de ___. : STAEL
4. Symbol of Egypt. : SACREDIBIS
5. Poetic contraction. : EER
6. Hibernia. : ERIN
7. Realtors' concern. : SITES
8. Donizetti hero. : ROBERTO
9. Won a point, at tennis. : ACED
10. Presidential nickname. : CAL
11. See 76 Across. : ELLE
12. Sight at the track. : RAILBIRD
13. Radio, TV, etc. : MEDIA
14. Portuguese man's name. : ALONZO
15. Equipment. : RIG
16. On the whole. : INGENERAL
17. Marl; loess. : SOIL
18. Arduous journey. : TREK
20. "Each day is like ___"—Wilde. : AYEAR
28. Smear. : DAUB
30. Less cheerful. : GRAYER
33. Knots. : NODES
36. Slipped off. : ELOPED
38. Burns's "___ Mouse." : TOA
40. Perennial TV features. : HORSEOPERAS
41. Vanity case. : ETUI
42. Antonym of 5 Down. : NEER
44. "I cannot tell ___." : ALIE
45. Closest. : NEXT
46. Prop. : SHORE
47. Military caps. : KEPIS
48. ___ Methuselah. : OLDAS
51. People indefinitely. : THEY
52. Celtic Neptune. : LER
54. Having rounded projections. : LOBAR
55. Wise ___ owl. : ASAN
58. Ingredient of smog. : AIR
59. Sports page initials. : RBI
62. Rebound. : CAROM
65. Colleen. : LASS
67. End of the line: Abbr. : TRM
68. Red or Black. : SEA
69. Yielded. : CEDED
70. Maintain. : CLAIM
71. Another name. : ALIAS
72. One of the March girls. : BETH
73. Cavort. : GAMBOL
75. Flipper. : FIN
76. Copperfield's friend. : MRMICAWBER
77. Days of yore. : PAST
78. Agattu's neighbor. : ATTU
79. "Flapper Age" vehicles. : ROADSTERS
80. Splashed gently upon. : LAPPED
81. Holier ___ thou. : THAN
82. "The ox-eyed." : HERA
83. I hold: Lat. : TENEO
85. Task for a seamstress. : SHIRRING
87. All ___ up. : HET
90. Hassock. : OTTOMAN
91. Pack of camels. : HERD
94. Full of chinks. : RIMOSE
96. St. ___ River, New York. : REGIS
99. Venturesome one. : DARER
101. Scenites' homes. : TENTS
103. Adumbrate. : SHADE
104. Monkeys or trees. : TITIS
105. Exhausted. : SPENT
106. Do aquatints. : ETCH
107. Easy's partner. : FREE
109. River to the Fulda. : EDER
110. Cupola. : DOME
111. Title MacArthur held. : SCAP
114. Neighbor of H. U. : MIT
116. Oléron, for one. : ILE
118. Grape: Lat. : UVA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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