Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska 

New York Times, Thursday, October 1, 1987

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 6
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. With 68 Across, subject of this puzzle : ERNEST
7. Film co-scenarized by 68 Across: 1954 : SABRINA
14. Less rational : LOONIER
16. Radial sellers : TIREMEN
17. Anthony of fiction : ADVERSE
18. Salty U.S.S.R. expanse : ARALSEA
19. Norman's woe? : TEE
20. Hostler's milieu : STABLE
22. Corporeal channel: Comb. form : AORT
23. Sacred : HOLY
25. Kind of card : CREDIT
27. Pasch : EASTER
30. No-no in a microwave oven : METAL
34. With 40 Down and 67 Across, phrase created by our subject : THESWEET
37. Larch's kin : SPRUCE
38. Shell adjunct : OAR
39. Owned : HAD
40. Evian, e.g. : SPA
41. Tackle : RIG
42. What fools do : RUSHIN
44. Eskimos, Utes et al. : AMERINDS
46. Gary product : STEEL
47. Showers icily : SLEETS
48. 21st Amendment : REPEAL
50. Musette pipe : OBOE
54. Ancient Asian : MEDE
57. Spanish province and city : AVILAS
60. Roof finial : EPI
61. Flatter, in a way : IMITATE
63. Vitamin C sources : ORANGES
65. House occupant : RESIDER
66. Chandelier, e.g. : FIXTURE
67. See 34 Across : SUCCESS
68. See 1 Across : LEHMAN
1. Israeli port : ELATH
2. Where to see chaps : RODEO
3. "Portnoy's Complaint," e.g. : NOVEL
4. Map dir. : ENE
5. Letter opener : SIRS
6. Assay : TEST
7. Less fresh : STALER
8. Broadcast : AIRED
9. "Breastwork" : BRA
10. One with a yarn : RELATER
11. "___ Tired," Beatles song : IMSO
12. Poetic adverb : NEER
13. Premed subject : ANAT
15. Did a knee jerk : REACTED
21. Pitcher Saberhagen : BRET
24. Type of man : YES
26. Tell : IMPART
28. For a short time : AWHILE
29. Actor Penn : SEAN
31. Rotate : TURN
32. Etcher's need : ACID
33. Chairman's supporters : LEGS
34. Rocky peaks : TORS
35. ___ monde (high society) : HAUT
36. Ancient tongue : ERSE
37. Graf follower : SPEE
40. See 34 Across : SMELLOF
43. Galileo, to Pope Urban VIII : HERETIC
44. Jai ___ : ALAI
45. Kind of bar or pod : ISO
47. Cuts : SEVERS
49. Parisian pies : PATES
51. Moslem princess, in India : BEGUM
52. "Otello" is one : OPERA
53. Iron, in Essen : EISEN
54. SE China's ___ Bay : MIRS
55. Aussie bird : EMEU
56. Studio spinner : DISC
58. Seed covering : ARIL
59. Former German state, to Frenchmen : SAXE
62. Summer quaff : ADE
64. Degree preceder : NTH

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