Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska 

New York Times, Tuesday, October 2, 1990

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 3
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Breathless : AGASP
6. Word of regret : ALAS
10. Babe Ruth's sultanate : SWAT
14. Cabinetmaker's tool : LATHE
15. Rooster on a spire : VANE
16. Shangri-La figure : LAMA
17. Outdoor place for fun and games : PLAYGROUND
19. Surmounting : ATOP
20. Wright wing : ELL
21. Declared : SAID
22. Miller's "___ the Fall" : AFTER
24. Peddle : SELL
26. Athlete on a mat : WRESTLER
28. Punching tool : AWL
30. Sawbuck : TENSPOT
33. A favorite game of George Bush : HORSESHOES
38. Violinist Bull : OLE
39. Accumulate : AMASS
40. Pay dirt : ORE
41. Less ruddy : PALER
43. Black Hawk was one : SAC
44. Indoor place for fun and games : RUMPUSROOM
46. Uses a mangle : PRESSES
49. "Ladders to Fire" author : NIN
50. Alger's "___ Tom" : TATTERED
53. Imprecatory remark : OATH
57. Singer Lopez : TRINI
58. Of lyric poetry : ODIC
60. Sigma predecessor : RHO
61. Biggers hero : CHAN
62. Type of tournament : ROUNDROBIN
65. Early inhabitant of Britain : PICT
66. Henri adjunct : ETTA
67. In harmony : ATONE
68. Interviews : ASKS
69. Actresses Sandry and Ruby : DEES
70. Comedian Amsterdam : MOREY
1. ___-Maritimes, Nice's department : ALPES
2. Neptune's first observer : GALLE
3. In any way : ATALL
4. Owing the pot : SHY
5. Cribbage items : PEGS
6. Parisian's property : AVOIR
7. Summa cum ___ : LAUDE
8. With 54 Down, Wolverines' home : ANN
9. Tranquilizes : SEDATES
10. Criticizes severely : SLATES
11. Pool game : WATERPOLO
12. "Omnia vincit ___" : AMOR
13. Start of a court game : TAP
18. Singer Lou ___ : RAWLS
23. Algerian rebel gp. in the 50's : FLN
25. Colleen : LASS
27. Precipitous : STEEP
29. Pitcher Gardner : WES
31. Grocery item : OLEO
32. Six years in the Senate : TERM
33. Trunk fastener : HASP
34. Poet famed for quatrains : OMAR
35. Churchill Downs, e.g. : RACETRACK
36. Perennial Reno winner : HOUSE
37. Christie's "N ___?" : ORM
41. "___ Love You," Mercer air : PSI
42. Florence's river : ARNO
44. Called it quits : RETIRED
45. Ruined : UNDID
47. New Orleans 11 : SAINTS
48. RR depot : STN
51. Pass pattern, in football : ROUTE
52. Best and Ferber : EDNAS
54. See 8 Down : ARBOR
55. Yours, of yore : THINE
56. Proverbial fly catcher : HONEY
57. Demonstrative : THIS
59. Miler Steve ___ : CRAM
61. Busy one before Apr. 15 : CPA
63. Suffix with Capri : OTE
64. Ear: Comb. form : OTO

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