Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska 

New York Times, Friday, December 19, 1986

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 12, XRef: 1
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Touchstone's companion : AUDREY
7. Famed film director–script writer : WILDER
13. Green ___, lady in a 1580 ballad : SLEEVES
15. Get : RECEIVE
16. Composer of "The Devil's Trill" : TARTINI
17. Fined : AMERCED
18. Actor Wallach : ELI
19. Settled : LOCATED
21. Annoy : TRY
22. Fish resembling a roach : RUDD
24. Italian automotive center : TURIN
25. Adduce : CITE
26. Pochards : SMEES
28. Add up : TOT
29. Mercury's talaria : SHOES
30. Bar at the bar : ESTOP
32. "The Lost ___,"1945 film : WEEKEND
34. King Hadad's land : EDOM
36. Ancient ambulatory : STOA
37. "Five Graves ___," 1943 film : TOCAIRO
40. Feed feasters for a fee : CATER
43. Bevels, tilts or whines : CANTS
44. Davis or Ryder : CUP
46. Shunned one : LEPER
48. Beauvais blockheads : ANES
49. Hosted a bash : THREW
51. ___ Gauche, Paris : RIVE
52. Mayan Indian : MAM
53. Controversialist : ERISTIC
55. An O'Neill : TIP
56. Experience enhancing self-esteem : EGOTRIP
58. City in Colo. : ALAMOSA
60. Altar screen : REREDOS
61. Vegetarian's course : LEGUMES
62. Punta ___, Chilean port : ARENAS
63. Loathe : DETEST
1. Late bloomers : ASTERS
2. Poe poem : ULALUME
3. Mocks : DERIDES
4. Soak timber : RET
5. Christie's "___ Under the Sun" : EVIL
6. " . . . enter ___": Matt. 10:5 : YENOT
7. " . . . ___ are a little breed": Tennyson : WEMEN
8. Hit a puck too far : ICED
9. Irish sea god : LER
10. Asset for an actor : DICTION
11. Turned inside out : EVERTED
12. Does a beautician's job : REDYES
14. Just as, to Justinian : SICUT
15. Rheas, e.g. : RATITES
20. In single file : AROW
23. Emulates Holmes : DETECTS
25. Con man : CHEATER
27. Concoctions by some jerks : SODAS
29. Kin of "Prosit!" : SKOAL
31. Next, to Solti : POI
33. Bel Kaufman's "Love, ___" : ETC
35. Role for Donat or O'Toole : MRCHIPS
37. Scarlet ___ (red robin) : TANAGER
38. "Just ___ Chance," Crosby hit : ONEMORE
39. Bear, in Brest : OURS
41. Abstract : EPITOME
42. Emends : REVISES
43. Sine qua non for 7 Across : CAMERA
45. Potpourri item : PETAL
47. One of three squares : REPAST
49. Graces and Gorgons : TRIOS
50. Enticed : WILED
53. Wagnerian earth goddess : ERDA
54. D. C. Fisher's "The Squirrel ___" : CAGE
57. Kind of strike : TEN
59. Theban mother goddess : MUT

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