Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska 

New York Times, Thursday, December 13, 1990

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q V }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
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Across Down
1. Locale of "Tosca" : ROMA
5. "Alas!" accompaniment : SIGH
9. Piece of jewelry : JADE
13. Israeli statesman : EBAN
14. More sagacious : WISER
15. Like Pisa's tower : ALOP
16. Sanctioned; valid : LEGITIMATE
18. Kin of rigatoni : ZITI
19. Golfer Woosnam : IAN
20. Ephebic : ADULT
21. A victim of Cortés : AZTEC
22. Title of 48 Across and recent predecessors : CHANCELLORS
25. Chaplin's widow : OONA
26. Classify : ASSORT
31. Klinger portrayer in "M*A*S*H" : FARR
34. A tormentor of Cinderella : STEPMOTHER
37. Don Juan's emotion : AMOR
38. "___ pro nobis" : ORA
39. Vice principal, e.g. : AIDE
40. Missing essentials : DESIDERATA
44. Appearance : LOOK
45. Classroom essential : ERASER
46. He, to Canio : EGLI
48. Head of N.Y.C.'s school system : DRFERNANDEZ
54. Name for a flame : BLAZE
58. Of certain herbs or shrubs : RANAL
59. Famed Italian writer : ECO
60. Sumptuosity : LUXE
61. Fingerlike process : DIGITATION
63. Sector : AREA
64. Headless, in heraldry : ETETE
65. Guernsey is one : ISLE
66. Kind of buoy or boy : BELL
67. A swimming companion of Alice : LORY
68. City on the Skunk : AMES
1. Holy Grail, e.g. : RELIC
2. Voodooism : OBEAH
3. ___ Carta : MAGNA
4. Cuckoo : ANI
5. Laboratory device : SIMULATOR
6. " . . . the readiness ___": Hamlet : ISALL
7. Reach : GETTO
8. Dom. of Otto II : HRE
9. Utah's N.B.A. team : JAZZ
10. Finished parasailing : ALIT
11. Love too fondly : DOTE
12. Majestic : EPIC
14. Expands : WIDENS
17. Tasty treat in Taxco : TACO
21. "___ di Picche," Italian comic strip : ASSO
23. A T.V.A. dam : NORRIS
24. Fordham mascot : RAM
27. Nefarious man from Georgia : STALIN
28. A 1922 song : OHIO
29. Change décor : REDO
30. Arduous journey : TREK
31. Pass the peak : FADE
32. Part of S.A. : AMER
33. Sub follower : ROSA
35. Historic period : ERA
36. Kind of suit that makes men squirm : PATERNITY
41. "___ Dinah," Avalon hit : DEDE
42. Drop a pop-up : ERR
43. Akin on Dad's side : AGNATE
47. Gershwin's "___, Lucille" : LALA
49. A corn chip : FRITO
50. Keen; antsy : EAGER
51. Paine's creed : DEISM
52. Kin of a lycée : ECOLE
53. Frigid and Torrid : ZONES
54. Tattle : BLAB
55. Use a coachman : LURE
56. Spinning leap in a rink : AXEL
57. Ardor : ZEAL
61. Actress ___ Rio : DEL
62. Aunt, in Avila : TIA

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