Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska 

New York Times, Friday, December 5, 1986

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 2
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Ancient winding river (source of 70 Across) : MAEANDER
9. "It takes a ___ livin' . . . ": Guest : HEAPO
14. Rate : APPRAISE
15. Spanish city or province : OVIEDO
17. Waver : HESITATE
18. Court sport : TENNIS
19. Heroine of a Mancinelli opera : ERO
20. One with inclined handwriting : SLANTER
22. Character in "Charley's Aunt" : ELA
23. Water surface, to Masefield : RYME
25. Highway menace : TAILGATER
27. Decline : REJECT
30. Capek classic : RUR
31. "And we conquer but ___": Campbell : TOSAVE
34. Instruction : TUTELAGE
38. Scrap : ORT
39. ___ Thong, Thai province : ANG
41. Haggard book : SHE
42. Saul's grandfather : NER
43. Like Craig's wife : OVERNEAT
46. Certain kin : ENATES
48. A vote : AYE
49. Most ignoble : BASEST
51. Luray Caverns material : LIMESTONE
54. Best of the movies : EDNA
58. Tag players : ITS
59. Grand place in N.Y.C. : CENTRAL
62. The world's sine qua non : AIR
63. "Humoresken" composer : MAHLER
65. Trust : RELIANCE
67. A 1986 film : ALIENS
68. Beneath the Baltic's surface : UNDERSEA
69. Freshet : SPATE
70. Roams : MEANDERS
1. ___ Pasha, Egyptian statesman : MAHER
2. Imitation : APERY
3. ___ Downs : EPSOM
4. Famed Greek nickname : ARI
5. Former D.C. nine : NATS
6. It's on the watch : DIAL
7. Dumbarton Oaks, e.g. : ESTATE
8. Play it again : REENACT
9. TV hit show : HOTEL
10. Part of Yuletide décor : EVERGREENS
11. Rhone feeder : AIN
12. Piercer : PENETRANT
13. "Swan Lake" role : ODILE
16. Glacial ridges : OSAR
21. Companion of Paul : TITUS
24. Vulgar, e.g. : ERA
26. Central Asiatic tent : AUL
28. Vanishing : EVANESCENT
29. ___ sais quoi : JENE
31. Also : TOO
32. Nickname for a Wright brother : ORV
33. Ocean greyhound : STEAMSHIP
35. Penn pronoun : THEE
36. Whiz preceder : GEE
37. Forage plant : ERS
40. Libreville is its capital : GABON
44. N.Y.C. suburb : RYE
45. Childish fit : TANTRUM
47. Goddess of mischief : ATE
50. Balmy; halcyon : SERENE
51. Diller's birthplace : LIMA
52. Types of type: Abbr. : ITALS
53. Compendious : TERSE
55. ___ macabre : DANSE
56. More pleasant : NICER
57. Sectors : AREAS
60. Main man in "M*A*S*H" : ALDA
61. Banker's protection : LIEN
64. Savanna : LEA
66. Grandson of Benjamin : ARD

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