Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska 

New York Times, Monday, December 7, 1987

Author:Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Eugene T. Maleska has 168 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Actress Moreno : RITA
5. Sourdough's deed : CLAIM
10. Saroyan hero : ARAM
14. "Yes ___": S. Davis Jr. : ICAN
15. Capacious : LARGE
16. Arrived : CAME
17. Jack : COMICACTOROAKIE
20. Individual : ONE
21. Stair part : RISER
22. Sluggish : INERT
23. Sound receiver : EAR
24. Snow, to Burns : SNA
25. Jack : GOLFERNICKLAUS
33. Lawful : LICIT
34. Start of a counting-out rhyme : EENA
35. Compass dir. : ENE
36. Fronton cheer : OLE
37. Evening meals : SUPPERS
40. Margin : RIM
41. Nabokov novel : ADA
42. Use a harvester : REAP
43. Part of Hispaniola : HAITI
45. Jack : MANOFALLTRADES
49. Zilch : NIL
50. Porter : ALE
51. Crow : GLOAT
54. Take care of : SEETO
57. Exist : ARE
60. Jack : RINGSTARDEMPSEY
63. Suffix with resist : ANCE
64. Wood for bridges : ALDER
65. Vice principal, e.g. : AIDE
66. Uitlander foe : BOER
67. Ways and ___ : MEANS
68. Striplings : LADS
1. Puerto ___ : RICO
2. Image : ICON
3. Domesticated : TAME
4. Witch bird : ANI
5. Actress Trevor : CLAIRE
6. Varnish ingredients : LACS
7. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
8. Operatic prince : IGOR
9. Debussy's "La ___" : MER
10. "A man, a plan, ___, Panama" : ACANAL
11. Gay blade : RAKE
12. Afghan V.I.P. : AMIR
13. Convene : MEET
18. Special skills : CRAFTS
19. Sty sound : OINK
23. Inventor Whitney : ELI
24. Battle memento : SCAR
25. Hayworth role : GILDA
26. Watery expanse : OCEAN
27. Drive back : REPEL
28. Neighbor of Tibet : NEPAL
29. Clumsy : INEPT
30. High nest : AERIE
31. Modules : UNITS
32. Big rig, for short : SEMI
33. Good soil : LOAM
38. Russian river : URAL
39. Hebrew word meaning "peace" : SHALOM
44. Summer quaff : ADE
46. Ass or catapult : ONAGER
47. Suits : FITS
48. Appraisers : RATERS
51. Snatch : GRAB
52. Linen, in León : LINO
53. Formerly : ONCE
54. Shopper stopper : SALE
55. Wagnerian goddess : ERDA
56. Paradise : EDEN
57. Where Laos is : ASIA
58. Comedian Foxx : REDD
59. Looks at : EYES
61. Floppy cap : TAM
62. Chum : PAL

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