Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska 

New York Times, Friday, February 20, 1987

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Eugene T. Maleska has 179 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: The PDF listed a single clue for 1- and 8-Across, which read: 1-8 Most popular TV game show, with "The"
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Most popular TV game show, with "The" : WHEELOF
8. Most popular TV game show, with "The" : FORTUNE
15. Greek : HELLENE
16. First letter given to Odysseus : OMICRON
17. Leghorn native : ITALIAN
18. Circular building : ROTUNDA
19. Use a ray gun : ZAP
20. Like many a correspondent : SINCERE
22. Wife of Amen-Ra : MUT
23. Romeo's last act : KISS
25. "White April" poet : REESE
26. Singer Natalie : COLE
27. Spenser's name for Ireland : IRENA
29. Squiffed : LIT
30. Diamond quartet : BASES
31. Set into a groove : DADOED
33. In a state of anomie : LAWLESS
35. Nobelist in Physics: 1911 : WIEN
37. Epitaph verb : LIES
38. Wheedles : CAJOLES
41. Oysterfish : TAUTOG
45. Giant armadillo : TATOU
46. Crossette : EAR
48. Nonsensical rubbish : TRIPE
49. Wahhabi, e.g. : ARAB
50. Sidled : EDGED
52. Egyptian symbol : ATEN
53. Toe preceder : TAC
54. Baseball Hall of Fame player-manager : ALLOPEZ
56. Yorkshire river : URE
57. Disposed to love : AMATIVE
59. Small spaces : AREOLAS
61. Gives up a claim to, in law : REMISES
62. Land ruled by a Moslem leader : IMAMATE
63. Severe critics : SLATERS
64. Best seller by Susann: 1976 : DOLORES
1. Any one of the Phillies in 1950 : WHIZKID
2. Ancient Greek courtesan : HETAIRA
3. Passed, as years : ELAPSED
4. Wright wing : ELL
5. Polynesian symbols of affection : LEIS
6. Walking ___ (euphoric) : ONAIR
7. A seasoning : FENNEL
8. Of the woods : FORESTAL
9. "Rory ___," S. Lover novel : OMORE
10. Lavabo, e.g. : RITE
11. Inst. at Fort Worth : TCU
12. Partly vase-shaped bryophyte : URNMOSS
13. Small knots : NODULES
14. Some kin : ENATES
21. Wainscot : CEIL
24. Deception via soft soap : SNOWJOB
26. Metrical pause : CAESURA
28. Alphabetic device used by Frederick III : AEIOU
30. Cheviot's plaint : BLEAT
32. Actor Duilio ___ Prete : DEL
34. Retorts are his forte : WIT
36. Gratuitous : NEEDLESS
38. Coating for an apple : CARAMEL
39. Chilean desert, rich in nitrates : ATACAMA
40. Pudding starch : SAGO
42. Nominal : TITULAR
43. Act : OPERATE
44. Origins : GENESES
45. Medieval invaders of Europe : TATARS
47. Indemnified : REPAID
50. Young conger : ELVER
51. Skin: Comb. form : DERMO
54. Comfort, in Caen : AISE
55. Fervor : ZEAL
58. Small bird : TIT
60. Ethiopian river : OMO

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