Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska 

New York Times, Saturday, February 9, 1985

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { B H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 1
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Panov of ballet : VALERI
7. De ___, former Irish P.M. : VALERA
13. Crusaders' foe : SALADIN
14. A necessity for life : ALIMENT
16. Future frat members : PLEDGES
17. Mao's main military man : LINPIAO
18. Gamb : LEG
19. Factor : ELEMENT
21. P.M. periods : NTS
22. Home of some Baluchis : IRAN
24. What bugbears do : SCARE
25. Aug. 1 babies : LEOS
26. Far from fresh : TIRED
28. Quang ___, Vietnamese town : TRI
29. Pianist Frankie ___ : CARLE
30. Sonnet part : SESTET
32. Fondled : CARESSED
34. Old Mexican coin : TLAC
36. He pulls in pushers : NARC
37. Some singers or anglers : TROLLERS
41. Kay, Belle and Brenda : STARRS
45. Loggers' contest : ROLEO
46. W.W. II sector : ETO
48. R. Wilbur's "Walking to ___" : SLEEP
49. Terrapin, for one : EMYD
50. Places for races : OVALS
52. "___ Sanctorum" : ACTA
53. Shriver of tennis : PAM
54. Sharp ___ : ASATACK
56. Suffix with planet : OID
57. "April ___," 1932 song : INPARIS
59. Rods used on Roman pupils : FERULAE
61. Bald men's rugs : DOILIES
62. Briefly : INAWORD
63. To cost, in Calabria : VALERE
64. Violetta ___, in "La Traviata" : VALERY
1. Actress Harper : VALERIE
2. Sour liquids : ALEGARS
3. Midshipmite : LAD
4. Advantage : EDGE
5. Pelf in Phnom Penh : RIELS
6. Thrips, e.g. : INSECT
7. Roman leader: 253–60 : VALERIAN
8. Type of dress : ALINE
9. Fluffy stuff : LINT
10. Title held by 7 Down: Abbr. : EMP
11. Carl, Rob and Fritz : REINERS
12. France of France : ANATOLE
13. Half-bottles : SPLITS
15. ___ salad : TOSSED
20. Grappa's cousin : MARC
23. Vexed : NETTLED
25. Teatro since the 1770's : LASCALA
27. Composer Norman ___ Joio : DELLO
29. Londoners' sure things : CERTS
31. Great inventor's monogram : TAE
33. Headland : RAS
35. Break in a dike : CREVASSE
37. Timorous : TREPID
38. Russian dynasty : ROMANOV
39. Manet masterpiece : OLYMPIA
40. Photocopy : STAT
42. Dye : RECOLOR
43. Of nets : RETIARY
44. Dug holes : SPADED
47. Norwegian king: 1103–15 : OLAFIV
50. Withy : OSIER
51. Part of an opera : SCENA
54. Author Eliav : ARIE
55. Early Slavonic ruler's title : KRAL
58. Tennis term : ALL
60. ___ Dotzauer, E. German skier : UWE

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