Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska 

New York Times, Thursday, May 16, 1991

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Funambulist's footing : ROPE
5. Comprehend : GRASP
10. Causerie : CHAT
14. "With the blue ribbons ___" : ONIT
15. "Half Magic" author : EAGER
16. ___ sapiens : HOMO
17. Rhode Island's nickname : OCEANSTATE
19. Kuwaiti bigwig : EMIR
20. House-wrecking group : TERMITES
21. Like Gonzales : SPEEDY
23. Baker's aide : ICER
24. Cause of Alice's pool : TEARS
25. Tea-party treat : SCONE
28. Position Durocher played : SHORTSTOP
32. Veiled : COVERT
34. Kin of the edge of a ledge : EAVE
35. Inner: Prefix : ESO
36. Hippolyte's father : ARES
37. He wrote "Peg Woffington" : READE
39. Author of "The Valachi Papers" : MAAS
40. Gibbon : LAR
41. Young trout : PARR
42. Search Davy Jones's locker : DREDGE
44. Take turns : ALTERNATE
47. Type of rail : EASER
48. Inge's "___ of Roses" : ALOSS
49. Winners' signs : VEES
51. Crow's kin : DAKOTA
53. Chides; blames : CENSURES
57. Expectant : ATIP
58. Frustrate, in a way : COUNTERACT
60. Like an anchoret : LONE
61. Spud : TATER
62. Gael's republic : EIRE
63. Areas in deserts : ERGS
64. Intent look : STARE
65. Urban renewal target : SLUM
1. Licorice is one : ROOT
2. If ever : ONCE
3. Marina mole : PIER
4. Lightweight cottons : ETAMINES
5. Wren's "Beau ___" : GESTE
6. Assessors : RATERS
7. Turkish chiefs : AGAS
8. Coterie : SET
9. Kept from decay : PRESERVED
10. TV sitcom : CHEERS
11. Tracts acquired via an 1862 act : HOMESTEADS
12. Surrounded by : AMID
13. Loyalist of 1776 : TORY
18. More pleasant : NICER
22. A certain crown : PATE
24. Spadefoot : TOAD
25. La ___, Milan's opera house : SCALA
26. Lithophyte : CORAL
27. Action in a card game : OVERTAKING
29. Artichoke part : HEART
30. Orange or Indian : OSAGE
31. Hard puzzle : POSER
33. Conducts business : TRANSACTS
38. Historic periods : ERAS
39. Bolts, cords, etc. : MEASURES
41. Lutheran or Methodist: Abbr. : PROT
43. Baseball's Little Colonel : REESE
45. Runs to a J.P. : ELOPES
46. Device in a textile plant : EVENER
50. ___ nous : ENTRE
51. Clamma ___, soprano : DALE
52. Suffix with liquid : ATOR
53. ___ rug (cavort) : CUTA
54. Fulminate : RAIL
55. Tannish : ECRU
56. Caudex : STEM
59. This won't fill a filly : OAT

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