Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska 

New York Times, Wednesday, May 23, 1990

Author:Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 4
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1. Kind of duck or excuse : LAME
5. Risky venture on Wall St. : SPEC
9. Clammy : DAMP
13. Roman god of love : AMOR
14. Neighbor of Silver Springs, Fla. : OCALA
15. Canal backed by DeWitt Clinton : ERIE
16. Mother of F.D.R. : SARA
17. Actress Marta ___: 1926-57 : TOREN
18. Lamb's pen : COTE
19. Mayor La Guardia's nickname : THELITTLEFLOWER
22. D.V.M. holder : VET
23. Stripling : LAD
24. "Adeline" to R. H. Gerard : FLOWEROFMYHEART
33. Sahara filling stations : OASES
34. ___ about (approximately) : ONOR
35. Skate : RAY
36. Extinct wild ox : URUS
37. Caruso was one : TENOR
39. Seed covering : ARIL
40. Hosiery mishap : RUN
41. Vended : SOLD
42. Worn away : EROSE
43. Juliet's expectation for "this bud of love" : BEAUTEOUSFLOWER
47. Composer Rorem : NED
48. Sky god preserved in a weekday : TIU
49. "___ is born to blush unseen": Gray : FULLMANYAFLOWER
58. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
59. Springe part : NOOSE
60. Singer Jerry ___ : VALE
61. Labels : TAGS
62. Hints for Holmes : CLUES
63. First czar : IVAN
64. Greeks 13 Across : EROS
65. Dumbo's wings : EARS
66. Scar on a car : DENT
1. Endure : LAST
2. Oriental nana : AMAH
3. Oliver Twist's request : MORE
4. Of an epoch : ERAL
5. Soprano Renata ___ : SCOTTO
6. Br. legislature : PARL
7. Gen. Robert ___ : ELEE
8. "I ___ I can run": Milton : CANFLYOR
9. Solve a cryptogram : DECODE
10. Lined up : AROW
11. Very small sum : MITE
12. Equal : PEER
14. Playful mammal : OTTER
20. Currier's partner : IVES
21. Cowardly Lion portrayer : LAHR
24. Small shoe size : FOURB
25. Narrator for TV's "Lights Out" : LARUE
26. A rival of Laver and Emerson : OSUNA
27. Unseld of N.B.A. fame : WES
28. Ballerina's leg-bending action : FONDU
29. L-P connection : MNO
30. Weapon for Hood : ARROW
31. Employee's delight : RAISE
32. Tippecanoe's associate : TYLER
37. Emulate Tallchief : TOEDANCE
38. British rock group : ELO
39. Nigerian native : ARO
41. Goblet part : STEM
42. Jewish month : ELUL
44. If not : UNLESS
45. States of equilibrium : STASES
46. Band instruments : FIFES
49. Kismet : FATE
50. Suffix for cell : ULAR
51. Trademark : LOGO
52. V. Lopez theme song : NOLA
53. Groucho's "You Bet ___ Life" : YOUR
54. Roman poet : OVID
55. Breaker : WAVE
56. Zesty feeling : ELAN
57. Landlord's charge : RENT

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