Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska 

New York Times, Wednesday, August 31, 1983

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 4
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rhyme scheme : ABAB
5. Trunk fastener : HASP
9. Wooer : SWAIN
14. Weather indicator : VANE
15. Norwegian king : OLAV
16. Sample : TASTE
17. With 23 Across, boxer's explanation for his long layoff : IHADABOUT
19. Famed race horse : ALSAB
20. Corn spike : EAR
21. Shortly : SOON
22. He portrayed Disraeli : ARLISS
23. See 17 Across : WITHHEPATITIS
26. Two-time loser to D.D.E. : AES
27. Tragedy by Euripides : ORESTES
30. She wrote "Three Lives" : STEIN
33. Shelter in a garden : BOWER
35. Altar on high : ARA
36. Carnegie or Albert : HALL
37. Rescued : SAVED
38. Pert lass : SNIP
39. Garb like a burnoose : ABA
40. Bicuspid's neighbor : MOLAR
41. Heaven's pearly items : GATES
42. Spokes' protections : HUBCAPS
44. B.C. vessel : ARK
45. With 56 Across, wiseacre's reply to boxer : OHTHATGREEKIS
51. Jewelers' weights : CARATS
53. Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
54. Memorabilia : ANA
55. Clean the slate : ERASE
56. See 45 Across : ATOUGHPUG
58. Inscribe : ENTER
59. Landlocked Asian country : LAOS
60. Rambler : ROSE
61. Clairvoyants : SEERS
62. Poilu's weapon : ARME
63. Stretches the budget : EKES
1. Miller's "___ from the Bridge" : AVIEW
2. Member of an Iranian sect : BAHAI
3. "Cooking has become ___": Burton : ANART
4. Procrustean ___ : BED
5. Bindlestiffs : HOBOES
6. Knocked for ___ : ALOOP
7. Finnish bath : SAUNA
8. Certain G.I. : PVT
9. Track official : STARTER
10. Discoverer of Tahiti : WALLIS
11. Aide : ASSISTANT
12. Philippine group : ITAS
13. Birds' beaks : NEBS
18. Very pale : ASHEN
22. Broadcast : AIRED
24. Greet : HAIL
25. Sears ___, Chicago : TOWER
28. Part of HOMES : ERIE
29. Jugheads : SAPS
30. Former ruler at Teheran : SHAH
31. Freud's "Totem und ___" : TABU
32. Highly wrought : ELABORATE
33. Wood for airplane models : BALSA
34. Gametes : OVA
37. Last year's frosh : SOPHS
38. "For Pete's ___!" : SAKE
40. Is important : MATTERS
41. Shorthand expert : GREGG
43. Sub's nemesis : CHASER
44. Incite : AROUSE
46. A dweller in the Crimea : TATAR
47. Melancholy : GLOOM
48. Cushion stuffing : KAPOK
49. Functioning : INUSE
50. Magi : SAGES
51. A homophone for seize : CEES
52. "Rosamond" composer : ARNE
56. Chicken ___ reine : ALA
57. Charlemagne's dom. : HRE

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