Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska 

New York Times, Wednesday, September 11, 1985

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
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1. What claques do : CLAP
5. Bout : SETTO
10. Interlocution : CHAT
14. Conscript : LEVY
15. Great number : TROOP
16. Bee flat : HIVE
17. Plant used by dyers : ANIL
18. Numbered road : ROUTE
19. Element in raisins : IRON
20. A role of 37 Across : NOVELIST
22. Slacken : RELENT
24. Anne Baxter, in a 1950 film : EVE
25. Strumpet : BAWD
26. Result of vandalism : DAMAGE
30. Wee hours entertainment : LATESHOW
34. Religious settlement in Iowa : AMANA
35. Epitaph starter : HERE
36. Luxurious : POSH
37. His pen name is Richard Stark : DONALDEWESTLAKE
40. Olympic hawk : ARES
41. Chisholm Trail town : ENID
42. ___ aves : RARAE
43. Roanoke group : SETTLERS
45. Strata : LAYERS
46. Viscous : ROPY
47. Fabulous bird : ROC
48. Out-of-studio TV : REMOTE
51. Tale by 37 Across : BANKSHOT
56. Skewed : ALOP
57. Credulous : NAIVE
59. Sumptuosity : LUXE
60. Burbot or turbot : FISH
61. Lawn gadget : EDGER
62. Actor Karras : ALEX
63. London art gallery : TATE
64. ___ list (college bulletin) : DEANS
65. Puff of an engine : PANT
1. Closely knit group : CLAN
2. Open-mesh fabric : LENO
3. Tel ___ : AVIV
4. Nabors role : PYLE
5. Try hard : STRIVE
6. Notched, as a leaf : EROSE
7. Ballyhoo : TOUT
8. A touch of rum : TOT
9. Runs : OPERATES
10. Simple task : CHILDSPLAY
11. Charter : HIRE
12. Eden's earldom : AVON
13. Something to pitch : TENT
21. Not contraband : LEGAL
23. Ram's dam : EWE
25. Prepared to skinny-dip : BARED
26. Nursery sounds : DADAS
27. Love, in Livorno : AMORE
28. "Boy With a Sword" painter : MANET
29. Inversion, such as "Came the dawn" : ANASTROPHE
30. Clark's colleague : LEWIS
31. Viscount Templewood : HOARE
32. Actor Werner : OSKAR
33. Merry cries : WHEES
35. Colonial orator : HENRY
38. Intensified : DEEPENED
39. Groove : TRACK
44. Escapee from Sodom : LOT
45. Anchorites : LONERS
47. "Nevermore" squawker : RAVEN
48. Float : RAFT
49. Ex-manager of the Phillies : ELIA
50. Broadway's "The ___ Happy Fella" : MOST
51. Aqueduct nickname : BIGA
52. Direct insult : SLAP
53. Hawaii's ___ Bowl : HULA
54. The yoke is on them : OXEN
55. Basis for a sermon : TEXT
58. Summer quaff : ADE

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