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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Saturday, January 4, 1975

Author: Eugene T. Maleska
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,275
Across Down
1. Sound from a belfry : BONG
5. Rollick : CAPER
10. Straw vote : POLL
14. Swan genus : OLOR
15. Ruark book: 1962 : UHURU
16. Diva's showpiece : ARIA
17. Latvian capital : RIGA
18. Purposive : TELIC
19. Hearsay : TALK
20. Fun-lover : GOODTIMECHARLIE
23. Free electron : ION
24. Id control : EGO
25. Freud associate : ADLER
28. Essex or Hudson : CAR
31. Equip : ENDOW
35. Mortgage : LIEN
36. TV technique : FADEIN
38. "___ Got a Secret" : IVE
39. Levies for improvements : BETTERMENTTAXES
42. Italian poet Betti : UGO
43. Port of Italy : NAPLES
44. Money in 43 Across : LIRE
45. Protozoan : MONAD
47. Baste : SEW
48. Limpid : CLEAR
49. Cargo unit : TON
51. Twosome : DUO
52. B'way musical : BESTFOOTFORWARD
61. Deserve : RATE
62. Cutthroat or steelhead : TROUT
63. Decamp : FLEE
64. Kitchen unit : OVEN
65. Sultry : CLOSE
66. Augury : OMEN
67. Proceed : WEND
68. Golfing milestones : HOLES
69. Float : RAFT
1. Swedish tennis star : BORG
2. Potpourri : OLIO
3. Nix! : NOGO
4. Slope or ramp : GRADIENT
5. Interrupt : CUTIN
6. Warning cough : AHEM
7. Whine : PULE
8. Author Hoffer : ERIC
9. Ruffly trim : RUCHE
10. Benefactor : PATRON
11. Viva voce : ORAL
12. Actress Damita : LILI
13. Louise or George : LAKE
21. Craggy peak : TOR
22. Middleman : AGENT
25. Set of records : ALBUM
26. Muralist Rivera : DIEGO
27. Admit : LETON
28. Bivouacs : CAMPS
29. "Fledermaus" maid : ADELE
30. Freshen : RENEW
32. Hopeful whistler's tune : DIXIE
33. ___ barrel : OVERA
34. Bremen's river : WESER
36. Monk : FRA
37. Pronoun : ITS
40. "Till the ___ Time" : ENDOF
41. Take into account : ALLOWFOR
46. Heed : ATTEND
48. Pound dog : CUR
50. Tally mark : NOTCH
51. Is foolishly fond : DOTES
52. Kind of beat : BROW
53. Chalet feature : EAVE
54. British gun : STEN
55. Base of a column : ORLO
56. Unwitting stooge : TOOL
57. Blow a ___ : FUSE
58. ___ mater : ALMA
59. Ridge of coral : REEF
60. Kettle blemish : DENT

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