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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Monday, November 11, 1985

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,152
Across
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Wife of Nick Charles : NORA
5
Roman statesman : CATO
9
Aussies' air arm : RAAF
13
"Terrible" czar : IVAN
14
In Hades : BELOW
15
Sicilian city : ENNA
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Bee : NECTARCOLLECTOR
19
Noah's craft : ARK
20
Chief Justice: 1874–88 : WAITE
21
Singer Frankie : LAINE
22
Become irate : BOIL
23
Stadium access : RAMP
25
Lloyd of silents : HAROLD
28
Friend, in France : AMI
29
A DiMaggio : DOM
32
Culture medium : AGAR
33
Of an arm bone : ULNAR
35
Sash in Osaka : OBI
36
TV talk show : PANELONACHANNEL
40
Sty occupant : PIG
41
___ nous : ENTRE
42
Life of Riley : EASE
43
Chemical suffix : YNE
44
Shave the lawn : MOW
45
Annoy : PESTER
47
Kind of skirt or bus : MINI
48
Orderly : NEAT
49
Like some seals : EARED
52
React to humidity : SWEAT
54
Grazing land : LEA
57
Reins : CHARIOTEERSGEAR
60
Put a painting up : HANG
61
Sunders : RENDS
62
Church part : NAVE
63
Off Broadway award : OBIE
64
Whirl or purl : EDDY
65
Haw. instruments : UKES
Down
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A caravel of 1492 : NINA
2
Finished : OVER
3
Pool-hall triangle : RACK
4
Hill builder : ANT
5
De Mille of film fame : CECIL
6
"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
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Freedom from bigotry : TOLERANCE
8
Temple U. symbol : OWL
9
Newsy summation, for short : RECAP
10
Oppositionist : ANTI
11
Soon : ANON
12
High cost of leaving : FARE
14
Queue : BRAID
17
Truant G.I. : AWOL
18
Where Twain is buried : ELMIRA
22
Long-winded speaker : BORE
24
Chinese nana : AMAH
25
Felicitous : HAPPY
26
Once more : AGAIN
27
Scope : RANGE
29
Actor in "The Citadel" : DONAT
30
Far from svelte : OBESE
31
Steve Cram is one : MILER
33
Disentangled : UNTWISTED
34
Gibbon : LAR
37
Haydn work : LEMIDI
38
"___, you noblest English!": Shak. : ONON
39
Hatching post : NEST
45
Bulb-shaped fruit : PEARS
46
Diner sign : EATS
47
Blend gradually : MERGE
48
Impoverished : NEEDY
49
She loved Narcissus : ECHO
50
Moby Dick's pursuer : AHAB
51
Hindu princess : RANI
53
Proceed on : WEND
54
Boatman's headache : LEAK
55
Mansard extension : EAVE
56
Mars, to Socrates : ARES
58
Pay dirt : ORE
59
Wildebeest : GNU

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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