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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Friday, December 28, 1984

24-Across : Dish for Julius?

Author:
Eugene T. Maleska
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Eugene T. Maleska has 411 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,834
Across
1
Bye-bye : TATA
5
"Atlas Shrugged" author : RAND
9
Bitter : ACERB
14
Monitor lizard : URAN
15
"Ain't She Sweet?" composer : AGER
16
Consumers' advocate : NADER
17
Hatching post : NEST
18
Where Ovid died : TOMI
19
Noted conductor from Genoa : EREDE
20
Purpose : INTENT
22
Spanish naval station : ELFERROL
24
Dish for Julius? : CAESARSALAD
26
Scoffer's cry : BAH
27
Motorist's concern : MILEAGE
32
Yonder : AFAR
36
Some cigars : PANATELLAS
38
Theater area : LOGE
39
Parts of Ali's rec. : KOS
40
Lear's friend : KENT
41
Quip re 24 Across : BRUTUSETTU
45
Like Nestor : SAGE
46
Stores up : AMASSES
47
Greek vowel : ETA
49
Laboratory activities : EXPERIMENTS
55
Ingrained : DEEPDYED
59
Hereditary : LINEAL
60
Prank : ANTIC
61
Oppositionist : ANTI
63
Title Christie held : DAME
64
Roman goddess : DIANA
65
Rave's partner : RANT
66
Greek flask : OLPE
67
Felix the clown : ADLER
68
Spot : ESPY
69
Feeble : WEAK
Down
1
Roman undergarment : TUNIC
2
Colosseum area : ARENA
3
Sample : TASTE
4
Poker payments : ANTES
5
Hopeless situation : RATTRAP
6
Past : AGO
7
Where Hercules slew a lion : NEMEA
8
Severe disciplinarian : DRILLMASTER
9
Like ___ in a haystack : ANEEDLE
10
Singer Vikki : CARR
11
German dam : EDER
12
Decorate anew : REDO
13
Memorable Belgian musician : BREL
21
Arrest : NAB
23
___ accompli : FAIT
25
He wrote "Venus and Adonis" : SHAKESPEARE
28
Tooth wearers : ELKS
29
"Iacta ___ est" : ALEA
30
Kind of plank : GANG
31
Tasso's patron : ESTE
32
___ Longa, ancient Italian city : ALBA
33
Horse player's consideration : FORM
34
___ Caliente : AGUA
35
Soaks flax : RETS
37
"Tell it ___ in Gath" : NOT
42
Sight on a lot : USEDCAR
43
Erotic : SEXY
44
Gas or electric service : UTILITY
48
René's friend : AMI
50
Best and Ferber : EDNAS
51
Vest : ENDOW
52
"Greasy" of football fame : NEALE
53
Florida port : TAMPA
54
Soigné : SLEEK
55
Nursery sounds : DADA
56
Chisholm Trail town : ENID
57
Kin of etc. : ETAL
58
Loblolly : PINE
62
Monogram of the author of "Red Rock" : TNP

Answer summary:
6 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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