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Eugene T. Maleska
Eugene T. Maleska

New York Times, Wednesday, February 27, 1985

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 W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Clue for 49-Across appears to have an acute accent over the "e" in "Re"; left it as in the original.

1
S
2
P
3
A
4
R
5
S
6
E
7
R
8
G
9
S
10
A
11
U
12
L
13
S
O
L
E
14
P
R
U
N
15
E
16
P
U
R
A
17
S
U
D
A
18
T
O
R
I
U
M
19
A
D
I
T
20
F
A
S
H
I
O
N
21
P
22
A
R
I
S
H
23
S
E
L
L
24
D
O
C
E
T
25
F
26
A
27
C
E
T
28
P
A
R
A
S
O
29
L
30
S
31
A
R
A
R
A
32
T
33
O
N
I
T
34
R
I
P
35
D
E
F
T
36
H
37
O
K
K
U
38
S
I
T
E
39
E
N
E
40
P
E
L
E
41
M
42
A
T
U
R
E
43
S
A
T
44
I
A
T
E
D
45
N
A
M
E
D
46
O
T
A
R
Y
47
B
48
R
E
R
49
T
50
A
R
A
R
A
51
P
R
A
T
T
52
L
53
E
54
A
N
I
L
55
M
56
O
R
A
T
O
R
I
U
57
M
58
E
T
U
I
59
P
R
I
C
E
60
E
T
R
E
61
L
A
M
A
62
B
E
E
R
63
K
E
E
N
© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,895
Across
1
Gaff : SPAR
5
An N.C.O. : SERG
9
Nobelist Bellow : SAUL
13
Dover ___ : SOLE
14
Sourpuss : PRUNE
16
Aqua ___ : PURA
17
Spot for a Turkish bath : SUDATORIUM
19
Entrance for Clementine's dad : ADIT
20
Milady's interest : FASHION
21
Any Pelican State county : PARISH
23
Convince : SELL
24
"Experientia ___" : DOCET
25
Diamond part : FACET
28
"Madama Butterfly" props : PARASOLS
31
Ancient Armenia : ARARAT
33
"You can bet ___!" : ONIT
34
Saw with the grain : RIP
35
Having finesse : DEFT
36
Japanese verse form : HOKKU
38
Realty investment : SITE
39
Chemical suffix : ENE
40
Soccer great : PELE
41
Due; payable : MATURE
43
Full : SATIATED
45
"A Boy ___ Sue" : NAMED
46
Eared seal : OTARY
47
Rabbit or Fox : BRER
49
"___-Boom-De-Ré" : TARARA
51
Empty talk : PRATTLE
54
Deep blue : ANIL
55
Stoppage of activity : MORATORIUM
58
Case for trivia : ETUI
59
Retired Met soprano : PRICE
60
To be, to Baudelaire : ETRE
61
Himalayan holy man : LAMA
62
It might be light : BEER
63
Enthusiastic : KEEN
Down
1
Draft initials : SSS
2
Ottoman : POUF
3
Actor-director Alan : ALDA
4
State anew : REASSERT
5
Overindulge : SPOIL
6
Flynn of filmdom : ERROL
7
Knock into a cocked hat : RUIN
8
Kokoon : GNU
9
Consolations for Mark Roth : SPARES
10
Kin of an aula : AUDITORIUM
11
"Battle Cry" author : URIS
12
Trellis piece : LATH
15
Mart : EMPORIUM
18
Greeks' "unlucky" letter : THETA
22
No room to swing ___ : ACAT
24
Moist and chilly : DANK
25
Loses color : FADES
26
Atlanta's Omni, e.g. : ARENA
27
Dual-purpose room in a school : CAFETORIUM
28
Jabbed : POKED
29
Poisonous Chilean shrub : LITRE
30
Exceed 55 m.p.h. : SPEED
32
Chaplin short : THETRAMP
37
Composer Speaks : OLEY
38
Shatner-Nimoy vehicle : STARTREK
40
He wrote "I Kid You Not" : PAAR
42
Highest of the Pyrenees : ANETO
44
Where Firenze is : ITALIA
47
Pair : BRACE
48
Assessor : RATER
49
Weight of E Asia : TAEL
50
B'way group : ANTA
51
___-dieu (kneeling bench) : PRIE
52
Mineral: Comb. form : LITE
53
River at Chartres : EURE
56
Earth is one : ORB
57
Pawns and knights, e.g. : MEN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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