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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, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Eugene T. Maleska has 410 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,091

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Students & seniors
Across
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
Down
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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
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Actor Werner : OSKAR
33
Merry cries : WHEES
35
Colonial orator : HENRY
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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
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Hawaii's ___ Bowl : HULA
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The yoke is on them : OXEN
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Basis for a sermon : TEXT
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Summer quaff : ADE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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