Mark Diehl
Mark Diehl 

New York Times, Friday, February 21, 1986

Author: Mark Diehl
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Tenets : ISMS
5. Smelting refuse : SLAG
9. "The Sun ___ Rises" : ALSO
13. Skedaddle : SCAT
14. ___ Vance, fictional sleuth : PHILO
15. Perspective : VIEW
16. Ye ___ Shoppe : OLDE
17. Underling to a capt. : LIEUT
18. Abba of Israel : EBAN
19. Shellfish philosopher? : BERTRANDMUSSEL
22. Already up and at 'em : ARISEN
23. Health center : SPA
24. Race the engine : REV
26. Unit of X-ray dosage : RAD
27. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
30. Soldier's sojourn : LEAVE
32. Burns poem on shellfish? : CLAMOSHANTER
35. Icon feature, at times : HALO
38. Hole-___ (golf thrill) : INONE
39. Don Diego ___ Vega (Zorro) : DELA
40. Molluskan metropolis? : ABALONETEXAS
43. Having renown : NOTED
44. Congressman's prize : SEAT
45. Father: Arab. : ABU
48. Monsieur le ___ (Louis Henri de Bourbon) : DUC
49. Tee predecessor : ESS
52. Reader of unpoetic meters : GASMAN
54. Shellfish survey? : THESCALLOPPOLL
58. Ten: Comb. form : DEKA
59. Indian, for one : OCEAN
60. Country bumpkin : RUBE
61. Ham's coda : OVER
62. British transports : TRAMS
63. A grandson of Adam : ENOS
64. Baseball's Penguin and family : CEYS
65. Canvas cover, for short : TARP
66. Greek letters : ETAS
1. Weatherman's line : ISOBAR
2. The white of the eye : SCLERA
3. Lope de Vega's birthplace : MADRID
4. Deles a dele : STETS
5. Type of guard in sports : SHIN
6. Twisted a tale : LIED
7. Grads : ALUMS
8. Responded to reveille : GOTUP
9. Rosary beads : AVES
10. Unshackle : LIBERATE
11. Standard for measuring heights : SEALEVEL
12. Possess : OWN
14. Banana source : PLANTAIN
20. Film holder : REEL
21. Room, in Barcelona : SALA
25. Wilde work : VERA
28. ___ Machin, peak in China : AMNE
29. Sacks : LOOTS
31. Completes : ENDS
32. Nat or Natalie : COLE
33. Snick's partner : SNEE
34. Shapes of most pencils : HEXAGONS
35. Farm worker : HAND
36. "All ___," 1950 film : ABOUTEVE
37. Opener of sorts : LATCHKEY
41. Ghazels : ODES
42. Nipa : ATAP
45. Sum : AMOUNT
46. Stallone role : BALBOA
47. Qualifier of a sort : UNLESS
50. A Scrooge portrayer : SCOTT
51. "Holy" bones : SACRA
53. Shopper's all-out excursion : SPREE
55. What Antony borrowed : EARS
56. Regan's father : LEAR
57. Aladdin's temporary loss : LAMP
58. "I Love a Mystery" character : DOC

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