Mark Diehl
Mark Diehl 

New York Times, Friday, May 29, 1987

Author:Mark Diehl
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Mark Diehl has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles and 51 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Love Boat" deck : LIDO
5. Howdah passenger : RAJA
9. Carty of baseball : RICO
13. The Summit in Houston : ARENA
15. Vim and vigor : ELAN
16. N.C. college : ELON
17. Candlestick Park, e.g. : BASEBALLSTADIUM
20. Upper reaches : STRATOSPHERE
21. Smidgen : DAB
24. Ampere's birthplace : LYON
25. Will Rogers's fateful pilot : POST
26. Certain college member : ELECTOR
29. Bouncing ___ (soapwort) : BET
30. Flub : BOTCH
31. Ghana's capital : ACCRA
34. Welcome site : MAT
37. Junk-mail depository : THECIRCULARFILE
40. ___ volatile : SAL
41. Type of therapy : CHEMO
42. Dutch export : TULIP
43. W.B.C. decision : TKO
44. Time to test one's mettle? : IRONAGE
46. A grandson of Adam : ENOS
48. Qualifying phrase : ORSO
50. Pisa-to-Verona dir. : NNE
51. Meadowlark Lemon, e.g. : GLOBETROTTER
55. Space-station speed : ORBITALVELOCITY
59. Singer Falana : LOLA
60. Cape Town gun : ROER
61. Mona Lisa's "trademark" : SMILE
62. Stains : DYES
63. Ampersands : ANDS
64. Type of type : PICA
1. Retriever type, for short : LAB
2. Latter-day acct. : IRA
3. ___ Plaines River : DES
4. Change for a five : ONES
5. Olympic event : RELAYRACE
6. Words before pieces or the good : ALLTO
7. Famous fleece searcher : JASON
8. Them, in "Them!" : ANTS
9. Very popular : REDHOT
10. Nastase namesakes : ILIES
11. Royal entourage : COURT
12. "Lean ___," Withers hit song : ONME
14. German composer: 1819-85 : ABT
18. Folk singer Guthrie : ARLO
19. "God's mother deigned to ___ me": Shak. : APPEARTO
21. Financial burdens : DEBTS
22. Wahine's greeting : ALOHA
23. Source of an Asian stimulant : BETEL
27. New Deal prog. : CCC
28. Burly : THICKSET
29. Lingerie item : BRA
32. Summa ___ laude : CUM
33. Places to change a habit? : CLOISTERS
34. La Scala locale : MILAN
35. Straighten out : ALIGN
36. Wild West shelter : TEPEE
38. Letter after pi : RHO
39. Word with house or fair : FUN
43. Novelist Smollett : TOBIAS
45. Moslem weight : ROTL
46. Hirsch of football fame : ELROY
47. Grand : NOBLE
48. Man-made fabric : ORLON
49. Moved about : ROVED
51. Placer's contents : GOLD
52. Prissy's place : TARA
53. Dawn goddess : EOS
54. Some Can. lawmen : RCMP
56. Junior's jr. : III
57. R.N.'s Rx : TLC
58. Pro vote : YEA

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