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Mark Diehl
Mark Diehl

HOW TO SUCCEED

New York Times, Sunday, July 18, 1993

Author: Mark Diehl
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 594 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Mark Diehl has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles and 54 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,958
Across Down
1. Police officer, at times : NABBER
7. Bane of the farmer's wife : MICE
11. Safest option : BESTBET
18. Shirley's partner on TV : LAVERNE
19. Otoe relative : OSAGE
21. Pork bellies, in hand : ACTUALS
22. Troublesome : ONEROUS
23. Change the packaging : REBOX
24. Bridge support : TRESTLE
25. Start of a quotation : NURTUREGREATTHOUGHTS
28. Painter Matisse : HENRI
29. Naval hazard of mythology : SIREN
30. Cole, Castor or Olive : OYL
31. Where Tanumafili is king : SAMOA
35. Type of master : TASK
37. Problems for Job : SORES
39. Adolf's bunkermate? : EVA
42. Three steps and a shuffle : CHACHA
44. Shot in the arm : BOOST
46. First name of speaker of the quotation : BENJAMIN
49. About 2 1/2 acres : HECTARE
51. Out : NOTIN
53. Unruly mob : RIOTERS
54. Deli item : MAYO
55. LP interrupter? : MNO
57. Expectant dad, perhaps : PACER
59. Thine, to Thérèse : TIENNE
60. Some G.I. togs : ODS
61. Coffee flavor : MOCHA
63. "___ From the Vienna Woods": Strauss : TALES
65. Brazilian seaport : NATAL
66. Middle of the quotation : FORYOUWILLNEVER
69. "Faith, as cold ___ be . . . ": Shak. : ASCAN
72. Announcer Schenkel : CHRIS
73. Veered, as a ship : YAWED
74. Minerva or Venus : DEA
77. "Sea of Love" actress : BARKIN
79. Bank deposits? : SILTS
81. Bagel additive : LOX
82. Spirited horse : ARAB
83. Liv Ullmann's 1984 autobiography : CHOICES
85. Gridiron infractions : CLIPS
87. Bees make a beeline for it : NECTARY
89. Speaker of the quotation : DISRAELI
91. "___ Get Next To You," 1970 song : ICANT
93. Assigned tasks : DUTIES
94. "Green Acres" handyman et al. : EBS
95. He plays Mr. Micelli on TV : DANZA
97. Cosmonaut Gagarin : YURI
99. Comes ashore : LANDS
100. Existed : WAS
103. Utterly beat : TROMP
105. Low man? : BASSO
107. End of the quotation : GOHIGHERTHANYOUTHINK
114. He didn't finish his sentence : PAROLEE
115. Bingo's brother : BEANO
116. Idol time? : MATINEE
117. Home of Phillips and Abbot Academies : ANDOVER
118. Photosynthetic plants : ALGAS
119. Outward moving muscle : EVERTOR
120. Tracy and Hepburn, quite often : COSTARS
121. ___ majesté : LESE
122. Famed columnist : RESTON
1. Disney's "World's Greatest Athlete" : NANU
2. State : AVER
3. TV host Convy : BERT
4. To-do : BROUHAHA
5. Accrue : ENURE
6. Mail out again : RESENT
7. The Duke, formerly : MORRISON
8. Dawning phrase : ISEE
9. Workbaskets : CABAS
10. Having I trouble : EGOTISTICAL
11. Zubin Mehta, for one : BATONEER
12. Panty-hose shade : ECRU
13. Plated type of saurus : STEGO
14. Fanny : TUSHY
15. Ghostly hangout in "Hamlet" : BATTLEMENT
16. Remodeling projects : ELLS
17. Mao follower : TSE
18. The Man of a Thousand Faces : LON
20. Outside: Prefix : EXTRO
26. Snatch : GRAB
27. Rosemary, for one : HERB
31. Jerk : SCHMO
32. Winning, for the moment : AHEAD
33. "Miracle on 34th Street" employer : MACYS
34. Duo quadrupled : OCTO
36. Former Surgeon General : KOOP
38. Tizzy : SNIT
40. Actress Lisi : VIRNA
41. Photographer Adams : ANSEL
43. Galahad's strong suit : ARMOR
45. Slugging percentage, for one : STATISTIC
47. Bound together : JOINED
48. On ___ (carousing) : ATEAR
50. Ref. work : ENCYC
52. "___ Was a Lady": S. Foster : NELLY
56. Oopsies : OHOHS
58. Nephric : RENAL
61. Seles of tennis : MONICA
62. Containing gold : AURIC
64. Apply sequins to : SEWON
66. Hindu wonder worker : FAKIR
67. Overture used by "The Lone Ranger" : WILLIAMTELL
68. Perturbed : VEXED
69. Series opener : ABCDE
70. Agra address : SAHIB
71. Puzzles since 1913 : CROSSWORDS
74. Exhaust : DRAIN
75. Auriculate : EARED
76. Bottomless pit : ABYSS
78. Essential item : NEED
80. Two-year-old male red deer : SPAY
82. "___ boy!" : ATTA
84. Spreads on thickly : SLATHERS
86. Feature of some .38's : SNUBNOSE
88. Skirt-shorts hybrid : CULOTTES
90. As to : INRE
92. Lazy Susan : TRAY
96. Quinn role : ZORBA
98. Certain nuclide : ISOMER
101. "Give ___; don't pollute" : AHOOT
102. Treatise on trees : SILVA
104. One that eats: Comb. form : PHAGE
106. Blandly urbane : SUAVE
107. Roland's undoer : GANO
108. "The Waltons" grandpa : GEER
109. Groups of sayings : ANAS
110. Trumpeter Al : HIRT
111. Preoccupied with : INTO
112. Marquee element : NEON
113. Lead-in to choo or plunk : KER
114. West Coast 10 : PAC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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