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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, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Mark Diehl has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles and 66 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,254

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Across
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Tenets : ISMS
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Smelting refuse : SLAG
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"The Sun ___ Rises" : ALSO
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Skedaddle : SCAT
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___ Vance, fictional sleuth : PHILO
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Perspective : VIEW
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Ye ___ Shoppe : OLDE
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Underling to a capt. : LIEUT
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Abba of Israel : EBAN
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Shellfish philosopher? : BERTRANDMUSSEL
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Already up and at 'em : ARISEN
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Health center : SPA
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Race the engine : REV
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Unit of X-ray dosage : RAD
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Soldier's sojourn : LEAVE
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Burns poem on shellfish? : CLAMOSHANTER
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Icon feature, at times : HALO
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Hole-___ (golf thrill) : INONE
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Don Diego ___ Vega (Zorro) : DELA
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Molluskan metropolis? : ABALONETEXAS
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Having renown : NOTED
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Congressman's prize : SEAT
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Father: Arab. : ABU
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Monsieur le ___ (Louis Henri de Bourbon) : DUC
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Tee predecessor : ESS
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Reader of unpoetic meters : GASMAN
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Shellfish survey? : THESCALLOPPOLL
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Ten: Comb. form : DEKA
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Indian, for one : OCEAN
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Country bumpkin : RUBE
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Ham's coda : OVER
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British transports : TRAMS
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A grandson of Adam : ENOS
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Baseball's Penguin and family : CEYS
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Canvas cover, for short : TARP
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Greek letters : ETAS
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Weatherman's line : ISOBAR
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The white of the eye : SCLERA
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Lope de Vega's birthplace : MADRID
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Deles a dele : STETS
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Type of guard in sports : SHIN
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Twisted a tale : LIED
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Grads : ALUMS
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Responded to reveille : GOTUP
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Rosary beads : AVES
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Unshackle : LIBERATE
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Standard for measuring heights : SEALEVEL
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Possess : OWN
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Banana source : PLANTAIN
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Film holder : REEL
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Room, in Barcelona : SALA
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Wilde work : VERA
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___ Machin, peak in China : AMNE
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Sacks : LOOTS
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Completes : ENDS
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Nat or Natalie : COLE
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Snick's partner : SNEE
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Shapes of most pencils : HEXAGONS
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Farm worker : HAND
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"All ___," 1950 film : ABOUTEVE
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Opener of sorts : LATCHKEY
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Ghazels : ODES
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Nipa : ATAP
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Sum : AMOUNT
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Stallone role : BALBOA
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Qualifier of a sort : UNLESS
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A Scrooge portrayer : SCOTT
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"Holy" bones : SACRA
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Shopper's all-out excursion : SPREE
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What Antony borrowed : EARS
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Regan's father : LEAR
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Aladdin's temporary loss : LAMP
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"I Love a Mystery" character : DOC

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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