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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, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Mark Diehl has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles and 63 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,716

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Across
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
Down
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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
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Junior's jr. : III
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R.N.'s Rx : TLC
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Pro vote : YEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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