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Mark Diehl
Mark Diehl

New York Times, Friday, August 7, 1987

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Mark Diehl has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles and 66 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,786
Across
1
Forbids : BANS
5
Kabibble of comics : ISH
8
Cyrus Field interest : CABLE
13
What there ought to be : ALAW
14
Padua neighbor : ESTE
15
Shade of green : ALOES
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A brother of Simeon : LEVI
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Makes fragrant : AROMATIZES
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FIG : STARTSAFIGHT
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Olympic competitor : ATHLETE
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Word on a society page : NEE
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Dem. before J.F.K. : HST
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Member of a Punjabi caste : MEO
27
Ott and Ferrer : MELS
29
Sex counselor Westheimer : DRRUTH
31
Rite time? : SPRING
33
Author and film critic James : AGEE
34
OW : THECENTEROFTOWN
39
Rumanian dance : HORA
40
Actress Verdugo et al. : ELENAS
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Punting surface : INSTEP
44
Cobbler's model : LAST
45
Possesses : HAS
48
Author of "Golden Days" : SEE
49
Made one's mark : XED
51
"___ the man": II Samuel 12:7 : THOUART
53
ME : THEENDOFTIME
55
"All in the Family" producer : NORMANLEAR
58
Golf hazard : TRAP
59
Perfect : IDEAL
60
Word with dial or half : TONE
61
Taro corm : EDDO
62
"Home, Sweet Home" author : PAYNE
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Donkey, in Dunkirk : ANE
64
Ruddy steed : ROAN
Down
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Actor Martin from N.Y.C. : BALSAM
2
Building wing : ALETTE
3
Hogan dweller : NAVAHO
4
Eddy : SWIRL
5
A descendant of Jacob : ISRAELITE
6
Latvian measure : STOF
7
Confine : HEMIN
8
She wrote "My Antonia" : CATHER
9
Dismounted : ALIT
10
Dickens's pen name : BOZ
11
Actor ___ J. Cobb : LEE
12
Pluralizer : ESS
14
E.S.T. word : EASTERN
18
On in years : AGED
20
Home of A.S.U. : TEMPE
23
"Les Misérables" author : HUGO
24
Mulligan, e.g. : STEW
25
"And ___ There Were None": Christie book : THEN
28
Fishing leader : SNELL
30
Backward star? : RATS
31
Singing style : SCAT
32
Hamlet? : GREATDANE
34
Coward's "___ Happy Breed" : THIS
35
Sharpen : HONE
36
Old tongue : ERSE
37
Domestic : ONSHORE
38
___ the land (best obtainable) : FATOF
42
Command to a gym group : EXHALE
43
Hammer part : PEEN
45
Beehive, e.g. : HAIRDO
46
Pride of Philip II : ARMADA
47
Trample : STEPON
50
Nile feature : DELTA
52
Extreme : UTTER
53
Ness, e.g. : TMAN
54
Night light : NEON
55
Light bite : NIP
56
Harem room : ODA
57
Carlos or Fernando : REY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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