This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.
Mark Diehl
Mark Diehl

New York Times, Wednesday, September 30, 1987

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Mark Diehl has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles and 66 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
1
C
2
A
3
T
4
S
5
E
6
L
7
L
8
H
9
A
10
D
11
A
12
A
R
A
13
U
B
O
A
14
T
15
W
E
C
A
N
16
L
O
U
17
D
M
O
U
T
H
18
I
R
A
T
E
19
A
U
T
U
M
N
S
E
R
20
E
N
A
D
E
21
I
S
E
R
E
22
R
U
N
T
23
E
L
24
I
25
S
E
N
O
R
26
I
27
T
A
28
D
E
29
S
M
I
D
30
V
O
I
L
31
A
32
R
U
I
N
S
33
S
34
T
35
P
A
U
L
36
M
37
A
C
R
A
E
38
S
T
O
I
C
39
E
40
D
E
M
A
41
H
E
N
N
A
42
S
43
U
N
B
R
44
I
45
D
46
L
47
E
48
E
T
E
49
T
E
50
E
S
51
N
O
R
A
D
52
S
P
53
R
I
N
G
T
54
R
55
A
I
N
I
N
G
56
I
O
O
O
O
57
G
R
I
E
V
A
N
C
E
58
O
N
E
I
N
59
S
A
C
R
A
60
K
E
R
61
S
S
T
S
62
G
A
O
L
63
S
T
S
© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,840
Across
1
Garfield, for one : CAT
4
Stockbroker's advice, at times : SELL
8
"Old MacDonald ___ ... " : HADA
12
Parseghian of coaching fame : ARA
13
Lusitania's undoer : UBOAT
15
"___ Work It Out," Beatles hit : WECAN
16
Noisemaker of sorts : LOUDMOUTH
18
Hopping mad : IRATE
19
Hit song in 1945 : AUTUMNSERENADE
21
Rhone feeder : ISERE
22
Stunted plant, e.g. : RUNT
23
Wallach or Whitney : ELI
25
Latin lass's title : SENORITA
28
Green alga : DESMID
30
Parisian's "Eureka!" : VOILA
32
Acropolis sight : RUINS
33
Famous American twin? : STPAUL
36
Gordon or Duncan : MACRAE
38
Impassive : STOIC
39
Tomato blight : EDEMA
41
Beauticians' purchases : HENNAS
43
Set loose : UNBRIDLE
48
A Riviera season : ETE
49
P.G.A. supporters? : TEES
51
Can.-U.S. defense org. : NORAD
52
Baseball warm-up : SPRINGTRAINING
56
Myriad, numerically : IOOOO
57
Injustice : GRIEVANCE
58
___ a million : ONEIN
59
Spinal bases : SACRA
60
Sound with choo or plunk : KER
61
Speedy travelers : SSTS
62
The pokey, to Wilde : GAOL
63
Wall, Sesame and Easy: Abbr. : STS
Down
1
French seaport : CALAIS
2
Sound the alarm : AROUSE
3
Make tight : TAUTEN
4
Common essay theme : SUMMERVACATION
5
Black, to Byron : EBON
6
Gossett and Gehrig : LOUS
7
Wishbone-offense option : LATERAL
8
Ares' mother : HERA
9
Ivory-tower milieu : ACADEMIA
10
News-flash intro : DATELINE
11
Chemical ending : ANE
14
By way of, for short : THRU
15
Place to find ice sculptures : WINTERCARNIVAL
17
Silver peso : DURO
20
Word with tail or dead : END
24
Driver's lic. et al. : IDS
26
Chit : IOU
27
Mah-jongg piece : TILE
29
Big ___, Calif. : SUR
31
So be it! : AMEN
33
They often top J. R. : STETSONS
34
Composer of program music : TONEPOET
35
Brooch : PIN
37
Embassy dipl. : AMB
38
Haggard heroine : SHE
40
Maid's implement : DUSTRAG
42
E.M.K. is one : SEN
44
Island off Scotland : IONA
45
Quaffs : DRINKS
46
Kind of arch : LANCET
47
Yardwork equipment : EDGERS
50
" ... ___ in one basket" : EGGS
53
Chartres chessmen : ROIS
54
Costa ___ : RICA
55
Aircraft-related prefix : AERO
56
Hawaiian hawks : IOS

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

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle