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New York Times, Wednesday, February 21, 1996

Seven-time A.L. batting champ

Author:
F. & L. Sabin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fran Sabin
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1.49000108
Lou Sabin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Sabin. This is puzzle # 120 for Mr. Sabin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1996, The New York Times2/21/96 ( No. 16,906 )

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1
Blase : JADED
6
Horse show command : TROT
10
Panasonic products : VCRS
14
Pianist Claudio : ARRAU
15
Diamond Head site : OAHU
16
Cooper's cleaving tool : FROE
17
Geese may be found in it : VFORMATION
19
Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
20
Cleo's biter : ASP
21
Word with floor or peace : PLAN
22
Arctic whale: Var. : NARWAL
24
Ampule : VIAL
25
Griffin of "Jeopardy!" : MERV
26
Quick breads : SCONES
29
Persuade to accept : TALKINTO
33
Radio station supplies : TAPES
34
Reasons against : CONS
35
Group enterprise : COOP
36
Set up : ERECT
37
Kind of deg. : HON
38
Botanical opening : STOMA
39
Make 1-Down, e.g. : PERK
40
"Later" : TATA
41
Cartridge content : TONER
42
Deck hands : SWABBERS
44
One way to put things : TOREST
45
Pond sight : LILY
46
City desk shout : COPY
47
Temple : PAGODA
50
Matador's foe : TORO
51
Burns film role : GOD
54
Moises, for one : ALOU
55
Abecedary phrase : VASINVIOLA
58
Night sightings : UFOS
59
Russian soldier : IVAN
60
Lawn tool : EDGER
61
Summer camp site : LAKE
62
___libre : VERS
63
Henhouse : ROOST
Down
1
Joe : JAVA
2
Barks : ARFS
3
Downslide : DROP
4
Musical gift : EAR
5
Least kept up : DUMPIEST
6
All-Bran rival : TOTAL
7
Drizzle : RAIN
8
"What's this?" : OHO
9
Secret passages, maybe : TUNNELS
10
Churchill sign : VFORVICTORY
11
Eschew humility : CROW
12
First name in gossip : RONA
13
Harbor___ : SEAL
18
"'Tis a pity" : ALAS
23
Couples-only craft : ARK
24
Middy : VNECKBLOUSE
25
Heaven-sent help : MANNA
26
Basketball infraction : STEPS
27
Seven-time A.L. batting champ : CAREW
28
"Le Coq d'Or," e.g. : OPERA
29
Sugar pie : TOOTS
30
1963 Ray Charles song : NOONE
31
Volumes : TOMES
32
It's eye-catching : OPART
34
Cautious : CHARY
38
Visit briefly : STOPOVER
40
Shalom Tower site : TELAVIV
43
Two hearts, e.g. : BID
44
Of two minds : TORN
46
Creates : COINS
47
Newsman Harvey : PAUL
48
A, in code : ALFA
49
Makeup, informally : GOOK
50
Romanov leader : TSAR
51
Full of energy : GOGO
52
Barcelona boosters : OLES
53
Tapered seam : DART
56
Forum farewell : AVE
57
"Deed___" (Jazz Age tune) : IDO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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