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In 1945

New York Times, Sunday, July 23, 1995

Author:
Fran & Lou Sabin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Sabin. This is puzzle # 117 for Mr. Sabin. NYT links: Across Lite
In a 2019 interview for the Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project, Lou Sabin noted that his late wife, Fran, was only listed as a co-constructor on his New York Times crosswords for business purposes.
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 0723 ( 16,693 )
Across
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Ethan Frome's home : FARM
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Call _____ to (stop) : AHALT
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Part of a spur : ROWEL
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Finished : PAST
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Tubular instrument : OBOE
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Shade of brown : COCOA
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Ancient superintendent : EDILE
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Lui's counterpart : ELLE
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Actress born in 1945 : GOLDIEHAWN
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Drug introduced commercially in 1945 : PENICILLIN
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Chip, for one : GOLFSHOT
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Football Hall-of-Famer Greasy _____ : NEALE
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W.W. II wolf pack : UBOATS
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One of Perry's reporters : LOIS
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Gathering storm : PERIL
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Outlay : COST
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Galley arrangement : PAGING
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Italian city liberated in 1945 : TURIN
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Piranha, e.g. : MANEATER
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Carrara cash : LIRE
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President in 1945 : HARRYSTRUMAN
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_____ Islands, near New Guinea : ARU
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Make _____ of (botch) : AMESS
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Motorcycle, slangily : HOG
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Nautical heading : ESE
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Year in Nero's reign : LVI
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Curler's target : TEE
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Organization founded in 1945 : UNITEDNATIONS
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Sibs : KIN
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Best-selling vet : HERRIOT
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Wind-borne : EOLIC
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Bit of machine maintenance : OILING
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Computer programming phrase : GOTO
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Warbucks ward : ANNIE
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Northern constellation, with "the" : SWAN
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Party lines : SLATES
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_____ perditae (lost skills): Lat. : ARTES
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Demonstration halter : TEARGAS
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Tank supply : AIR
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World Series champs of 1945 : DETROITTIGERS
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Lunch order : BLT
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Harry James' "_____ My Guy" : HES
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Inlet : RIA
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Zilch : NIL
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Non-Polynesian : HAOLE
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Lance of justice : ITO
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E.B. White classic of 1945 : STUARTLITTLE
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Transvaal settler : BOER
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Big blazes : BONFIRES
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Peoples : RACES
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Come to : AWAKEN
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Poet Coolbrith et al. : INAS
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Printer's apprentice : DEVIL
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Now, in triage : STAT
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_____ Stone, Chief Justice in 1945 : HARLAN
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Type of type : ROMAN
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Kind of cap : TWISTOFF
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Earthshaker of 1945 : ATOMICBOMB
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Winning general in 1945 : EISENHOWER
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Cross-country gait : LOPE
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Salon support : EASEL
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Division of Germany : STAAT
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"To Live and Die _____" : INLA
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Made tracks : SPED
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Ghost : SHADE
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Artist Andrea del _____ : SARTO
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Alphabet run : RSTU
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Harvard art museum : FOGG
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Peek-_____ : ABOO
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P-51 maneuver : ROLL
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Fruit growers' worries : MEDFLIES
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Like some hands : ACEHIGH
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Belly shakers : HOHOS
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No room to swing _____ : ACAT
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Depressed : LOW
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Where pigs become pigskins : TANNERY
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Touch up : REPAINT
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Children's author Scott : ODELL
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Rioja, e.g. : WINE
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Bulldog : ELI
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"Jungle Drums" composer Ernesto : LECUONA
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Jai alai ball : PELOTA
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"It was _____ mistake!" : ALLA
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Lance : SLIT
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X's : TENS
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"This one _____ me" : ISON
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"The Wild Duck" dramatist : IBSEN
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Pantheon troublemaker : ERIS
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Get rid of : PURGE
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Brief appearance : CAMEO
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"Ariel" poet : PLATH
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Evangelist Sister _____ : AIMEE
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Top female box-office draw in 1945 : GREERGARSON
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Kentucky Futurity event : TROT
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It usually has a key : MUSIC
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Recording item launched in 1945 : TALKINGBOOK
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Watergate Senator Sam : ERVIN
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Sorry : RUING
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Take _____ on (inhale, as drugs) : AHIT
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Double a knot : RETIE
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Appropriate : SUITED
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Choker : NOOSE
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Tooth: Prefix : DENTI
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Chamber group, maybe : NONET
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What Santa makes : ALIST
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Punch in the face, old-style : NOSER
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Backwater college : SIWASH
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Go bad : ROT
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Household spirit : LAR
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Loud : AROAR
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Master, in "The Raj Quartet" : SAHIB
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Deceive : LIETO
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1987 Peace Prize winner : ARIAS
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Snitch : TELL
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Stuttgart street : ALLEE
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Rudder locale : STERN
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Sets straight : TRUES
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Computer giant : INTEL
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Beats it, in dialect : GITS
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Upton Sinclair subject : ABATTOIR
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Where Moses got the Word : SINAI
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Medium states : TRANCES
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Quake : TREMBLE
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Kind of flow : LAVA
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Remove : ICINESS
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Corrode : EATINTO
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Shot : FILMED
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Drawers on a line, e.g. : WASH
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Like St. Peter's : DOMED
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Forehead beads : SWEAT
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"The Jolly Toper" painter : HALS
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In a superior position to : ATOP
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Velvet barrier : ROPE
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Sub _____ : ROSA
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Mogul : TSAR
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Admits, with "up" : OWNS
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Porkpie material : FELT
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Fritz's missus : FRAU
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Scroogian expletive : BAH
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"Give _____ go" : ITA

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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