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New York Times, Thursday, August 6, 1998

Author:
Fran and Lou Sabin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lou Sabin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GQVXZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Ms. Sabin. This is puzzle # 130 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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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0806 ( 17,803 )
Across
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Haydn's sobriquet : PAPA
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Dimwit : SIMP
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Fearful future : DOOM
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Fine things : ARTS
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Unwelcome work : ONUS
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Fry a little : SAUTE
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Stirs (up) : PEPS
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Town in west Texas : FTSTOCKTON
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Atelier accessories : PALETTES
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Like prisoners on gallows : NOOSED
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Join : ENROL
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Rocker Joan : JETT
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Pummel : BEATON
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Kitsch : BADTASTE
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Underdog's hope : UPSET
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1960's Air Force Chief of Staff : LEMAY
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La lead-in : TRA
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Bandy words : SPAR
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New York's ___ Island : CONEY
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Skitter : FLIT
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Tenth anniversary gift : TIN
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Produces : SIRES
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Steak ___ : DIANE
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Sequester : SETAPART
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"The Voyage of the Beagle" writer : DARWIN
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Colt coddler : MARE
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Justice Ruth ___ Ginsburg : BADER
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Succeed (to) : ASCEND
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Abjure : FORSWEAR
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It was first climbed in 1913 : MTMCKINLEY
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Grimm beginning : ONCE
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Exclamations of disdain : POOHS
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Sling : HURL
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Cuatro doubled : OCHO
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Playing with a full deck : SANE
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With a discount of : LESS
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Two Scottish rivers : DEES
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New York Shakespeare Festival founder : PAPP
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Field : AREA
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New Jersey town on Manasquan Inlet : PTPLEASANT
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Yes man : ASSENTER
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Infatuated with : SOFTON
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Chip giant : INTEL
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Disarray : MUSS
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L.A. hours : PST
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Sitting Bull, e.g. : DAKOTA
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Election losers : OUTS
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Nebraska City's county : OTOE
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Put right : MEND
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Enterprise officer, informally : SCOTTY
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Eventually : ONEDAY
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Betting event : TROT
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"Daisy Miller" author : JAMES
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Sculptures : BUSTS
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"Silas Marner" girl : EPPIE
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"John Brown's Body" poet : BENET
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Thousand Islands locale : STLAWRENCE
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Singer Lopez : TRINI
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Corroded : EATEN
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"M" star : LORRE
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Poet/critic John : CIARDI
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It may come in cords : FIREWOOD
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Punishes, in a way : SPANKS
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A & W alternative : DADS
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"Cocoon" co-star : AMECHE
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Pop singer Hall and others : DARYLS
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Transvaal settlers : BOERS
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Roadies' loads : AMPS
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Classical colonnade : STOA
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"Follow me!" : CMON
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Where there's smoke : FLUE
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Workout woe : ACHE
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Vintage vehicles : REOS
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Art Ross Trophy org. : NHL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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