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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Monday, January 23, 1978

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,390
Across
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Spoken : ORAL
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Type of car : SEDAN
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Boarding-school quarters : DORM
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Word with line or path : BASE
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Solo : ALONE
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"Waiting for the Robert ___" : ELEE
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"Buy now, pay later" deals: Var. : INSTALMENTPLANS
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Famous Mass. prep school : ANDOVER
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Oodles : RAFTS
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Singular fellow : ONER
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Sate : CLOY
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Informed fellow : KNOWER
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Party disciplinarian : WHIP
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French month : MAI
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Deserve : EARN
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Shoe job : SHINE
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Hostelry : INN
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Milieux of the Canadiens, Bruins et al. : ICESKATINGRINKS
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La-la's companion : TRA
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"___ Kick Out of You" : IGETA
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Where Cleo barged : NILE
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"This hitteth the naile on the ___": Heywood : HED
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Parched : SERE
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A.K.C. hound : BASSET
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Kind of corner : AMEN
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Speech defect : LISP
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Boy Scout rank : EAGLE
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Bed for a gem : SETTING
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Highlander with a wiry coat : SCOTTISHTERRIER
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Marquette or La Chaise : PERE
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Preside over a meeting : CHAIR
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Isaac's eldest son : ESAU
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Belgian river : YSER
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Works by Charles Wesley : HYMNS
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Gossip : DIRT
Down
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Sash for Cio-Cio-San : OBI
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Indian prince : RANA
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N.A.A.C.P., for one : ASSN
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Disappointments : LETDOWNS
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Tray : SALVER
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Gantry or Fudd : ELMER
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Active person : DOER
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Raggedy doll : ANN
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Lepidopterist's trap : NET
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" . . . the law's ___": Hamlet : DELAY
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Norwegian king : OLAF
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Monthly payment : RENT
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Midshipman's meal : MESS
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Top-notch : AONE
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Decorous : PROPER
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Potter's field : CHINA
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Heather or fish : LING
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Actor Brian : KEITH
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Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
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Mountain nymph : OREAD
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First self-propelled spaceman : WHITE
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Certain skirts : MINIS
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Area under a spat : ANKLE
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Small map within a larger map : INSET
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QE2 area : STERN
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Destiny : KISMET
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Former teammate of Cleon Jones : AGEE
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Brilliant, as a poem : INSPIRED
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Pets feared by postmen : BITERS
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Star: Comb. form : ASTR
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Change : ALTER
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Open the door to : LETIN
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Catch sight of : ESPY
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Pair of "bullets" : ACES
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Author Vidal : GORE
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Pretense : SHAM
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"Nil ___ bonum" : NISI
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Equipment : GEAR
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"___ dien," motto of Prince of Wales : ICH
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Bashful : SHY
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Pothole : RUT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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

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