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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 Down
1. Spoken : ORAL
5. Type of car : SEDAN
10. Boarding-school quarters : DORM
14. Word with line or path : BASE
15. Solo : ALONE
16. "Waiting for the Robert ___" : ELEE
17. "Buy now, pay later" deals: Var. : INSTALMENTPLANS
20. Famous Mass. prep school : ANDOVER
21. Oodles : RAFTS
22. Singular fellow : ONER
23. Sate : CLOY
25. Informed fellow : KNOWER
28. Party disciplinarian : WHIP
29. French month : MAI
32. Deserve : EARN
33. Shoe job : SHINE
34. Hostelry : INN
35. Milieux of the Canadiens, Bruins et al. : ICESKATINGRINKS
39. La-la's companion : TRA
40. "___ Kick Out of You" : IGETA
41. Where Cleo barged : NILE
42. "This hitteth the naile on the ___": Heywood : HED
43. Parched : SERE
44. A.K.C. hound : BASSET
46. Kind of corner : AMEN
47. Speech defect : LISP
48. Boy Scout rank : EAGLE
51. Bed for a gem : SETTING
54. Highlander with a wiry coat : SCOTTISHTERRIER
58. Marquette or La Chaise : PERE
59. Preside over a meeting : CHAIR
60. Isaac's eldest son : ESAU
61. Belgian river : YSER
62. Works by Charles Wesley : HYMNS
63. Gossip : DIRT
1. Sash for Cio-Cio-San : OBI
2. Indian prince : RANA
3. N.A.A.C.P., for one : ASSN
4. Disappointments : LETDOWNS
5. Tray : SALVER
6. Gantry or Fudd : ELMER
7. Active person : DOER
8. Raggedy doll : ANN
9. Lepidopterist's trap : NET
10. " . . . the law's ___": Hamlet : DELAY
11. Norwegian king : OLAF
12. Monthly payment : RENT
13. Midshipman's meal : MESS
18. Top-notch : AONE
19. Decorous : PROPER
23. Potter's field : CHINA
24. Heather or fish : LING
25. Actor Brian : KEITH
26. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
27. Mountain nymph : OREAD
28. First self-propelled spaceman : WHITE
29. Certain skirts : MINIS
30. Area under a spat : ANKLE
31. Small map within a larger map : INSET
33. QE2 area : STERN
36. Destiny : KISMET
37. Former teammate of Cleon Jones : AGEE
38. Brilliant, as a poem : INSPIRED
44. Pets feared by postmen : BITERS
45. Star: Comb. form : ASTR
46. Change : ALTER
47. Open the door to : LETIN
48. Catch sight of : ESPY
49. Pair of "bullets" : ACES
50. Author Vidal : GORE
51. Pretense : SHAM
52. "Nil ___ bonum" : NISI
53. Equipment : GEAR
55. "___ dien," motto of Prince of Wales : ICH
56. Bashful : SHY
57. 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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