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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Wednesday, October 15, 1975

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q V }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,559
Across
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Hoad and Ayres : LEWS
5
Baghdad notable : THIEF
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Mountain goat : IBEX
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Leaf angle : AXIL
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Hair dye : HENNA
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Green shade : NILE
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Day or tiger : LILY
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Outer layers : RINDS
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Valley : GLEN
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Master Melvin : OTT
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Cent or annum : PER
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Holy woman: Abbr. : STE
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Zodiac sign : LEO
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___ the rag : CHEW
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Treat delicately : BABY
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Voiceless : APHONIC
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Crusader's enemy : SARACEN
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Oriental gumshoe : CHAN
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___ Prize : NOBEL
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S.A. Indian : TUPI
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Plate or run : HOME
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Use a baton : TWIRL
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___ far as : INSO
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Weakens : EBBS
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Riled : HETUP
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Social climber : SNOB
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Boiled : SEETHED
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Overcook the eggs : MISTIME
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Indian peasant : RYOT
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Harold of old comics : TEEN
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Wire measure : MIL
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Seaver : TOM
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Bit of pretense : ACT
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Baby word : GOO
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Milky gem : OPAL
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Author Alec : WAUGH
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Lateen-rigged vessel : DHOW
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Land mass : ASIA
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Follow : ENSUE
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Bewilder : DAZE
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Secret society : TONG
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Second best : LOSER
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Govt. agents : TMEN
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French composer : LALO
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Door : EXIT
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The Big Dipper, sportswise : WILTCHAMBERLAIN
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Foxy : SLY
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Quit : THREWINTHETOWEL
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One in a will : HEIR
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Hospice : INN
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Gertain Giants or Jets : ENDS
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Nolan Ryan, for one : FASTBALLPITCHER
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Common suffix : ING
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Basketball star : BILLYCUNNINGHAM
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Robert ___ : ELEE
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Foreign: Prefix : XENO
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Sword's foe : PEN
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Place for a ring : EAR
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Character trait : HONESTY
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Sheer fabric : BATISTE
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Suffers : ACHES
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Aversion: Suffix : PHOBE
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Bullied : COWED
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Whey : SERUM
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___ Downs : EPSOM
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Tantalus's daughter : NIOBE
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Bridle part : BIT
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On a winning streak : HOT
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Kind of basketball shot : SET
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Castle ditch : MOAT
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___ jure : IPSO
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___ War : MANO
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Cold chill : AGUE
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Seep : OOZE
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Author Wister : OWEN
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Fall behind : LAG
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Naval prefix : USS
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Plant spray : DDT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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