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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Thursday, October 18, 1956

38-Across : Spanish fellow.

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,669
Across
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Breathing pore in plants. : STOMA
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Glowing coals. : EMBERS
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George Washington of S. A. : BOLIVAR
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Game fish. : SALMON
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Renowned. : EMINENT
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Neuroses. : TRAUMAS
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A major party: Abbr. : REP
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Verb on campaign posters. : REELECT
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Eastern title. : AGA
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Home of the ibex. : ALPS
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Sapodilla, for example. : TREE
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Musical gatherings. : SINGS
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Midget-sized. : TEENY
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Poetic measure. : IAMB
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Fabrications. : LIES
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Native of ancient Italy. : ETRUSCAN
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English noblewoman. : MILADY
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Ringside sound effect. : BELL
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Underground railway. : TUBE
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Spanish fellow. : HOMBRE
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Planned. : DESIGNED
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Indian. : ERIE
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Fragrance. : ODOR
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___ dozen. : DAILY
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Secures, as a job: Colloq. : LANDS
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Makes a slip. : ERRS
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Reclined. : LAIN
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School organization: Abbr. : PTA
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Mexican seaport. : TAMPICO
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Tibetan gazelle. : GOA
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Italian form of mute, used with a trumpet. : SORDINO
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Shapes, sizes, etc. of books. : FORMATS
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Begin again. : REOPEN
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Implosion. : INBURST
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Scatters. : STREWS
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Wicker basket used in playing pelota. : CESTA
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Light shoe. : SLIPPER
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Bolivian product. : TIN
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Above. : OVER
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French painter. : MANET
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Describing highway systems. : ARTERIAL
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Regard highly. : ESTEEM
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___ Connelly. : MARC
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Bleats. : BLATS
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Ratite bird. : EMU
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European country. : ROMANIA
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Caught upon. : SNAGGED
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Scold. : BERATE
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Type of fried eggs. : OMELET
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Pert: Colloq. : SASSY
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Meager. : LEAN
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Checked the motion of. : SNUBBED
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Unlawful. : ILLEGAL
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European river. : YSER
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Instrumentalist's degree: Abbr. : BMUS
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Susan Johnson's role in "Most Happy Fella." : CLEO
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Footnote term. : IBID
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Star word in the teen-age vocabulary. : TERRIFIC
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Is co-operative. : HELPS
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Speakers. : ORATORS
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Mosque tower. : MINARET
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Village. : DORP
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River from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. : NIAGARA
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T. S. and George. : ELIOTS
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Hereditary ruler. : DYNAST
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Evil spirits. : DEMONS
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Short stalk: Bot. : STIPE
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Stone of ___. : SCONE
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Again. : ANEW
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Spheres. : ORBS
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Beetle. : DOR
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Wife of Amen-Ra. : MUT

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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