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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Friday, October 18, 1985

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { J K Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, 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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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,128

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Across
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Hemispherically roofed : DOMED
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Actress Fawcett : FARRAH
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Ridicule : DERIDE
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Crane of fiction : ICHABOD
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Bridge partner, at times : RAISER
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What the sky is : THELIMIT
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Globes : ORBS
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Venue : SITE
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Poet Merriam : EVE
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Half of CVI : LIII
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___-garde : AVANT
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Mud puddle : SLOP
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Cutting down on : LESSENING
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Not ___ in the world : ACARE
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Up to here : SATED
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The Fifth Republic since 1958 : FRANCE
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Kind of edition : REVISED
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Monroe and Fairchild : BLONDES
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Skipped town : ELOPED
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Extensive : BROAD
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Chips in : HELPS
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U.S.-Mexican boundary : RIOGRANDE
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"Hamlet" opener : ACTI
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Wimps : NERDS
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"Happy Birthday" playwright : LOOS
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As written, in music : STA
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Ouse feeder : AIRE
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Phony: Abbr. : IMIT
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Prized family possession : HEIRLOOM
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Alter, as a district : REZONE
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Court action : DRIBBLE
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Pop out : EMERGE
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Motorized flops : EDSELS
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Blends : FUSES
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Hilliard-Mann song: 1950 : DEARIE
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African antelopes : ORIBIS
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Father of Waters : MISSISSIPPI
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British painter of birds : EDE
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"___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
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By ___ starts : FITSAND
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Like millions of backs : ACHING
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Role for Clark : RHETT
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French Jesuit missionary-lexicographer : RALE
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King Hezekiah's mother : ABI
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Roots : HOMELAND
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Wryly amusing : DROLL
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Kind of mill : DIVORCE
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Hogans' relatives : TEPEES
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Paid to play with pasteboards : ANTED
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Competed : VIED
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Shocks : SCANDALIZES
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Comforts : EASES
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Like a football crowd : AROAR
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Criticizes harshly : FLOGS
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Same story in new form : REHASH
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In : ELECTED
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"Innkeeper of Europe" : VOLTAIRE
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Actor Crawford, to pals : BROD
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Double-banked galleys : BIREMES
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Flatten dough again : REROLL
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Ruark's "Poor ___" : NOMORE
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Activities : DOINGS
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Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
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Tearful one : NIOBE
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Linen robes : ALBS
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Free (of) : RID
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N.B.A. whistler : REF
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Feathered six-footer : EMU

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

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