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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Tuesday, October 27, 1987

22-Across : Make uniform

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,867
Across
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On the ball : SHARP
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Crease : FOLD
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Gable or Garbo : STAR
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Gung-ho : EAGER
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Dramatic award : OBIE
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Wyandot's cousin : ERIE
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Geometric forms : TRAPEZOIDS
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Toff : GENT
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Agent : SPY
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Stun : JOLT
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Make uniform : EQUATE
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Wordplay : PUNS
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Balanced : TRUED
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Gallery : ARCADE
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Celestial blazer : NOVA
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Lusterless : MAT
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Leather strip : THONG
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Bridge master : GOREN
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___ Kabibble : ISH
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Algonquian pole : TOTEM
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All-purpose trk. : UTE
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Oklahoma's Golden Hurricane : TULSA
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Formicary dweller : ANT
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A k a Barnaby Jones : EBSEN
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Marital addition : INLAW
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Arikara : REE
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Knicks' rivals : NETS
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State of equilibrium : STASIS
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"Midnight Cowboy" role : RATSO
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Word of woe : ALAS
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Put side by side : APPOSE
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Apartment, e.g. : UNIT
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Python's kin : BOA
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Den : LAIR
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Good dispatcher's activity : EXPEDITING
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Shade : TINT
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Pillar: Comb. form : CION
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Edwards or Lombardi : VINCE
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Cat that was born free : ELSA
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Suggestion : HINT
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Wrote "30" : ENDED
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Cliques : SETS
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Lyra : HARP
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" ... I'm ___ deceiver": G. Colman : AGAY
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Tie material : REP
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Forms of bigotry : PREJUDGMENTS
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Nerds : FOOLS
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Sad news note : OBIT
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Topper : LID
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Warrant : DESERVE
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Musical transition : SEGUE
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Roads to nowhere : TREADMILLS
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"___ We Got Fun?": 1921 song : AINT
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Anagram for tree : RETE
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District : ZONE
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Measurable : QUANTITATIVE
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Door section : PANE
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Marta of films : TOREN
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Rose oil : ATTAR
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Swiss river : RHONE
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Split metal fasteners : COTTERPINS
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Students' jottings : NOTES
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Very, to Ozawa : ASSAI
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Responds to heat : THAWS
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Zest : GUSTO
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Fingernails: Sp. : UNAS
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Implore : BESEECH
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Glided : SLID
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Trunk line : AORTA
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In re : ANENT
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Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
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Nursery-rhyme vessel : PAIL
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Follower of 54 Down : UPON
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Secure : BIND
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Grimm opening : ONCE
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Antique : AGED
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Reading on some clocks : XII
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Stannum : TIN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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