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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Thursday, October 3, 1991

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,304
Across
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Varlet : CAD
4
Marryin' Sam's creator : CAPP
8
Neckwear : ASCOT
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"Scarface" star : MUNI
14
Recumbent : IDLE
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Storehouse : ETAPE
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Distance event : CROSSCOUNTRYRUN
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Race officials : STARTERS
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Least occurrent : RAREST
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River to the Rhine : AARE
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Roman patriot : CATO
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Rita of "Carnal Knowledge" : MORENO
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Motion supporter : SECONDER
30
Doctoral exams : ORALS
31
Doubly dreadful : DIRER
32
Actress ___ Dawn Chong : RAE
33
Sequential notes : LATI
34
Paul ___, baseball's Big Poison : WANER
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Acclivity : RISE
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From ___ to Z : ATO
37
Descants : SINGS
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First king of Egypt : MENES
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Disclaim : RENOUNCE
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Down a Jet : TACKLE
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Sky-high box : KITE
43
Like feet after 16 or 51 Across : SORE
44
Conceive : IDEATE
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Lewis or Owens : SPRINTER
51
Annual race ending in Central Park : NEWYORKMARATHON
53
Kabul noble : AMEER
54
Elfin creature : PERI
55
Laptev Sea feeder : LENA
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Social flops : NERDS
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Incipient plant : SEED
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"Right on!" : YES
Down
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Short and snippy : CURT
2
Dwarf buffalo : ANOA
3
English statesman-novelist : DISRAELI
4
Tully of Rome : CICERO
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Love to pieces : ADORE
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Moreover : PLUS
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Sword beater : PEN
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Seltzer maker : AERATOR
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"Sophie's Choice" author : STYRON
10
Mind : CARE
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Work of art : OPUS
12
Tupik, e.g. : TENT
13
Night-spot hosts : MCS
17
Lucerne suburb : STANS
18
Private detective : TRACER
22
Ops' daughter : CERES
23
Bicuspid's neighbor : MOLAR
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Speechify : ORATE
25
Madrileña frightener : RATON
26
Char : SINGE
27
Potation : DRINK
28
Atelier prop : EASEL
29
Roommate of Babe Ruth in 1930-31 : REESE
31
Terpsichore's specialty : DANCE
34
Hiemal period : WINTER
35
Just the other day : RECENTLY
37
Group turned down by Penelope : SUITORS
38
Ballerina Tallchief : MARIA
40
Approved : OKAYED
41
Blazing : TORRID
43
Mark for Mark Roth : SPARE
44
___ instant (immediately) : INAN
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Attican township : DEME
46
Jug : EWER
47
Hook's mate : SMEE
48
Friend's pronoun : THEE
49
L-o-n-g times : EONS
50
Kind of virus : RNA
52
Mil. scullions : KPS

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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