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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Wednesday, October 6, 1993

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { H J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Lou Sabin has 108 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 29 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
Louis Sabin is an alias for Lou Sabin.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,038
Across
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Frame : SETUP
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Of a big town : URBAN
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Meager : SPARSE
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N.Z. natives : MAORIS
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Merchant of warmth? : FURRIER
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River duck : PINTAIL
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___ supra (as above) : UBI
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Jolting : BUMPING
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Dobbin turner : GEE
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Streisand film: 1987 : NUTS
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Arctic explorer : PEARY
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"Fingal's ___": Mendelssohn : CAVE
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Marathoner Waitz : GRETE
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Rue Morgue killer : APE
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Disclosed : BARED
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Out-of-date : OBSOLETE
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Swamp : MORASS
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O'Neal-O'Neal film: 1973 : PAPERMOON
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Tijuana break : SIESTA
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England's central counties : MIDLANDS
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Indulge in forensics : ARGUE
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Accomplished : DID
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Ballad of 1948 : AGAIN
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Sticky stuff : GOOP
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Pequod's crew : SALTS
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Cup-and-saucer heater : ETNA
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Diminutive social worker : ANT
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Forms of elections : BALLOTS
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Schoolyard game : TAG
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First seducer : SERPENT
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Seeger's old folk-singing group : WEAVERS
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Gotham's Broadway area : RIALTO
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City on the Loire : NEVERS
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Conical road marker : PYLON
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Pungs : SLEDS
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Impish ones : SPRITES
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Attention : EAR
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Former N.Y. daily : TRIB
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Exhaust : USEUP
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Diffuse : PERMEATE
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Diamond authority : UMPIRE
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Wet : RAINY
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Ringing sound : BONG
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Camp activity : ART
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Monroe-Cotten film: 1953 : NIAGARA
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Great Neck to N.Y.C., e.g. : SUBURB
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Prospects, in a way : SIEVES
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Batted ball in baseball practice : FUNGO
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University city on the Aire : LEEDS
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Publisher's supply source : PAPERMILL
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Clogs : STOPSUP
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Slaughter : CARNAGE
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Make proud : ELATE
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Yalie's song opening : BOOLA
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U.S. watchdog agcy. : EPA
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"Now" : MOD
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Cities' sections : MIDTOWNS
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Long stories : SAGAS
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Laundry appliance : IRONER
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Self-satisfying course of action : EGOTRIP
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Babbles : NATTERS
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Kuwaiti money : DINARS
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Hitches : SNAGS
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Surname of Old West outlaw brothers : DALTON
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Domingo or Tomás : SANTO
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Symbol of toughness : STEEL
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Quasimodo's charge : BELL
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Reliever's quest : SAVE
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Be profitable : PAY
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Author Mehta : VED

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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