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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Saturday, November 13, 1993

66-Across : Group of 10

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { H J Q X }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,076
Across
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Relatives of "Zounds!" : EGADS
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Taylor, tailored : LIZ
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Adulterated air : SMOG
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Irish or Idaho : POTATO
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"___ Dalmatians" : IOI
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Football wall : LINE
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Laundry device : IRONER
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"Maid in Japan," e.g. : PUN
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Doubled-up wine cabinets? : CELARETS
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Doubled vegetable order? : CABAGE
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At hand : NEAR
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Sire : BEGET
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Lemony quality : TANG
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Petal wetter : DEW
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Some 16th-century engravings : DURERS
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Bismarck, doubled-up? : OTO
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Move out : VACATE
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A love of Cleo : MARC
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Nautical tracer : LORAN
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Dimwit : DOPE
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Turns away : AVERTS
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Bugs Bunny's double vision? : FUD
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Saw double? : SPOTED
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Porky's pad : STY
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Doubly malicious? : CATY
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Noble chaps : EARLS
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"___ and the Swan": Yeats : LEDA
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Uncommon age : NINETY
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Dieter's double vision? : CELULITE
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Khachaturian : ARAM
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Former ring master : ALI
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Film clipper : EDITOR
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Pierre's pate : TETE
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Double encounter? : MET
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Group of 10 : DECADE
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Paradise : EDEN
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Overhead expanse : SKY
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Flights sans instructors : SOLOS
Down
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On a grand scale : EPIC
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Al in D.C. : GORE
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Double Bikini, e.g.? : ATOL
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Vietnamese city : DANANG
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Cubic meter : STERE
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Kissers? : LIPS
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Letters of credit? : IOU
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Kind of ointment : ZINC
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Was doubly sentimental? : SLOBERED
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French war plane : MIRAGE
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Medieval catapult : ONAGER
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Civets' cousins : GENETS
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Mountain nymph : OREAD
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Actor Howard : TREVOR
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Touch on : ABUT
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Hen's mate, talking turkey : TOM
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Doubled cheer for boy? : ATA
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Neighbor of Den. : NOR
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Obvious imperfections : WARTS
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Dailey or Duryea : DAN
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Arthur's retreat : CASTLE
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A couple of ranchers? : CATLEMEN
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Musical Zeppelin : LED
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"Scent ___ Woman" : OFA
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Half a double engine? : PUT
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Double for Nelson? : EDY
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Clothe : VEST
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Milieu of 2 Down : SENATE
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Together : PAIRED
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Showy : ORNATE
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Screamed twice as loud? : YELED
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Printed cotton : CALICO
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Neophyte ranchers : DUDES
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Sweet cousins of 13 Across : YAMS
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"___ of Angels" : CITY
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Emphatic type, for short : ITAL
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Commotion : TODO
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You are, in Yucatán : ERES
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Doubly pungent herb? : LEK

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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