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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Tuesday, November 8, 1988

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,245

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Tweed was one : BOSS
5
"M*A*S*H" role : RADAR
10
King of humor : ALAN
14
Touch upon : ABUT
15
Sidestep : EVADE
16
One of the Youngers : COLE
17
Chesterfield : SOFA
18
Popular politician : VOTEGETTER
20
Bulk : HEFT
21
Flock mom : EWE
22
Built : RAISED
23
Builds : REARS
25
Egyptian deity : BES
26
Banquets : FEASTS
28
Support : BUTTRESS
33
Work unit : ERG
34
Modern chair designer : EAMES
36
Provocative : SALTY
37
Missing a suit, in bridge : VOID
39
Hire : LEASE
41
Hersholt or Harlow : JEAN
42
Four-door flop : EDSEL
44
Kind of theater : ARENA
46
___-Magnon : CRO
47
Abjures : RETRACTS
49
Followed a regimen : DIETED
51
Turndown : NAY
52
Old Italian coin : SOLDO
53
Legal move : APPEAL
57
Letter opener : SIR
58
Tabriz is here : IRAN
61
Hopefuls at the polls : CANDIDATES
63
O. Henry product : TALE
64
Gray of "Buck Rogers" : ERIN
65
The Four Hundred : ELITE
66
Siouan of Okla. : OTOE
67
Actress Wynter : DANA
68
Seen less : RARER
69
English horn : REED
Down
1
Blowout : BASH
2
Hautboy : OBOE
3
Woodhull or Pankhurst : SUFFRAGIST
4
Union members : STATES
5
Setback : REVERSAL
6
Promises : AVOWS
7
Prom partner : DATE
8
Humorist George : ADE
9
Rue : REGRET
10
"The Frogs" kickoff, e.g. : ACTI
11
Real estate : LOTS
12
Helmsman's call : ALEE
13
Wimp's cousin : NERD
19
Vanderbilt Cup seats : EASTS
24
Gormandized : ATE
25
Henry on trumpet : BUSSE
26
High excitement : FEVER
27
Diminish : ERODE
28
Chicago eleven : BEARS
29
British rule in India : RAJ
30
Targets of 61 Across : ELECTORATE
31
Be rude, in a way : STARE
32
Ecclesiastical assembly : SYNOD
35
Substantial : MEATY
38
"___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
40
Nominee's important supporter : ENDORSER
43
Veranda : LANAI
45
Trouble : AIL
48
Modern sculptor : CALDER
50
Masthead entry : EDITOR
52
Nueve menos dos : SIETE
53
Served a winner : ACED
54
Brazilian river : PARA
55
Nabokov opus : PNIN
56
Poet Millay : EDNA
57
Hullaballoo : STIR
59
S. African lily : ALOE
60
Hunger for : NEED
62
Tenn. neighbor : ALA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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