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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Tuesday, December 11, 1984

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,817
Across
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Caron-Ferrer film: 1953 : LILI
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Singer's syllables : SOLFA
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Basenji's lack : BARK
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Ideal spot : EDEN
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Shade of green : ALOES
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Seed husk : ARIL
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Takes a drink : WETSONESWHISTLE
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African garb : DASHIKIS
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Cotton fabric : LISLE
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A ___ able : ASIN
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Replete : FULL
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Soprano Mary: 1877–1967 : GARDEN
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Choir voices : ALTI
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Long-gone bird : MOA
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Buck ender : AROO
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Respond to a corny joke : GROAN
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NATO, e.g. : ORG
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Exposes crooks : BLOWSTHEWHISTLE
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Guitarist Paul : LES
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Links gear : IRONS
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Collar or jacket : ETON
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Noun suffix : ENT
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Singer Kirk : LISA
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Calif. college founded in 1887 : POMONA
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Aped Niobe : WEPT
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Cotton unit : BALE
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Great amount : OCEAN
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Defender's fence : PALISADE
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Museum piece : WHISTLERSMOTHER
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Fluff : LINT
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Type size : AGATE
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Mrs. Peel of "The Avengers" : EMMA
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Graf ___ : SPEE
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"Algiers" co-star : BOYER
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Film segment : REEL
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Lascivious : LEWD
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Conceit : IDEA
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Rents : LETS
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"There is light ___ . . . ": Larcom : INSHADOW
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Reached the brain : SANKIN
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Fat liquid : OLEIN
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Setback : LOSS
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Select number : FEW
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Residue : ASH
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Rathbone : BASIL
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Letters' other half : ARTS
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Small brook : RILL
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Abstractionist Paul : KLEE
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Seine feeder : OISE
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Big Ten's Fighting ___ : ILLINI
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Runs : FLOWS
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Osmonds' home state : UTAH
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"The Misfits" star : GABLE
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"Get Happy" composer : ARLEN
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Pigeon's place : ROOST
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Action site : ARENA
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"Veritas vincit," for one : MOTTO
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Synthetic fabric : ORLON
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NASA hardware : AGENA
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Hamlet's father in Act I : GHOST
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Kind of film : SILENT
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Journey : TRIP
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Oberlin time frame : SEMESTER
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Links legend : PALMER
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Hodgepodge : OLIO
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E.P.A. concern : WASTE
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Tack : BASTE
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Temple team : OWLS
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Computer item : CHIP
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"___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
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Show devotion : PRAY
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Sigher's phrase : AHME
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Attican township : DEME
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Of a time : ERAL
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Coll. room : LAB
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Jungian concern : EGO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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