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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Wednesday, December 19, 1962

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Puzzle had no periods after clues, so left them out.

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J
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A
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M
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,904

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Across
1
Door part : JAMB
5
Addis ___ : ABABA
10
Apropos : ASOF
14
Melville novel : OMOO
15
Namesakes of "Much Ado" character : HEROS
16
Roosevelts' park : HYDE
17
European : SERB
18
Does newspaper work : EDITS
19
Take ___ part : ONES
20
Missile of a sort : SNOWBALL
22
Pluck out : UPROOT
24
Olympian dweller : HERA
25
Mythical daughter of Minos : ARIADNE
26
December times : CHRISTMASES
30
Noncomplimentary sounds : HOOTS
31
Favorite do-it-yourself art : CERAMICS
36
Yorkshire river : OUSE
37
Sound of surprise : AHA
38
Pertaining to : INRE
39
Dignity : PRESENCE
42
Annual award : OSCAR
43
Pre–Civil War designation for Maryland, Virginia, etc. : BORDERSTATE
46
Sanction : APPROVE
50
Pick out : CULL
51
Tabby, for one : FELINE
52
Camper's activity : CANOEING
56
Put ___ (exaggerate): Slang : ITON
57
Gloomy: Var. : LOURY
59
Pleasure trip : TOUR
60
Beams : RAYS
61
Nautical term : LIETO
62
Preminger : OTTO
63
Other : ELSE
64
One of the Puritans : ALDEN
65
Land of Kipling : EAST
Down
1
Japanese incense stick : JOSS
2
Liturgical ending : AMEN
3
Malayan tribesman : MORO
4
Birds : BOBWHITES
5
Have ___ : AHEART
6
Uproar : BEDLAM
7
Seed covering : ARIL
8
Important science: Abbr. : BOT
9
Underwriter, in Britain : ASSURER
10
Now: Sp. : AHORA
11
Church council : SYNOD
12
"___ a Grecian Urn" : ODEON
13
Clown in "Twelfth Night" : FESTE
21
Former first lady : BESS
23
City on the Arno : PISA
25
Drifting : ASEA
26
Slice of pork : CHOP
27
Time span : HOUR
28
American Beauty : ROSE
29
Yearned : ACHED
32
Symbol since the time of the Druids : MISTLETOE
33
Cuzco Indian : INCA
34
Suffix with pluto or demo : CRAT
35
Withered : SERE
37
Palestine port : ACRE
40
Black: Poet : EBON
41
"Goodbye Columbus," for one : NOVELLA
42
Norwegian university : OSLO
44
Game for two : ECARTE
45
"Guys and Dolls" man : RUNYON
46
Blazing : AFIRE
47
Part of a poinsettia : PETAL
48
Deceptive maneuvers : PLOYS
49
Do the wash : RINSE
52
Did a prompter's job : CUED
53
Minute particle : IOTA
54
Fruit cake ingredient : NUTS
55
Cave: Poet. : GROT
58
Cosmetic substance : OIL

Answer summary: 4 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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