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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

OF CLOCKS AND CALENDARS

New York Times, Sunday, February 13, 1983

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 516 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid is asymmetric.
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,150
Across
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About 17 million sq. mi. : ASIA
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Boards walker : ACTOR
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Dig hard : GRUB
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Early victim : ABEL
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Roman clan : GENS
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Title for Macbeth : THANE
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Popeye's nemesis : BLUTO
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Gad : ROVE
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Edward G. Robinson film: 1948 : NIGHTHASATHOUSANDEYES
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Puts out of mind : UNLEARNS
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Face, militarily : REVET
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Finances : FUNDS
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Notice : SEE
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Back a hand : BET
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Patron saint of France : DENIS
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Gen. Eaker : IRA
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___ bonne : ALA
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Deserve : EARN
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Scarlett's place : TARA
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Harper Valley org. : PTA
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Comden and Green musical : ONTHETWENTIETHCENTURY
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Playboy : ROUE
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Onassis : ARI
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Ad ___ committee : HOC
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Indonesian island group : AROE
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Gershwin tune : SUMMERTIME
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Maxwell Anderson play : WINTERSET
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Switch words : ONS
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Court segments : SETS
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Con job : STING
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Outdistances : LOSES
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1, 66 et al. : RTES
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Kind of ear : TIN
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Twist : SLUE
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Progeny : BROOD
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Trigger or Champion : STEED
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Solar disk : ATEN
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Farm sound : MAA
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1940, 1980, etc. : LEAPYEARS
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"___ Rose" : SECONDHAND
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Long times : EONS
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Foe of Isr. : PLO
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Needlefish : GAR
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Buck's follower : AROO
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Words from Berlin : GOTTOGETUPTHISMORNING
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Harvest goddess : OPS
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Speeds : HIES
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Counterpart of Rizzuto : REESE
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Trap : BAG
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Teen-ager : LAD
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Japanese deer : SIKA
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D.A., e.g. : ATT
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Coat-label abbr. : LGE
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Used a radio : HEARD
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Circus member : TAMER
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___ de Troyes, 12th-century poet : CHRETIEN
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Commandment command : SIXDAYSSHALTTHOULABOR
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Rose Bowl, for one : OVAL
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Ever : ATALL
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Cache : HOARD
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Church calendar : ORDO
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Attic township : DEME
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Golfing goals : PARS
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Bristlelike parts : SETAE
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Incapacitate a hawk : SEEL
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"___ Dei" : AGNUS
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Net : SEINE
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Fireplace : INGLE
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U.S. Davis Cup captain : ASHE
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Pose ___ (endanger) : ATHREAT
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Intone : CHANT
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Soviet news source : TASS
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"___ Clear Day" : ONA
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Hideaway : RETREAT
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Mucilages : GLUES
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Strong brown : RUST
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Hagen of the stage : UTA
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Open-air blaze : BONFIRE
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Amphitheater : ARENA
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He played Hopalong Cassidy : BOYD
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Certain dates : EVES
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A bandleader for Doris : LES
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Sluggish : BOVINE
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Collection of numbers : TABLE
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Matisse : HENRI
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Roberto of the ring : DURAN
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Coarse cotton : DENIM
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Attention-getter : AHEM
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Leather strip : THONG
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Ad-agency item : ACCT
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Cookbook word : PUREE
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Ponies : TROTS
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Tar's agreement : AYE
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About : ORSO
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Midnight or dawn, e.g. : NOUN
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Snare beats : TUMS
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L.A. section : WATTS
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Goddess of discord : ERIS
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Water down : THIN
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Jacques's cup : TASSE
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Prohibit : ESTOP
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Long and slim : REEDY
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Met bass-baritone : ESTES
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Primes a timepiece : WINDS
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Terry or Burstyn : ELLEN
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Ring unit : ROUND
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15-15 or 40-40 : TIE
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Oven item : ROAST
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Outburst : STORM
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Kind of single : BLOOP
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Monthly items : RENTS
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Seasons : SALTS
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___-de-loup (military pit) : TROU
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Make ___ for (defend) : ACASE
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Gaby's spouse : MARI
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Presently : ANON
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"I had rather be ___ . . . ": Shak. : ADOG
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Buttoned weapon : EPEE
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Protection : EGIS
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Put up a swing : HANG
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Jungian concern : EGO
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"BUtterfield 8" author : OHARA
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Rider's command : GIDDYAP
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Chief : PRIMAL
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"Mene, mene, ___ . . . " : TEKEL
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Homes, so to speak : HEARTHS
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Thrust forward : OBTRUDE
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Badgerlike animal : RATEL
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Dipper : LADLE
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Comedian Mort and kin : SAHLS
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Now, in Tijuana : AHORA
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Vers ___ : LIBRE
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Crystal-lined stone : GEODE
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Sign up : ENROL
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Busy place : HIVE
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Term ender : EXAM
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Autocrat : TSAR
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Shoot the breeze : CHAT
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N.M. mecca for artists : TAOS
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Turf : SOD
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Penn, for one : STA
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The hallux is one : TOE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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