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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Tuesday, February 21, 1956

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { F J K Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,429

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Across
1
Name for a shaggy dog. : RAGS
5
Author of "Hedda Gabler." : IBSEN
10
Competent. : ABLE
14
Country of SW Asia. : IRAQ
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Dodger stalwart. : REESE
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Mild expletive. : DRAT
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"___ et mon droit." : DIEU
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Leases. : RENTS
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Prima donna. : DIVA
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Scene of a naval battle, 480 B. C. : SALAMIS
22
Moral. : ETHICAL
24
Head covering. : WIG
25
Harass. : BESET
26
War vessel. : LST
29
Where Elmo E. Smith is Acting Governor. : SALEM
31
Seventh sign of the zodiac. : LIBRA
35
Melodies. : AIRS
37
Children's game. : TAG
38
Delayed. : SLOWED
39
Is the wish of. : PLEASES
41
Condition of certain laborers. : PEONAGE
42
Boxing matches. : EVENTS
43
General's nickname. : MAC
44
Thin cooky. : SNAP
45
___ Goshen! : LANDO
46
Caribbean port. : COLON
48
Musically high. : ALT
49
Entire range or series. : GAMUT
51
Egg mixture. : NOG
53
Sales agent. : REALTOR
56
Place where one lives. : ADDRESS
60
Isle of exile. : ELBA
61
Rotating machine. : LATHE
63
Part of a nerve cell. : AXON
64
Beverages. : ALES
65
Clear sky. : ETHER
66
Farm structure. : SILO
67
Doilies. : MATS
68
Appears. : SEEMS
69
Mulligan, for instance. : STEW
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Frees (with "of"). : RIDS
2
Operatic solo. : ARIA
3
W. B. Yeats was one. : GAEL
4
Pocahontas was one. : SQUAW
5
Waters. : IRRIGATES
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"And murmuring of innumerable ___." : BEES
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Japanese coin. : SEN
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Regard. : ESTEEM
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Hornets' ___. : NESTS
10
Annexes and ells. : ADDITIONS
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___-a-brac. : BRIC
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Source of pumice. : LAVA
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And elsewhere: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
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Wrong; ill: Prefix. : MIS
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Greeting. : HELLO
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Implore. : BEG
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Place for a decoration. : LAPEL
27
Forest trees of a certain area. : SILVA
28
Made of wood. : TREEN
30
___ Vegas. : LAS
32
Master or boss, in Africa. : BWANA
33
Kingly. : REGAL
34
Expert. : ADEPT
36
Time-teller. : SANDGLASS
38
Approvers of motions. : SECONDERS
40
Ermine in brown. : STOAT
41
Buddy. : PAL
43
Pithy remark. : MOT
46
Vicar's deputy. : CURATE
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Head movement. : NOD
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Burrowers. : MOLES
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Fescue. : GRASS
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Twenty quires. : REAM
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Singer Fitzgerald. : ELLA
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Incite. : ABET
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Attention-getting sound. : AHEM
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Stage direction. : EXIT
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Fish. : SOLE
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Weather prediction. : SNOW
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Relative of 30 Down. : THE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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