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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Tuesday, February 7, 1967

40-Across : Authentic.

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,387
Across
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Curling or skittles. : SPORT
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On the blue. : ASEA
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Igneous rock. : SIAL
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Change. : ALTER
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Outer angle. : CANT
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Carpenter's tool. : ADZE
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Satisfactory. : GOODENOUGH
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"Simple Simon ___ ... " : META
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Wonder. : AWE
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Blackbird: Poet. : MERL
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Unties. : LOOSES
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Here's how! : DOWNTHEHATCH
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Declares. : ASSERTS
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Ticker tape initials. : ITT
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Wails. : HOWLS
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Symbol such as #, $, &, etc. : IDEOGRAM
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At the drop of ___. : AHAT
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Certain teams. : FIVES
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Guide. : RULE
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Authentic. : BONAFIDE
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Trite. : BANAL
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Come of. : AGE
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Voted to accept. : ADOPTED
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Football plea. : HOLDTHATLINE
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Most wintry. : ICIEST
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Have ___ in one's bonnet. : ABEE
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Much-used article. : THE
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Cozy spot. : NEST
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Beyond doubt. : FARANDAWAY
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Intent look. : GAZE
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Candid. : OPEN
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Bonn's river. : RHINE
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___'acte. : ENTR
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Pink. : ROSY
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AL cellar-dwellers. : YANKS
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Heroic tale. : SAGA
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Field machine. : PLOW
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American Indian. : OTOE
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Color. : RED
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Vibrations. : TREMORS
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Tree fruit. : ACORNS
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___ Sainte Marie. : SAULT
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Language: Abbr. : ENG
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Bannister and others. : ATHLETES
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Pacific island. : SAMOA
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I.e. : IDEST
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Mexican aborigine. : AZTEC
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Dog line. : LEASH
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Salamander. : NEWT
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"___ be in England ... " : OHTO
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Triangle of a kind. : DELTA
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Cache. : HIDE
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Melville sailor. : AHAB
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Part of London. : SOHO
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Gliding bird. : SWAN
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Tending to: Suffix. : IVE
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Malaga. : GRAPE
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Peewee. : RUNT
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Wings: Lat. : ALAE
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Pinochle play. : MELD
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Defend. : FIGHTFOR
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Brainstorm. : IDEA
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Certain foods. : FATS
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Waterless. : BONEDRY
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New York city. : ALBANY
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Ich ___ (I serve): Ger. : DIEN
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Door part. : HINGE
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Arctic or Antarctic. : OCEAN
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Franz of music. : LISZT
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Discourage. : DETER
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Vetches. : TARES
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Minnesota player. : TWIN
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Skein. : HANK
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Needle parts. : EYES
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Mailing address. : APO
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Exclamation. : AHA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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