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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Monday, March 12, 1956

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 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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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,449
Across Down
1. Aptitude. : FLAIR
6. Son of Noah. : SHEM
10. Senator from Connecticut. : BUSH
14. Cavalry weapon. : LANCE
15. Shrink from. : HATE
16. Rigid version of the foil. : EPEE
17. You: Spanish. : USTED
18. "Londonderry" and others. : AIRS
19. Lead. : STAR
20. Greek letter. : ETA
21. Mimic's forte. : IMPRESSIONS
24. Angry look. : GLARE
26. Assist. : AID
27. Cylinders. : SPOOLS
29. Turn from the main subject. : DIGRESS
33. Wagner of baseball fame. : HONUS
34. Osprey's relatives. : ERNES
35. Mr. Hunter of the movies. : TAB
37. Included with. : AMID
38. Certain social gatherings. : STAGS
39. Deadly harm: Poet. : BANE
40. Term of agreement. : YES
41. Move sinuously. : SNAKE
42. Engaged in. : WAGED
43. Established rule. : STATUTE
45. Cotton packers. : BALERS
46. Gear tooth. : COG
47. Uniform coat. : TUNIC
48. 19 Across, for instance. : PROTAGONIST
53. Part of a country address. : RFD
56. Pagliacci's "laugh." : RIDI
57. Simba. : LION
58. "To point a moral, or adorn ___." : ATALE
60. Ersatz butter. : OLEO
61. More. : ELSE
62. Author of "Robinson Crusoe." : DEFOE
63. Indian's dream or moonwort. : FERN
64. Colors. : DYES
65. Glutted. : SATED
1. Pipe. : FLUE
2. Conclusive. : LAST
3. Opposite of 48 Across. : ANTAGONIST
4. Frosty atmosphere. : ICE
5. Phones again. : REDIALS
6. Initials of NATO headquarters. : SHAPE
7. Shirt material. : HAIR
8. To be: Fr. : ETRE
9. Words from the sponsors. : MESSAGES
10. Close to. : BESIDE
11. Capable of. : UPTO
12. Playwright O'Casey. : SEAN
13. Pronoun. : HERS
22. Lady of the house. : MRS
23. Gentlemen. : SIRS
25. Emphatic. : LOUD
27. Light carriage: Colloq. : SHAY
28. Fruits. : POMES
29. Actor Alfred. : DRAKE
30. Playwright William. : INGE
31. Skill of 30 Down. : STAGECRAFT
32. More rational. : SANER
34. Estate: Fr. : ETAT
36. Flower plots. : BEDS
38. Cuddled. : SNUGGLED
39. Island near Java. : BALI
41. Colonnaded porch of Athens. : STOA
42. Newspaper section. : WANTADS
44. "Lights! Camera! ___!" : ACTION
45. Mode of transportation. : BUS
47. Parts of tuning forks. : TINES
48. College V. I. P. : PROF
49. Provoke: Colloq. : RILE
50. 550-mile river of Europe. : ODER
51. Too smooth. : OILY
52. Move forward, as a ship. : NOSE
54. Mass of ice. : FLOE
55. Illustrious act. : DEED
59. "___ for Two." : TEA

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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