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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Wednesday, March 19, 1986

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,280
Across
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Run producer : SNAG
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Slugger's problem : SLUMP
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Impetuous : RASH
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Louise from N.Y. : TINA
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Hank Greenberg was one: 1930–46 : TIGER
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Different: Comb. form : ALLO
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Cheer opener : ONETWOTHREEFOUR
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Ruts : POTHOLES
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An orb or god : SATURN
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At all : EVER
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Olympic event : LUGE
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Empty : BARREN
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M, V, L, etc., to a Roman : NUMERALS
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E.T., e.g. : ALIEN
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Jockey, at work : RATER
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Ike's party : GOP
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Slavic sovereign : TSAR
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Played favorites : SIDED
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Elias or Julia : HOWE
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The ___ corner (third base) : HOT
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White House group : AIDES
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Consommé's kin : PUREE
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Fielding gem : SPARKLER
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False report : CANARD
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Hawk in Homer's time : ARES
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Kind of lot : SAND
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Titania's hubby : OBERON
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Diarists : ENTERERS
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Las Vegas plea : SEVENCOMEELEVEN
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Lateen, e.g. : SAIL
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Fudd or Gantry : ELMER
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Lady from Lisbon : DONA
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Single : ONLY
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Erects : REARS
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Ooze : SEEP
Down
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Back or short follower : STOP
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Tenor Martini : NINO
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"They hunt . . . with ___": Mic. 7:2 : ANET
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Magpie : GATHERER
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___ bases (R. Henderson stat) : STOLEN
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Metric unit : LITER
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Disgusted reactions : UGHS
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Debussy's "La ___" : MER
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Took for granted : PRESUMED
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Roof beam : RAFTER
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Matty or Felipe : ALOU
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Insult : SLUR
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Klaxon : HORN
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Interlaced : WOVEN
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Like some beavers : EAGER
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Pear-shaped instruments : LUTES
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Thermae : BATHS
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Noted political writer : ALSOP
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Lasso : RIATA
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Consumers' "eye" : NADER
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Plato shopped here : AGORA
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Frown : LOWER
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Jehu's delight : SPEED
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Midway attractions : RIDES
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Hit man's purchase : SILENCER
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By the ___ (in great numbers) : HUNDREDS
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City SE of Cleveland : AKRON
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Jury : PANEL
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Once in a blue moon : RARELY
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Prepares fare for an affair : CATERS
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Cynic's look : SNEER
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___ buco (Italian dish) : OSSO
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Kind of bag or ball : BEAN
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Maleficent : EVIL
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Austen novel : EMMA
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Cry at Pan's parties : EVOE
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Painter Magritte : RENE
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Child's play : SNAP
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Comic Olsen : OLE

Answer summary: 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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