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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Monday, April 13, 1987

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,670
Across
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Bench garb : ROBE
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Split : APART
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Dome, e.g. : ROOF
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Soviet lake : ARAL
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L.A.'s Cedeño : CESAR
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Sailor's patron saint : ELMO
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Reggie Jackson was one : CALIFORNIAANGEL
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Pass catcher : END
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Followed a curving course : ARCED
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Chin cover : BEARD
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Bacon bringer : EARNER
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Put-on : GAG
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Upsets : ALARMS
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Boggs or Barrett : BASEMAN
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Coach's communication : SIGN
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N.L. M.V.P. in 1971 : TORRE
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Past : AGO
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John Tudor is one : STLOUISCARDINAL
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"You ___ Love": Kern : ARE
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Playing surface : GRASS
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Grumpy state : SNIT
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Postloss reaction, sometimes : DESPAIR
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A Dahl : ARLENE
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Connector : AND
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Profession : CAREER
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Cy Young, e.g. : AWARD
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Appointments : POSTS
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Cantor's wife : IDA
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Comiskey Park team : CHICAGOWHITESOX
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Tease : RIDE
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Tommy and James : AGEES
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Cato's 2051 : MMLI
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Roundup phrase: Abbr. : ETAL
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Bottom level : WORST
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Dupes : USES
Down
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Quest for a pennant : RACE
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Algerian port : ORAN
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U.S. symbols : BALDEAGLES
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Whitney of the gin : ELI
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Incipient forest : ACORNS
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Nez ___, Indian tribe : PERCE
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TV's Grant : ASNER
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Foray : RAID
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___-la-la : TRA
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Goren goof : RENEGE
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Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
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Ephah fraction : OMER
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Sheep pen : FOLD
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Kind of team : FARM
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Lowered : ABASED
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Florence's river : ARNO
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Actress Teri : GARR
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Syrian statesman : ASSAD
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Metric unit in England : LITRE
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Certain lingerie : BRAS
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Base-stealer's study re a pitcher : MANNERISMS
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Twice : AGAIN
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"The Deep" star : NOLTE
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Autocrat : TSAR
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Lt.'s "birthplace" : OCS
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Sudan neighbor : UGANDA
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Crocus : IRID
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England, to W.S. : ISLE
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Part's partner : PARCEL
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Strikeout ___, such as Clemens : ARTIST
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Day off : REST
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Quail : COWER
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Whence the phoenix rises : ASHES
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Grange unit : ACRE
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Jot : WHIT
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La Scala offering : AIDA
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Kelly's swamp dweller : POGO
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Charity : DOLE
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W.W. II foe : AXIS
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Trench: Scot. : GAW
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Big bird : EMU

Answer summary: 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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