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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Monday, May 1, 1989

34-Down : Envelopes' enclosures: Abbr.

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,419
Across
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Aphrodite's boy : EROS
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Pilot's wheel : HELM
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Come up : ARISE
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Leningrad's river : NEVA
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Covent Garden highlight : ARIA
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Ruckus : MELEE
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Consider : DEEM
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Look after : MIND
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More competent : ABLER
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Fell into Morpheus's arms : DROPPEDASLEEP
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Tankard filler : ALE
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Post : MAIL
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Water, to Watteau : EAU
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An official language of Pakistan : URDU
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Greece, to Greeks : HELLAS
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Silkworm land : ASSAM
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Suffix with Boswell or Burns : IANA
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Impediments : STUMBLINGBLOCKS
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Ireland, to a Celt : EIRE
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Jacob's twin : ESAU
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Anoint, old style : ANELE
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Boat owner's problem : DRYROT
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Hair-raising : EERY
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___ Plaines, Ill. : DES
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Muslim priest : IMAM
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"___ and Meeks," comic strip : EEK
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Holiday junkets : VACATIONTRIPS
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Biblical pause : SELAH
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Collier's access : ADIT
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Mead or George : LAKE
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Game venue : ARENA
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Sleuth played by Lorre : MOTO
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Bad : EVIL
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Soil deposit : LOESS
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A neighbor of Turkey : IRAN
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Hirsute Himalayan apparition : YETI
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Cut off : END
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Oboe or bassoon : REED
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Cohan's "___ There" : OVER
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Pacific island group : SAMOA
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Laundry container : HAMPER
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Wyandot's kin : ERIE
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The Swedish Nightingale : LIND
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Letter opener : MADAM
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Charlotte ___, U.S. Virgin Islands capital : AMALIE
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Uprising : REBELLION
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"Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
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Flow slowly through : SEEP
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Always, to Keats : EER
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Lead weight : PLUMB
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Master, in Madras : SAHIB
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Comforted : EASED
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Moving : ASTIR
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High interest rate : USURY
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Orator's platform : DAIS
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Armbones : ULNAE
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Spiked the punch : LACED
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Tarsus : ANKLE
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Envelopes' enclosures: Abbr. : SASES
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Alaskans, Hawaiians et al. : AMERICANS
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Chills and fever : AGUE
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"___ c'est moi" : LETAT
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Tier : LAYER
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Neb. Indians : OMAHAS
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Gold-medal gymnast: 1984 : RETTON
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Home of the Heat : MIAMI
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Actor Richard from Chicago : KILEY
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___ Beach, Fla. : VERO
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Opposite of aweather : ALEE
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Bouquet or reputation : ODOR
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Naldi of silents fame : NITA
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Do a road job : PAVE
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Comic routine : SKIT
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Paul Dresser's musical "gal" : SAL
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Inventor Whitney : ELI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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