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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Monday, May 19, 1980

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, 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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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,150
Across
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Threaten : MENACE
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N.H. prep school : EXETER
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Certain English collegian : ETONIAN
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Raise in rank : ELEVATE
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Order from on high : MANDATE
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She was told "No, no" : NANETTE
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Bread spread : OLEO
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Abba of Israel : EBAN
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Ryan of the movies : ONEAL
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Sci-fi group : VENUSIANS
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Desert traveler : CAMEL
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Santa's concern : LIST
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Service org. : USCG
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Washington, D.C., university : AMERICAN
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Military trench digger : SAPPER
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Big ___ (Cornell) : RED
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Author of "Sister Carrie" : DREISER
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Chou En-___ : LAI
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Small flycatcher : PEEWEE
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Lands occupied by the Ottoman Empire : NEAREAST
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Scottish Gaelic : ERSE
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Allowance for waste : TRET
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Sweetens the pot : ANTES
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Island music makers : STEELBAND
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Prefix with fascism : PROTO
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Two of a kind : DYAD
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" . . . one whose name was ___ in water": Keats : WRIT
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Site of Dante's tomb : RAVENNA
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Hairy, as a plant : CILIATE
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Native of a European peninsula : IBERIAN
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Minnesota moundsman : KOOSMAN
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Little swimmer : MINNOW
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Shoplifts : STEALS
Down
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Kind of pad : MEMO
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Inclusive abbr. : ETAL
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"And then there were ___" : NONE
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Old rival of 7 Across : ANDOVER
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Washington org. : CIA
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Consumed : EATEN
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High note : ELA
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Gaseous element used in lasers : XENON
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Makes quits : EVENSUP
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London museum : TATE
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Kett of the cartoons : ETTA
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Angler's device : REEL
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Cloudlike patches in the night sky : NEBULAE
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Del or Skinnay : ENNIS
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In a stupid way : ASININELY
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Omit; ignore : ELIDE
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Uncertain : ATSEA
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"___ diem!" : CARPE
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Afghan bigwig : AMEER
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Ancient dwellers in Ecbatana : MEDES
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Chair part : SPLAT
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Desist's partner : CEASE
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Southern side order : GRITS
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Canea is its capital : CRETE
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Island in Firth of Clyde : ARRAN
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Defeat : SETBACK
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John Wayne vehicle : WESTERN
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Opposite of broadside : ENDWISE
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Two-faced fieldwork : REDAN
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Baritone role in a Leoncavallo opera : TONIO
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So long, in Sevilla : ADIOS
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Proper's partner : PRIM
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Nobelist in Physics: 1944 : RABI
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Dutch ___ : OVEN
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Incarnation of Vishnu : RAMA
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Eur. land : ITAL
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Sawbucks : TENS
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Slangy denial : NAW
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Escaper from Sodom : LOT

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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