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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Tuesday, May 30, 1989

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 242 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,448

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Across
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Bois de Boulogne, e.g. : PARC
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Strike out : ERASE
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Poetry of a people : EPOS
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Conceit : IDEA
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Trunk line : AORTA
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Soviet sea : ARAL
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Wilander and Agassi : TENNISPROS
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Learning method : ROTE
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Moderately slow, to Mozart : ANDANTE
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In a high tax bracket : WEALTHY
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Fr. religieuse : STE
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Elope : FLEE
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The Egyptians, to Aïda : CAPTORS
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Stabs : GUESSES
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Nimbus : AURA
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Walesa's prize : NOBEL
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Action : STEP
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Starry-eyed vow : IDO
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Garden State pro : NET
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Brazilian macaw : ARA
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Barbecue fare : RIBS
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Jazz pianist : TATUM
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Foul mood : SNIT
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Strong wind : NORTHER
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Taste sites : PALATES
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Persia, today : IRAN
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Limey : TAR
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"Woman With the Hat" artist : MATISSE
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Verbal attacks : TIRADES
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Map segment : ASIA
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Lendl visits Sing Sing? : PROANDCONS
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Weather word : MIST
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___ orange : OSAGE
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Redact : EDIT
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Wimbledon winner: 1975 : ASHE
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To the point : TERSE
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Silent O.K.'s : NODS
Down
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Mideastern bread : PITA
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South Yemen's capital : ADEN
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Split : REND
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Rummy game : CANASTA
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Oriental : EASTERN
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Hitchcock film: 1948 : ROPE
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J.F.K. notice : ARR
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Put aboard : STOW
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Relaxing : EASEFUL
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Unlike otaries : EARLESS
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Lutheran, e.g. : PROTESTANT
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Solemn promise : OATH
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Weaver's reed : SLEY
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Division word : INTO
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Falstaff's quaff : ALE
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Scottish terrier : CAIRN
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TV sound : AUDIO
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Anglophilic : PROBRITISH
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Naval apparatus : SONAR
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Rise : GETUP
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Like "Psycho" : EERIE
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Gaiters' kin : SPATS
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Take odds : BET
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Lined : STRIATE
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Sawbuck : TENSPOT
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Afternoon show : MATINEE
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Crusader's foe : SARACEN
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Possesses : HAS
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Dieter's no-no : LARD
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Call from a crib : MAMA
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Sale condition : ASIS
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Gaelic : ERSE
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License plates : TAGS
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Airhead : DODO
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Geraint's lady : ENID
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Heathrow visitors : SSTS
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Trireme stroker : OAR

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

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