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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Friday, May 4, 1962

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 326 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

The NYT incorrectly printed the letter at the 5-Across/5-Down crossing as an E in the answer key. Changed to a P.

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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,676
Across
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Requests courteously. : BEGS
5
Sibilant signals. : PSTS
9
River into the Rio Grande. : PECOS
14
Greenland place. : ETAH
15
To ___ (exactly). : ATEE
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Stop: Naut. : AVAST
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Troika, for example. : TRIO
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Ross. : TELAWRENCE
20
Author of "Tropic" novels. : HENRYMILLER
22
Marble. : TAW
23
East Indian tree. : TOON
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Last ones in. : LOSERS
26
Library bookcases. : STACKS
29
Substance. : MATTER
31
Signature of American author. : EAPOE
32
Immense. : HUGE
33
Rose's husband. : ABIE
36
French town, scene of Vichy trial. : RIOM
37
More sensible. : SANER
38
Lather. : SUDS
39
"___ Want is You." : ALLI
40
Quondam. : ONCE
41
Kentucky college. : BEREA
42
Headlong dash. : ONRUSH
44
Good ___! : FORYOU
45
Rough-edged. : JAGGED
47
Farm product. : CROP
48
Where: Lat. : UBI
49
Bok, Lorimer, etc. : MAGAZINEMEN
55
Theatre sections. : MEZZANINES
57
Title. : NAME
58
Implore. : PLEAD
59
Be without. : LACK
60
Awning. : TILT
61
Grasslike plant. : SEDGE
62
Pale. : ASHY
63
Asserts. : SAYS
Down
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Meg's sister. : BETH
2
To be: Fr. : ETRE
3
Achieve. : GAIN
4
Fault. : SHORTCOMING
5
Isle of St. John the Divine. : PATMOS
6
American expatriate writer. : STEIN
7
Relate. : TELL
8
Signet ring. : SEAL
9
Talking bird. : PARROT
10
Temptress. : EVE
11
Chaucerian locale. : CANTERBURY
12
"West Side Story" win. : OSCAR
13
Simmers. : STEWS
19
Wallow. : WELTER
21
Wooden frame for carrying. : YOKE
25
Mythical marine creatures. : SEASERPENTS
26
Antitoxins. : SERA
27
Scut. : TAIL
28
Expressed regret. : APOLOGIZED
29
Boston Symphony conductor. : MUNCH
30
Pulitzer prize author. : AGEE
32
Author Zinsser. : HANS
34
Idea: Prefix. : IDEO
35
Jacob's brother. : ESAU
37
African region. : SOUDAN
41
Blessing. : BOON
43
Formed again. : REMADE
44
Frolicsome. : FRISKY
45
Checker moves. : JUMPS
46
White poplar. : ABELE
47
Karel Capek, for example. : CZECH
50
Arizona river. : GILA
51
Duck genus. : ANAS
52
Loveliest of the Pleiades. : MAIA
53
Little Miss Peggotty. : EMLY
54
Certain fabrics. : NETS
56
Sharp turn in a course. : ZAG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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