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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Thursday, May 4, 1978

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,491
Across Down
1. "Pal Joey" author : OHARA
6. Lawn trimmers : EDGERS
12. Mass. prep school : ANDOVER
14. Sunday-morning special : SERMON
15. Fashion follower : FADDIST
16. Bad experiences : TRAUMAS
18. Basket border : RIM
19. Farm machines : SEEDERS
21. Take on years : AGE
22. Currier's partner : IVES
24. Avocado or algarroba : TREE
25. Burn slightly : SINGE
27. It precedes pede or grade : CENTI
29. Van Druten's "___ Camera" : IAMA
31. Fabricated : LIED
32. Kind of well : ARTESIAN
34. Woman of fashion : MILADY
36. Pell's partner : MELL
37. Shredded : TORE
38. Saddle part : POMMEL
41. Created, as a gown : DESIGNED
45. The E of HOMES : ERIE
46. Belgian river : YSER
48. Kind of newspaper or bread : DAILY
49. Rods used by magicians : WANDS
51. "Little we see in Nature that is ___": Wordsworth : OURS
53. Rested : LAIN
54. Give ___ whirl : ITA
55. Apricot cordial : PERSICO
58. Tibetan gazelle : GOA
59. Afflict : TORMENT
61. Makeups of magazines : FORMATS
63. Tie again, as shoes : RELACE
64. Implosion or irruption : INBURST
65. Gawked : STARED
66. ___ dire (namely): Fr. : CESTA
1. Leftover; scrap : ODDMENT
2. Brick holder : HOD
3. Bird, to Brutus : AVIS
4. Alley button : RESET
5. Having a main channel plus branches : ARTERIAL
6. Admire greatly : ESTEEM
7. Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
8. Whitman's "Leaves of ___" : GRASS
9. Ostrich's cousin : EMU
10. Nadia's land, to Nadia : ROMANIA
11. Caught on a rough surface : SNAGGED
12. Where to find Upper Volta : AFRICA
13. Less sophisticated : NAIVER
17. Down at the heels : SEEDY
20. Campus V.I.P. : DEAN
23. Originated : STEMMED
26. Against the law : ILLEGAL
28. Listener's phrase : ISEE
30. Radio character : AMOS
33. In a bad way : ILLY
35. Crocus or gladiolus : IRID
37. Very bad or very good : TERRIFIC
38. Lapwing : PEWIT
39. Soap-boxers : ORATORS
40. Mosque tower : MINARET
41. ___ ex machina : DEUS
42. Torrent : NIAGARA
43. George and T. S. : ELIOTS
44. King or czar : DYNAST
47. Put in order : SORTED
50. Skin diver's weapon : SPEAR
52. Tea cake : SCONE
56. Suffix with depend and superintend : ENCE
57. Spheres : ORBS
60. Linguists' org. : MLA
62. Cur: Var. : MUT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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