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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
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"Pal Joey" author : OHARA
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Lawn trimmers : EDGERS
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Mass. prep school : ANDOVER
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Sunday-morning special : SERMON
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Fashion follower : FADDIST
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Bad experiences : TRAUMAS
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Basket border : RIM
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Farm machines : SEEDERS
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Take on years : AGE
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Currier's partner : IVES
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Avocado or algarroba : TREE
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Burn slightly : SINGE
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It precedes pede or grade : CENTI
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Van Druten's "___ Camera" : IAMA
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Fabricated : LIED
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Kind of well : ARTESIAN
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Woman of fashion : MILADY
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Pell's partner : MELL
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Shredded : TORE
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Saddle part : POMMEL
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Created, as a gown : DESIGNED
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The E of HOMES : ERIE
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Belgian river : YSER
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Kind of newspaper or bread : DAILY
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Rods used by magicians : WANDS
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"Little we see in Nature that is ___": Wordsworth : OURS
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Rested : LAIN
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Give ___ whirl : ITA
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Apricot cordial : PERSICO
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Tibetan gazelle : GOA
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Afflict : TORMENT
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Makeups of magazines : FORMATS
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Tie again, as shoes : RELACE
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Implosion or irruption : INBURST
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Gawked : STARED
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___ dire (namely): Fr. : CESTA
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Leftover; scrap : ODDMENT
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Brick holder : HOD
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Bird, to Brutus : AVIS
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Alley button : RESET
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Having a main channel plus branches : ARTERIAL
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Admire greatly : ESTEEM
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Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
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Whitman's "Leaves of ___" : GRASS
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Ostrich's cousin : EMU
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Nadia's land, to Nadia : ROMANIA
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Caught on a rough surface : SNAGGED
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Where to find Upper Volta : AFRICA
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Less sophisticated : NAIVER
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Down at the heels : SEEDY
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Campus V.I.P. : DEAN
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Originated : STEMMED
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Against the law : ILLEGAL
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Listener's phrase : ISEE
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Radio character : AMOS
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In a bad way : ILLY
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Crocus or gladiolus : IRID
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Very bad or very good : TERRIFIC
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Lapwing : PEWIT
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Soap-boxers : ORATORS
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Mosque tower : MINARET
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___ ex machina : DEUS
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Torrent : NIAGARA
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George and T. S. : ELIOTS
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King or czar : DYNAST
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Put in order : SORTED
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Skin diver's weapon : SPEAR
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Tea cake : SCONE
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Suffix with depend and superintend : ENCE
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Spheres : ORBS
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Linguists' org. : MLA
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Cur: Var. : MUT

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

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