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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Wednesday, June 21, 1989

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,470
Across
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Musical tag : CODA
5
Award : HONOR
10
Charles II's amour : NELL
14
"The Old Devils" author: 1986 : AMIS
15
Harden : INURE
16
Siouan : OTOE
17
Knocks : PANS
18
Breaks for the office crowd : LUNCHHOURS
20
Dowson and Lehman : ERNESTS
22
Beach : SEASIDE
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This, in Tijuana : ESTO
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Thirst quencher : ADE
25
Linguistic exercise : PARSING
28
Laundry machine : PRESSER
32
Serpent : ADDER
33
Collect : AMASS
35
Modernist : NEO
36
___ rags (Sunday best) : GLAD
37
Practical : UTILE
38
Gripe : CARP
39
Brunch : EAT
40
Ring ominously : KNELL
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Prima ___ evidence : FACIE
42
Parts of cars' steerage systems : TIERODS
44
Ignited : SPARKED
46
Flatter, in a way : APE
47
Melee : RIOT
48
Transmits : RENDERS
52
Rescue mission : AIRLIFT
55
Post-Communion get-togethers : BREAKFASTS
57
V.I.P. at Mecca : IMAM
58
Borodin's "Prince ___" : IGOR
59
Clio colleague : ERATO
60
Maui webfoot : NENE
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Juniors : SONS
62
Moshe of Israel : DAYAN
63
N.R.A., e.g. : ASSN
Down
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"Batman" prop : CAPE
2
Famed tentmaker : OMAR
3
Evening appointment : DINNERDATE
4
Took a reading : ASSESSED
5
"Lost Horizon" author : HILTON
6
Weight : ONUS
7
Wimple wearer, sometimes : NUN
8
Killer whales : ORCS
9
Prepare for an opening : REHEARSE
10
Parts of lariats : NOOSES
11
Needlecase : ETUI
12
Lady's man : LORD
13
___-majesté : LESE
19
Where the Acheron flows : HADES
21
Roil : STIR
25
Actress Debra : PAGET
26
Dwight's opponent : ADLAI
27
He beat the odds at Saratoga : GATES
28
Grows dull : PALLS
29
Kaffeeklatsches : SNACKTIMES
30
Weird : EERIE
31
Caught cows : ROPED
34
Wire measure : MIL
37
Kept on a diet : UNDERFED
38
Colony divided into two states : CAROLINA
40
Russian coin : KOPEK
41
Diamond decision : FAIR
43
Pilots' devices : RADARS
45
Brig : PRISON
48
Stats for Canseco : RBIS
49
Hence : ERGO
50
Light in the Loop : NEON
51
Poet Teasdale : SARA
52
"___ way to go!" : ATTA
53
Whiffs at the plate : FANS
54
D.C. agents : TMEN
56
Opinion : SAY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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