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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

WIMBLEDONIA

New York Times, Sunday, June 21, 1992

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 593 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,566
Across
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Blow : JOLT
5
Site for Sir Flinders : RUINS
10
Agra airs : RAGAS
15
Hone : WHET
19
Ming nurse : AMAH
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Berkshire racecourse : ASCOT
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Lionize : EXALT
22
Unfinished : RUDE
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Singles champ: 1959-60 : MARIABUENO
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Singles champ: 1939 : BOBBYRIGGS
27
Site for light bites : SNACKBAR
28
Pun responses : MOANS
30
Wimbledon stats : LOSSES
31
Howard of musicals : KEEL
32
Pub pastime : DARTS
33
Money source : MINT
34
Used a prie-dieu : KNELT
36
Bristles : SETAE
37
Manual measure : HANDSPAN
41
Buonarroti creation : PIETA
42
Singles champ: 1937-38 : DONALDBUDGE
44
Blackbird : ANI
45
Socratic letters : ETAS
46
Lady of Lahore : RANI
47
Energy units : ERGS
48
Greens stroke : PUTT
49
Fam. member : REL
50
Three-time singles champ : JOHNMCENROE
54
Sportscasting commentator's forte : COLOR
55
In a plausible way : CREDIBLY
57
Put in order : ALIGN
58
Lourdes, e.g. : SHRINE
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Reputations : FAMES
60
Sediment : DREGS
61
Gloss : SHEEN
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Embroidery fabrics : SCRIMS
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Merengue, e.g. : DANCE
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Greedy ones : AMASSERS
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Circumspect : CHARY
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Singles champ: 1955 : TONYTRABERT
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Quilting activity : BEE
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Optimistic : ROSY
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Hit the ceiling : RAGE
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Lose control : SNAP
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Shrovetide follower : LENT
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Choler : IRE
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Three-time singles champ : BORISBECKER
81
Pouters' pads : COTES
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Speak at length : PERORATE
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"My Name Is ___ Lev": Potok : ASHER
85
Gold cup, e.g. : PRIZE
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Use a bucket : LADE
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Producer of 10 Across : SITAR
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Grief : WOES
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Underscore : ACCENT
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Malice : VENOM
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Lawyer's work : CASELOAD
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Three-time singles champ : CHRISEVERT
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Singles champ: 1950 : BUDGEPATTY
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Delayer at Wimbledon : RAIN
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Beachcomber's tool : SIEVE
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Baby moray : ELVER
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Bucs or Cubs : NINE
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Gael : ERSE
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Acuminate : TAPER
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Forays : RAIDS
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Those, in Tijuana : ESOS
Down
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Pickles : JAMS
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Masqat is its capital : OMAN
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Pasternak heroine : LARA
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Dense groves : THICKETS
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Joiner's groove : RABBET
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Customary : USUAL
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Fridge unit : ICER
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Com preceder : NON
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Plant openings : STOMATA
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Gave a discount to : REBATED
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Dendrites' counterparts : AXONS
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Chews the rag : GABS
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Vestry garb : ALB
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Editorial touches : STYLINGS
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Carpi : WRISTS
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Kisses' companions : HUGS
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Slight lead : EDGE
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___ Durbeyfield, Hardy heroine : TESS
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Cub Scout pack leader : AKELA
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"La ___," 1950 film : RONDE
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Uttered : ORAL
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Suit fabric : DENIM
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Actress Evans : MADGE
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Check booster : KITER
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Singles champ: 1960 : NEALEFRASER
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Liston the pug : SONNY
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Cherokee's cousin : HURON
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First women's champ: 1946 : PAULINEBETZ
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Composer Bruckner : ANTON
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British import from Chile : NITRE
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Makeup master Westmore : PERC
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Arlene and Roald : DAHLS
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Growlers : BERGS
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Bench wear : ROBES
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Hits the books : PORES
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Netman Connors : JIMMY
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Big-top employee : CARNY
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Pick : ELECT
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Mali neighbor : NIGER
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Hope holder : CHEST
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Milk source : DAIRY
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On the ball : SHARP
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Jutlanders : DANES
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Insult : SMEAR
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Cash substitute : SCRIP
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Assignment : CHORE
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It gits along : DOGIE
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Dogpatcher : ABNER
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Actress Adorée : RENEE
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Court units : SETS
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Patisserie item : TARTE
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Quiz show M.C., e.g. : ASKER
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Automotive tryout : ROADTEST
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"Daily Planet" employee : LOISLANE
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Breakfast choices : BRANS
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Actress Fay: 1892-1968 : BAINTER
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Last word of Missouri's motto : ESTO
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Cartridge holder : CHAMBER
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Move like ivy : CREEP
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Liquid fat : OLEINE
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Models or puzzles : POSERS
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Forte of 77 Across : SERVE
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Engaged in : WAGED
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Ranch unit : ACRE
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Singe : CHAR
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Collinsworth of N.F.L. fame : CRIS
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Barkley's sobriquet : VEEP
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Nero's 406 : CDVI
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Singer Redding : OTIS
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___ time (never) : ATNO
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Applies henna : DYES
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___ Appia : VIA
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Diminutive suffix : ULA

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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