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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

SPACES AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, June 23, 1985

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 581 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, 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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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,011
Across
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On ___ (working well) : THEBEAM
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Hines of the 88 : FATHA
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Twain's Tom Canty : PAUPER
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Mad scramble : RATRACE
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Home of Odysseus : ITHACA
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Chafe : ABRADE
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Hilton Head Island sights : ESTATES
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Titanic's resting place : NORTHATLANTIC
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A relative : THE
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Sked letters : ETA
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Once, in Dundee : ANES
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Outer limits : RIMS
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"With ___ by his side . . . ": Shak. : ATE
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Aix-en-___ : PROVENCE
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Entertainer Falana : LOLA
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Classical contest : AGON
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Cougars : PUMAS
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Pilate's "Look!" : ECCE
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Jutlander : DANE
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Express contempt : SNORT
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Botanist's angle : AXIL
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Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Early invaders of Europe : HUNS
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Convivial : BOON
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Garden of the Gods site : COLORADO
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Wyo. sidekick : PARD
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At. no. 92 : URANIUM
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Okla. city : ARDMORE
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Mathematical quantity : PARAMETER
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Memorabilia : ANA
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Fishbowl occupant : IDE
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Klondike hopeful : GOLDMINER
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Bind : KNIT
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Velvety fabric : PANNE
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Hawks : MILITANTS
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"Twelfth Night" clown : FESTE
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Mars: Comb. form : AREO
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Sponges : PARASITES
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Half a sawbuck : FIN
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Hoad of tennis : LEW
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Cognomens : LASTNAMES
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Ukranian city : POLTAVA
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Retaliate : PAYBACK
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River of Hesse : EDER
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Prescriptions : FORMULAE
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Leakage : DOZE
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Teens, e.g. : AGES
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Role for Roz : MAME
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King mackerel : CERO
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Londoner's "billycock" : DERBY
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Woodpile word : CORD
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Add spirits : LACE
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Crocheter's measure : SKEIN
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Nev. city : ELKO
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Spore clusters : SORI
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An aim of education : LITERACY
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Hebrides sobriquet : MAC
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Canterbury's county : KENT
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TV's Anderson : LONI
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Chipper or chopper : AXE
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Sumac of Peru : YMA
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What Lie once led : UNITEDNATIONS
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Base figures : NONCOMS
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Eye part : RETINA
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Scrubs : ERASES
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Trespass : INTRUDE
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Root word : ETYMON
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Excellence or valor : ARETE
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Sennacherib's empire : ASSYRIA
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Waste compensation : TRET
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Mark's predecessor : HASH
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Room finisher : ETTE
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Bandeau, for short : BRA
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Van Gogh's "The Potato ___" : EATERS
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Chemist's comb. form : ACETO
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National park in 45 Across : MESAVERDE
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Back, in a way : FINANCE
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In a trice : ATONCE
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___-card monte : THREE
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Skimmers or sailors : HATS
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Drat, Dresden style : ACH
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Majorca's capital : PALMA
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Down with, in Dijon : ABAS
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Cafe vessel : URN
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Chile-Argentina natives : PATAGONIANS
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Publisher's employee : EDITOR
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Late : RECENT
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___ rod : AARONS
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Favus : TILE
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Southwestern steed : PALOMINO
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Outside: Comb. form : ECTO
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Battlefield "plants" : LANDMINES
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Erelong : ANON
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S.A. rodent : PACA
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Partner of a maritus : UXOR
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Like a claro : MILD
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Brain envelope : DURAMATER
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Tower : SOAR
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Swiss river : AARE
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Depressions : HARDTIMES
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___ Rabbit : BRER
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Conquered a cayuse : RODE
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Fenced in : PALISADED
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Shoshoneans : UTES
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Dyne or erg : UNIT
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Tal triumph : MATE
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She wrote "Memories of a Star" : POLANEGRI
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Tolkien creatures : ENTS
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Belted : GIRT
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Foster "Home" : KENTUCKY
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Oyster's feeler : PALP
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___ rug : AREA
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Tweed could be bought here : NEWYDRKCITY
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Pretense : MASK
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Cannes display : FILM
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Lead the pack : PACE
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Masters' warning : FORE
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Not industrious : LAZY
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Former Baltic Sea duchy : POMERANIA
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Sheltered on the Sargasso : ALEE
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Diverse: Comb. form : VARI
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Lots of time : AEON
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A Rockefeller nickname : BOBO
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Cliff feature : FACE
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Trunk lines? : AORTAE
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"Desserte" artist : MATISSE
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Retiring : DEMURE
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Kite : ELANET
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Direct a helmsman : CONN
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Old World finch : LINNET
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Detects : SCENTS
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One of the Maxwells : SEDAN
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Relaxed : LOOSE
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Neural conductors : AXONS
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Las Vegas pastime : KENO
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"Billy ___," 1963 film : LIAR
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"I Wanna Be ___ Man," Beatles song : YOUR
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2501, to Cato : MMDI
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On the Java : ASEA
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Actor Holt: 1918–73 : TIM
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Glee note : TRA
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Have a bawl : CRY

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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