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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Tuesday, June 28, 1983

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, 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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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,285
Across
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Jalopy : HEAP
5
Depression figure : OKIE
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"___, I'm Adam" : MADAM
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Dashiell contemporary : ERLE
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Supplication : PLEA
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Quarters : ABODE
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Pinocchio, at times : LIAR
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TV sleuth : PERRYMASON
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Strong-flavored tobacco : PERIQUE
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Moon-vehicle unit : LEM
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Poetic palindrome : ERE
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Wrinkle-faced dogs : PUGS
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Indiscretions : LAPSES
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Reach : ATTAIN
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German university city : HALLE
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"Pajama Game" star : RAITT
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Single-handed : SOLO
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N.L. club : REDS
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Qualified : ABLE
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Do library work : RENEW
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Indian peasant : RYOT
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Fag : BUTT
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Nice times : ETES
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Capp's Lena : HYENA
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Nervous : ITCHY
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Makeup item : POWDER
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One-time N.A. nomad : APACHE
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Lovely lass : PERI
51
Humdinger : PIP
52
Mag. items : ADS
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Shipment from Fla. : ORANGES
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Boundaries : PERIMETERS
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Tropical nut : KOLA
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Make amends : ATONE
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Glee-club member : ALTO
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Mischievous Norse deity : LOKI
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Bowlers' surfaces : LANES
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Valley, in place names : GLEN
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Ideal location : EDEN
Down
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Aide's forte : HELP
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Homophone for eerie : ERIE
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Winglike : ALAR
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Itinerant : PERIPATETIC
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Controvert : OPPUGN
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Paintings of a 20th-century Swiss : KLEES
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Suffix with cloth : IER
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Monroe or Hines : EARL
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Animal classification : MAMMAL
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Camel-hair garment : ABA
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Medicates : DOSES
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Venerate : ADORE
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First Egyptian king : MENES
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Tinged like an Oz road : YELLOW
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Admit defeat : QUIT
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Rinkey-dinks member in comics : PERRYWINKLE
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Spirited steed : ARAB
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Out of bounds : TABU
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Game ender in an arcade : TILT
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Pooh's love : HONEY
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Tap products : ALES
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Fourth man : SETH
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Ogled : EYED
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Wrapped up : DONE
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Paparazzi's prey : STAR
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Move back : RECEDE
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Kibbutz dance : HORA
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River to the North Sea : THAMES
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Human : PERSON
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Dismay : APPAL
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Michelangelo opus : PIETA
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Stage section : APRON
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Doorway, in Dijon : PORTE
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Kind of party : STAG
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Word of approval : GOOD
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Sommer of filmland : ELKE
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"Spahn and ___ and pray for rain!" : SAIN
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Chem. suffix : INE
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Architect's angle : ELL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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