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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Monday, June 30, 1980

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,192
Across
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Exchange fee : AGIO
5
Hone : STROP
10
G.I. fare : CHOW
14
Stack of wood : CORD
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Ho's partner : HEAVE
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Heavenly headgear : HALO
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Middleman who recruits skilled personnel: Slang : HEADHUNTER
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Last word, on occasion : AMEN
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"H. M. Pulham, ___": Marquand : ESQ
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Do some bookkeeping : ENTER
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Foul air : SMOG
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Touches lovingly : PATS
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Man of Manche : HOMME
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Garden pests : APHIDS
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Baylor Bears' home : WACO
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Smash and grab : ROB
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Gladden : CHEER
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African tribe : BANTU
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Wallace's Ben : HUR
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Do a comb job : TEASE
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___ of (free) : RID
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Greek letter : THETA
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Wrap-up : END
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Relatives of high-button shoes : SPATS
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Ancient : HOARY
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Parties, British style : DOS
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Mix salad : TOSS
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Bernadotte, Hammarskjöld et al. : SWEDES
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Dick and Schick : TESTS
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News story opener : LEAD
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Light collations : TEAS
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Moslem priests : IMAMS
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Snoop : SPY
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Fumbles : ERRS
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Radio receivers : HEADPHONES
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Ceremony : RITE
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Agave fiber : ISTLE
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Sweeney Todd, for one : ROLE
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Military meal : MESS
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Direct : STEER
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Pitcher : EWER
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Feel steady pain : ACHE
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"As Maine ___ . . . " : GOES
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Baghdad is its capital : IRAQ
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Like three or five : ODD
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Turns onto a new track : SHUNTS
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Camp equipment : TENTS
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Evaluate : RATE
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Certain tennis strokes : OVERHANDS
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Capita companion : PER
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Abyss : CHASM
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Shark, sea fish, bat or bird : HAMMERHEAD
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Spread this around at lunchtime : OLEO
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Anna May ___: 1907–61 : WONG
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Parts of barbers' chairs : HEADRESTS
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Chart segments : PIES
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When U.N. Day occurs : OCT
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Medicine-cabinet item : MOUTHWASH
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Strutted and fretted : ACTED
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Word form with barbital : PHENO
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Advantages on tracks : HEADSTARTS
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Attends, with "on" : WAITS
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Bizarre : OUTRE
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Donkey sounds : BRAYS
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Having the most nerve : BRASSIEST
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Gardened : HOED
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Kitchen implement : POT
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"___ Paratus," U.S.C.G. motto : SEMPER
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Curves : ESSES
50
Soup spoon : LADLE
51
Length of sentence : TERM
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City NW of Johnstown : ERIE
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One of a perfect pair : MATE
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Fuji's topper : SNOW
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Former Cosmos star : PELE
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Belgian river : YSER
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Towel word : HIS
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Miner's matter : ORE

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

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