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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Monday, June 5, 1989

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,454

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Across
1
Singer Elliot : CASS
5
Mideast rulers : EMIRS
10
An anagram for team : MEAT
14
Dos y seis : OCHO
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Pissarro contemporary : MONET
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Russian saint : OLGA
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Tea sweetener : BROWNSUGAR
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Fabulist : LIAR
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Naturalist Charles : BEEBE
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One in opposition : RESISTER
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Bring home the bacon : EARN
25
Medieval blade : SNEE
26
Salutes : HELLOS
28
Kampala native : UGANDAN
32
"2001: A Space Odyssey" star : DULLEA
33
Spheres : ORBS
34
Arikara : REE
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Just : ONLY
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Night on the town : SPREE
38
Caesar and Stone : SIDS
39
III x LXVII : CCI
40
Command to Fido : STAY
41
Still-life objects : APPLES
43
Jewish months : SHEBATS
45
Knitters' woes : SNARLS
46
Burden : ONUS
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Peon's predecessor : ESNE
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Crib spread : COVERLET
51
Goalie's credits : SAVES
55
Diner order : JAVA
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Irregularly shaped piece of furniture : KIDNEYDESK
58
Route to Roma : ITER
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Provide (with) : ENDUE
60
Kett of comics : ETTA
61
Skeletal : BONY
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"The Second Coming" poet : YEATS
63
Cheer : ROOT
Down
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Career .367 hitter : COBB
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Homestead segment : ACRE
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Sabot : SHOE
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Salt pork : SOWBELLY
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Bad ___, German spa : EMS
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Laments : MOURNS
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"Picnic" playwright : INGE
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Give new confidence to : REASSURE
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Tall, skinny fellers : STRINGBEANS
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Lavalike : MOLTEN
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Medium for Pasteur : AGAR
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Swabbie : TAR
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Fraser of tennis : NEALE
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Vastnesses : SEAS
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Thanksgiving favorite : ROASTTURKEY
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Suspicion; guess : HUNCH
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"___ Rhee," 1865 song : ELLIE
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Kind of sergeant : DRILL
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Culex's kin : AEDES
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Drumnadrochit's loch : NESS
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Severinsen and Holliday : DOCS
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Kid ___, famed jazzman : ORY
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Dice shooter's strip : PASSLINE
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Farm implement : SPREADER
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Balanced : SANE
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Li'l Abner's mammy : PANSY
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Flaubert heroine : BOVARY
45
Metal fastener : SETNUT
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Roman statesman : CATO
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Chamber in a pizzeria : OVEN
50
Snorri's stories : EDDA
52
Oval Office act : VETO
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"___ Perpetua," Idaho's motto : ESTO
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Card game for three : SKAT
55
Triangular sail : JIB
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M.I.T. grads : EES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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