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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Tuesday, June 7, 1977

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, 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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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,160
Across Down
1. V.I.P. in Belgrade : TITO
5. Get out! : SCRAM
10. Applaud : CLAP
14. Cameo mineral : ONYX
15. New moon, e.g. : PHASE
16. Immense : HUGE
17. Land measure : ACRE
18. Easy wins : ROMPS
19. Concerning : INRE
20. Subject of the Kalbs' book : HENRYKISSINGER
23. Links item : TEE
24. Lets up : CEASES
25. Ladle : DIPPER
29. Graph : CHART
31. These make scents : ODORS
32. Book of the Bible : JOEL
33. Baron in "Der Rosenkavalier" : OCHS
37. Slight : MERE
38. Flower part : SEPAL
39. Stimulate : WHET
40. Hash-house sign : EATS
41. Angler's action : CAST
42. Creeper : SNAIL
43. Asinine : INANE
45. Wine shop : BISTRO
46. Heavy : LEADEN
49. Stein : MUG
50. French political song : INTERNATIONALE
56. Jacket : ETON
57. Valuable wood : EBONY
58. Shreds of threads : LINT
60. Bivouac dwelling : TENT
61. Lace again : RETIE
62. Prefix with Chinese or European : INDO
63. Pyrite and siderite : ORES
64. Mount : STEED
65. Trial run : TEST
1. MacDowell's "___ Wild Rose" : TOA
2. Ruler division : INCH
3. Nineveh's partner : TYRE
4. Team members : OXEN
5. More nimble : SPRYER
6. Stifle : CHOKE
7. Branches : RAMI
8. Vipers : ASPS
9. Navy bugler's "come-and-get-it" : MESSCALL
10. Sections of N.Y., S.F., etc. : CHINATOWNS
11. Respiratory organs : LUNGS
12. Concur : AGREE
13. Equals : PEERS
21. 1, 66, etc.: Abbr. : RTES
22. Suffix for cash : IER
25. Astro or Teapot : DOME
26. Light bulb, in comics : IDEA
27. Said is one : PORT
28. Adams and Adams : PRESIDENTS
29. Grove : COPSE
30. "The ___ is on!" : HEAT
32. Racine or Rousseau : JEAN
34. Light talk : CHAT
35. Fortune's child : HEIR
36. Historic French town : STLO
38. Radar devices : SCANNERS
42. Indicator : SIGN
44. Father of Abner : NER
45. Lifted up : BUOYED
46. Command at sea : LIETO
47. Step into : ENTER
48. Compensate : ATONE
49. ___ ball (19th-century missile) : MINIE
51. Aid criminally : ABET
52. Lug : TOTE
53. Came to earth : ALIT
54. Short letter : LINE
55. Wraps up : ENDS
59. Two-year-old : TOT

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

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