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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
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V.I.P. in Belgrade : TITO
5
Get out! : SCRAM
10
Applaud : CLAP
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Cameo mineral : ONYX
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New moon, e.g. : PHASE
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Immense : HUGE
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Land measure : ACRE
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Easy wins : ROMPS
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Concerning : INRE
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Subject of the Kalbs' book : HENRYKISSINGER
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Links item : TEE
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Lets up : CEASES
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Ladle : DIPPER
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Graph : CHART
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These make scents : ODORS
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Book of the Bible : JOEL
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Baron in "Der Rosenkavalier" : OCHS
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Slight : MERE
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Flower part : SEPAL
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Stimulate : WHET
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Hash-house sign : EATS
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Angler's action : CAST
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Creeper : SNAIL
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Asinine : INANE
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Wine shop : BISTRO
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Heavy : LEADEN
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Stein : MUG
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French political song : INTERNATIONALE
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Jacket : ETON
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Valuable wood : EBONY
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Shreds of threads : LINT
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Bivouac dwelling : TENT
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Lace again : RETIE
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Prefix with Chinese or European : INDO
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Pyrite and siderite : ORES
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Mount : STEED
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Trial run : TEST
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MacDowell's "___ Wild Rose" : TOA
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Ruler division : INCH
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Nineveh's partner : TYRE
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Team members : OXEN
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More nimble : SPRYER
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Stifle : CHOKE
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Branches : RAMI
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Vipers : ASPS
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Navy bugler's "come-and-get-it" : MESSCALL
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Sections of N.Y., S.F., etc. : CHINATOWNS
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Respiratory organs : LUNGS
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Concur : AGREE
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Equals : PEERS
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1, 66, etc.: Abbr. : RTES
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Suffix for cash : IER
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Astro or Teapot : DOME
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Light bulb, in comics : IDEA
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Said is one : PORT
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Adams and Adams : PRESIDENTS
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Grove : COPSE
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"The ___ is on!" : HEAT
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Racine or Rousseau : JEAN
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Light talk : CHAT
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Fortune's child : HEIR
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Historic French town : STLO
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Radar devices : SCANNERS
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Indicator : SIGN
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Father of Abner : NER
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Lifted up : BUOYED
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Command at sea : LIETO
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Step into : ENTER
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Compensate : ATONE
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___ ball (19th-century missile) : MINIE
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Aid criminally : ABET
52
Lug : TOTE
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Came to earth : ALIT
54
Short letter : LINE
55
Wraps up : ENDS
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Two-year-old : TOT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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