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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Monday, July 14, 1980

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,206
Across Down
1. Elec. units : AMPS
5. Midshipman : CADET
10. Dernier ___ : CRI
13. Sahl : MORT
14. Crockett's last stand : ALAMO
15. Antagonists : FOES
16. "Barnum" or "Camelot" : BROADWAYMUSICAL
19. Walking ___ (ecstatic) : ONAIR
20. Schubert work : SERENADE
21. Obligation : DEBT
24. Harold of the comics : TEEN
25. N.B.A. official : REF
28. Set standard : NORM
30. Links wood : DRIVER
34. Application : USE
35. Kringle : CLAUS
37. Fodder holder : SILO
38. "West Side Story" lyricist : STEPHENSONDHEIM
42. Decorative metalware : TOLE
43. Biblical mountain : SINAI
44. "Scots ___ hae . . . " : WHA
45. Meager : SPARSE
48. May or Ann : CAPE
49. Arizona State's ___ Devils : SUN
50. Odious : VILE
52. Kind of file : RASP
54. Lady Amherst's ___ : PHEASANT
58. Remove : ERASE
62. Hit tune by 38 Across : SENDINTHECLOWNS
65. This has its highs and lows : TIDE
66. Star of "Kismet," "Oklahoma!," etc. : DRAKE
67. Cop's domain : BEAT
68. Grads-to-be : SRS
69. Top playwright of the Irish Renaissance : SYNGE
70. Successful gambler's asset : EDGE
1. Ancient pulpit : AMBO
2. Poetic time of day : MORN
3. Outrigger for an Indonesian : PROA
4. Sober as a judge : STAID
5. Corvine call : CAW
6. Mode or king predecessor : ALA
7. Werfel's "The Forty ___ of Musa Dagh" : DAYS
8. Robert ___ Sherwood : EMMET
9. Took the show on the road : TOURED
10. Letitia Primrose in "On the 20th Century" : COCA
11. Scan : READ
12. " . . . this scepter'd ___": Shak. : ISLE
15. From Helsinki : FINNISH
17. Soak : DRENCH
18. Crystal-baller : SEER
22. Tree trunk : BOLE
23. Prefix with form or port : TRANS
25. Parasitic fungi : RUSTS
26. Prohibit at the bar : ESTOP
27. "I ___ Song Coming On" : FEELA
29. Frederick Loewe's forte : MUSIC
31. Opinions : VIEWS
32. Yale or Root : ELIHU
33. Type face : ROMAN
36. Detection device : SONAR
39. Spread through : PERVADE
40. California valley : NAPA
41. Engine or fuel : DIESEL
46. "In Spain they say ___" : SISI
47. Cousins of dik-diks : ELANDS
51. Bookkeeper's item : ENTRY
53. Investigation : PROBE
54. Attention-getting sounds : PSTS
55. Scion : HEIR
56. Millay's candle had two : ENDS
57. Word for comparisons : THAN
59. Overwhelmed : AWED
60. Nylon problem : SNAG
61. Puzzler's favorite Italian family : ESTE
63. Hosp. test : EKG
64. School mark : CEE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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