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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Wednesday, July 19, 1989

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, 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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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,498

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Across
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Muslim faith : ISLAM
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Phi follower : CHI
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Motivate : STIR
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Its capital is Santiago : CHILE
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Risky, difficult situation : HOTPOTATO
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Links gem : EAGLE
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Cooks too long : OVERBAKES
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"Panama ___," Porter musical : HATTIE
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Western films : OATERS
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Pituitary hormone, for short : ACTH
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Ranch unit : ACRE
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Stack role : NESS
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"___ Boot" : DAS
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Quickly : PRESTO
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Hippo follower : DROME
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Goalies' areas : CREASES
38
Escape artists : ELUDERS
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Boss : HEADMAN
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Gold-watch recipient : RETIREE
43
Clobbered, à la David : SMOTE
44
Kiddie cot : CRADLE
48
Plunk preceder : KER
49
Comic Mort : SAHL
53
District : AREA
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Manage : TEND
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Scan again : REREAD
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Victoria's prince : ALBERT
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Begins to shoot : OPENSFIRE
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A Champion : MARGE
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American Indian's garment : MATCHCOAT
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Summum bonum : IDEAL
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Sheltered, in a way : ALEE
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Hopi's cousin : UTE
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Tall and thin : REEDY
Down
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Rocks, to a hood : ICE
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___ Na Na (entertainment group) : SHA
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Arch Oboler radio series : LIGHTSOUT
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Muslim deity : ALLAH
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Touch : MEET
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Option : CHOICE
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Remains suspended : HOVERS
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Believer: Suffix : ITE
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Condition : STATE
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Grabs : TAKES
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Brain passages : ITERS
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Betsy or Diana : ROSS
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Greg Norman is one : PRO
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Scottish resort : OBAN
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Swabbie : TAR
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Calculator : ADDER
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Frankie of the 88 keys : CARLE
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Emulate Dürer : ETCH
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Equal : PEER
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Mine line : ORE
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Late Middle Ages date : MDI
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Comfort : EASE
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Dewey or Nelson: Abbr. : ADM
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Purple-flowered shrub : SMOKETREE
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Consumed : EATEN
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McCarthy's wooden sidekick : SNERD
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___ hall, at a camp : REC
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Wheys of milk : SERA
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Noah's landing place : ARARAT
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Strike out : DELETE
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Dr. Jekyll's hangout : LAB
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Flower part : SEPAL
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Climber's challenge : ARETE
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Therefore : HENCE
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Tie : LASH
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Diamond deal : TRADE
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Capital of Italia : ROMA
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U.S.A.F. pilot's medal: Abbr. : DFC
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Arab chief : EMIR
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Chit : IOU
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Wander : GAD
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Cathedral town in England : ELY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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