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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Tuesday, July 21, 1959

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,658
Across
1. Nobel Prize novelist, 1930. : LEWIS
6. Connecticut Senator. : BUSH
10. Adjective suffix meaning "of." : ATIC
14. Make ___ of (bungle). : AHASH
15. Rulers: Abbr. : EMPS
16. Monk parrot. : LORO
17. Zangwill's term for America, 1908. : MELTINGPOT
19. Loyal: Scot. : LEAL
20. Spectacle in "Around the World." : BULLFIGHT
21. "Silence is golden." : MOTTO
22. Active volcano. : ETNA
23. Translator of the Bible into German. : LUTHER
24. Hesitate in speaking. : HAW
27. Royal house of England. : YORK
29. Egyptian dancing girl. : ALME
30. Matured. : AGED
32. Broker. : MIDDLEMAN
36. Great river. : NILE
37. Chief Justice in Dred Scott Case. : TANEY
38. Reputation. : NAME
39. Burning Tree. : GOLFLINKS
41. Musical group. : TRIO
42. Vienna, to Germans. : WIEN
43. Quarrel. : SPAT
46. Cognizance. : KEN
47. Knitted fabric. : TRICOT
49. Sweet scent. : ODOR
51. Colophony. : ROSIN
52. Slingshots. : CATAPULTS
57. Hurt. : ACHE
58. Commercial seiner in Gulf waters. : SHRIMPBOAT
59. At which. : WHEN
60. Purposes. : AIMS
61. Run away. : ELOPE
62. For fear that. : LEST
63. Sound of hard impact. : WHAM
64. Revive. : RENEW
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1. Innocent child. : LAMB
2. Roman's "alas!" : EHEU
3. Part of a house. : WALL
4. Agave fiber. : ISTLE
5. Tricky. : SHIFTY
6. Third word in a counting-out rhyme. : BEGGARMAN
7. Exclamation of doubt. : UMPH
8. Name for a Dalmatian. : SPOT
9. Predecessor of D. D. E. : HST
10. Share. : ALLOTMENT
11. Come up to scratch. : TOETHEMARK
12. Wrathful. : IRATE
13. Vivid quality. : COLOR
18. Boy: Span. : NINO
21. Largest island of the Hebrides. : MULL
23. British title. : LADY
24. Knack or method of use. : HANG
25. Exchange premium. : AGIO
26. Friendly invocations. : WELLWISHES
28. Quirks. : KINKS
31. Lacking. : DEFICIENT
33. Tyranny. : DESPOTISM
34. Girl friend: Fr. : AMIE
35. Glow lamp gas. : NEON
37. Delicate hue. : TINT
40. Ponce de ___. : LEON
44. He lived 930 years. : ADAM
45. Tall hat. : TOPPER
47. Dragnet. : TRAWL
48. Rock: Fr. : ROCHE
50. Coin in Red Square. : RUBLE
52. The Chinese foot, 14.1 inches. : CHIH
53. Weapons: Lat. : ARMA
54. Diver. : LOON
55. Type of recorder. : TAPE
56. Boiled dinner. : STEW
58. Cutting tool. : SAW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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