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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Wednesday, July 22, 1981

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,579

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Across
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Append : ADD
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Quaffer's choice : LAGER
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Roster : LIST
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Arrange sails : TRIM
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Zola : EMILE
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"Render therefore ___ Caesar . . . " : UNTO
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Dolly of musical fame : LEVI
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Sauce for pasta : SALSA
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Shade of red : PUCE
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Broadway hit: 1957 : WESTSIDESTORY
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Tune from "A Little Night Music" : SOON
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More rational : SANER
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Alphonse's sidekick : GASTON
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Shade of brown : BEIGE
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Musical group : OCTET
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Vocalized "Send in the Clowns" : SANG
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Union in D.C. is one : STA
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Lyricist for 20 and 48 Across : STEPHENSONDHEIM
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Margin for milady : HEM
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"O! that way madness ___": King Lear : LIES
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Medicine: Comb. form : IATRO
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Criminally assists : ABETS
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Bacon piece : RASHER
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State in NE India : ASSAM
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Certain progeny : SONS
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Broadway hit: 1965 : DOIHEARAWALTZ
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Chesterfield or davenport : SOFA
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Mythological weeper : NIOBE
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Jug : EWER
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Hibernia : ERIN
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___ of thought : TRAIN
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Bell the cat : DARE
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Genteel repasts : TEAS
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Drug-yielding plant : SENNA
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Red and White of baseball : SOX
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About 32 million sq. mi. of water : ATL
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Famed name in stage lore : DREW
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Plunge : DIVE
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Teacher's plan : LESSON
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At full speed : AMAIN
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Try in vain to improve a lily : GILD
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Other : ELSE
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Put on a different task : REASSIGN
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Patti of "Evita" : LUPONE
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Harden : INURE
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French counterpart of U.S.M.A. : STCYR
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Kind of dance : TOE
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False move : MISSTEP
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Gear part : TOOTH
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Child's game : TAG
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Cry of surprise : GOSH
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Feat in France : ACTE
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The Main ___ (Broadway) : STEM
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First, second and third : BASES
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Biblical patriarch : ENOS
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In a ___ (upset) : SNIT
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Fourth man : SETH
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Weaken : TIRE
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Love, to Lucila : AMOR
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Gold and silver : ELEMENTS
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Sands or Ross : DIANA
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Swapped angry words : HASSLED
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Chinese and Japanese : ASIANS
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Humbug's partner : BAH
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Lady in "Ivanhoe" : ROWENA
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Idolize : ADORE
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Capital of Bulgaria : SOFIA
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Discoverer of a polio vaccine : SABIN
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English river : AIRE
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Reddish-brown horse : ROAN
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"___ the night before . . . " : TWAS
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Mostel : ZERO
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Scene shifter's concern : SET
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Harrison : REX

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

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