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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Monday, July 4, 1983

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 334 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, 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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J
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A
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B
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S
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B
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A
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C
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H
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D
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O
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F
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F
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O
L
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O
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P
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S
H
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A
B
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J
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N
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W
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R
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S
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O
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A
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R
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P
R
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D
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C
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P
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E
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D
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N
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P
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S
T
R
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O
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A
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D
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A
L
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A
S
H
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I
R
R
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R
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C
H
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A
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R
D
H
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N
R
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Y
L
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T
O
T
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R
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D
A
N
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M
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S
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S
T
A
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T
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L
A
W
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G
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L
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D
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H
O
A
X
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F
A
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R
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W
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H
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P
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R
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F
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A
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T
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E
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T
H
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M
A
S
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J
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R
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R
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E
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E
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R
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A
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D
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M
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,291
Across
1
Pokes : JABS
5
One of three B's : BACH
9
Take off : DOFF
13
Butter substitute : OLEO
14
Turkish title of yore : PASHA
15
Qualified : ABLE
16
'76 signatory from N.J. : JOHNWITHERSPOON
19
Possess : OWN
20
Away from the wind : ALEE
21
Agra coin : RUPEE
22
Goad : PROD
23
Issue a summons : CITE
24
Narrow-minded teacher : PEDANT
27
Pony-express route : POSTROAD
31
Touched down : ALIT
32
"For want of ___ the horse . . . " : ASHOE
33
Kind of verb: Abbr. : IRR
34
'76 signatory from Va. : RICHARDHENRYLEE
38
Pram rider : TOT
39
Military fieldwork : REDAN
40
Frank Howard's boys : METS
41
This might spring from Springfield : STATELAW
43
Skates or skis : GLIDES
45
Dupe : HOAX
46
Kind of ball or play : FAIR
47
Puppy : WHELP
49
Jazz passage : RIFF
50
Lunched : ATE
53
Chief author of the Declaration : THOMASJEFFERSON
56
Ready for reaping : RIPE
57
Roof edges : EAVES
58
Architect Saarinen : EERO
59
16, 21, 65, etc. : AGES
60
Stain maker : DYER
61
Giant of yore : MAYS
Down
1
Moore of Polo Grounds fame : JOJO
2
Down, to a tar : ALOW
3
Aphra ___, first English woman professional writer : BEHN
4
John Quincy, to John : SON
5
Lessened : BATED
6
Davis Cup captain : ASHE
7
Guevara : CHE
8
Benjamin ___, '76 signatory from Va. : HARRISON
9
Neat; smart : DAPPER
10
Double-reed instrument : OBOE
11
Drifting ice mass : FLOE
12
Moor : FEN
14
Wrong Way Corrigan was one : PILOT
17
Caution : WARN
18
Owner of a notable 1849 mill : SUTTER
22
Forest track : PATH
23
Comedian Myron : COHEN
24
Hair lines : PARTS
25
Historian Samuel ___ Morison : ELIOT
26
Legal opinions : DICTA
27
Word of contempt : PSHAW
28
Blotto; stoned : OILED
29
Alpine crest : ARETE
30
Attire : DRESS
32
African antelope : ADDAX
35
Leaf interstice : AREOLA
36
Slipped back to evil ways : RELAPSED
37
Mythical Norse giant : YMIR
42
Students' assignments : THEMES
43
Fishers' spears : GAFFS
44
Biography topic : LIFE
46
"Spirit of '76" musician : FIFER
47
Loyalist's opponent in '76 : WHIG
48
"Old Ski-Nose" : HOPE
49
Dream for Denis : REVE
50
On the Red : ASEA
51
Synonym for Loyalist in '76 : TORY
52
A teammate of Stan the Man : ENOS
53
Musical syllable : TRA
54
First Chief Justice : JAY
55
Ad ___ (pertinent) : REM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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