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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

PARTICIPIAL PUNS

New York Times, Sunday, August 10, 1986

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,424
Across
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W Afr. republic : LIB
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Awed chap : GAPER
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W.W. I plane : SPAD
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Applies : USES
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Maui or Molokai : ISLE
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Where Black Bears study : ORONO
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Audience response : HAND
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Kindergarten hazards? : STUMBLINGBLOCKS
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Exhaust, as strength : DRAIN
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Taurus cluster : PLEIADES
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Nautical home : BERTH
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Pullulated : TEEMED
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Puts in order : SETTLES
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Inclinations : BENTS
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Plat anew : REMAP
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Louganis score : TEN
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Bald eagle's cousin : ERNE
34
Greene or Shatner : CANADIAN
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"My Name Is ___ Lev": Potok : ASHER
40
Wee picnicker, after tasting spilled rye? : FLYINGANT
42
Blue Eagle monogram : NRA
43
Winter headwear : HOODS
44
Golfer Peete : CAL
45
Blame : ONUS
46
Composer of "Happy Days Are Here Again" : AGER
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Wing that can't fly : ELL
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Haylift? : RIDINGCROP
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Hasso of films : SIGNE
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Calm : MODERATE
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"Stormy Weather" composer : ARLEN
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Dress fabric : MADRAS
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Reflection : IMAGE
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Manifest : PLAIN
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Brief role : CAMEO
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Loses control : PANICS
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___ mind (considered) : HADIN
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Kind of Congressman : LAMEDUCK
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Perspective : ANGLE
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Buck going out with doe? : DATINGGAME
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Teacher's org. : NEA
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Cry of alarm : YIPE
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Filly's brother : COLT
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Passover feast : SEDER
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U.N. member : USA
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Don Juan's prize? : LOVINGCUP
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"Rinaldo" poet : TASSO
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Favorite boutique? : PETSTORE
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Young or Hale : ALAN
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Where to see olas : MAR
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Salad days : TEENS
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Horace, e.g. : ODIST
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Golfer Willie or Jimmy : TURNESA
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Unwilling : AVERSE
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Fire starter : FLINT
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Holes in space? : AIRVENTS
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Thierry's topper : BERET
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Crowds of typographers? : PRINTINGPRESSES
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Singer Ross : LANNY
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Roof section : EAVE
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Scandinavian : NORSE
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Bulrush : TULE
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Over and above : ELSE
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Zees' forerunners : WYES
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Asa and Thomas : GRAYS
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Gormandize : EAT
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Speech defects : LISPS
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Weaver's fiber : ISTLE
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Plant with four-lobed flowers : BLUET
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Kind of mean : GOLDEN
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Zodiacal sign : ARIES
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Lyrical Lily : PONS
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Siamese twin : ENG
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Highway ___ : ROBBERY
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Abbreviate : SHORTEN
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Covenants : PACTS
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Egyptian key of life : ANKH
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Shingle letters : DDS
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Illiterate : UNREAD
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Post office? : STAMPINGGROUNDS
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N.Y. canal : ERIE
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Convey : SEND
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Shed : EMITTED
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Plant problem : EDEMA
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Plantation crew : BALERS
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___-Lenape (Delaware Indians) : LENNI
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Jamboree units : TENTS
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Lawyer Melvin : BELLI
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Hoisted, as a flag : RANUP
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Decree : CANON
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N.B.A. site : ARENA
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Breathing passages : NARES
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Attention-getter : AHEM
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Han of "Star Wars" : SOLO
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Wrestlers' methods? : HOLDINGPATTERNS
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Diminish : FADE
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Bridge master : GOREN
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Refer to : CITE
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Played the paraclete : AIDED
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Shipment to a paper mill : RAGS
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Nita of the silents : NALDI
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Silo filler : GRAIN
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What limpets do : CLING
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Ditto : SAME
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Rousseau boy : EMILE
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Event for Atalanta : RACE
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Ball role : MAME
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A Reagan daughter : PATTI
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Something to break : CAMP
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Settle accounts : PAYUP
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Aromatic herb : ANISE
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Split : HALVE
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Mine gear : LAMP
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So-so grades : CEES
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N.Z. shrub or tree : KARO
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Swinging things : DOORS
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All bones : GAUNT
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Reasonable facsimile? : CLONE
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Antithesis of surfeit : STARVE
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Serious : EARNEST
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Author Gordimer and singer Conner : NADINES
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Flash : GLINT
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Studio department : CASTING
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Tranquil : SERENE
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Snappish : TESTY
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Guillemots : MURRES
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Oil source : OLIVE
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Half crocked : TIPSY
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Follow : ENSUE
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Inscribed pillar : STELA
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Resource : ASSET
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Fit : ABLE
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Meat order : VEAL
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Melee : FRAY
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Site of Shah Jahan's memorial : AGRA
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Pepe Le ___ of cartoons : PEW
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Easter preceder : NOR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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