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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Wednesday, August 16, 1989

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, 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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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,526
Across
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Salt : TAR
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Additionally : ALSO
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Out-of-date : PASSE
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___ Fjord at Iceland : AXAR
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Arikaras : REES
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Wahine hi : ALOHA
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"La Bohème" role : MIMI
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Bonifaces' domains : INNS
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Fence pickets : PALES
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Old horse : PLUG
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Happy tune, by Harry Woods: 1927 : SIDEBYSIDE
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Classify : ASSORT
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Nero's route : ITER
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Get wind of : LEARN
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Derisive people : GIBERS
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Bewildered : ATSEA
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Harbach of Tin Pan Alley : OTTO
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Zone : AREA
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Sad song, by Walter Donaldson: 1930 : LITTLEWHITELIES
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Dill of old : ANET
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Voice disapproval : JEER
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Luges : SLEDS
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Nap : REPOSE
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Leave off : CEASE
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XIV x XXV : CCCL
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Play hob with toy trains : DERAIL
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Sweet song, by Webster and Fain: 1953 : SECRETLOVE
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___ time (pronto) : INNO
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Eva or Juan : PERON
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Runs a tab : OWES
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Bear down on : NEAR
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Sneak off romantically : ELOPE
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Pique : SNIT
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Christie or Karenina : ANNA
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Diamond, pearl, etc. : TYPES
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Medieval domestic : ESNE
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Louganis rating : TEN
Down
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___ Bay Buccaneers : TAMPA
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Leafstalk angles : AXILS
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Neural branch : RAMUS
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Bristlelike appendage : ARISTA
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___-Lenape Indians : LENI
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Melancholic song, by Sondheim: 1973 : SENDINTHECLOWNS
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Caucasus native : OSSET
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Ancient writings : PAPYRI
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Sigher's word : ALAS
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Arias : SOLI
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Storage place : SHED
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Vacationer's delight : EASE
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Verdi opera : RIGOLETTO
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Sired : BEGOT
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Substantial : REAL
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Poet laureate: 1715-18 : ROWE
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"Les Sylphides" figure : BALLERINA
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N.Y. canal : ERIE
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Clarinet insert : REED
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Smart talk : SASS
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Controversial pesticide : ALAR
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Antler part : TINE
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Action : STEP
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Moped part : TIRE
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Boot : EJECT
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Actual being : ESSE
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Tantrums in public : SCENES
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"___ Fideles" : ADESTE
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Finish a run on Broadway : CLOSE
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About : ANENT
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Empty-headed : INANE
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Radar's cousin : LORAN
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Small barracuda : SPET
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Evasive : EELY
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Rural payoff : CROP
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Hitchcock thriller : ROPE
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Ore carrier : VEIN

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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