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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Tuesday, August 20, 1991

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, 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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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,260

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Across
1
Biblical book : ACTS
5
Autocrat : TSAR
9
Pundit : SWAMI
14
Memorable Belgian composer-singer : BREL
15
Sicilian smoker : ETNA
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Desirous : EAGER
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Vernon Duke tune: 1935 : AUTUMNINNEWYORK
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Bird's morsel : BERRY
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Get the goose ready : FATTEN
22
Mortarboard pendants : TASSELS
24
Bordoni and Papas : IRENES
28
Mao follower : TSE
29
High-seas alert : SOS
30
Egg: Comb. form : OVI
31
Bird life : ORNIS
34
Industrial staple : OIL
35
Actor Guinness : ALEC
36
Romberg musical: 1945 : UPINCENTRALPARK
39
Alain's dream : REVE
40
Knick foe : NET
41
Wee : TEENY
42
A Gershwin : IRA
43
Messy place : STY
44
Nails holder : KEG
45
Deli section : SALAMI
47
French encyclopedist-philosopher : DIDEROT
51
Like cheaters' dice : LOADED
53
Festival site in ancient Greece : NEMEA
55
Quondam Empire State nine : BROOKLYNDODGERS
59
Senseless : INANE
60
Myanmar, Kampuchea, etc. : ASIA
61
Fields, to Nero : AGRI
62
Napoleon creator : BAKER
63
Buck, e.g. : DEER
64
Songs of sorts : LAYS
Down
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Rhyme scheme for a quatrain : ABAB
2
Vinegar vial : CRUET
3
Aquarium favorite : TETRA
4
Bad-mouths : SLURS
5
Gymnast's goal : TEN
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Choke : STIFLE
7
Sten and Karenina : ANNAS
8
Babble bellicosely : RANT
9
Places for certain turtles : SEWERS
10
"Red River" star : WAYNE
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Past : AGO
12
Matelot's milieu : MER
13
Annoy : IRK
18
William Blake was one : MYSTIC
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Bleached : ETIOLATED
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Basic : ESSENTIAL
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Fireballer Ryan : NOLAN
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Partner of each : EVERY
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Ill : SICK
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Letter opener : SIR
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Covent Garden attraction : OPERA
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Yale, to Harvard : RIVAL
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Bangkok-to-Hanoi dir. : NNE
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Hubbell teammate : OTT
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Rue Morgue murderer : APE
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"Exodus" author : URIS
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Old Guard commander at Waterloo : NEY
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"Sleepy Hollow" tale : LEGEND
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Informal party : SMOKER
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Tyke : KIDDIE
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Unaccompanied : ALONE
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Meatheaded : DENSE
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Like Lear : REGAL
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Last word : OMEGA
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Kind of cloth : TERRY
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Pair : DYAD
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Trade-arrangement phrase : ASIS
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Highchair wear : BIB
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Genetic factor : RNA
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Roble or durmast : OAK
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Bireme implement : OAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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