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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Saturday, August 22, 1959

45-Down : Evergreen.

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

"Colloq." was lowercased in original 1-Across clue; capitalized it.

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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,690
Across
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First-rate: Colloq. : GRAND
6
Puritanical one. : BLUENOSE
14
Shark's hitchhiker. : REMORA
16
Jet. : AIRLINER
17
Worshiper. : ADORER
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Fastening tightly. : CLAMPING
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Magazine's make-up. : FORMAT
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Relatives. : KIN
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Mediocre. : SOSO
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National Guard. : MILITIA
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Toils. : NET
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Encouraging shout to the team. : GOGO
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Type of millinery. : SUNHATS
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Projecting roof. : OVERHANG
34
Zoo attraction. : HIPPO
38
Far from stern. : LENIENT
39
Playbill. : PROGRAM
41
Art gallery in Washington. : FREER
42
Summertime playground. : SEASHORE
43
Shore dinner item. : LOBSTER
46
Trumpeter. : SWAN
47
Scrod. : COD
50
Testifies. : DEPONES
52
Malodorous. : OLID
54
Long ___ of coincidence. : ARM
55
Be undaunted. : BEARUP
60
Modern hedonist's slang motto. : LIVEITUP
62
All. : ENTIRE
63
Fastidious. : OVERNICE
64
William the Conqueror was one. : NORMAN
65
Took offense. : RESENTED
66
Money in Abadan. : RIALS
Down
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German earl. : GRAF
2
Decorate anew. : REDO
3
Winged figure, in art. : AMOR
4
Standard. : NORM
5
Reverie. : DREAM
6
Support. : BACKING
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Adam's first wife, in mythology. : LILITH
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Muse of astronomy. : URANIA
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Symbol of Massachusetts. : ELM
10
Pinches. : NIPS
11
Soubise sauce ingredient. : ONION
12
Sound judgment. : SENSE
13
Rye fungus. : ERGOT
15
Craftsman. : ARTISAN
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Famous actor. : LUNT
24
Dumas character. : ATHOS
26
Play an outdoor game. : GOLF
27
Upside down. : OVER
28
Autry. : GENE
29
Bay window. : ORIEL
31
Expressions of longing. : SIGHS
33
King of Judea. : HEROD
35
Where the fo'c's'le is. : PROW
36
Brazilian rubber. : PARA
37
Augury. : OMEN
39
Hammer part. : PEEN
40
Epithet of Jonson. : RAREBEN
42
Danced to jazz tunes. : STOMPED
44
Scram! : BEATIT
45
Evergreen. : SPRUCE
47
Apricot or peach. : COLOR
48
Yellowish-green. : OLIVE
49
Does gainers. : DIVES
51
Madrileño. : SENOR
53
Streeter's "___ Mable." : DERE
56
Longfellow's bell town. : ATRI
57
Dante's terza ___. : RIMA
58
Eurasian range. : URAL
59
Ballpoints. : PENS
61
Traveler's place. : INN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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