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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Thursday, August 29, 1991

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { B F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, 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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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,269

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Across
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Wag : COMIC
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Baker's aide : ICER
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N.Z. parrots : KEAS
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Santa Anna conquest : ALAMO
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Knob : NODE
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"Winnie ___ Pu": Lenard : ILLE
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"The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
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Granny or bowline : KNOT
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Naldi of films : NITA
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"The Razor's Edge" author : SOMERSETMAUGHAM
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Barrel for herring : CADE
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Harm : INJURY
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Pulled the cork : OPENED
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Annual visitor : SANTA
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Peter, the pianist : NERO
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Oppositionist : ANTI
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Force forward : IMPEL
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Composer Lecuona : ERNESTO
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Free : RELEASE
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Treat ore : SMELT
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Author Angelou : MAYA
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Locale : SITE
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Net or Knick : CAGER
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Post-fight souvenir : SHINER
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Goldlike brass : ORMOLU
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Words said with a nod : ISEE
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"Key Largo" playwright : MAXWELLANDERSON
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"Nessun dorma," e.g. : ARIA
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Ore deposit : LODE
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Cut into two equal parts : HALVE
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Inheritor : HEIR
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Vronsky's beloved : ANNA
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Sidestep : AVOID
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Saharan : ARID
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Mind : HEED
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Garden interlopers : WEEDS
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Nasty fellows : CADS
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Supermarket item : OLEO
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Thank-you-___ (road bump) : MAAM
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Nagy of Hungary : IMRE
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Compel : COERCE
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Signed : INKED
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Struggle : CONTEST
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Jacob's brother by another name : EDOM
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Keep : RETAIN
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Authorizer of a 1611 Bible : KINGJAMESI
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Merchant Yale : ELIHU
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Splicing site : ALTAR
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Disreputable : SEAMY
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Begin's co-Nobelist : SADAT
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"___ They Sail," P. Newman film : UNTIL
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Singletons : ONES
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Short wave : PERM
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Lake in Ireland : ERNE
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Creator of "Bitter Sweet" : NOELCOWARD
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Light : AIRY
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Alaskan city : NOME
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Discomfort : PAIN
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Ferrara family : ESTE
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Villain's expression : LEER
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Hackneyed : STALE
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Alleviated 35 Down : EASED
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Girl guide of myth : ARIADNE
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Southern dialect : GULLAH
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Rustic TV variety show : HEEHAW
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D-day beach : OMAHA
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Less common : RARER
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Galba's 1013 : MXIII
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Golf great : SNEAD
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Trendle and Striker's ___ Ranger : LONE
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Critic's kudos : RAVE
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Wild plum : SLOE
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Roman poet : OVID
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Beatty and Buntline : NEDS

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

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