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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Wednesday, August 3, 1955

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,227
Across
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Encourage to continue. : LEADON
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Dry measures. : BUSHELS
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Creature in "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." : OCTOPUS
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Canadian city. : ONTARIO
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Temperature, winds, etc. : CLIMATE
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Doting upon. : ADORING
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Companion of eggs. : HAM
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Boys. : LADS
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Places in office. : ELECTS
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Thérèse and Agnès: Abbr. : STES
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Inherent character. : NATURE
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Short sleeps. : CATNAPS
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Small glass container. : VIAL
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Inevitable. : FATAL
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Nora Kaye's specialty. : TOEDANCE
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Untouched by time. : AGELESS
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Fastening in place. : NAILING
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Tried again. : RETESTED
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Sen. Kefauver. : ESTES
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"To a Skylark" and "To the West Wind." : ODES
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Publish again. : REISSUE
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Salad fruit. : TOMATO
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Mussolini was one. : DUCE
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King Arthur's island paradise. : AVALON
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College classes. : LABS
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Agency of the '30's. : NRA
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Franco's party. : FALANGE
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Narrates. : RELATES
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Radio appurtenance. : ADAPTER
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Learned. : ERUDITE
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Breathe. : RESPIRE
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Closed. : SEALED
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Scottish lakes. : LOCHS
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Renown. : ECLAT
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Many ___ (often). : ATIME
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One of the DiMaggios. : DOM
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Iridescent gem. : OPAL
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Nodding, as a flower. : NUTANT
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Neckwear. : BOA
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Submarine's habitat. : UNDERSEA
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Woman's garment. : STOLE
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Quarry of the hounds. : HARE
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___ the Red. : ERIC
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Yarn fluff. : LINT
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Soaks: Dial. : SOGS
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Type of car. : SEDAN
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Law: Abbr. : STAT
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Symbol of the blindfolded goddess, Justitia. : SCALES
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Above. : UPON
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Beverages. : ALES
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Did a French dance. : VALSED
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First letter: Abbr. : INIT
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Skin affection. : ACNE
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Sides of a triangle. : LEGS
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Game at Monte Carlo. : FARO
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Matured. : AGED
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Head: French. : TETE
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"___ et mon droit." : DIEU
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More powerful. : STRONGER
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Appear. : SEEM
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Use the phone. : DIAL
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Fixed gaze. : STARE
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Becomes serious. : SOBERS
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Italian banker after whom an annuity is named. : TONTI
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Up to the time of. : UNTIL
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Island SE of Greece. : CRETE
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Made less tense. : EASED
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From a distance. : AFAR
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___ mecum (go with me): Lat. : VADE
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Oh dear! : ALAS
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Nomad of Northern Europe. : LAPP
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Turn and twist. : SLUE
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Before. : ERE
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City in Oklahoma. : ADA

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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