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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Thursday, August 31, 1989

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,541
Across
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Burden : LOAD
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"Get outa here!" : SCRAM
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The Swedish Nightingale : LIND
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Sidle : EDGE
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Amish pronoun : THINE
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Anytime : EVER
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Low card : FOUR
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White-water bobbers : RAFTS
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Ind. city : GARY
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Beery-Cooper film: 1934 : TREASUREISLAND
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Knick's rival : NET
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Gossip, perhaps : CHAT
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Gulfweed : SARGASSO
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Weak : ANEMIC
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Island group off New Guinea : AROE
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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Old English letter : EDH
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Lamarr film: 1948 : LETSLIVEALITTLE
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Cuban counting word : UNO
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Passive : INERT
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Mythical hawk : ARES
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Runway surface : TARMAC
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Least extensive : SHORTEST
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Adjective suffixes : INES
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Held office : SAT
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Harvey-Ireland film: 1972 : ESCAPETOTHESUN
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Ananais : LIAR
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Social group : TRIBE
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Track star Henry : RONO
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Jason's craft : ARGO
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Artificial fabric : ORLON
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Alter MSS. : EDIT
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Prexy's aide : DEAN
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Gave an X to : RATED
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Prom partner : DATE
Down
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End or hand preceder : LEFT
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Reputation : ODOR
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Chills and fever : AGUE
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Drives batty : DERANGES
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Wing supports : STRUTS
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Singe : CHAR
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Plentiful : RIFE
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Nip-up : ANTIC
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Base diner : MESSHALL
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Envoy : LEGATE
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Lendl of tennis : IVAN
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Lunkhead : NERD
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Saharan : DRY
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Expanse : SEA
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Hilo porch : LANAI
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Port du ___ cheese : SALUT
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Battle zone : ARENA
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Dynamo part : ROTOR
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Ballesteros of golf : SEVE
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Lulus : ONERS
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Verse for Keats : METRE
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Loafs : IDLES
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Strongbox : CHEST
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Solemn promise : OATH
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Rain-forest plant : LIANA
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One who ingests : INCEPTOR
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Alger's "___ Tom" : TATTERED
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Millionth part of a meter : MICRON
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Belgian city : OSTEND
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Crowd support : RAH
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Father Junipero : SERRA
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Joyce's land : EIRE
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Grandiose tale : SAGA
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Joust : TILT
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Navigational system : OBOE
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Black and white, e.g. : SODA
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Military group : UNIT
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Sharp item, sometimes : NOTE
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Stripling : LAD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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