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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Wednesday, August 5, 1981

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,593

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"Show Boat" torch song : BILL
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Davenports : SOFAS
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Featured role in a chorus : SOLO
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Exchange premium : AGIO
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Demand, as payment : CLAIM
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Stuffy one : PRIG
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Gershwin tune: 1924 : SOMEBODYLOVESME
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Results of typists' errors : ERASURES
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Tennyson heroine : OENONE
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British gun : STEN
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Places on a RR : STAS
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TV talk groups : PANELS
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Thorpe, Zaharias et al. : ATHLETES
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Burning : AFIRE
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Pile for burning : PYRE
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Underdone : RARE
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Salty wife's man : LOT
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Noisy oil wells : ROARERS
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Dispute : ROW
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Olivier's title : LORD
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Attitude : VIEW
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Stiffen : TENSE
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Team coached by Chuck Noll : STEELERS
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More crowded : DENSER
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Elevator cages : CARS
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Midnight or Marvel: Abbr. : CAPT
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Kind of warrant : SEARCH
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Hitchcock forte : SUSPENSE
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Gershwin musical of the 20's : STRIKEUPTHEBAND
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Tupelo, for one : TREE
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Aromatic herb : ANISE
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Life sto. : BIOG
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Azov, Galilee, etc. : SEAS
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Iraqi money : DINAR
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Dresden's river : ELBE
Down
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Foundation : BASE
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Stravinsky : IGOR
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Capital of Peru : LIMA
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"The Most Happy Fella" composer : LOESSER
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Rodgers creations : SCORES
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"In ___ days . . . " : OLDEN
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Elves : FAYS
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Distress : AIL
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Not so jarring : SMOOTHER
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He wrote "The Faerie Queene" : SPENSER
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Approximately : ORSO
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Delineate : LIMN
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Molding with a snaky shape : OGEE
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Common suspect : BUTLER
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Entree item : VEAL
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Broadcast : STREW
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Grows dull : PALLS
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Stirring : AFOOT
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Saltpeter, in Suffolk : NITRE
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Lew of the movies : AYRES
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Mountain pools : TARNS
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Worn away : EROSE
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Ed Norton's milieu : SEWER
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What socks come in : PAIRS
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Business expenses : OVERHEAD
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Russian plain : STEPPE
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Belittles : DECRIES
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Site of a famous raid : ENTEBBE
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Need : LACK
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Clement Moore reindeer : DASHER
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___ rug (jitterbugs) : CUTSA
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Transportation for those in a hurry : SSTS
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Precinct : AREA
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Twirl : SPIN
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Tenpenny, e.g. : NAIL
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Supercilious one : SNOB
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Rim : EDGE
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Single: Prefix : UNI

Answer summary: 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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