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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Friday, September 27, 1957

45-Down : Term of endearment.

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Lou Sabin has 108 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 29 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
Louis Sabin is an alias for Lou Sabin.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,013
Across
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Rascal. : SCAMP
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Queen of Carthage. : DIDO
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Accurate. : TRUE
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Goodbye: Fr. : ADIEU
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Graceful, spirited horse. : ARAB
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Olympian lady. : HERA
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Floral emblem of N. H. : LILAC
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Dwarfs, children of the mist. : NIBELUNGS
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Poetic contraction. : TIS
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Ill-mannered fellows. : CADS
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Musical group. : SESTET
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Employ. : HIRE
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Chief timber of a vessel. : KEEL
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Knight of the Swan. : LOHENGRIN
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Units of force. : DYNES
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Ancient Hispania. : IBERIA
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Seines. : NETS
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Devour. : EAT
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Tailless amphibian. : TOAD
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Ship. : LINER
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Author of "Les Misérables." : HUGO
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Daughter of Loki. : HEL
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One: Ger. : EINE
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Worshiper. : ADORER
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English county. : ESSEX
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Verdi's "Troubador." : TROVATORE
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Italian man's name. : VITO
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French parent. : PERE
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Addison's associate. : STEELE
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Lakmé's "___ Song." : BELL
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Sweet ___. : PEA
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Admirer of a great composer. : WAGNERIAN
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Perfect. : IDEAL
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Wings on seeds. : ALAE
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Canal ___. : ZONE
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Looped rope. : NOOSE
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Pinochle play. : MELD
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Hungarian violinist and teacher. : AUER
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Factors, in biology. : GENES
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Give tang to. : SALT
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402. : CDII
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Feels poorly. : AILS
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___ culpa. : MEA
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Giacomo of opera. : PUCCINI
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Anger: Colloq. : DANDER
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Rainbow. : IRIS
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Small flounder. : DAB
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Stout. : OBESE
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In this or that manner: Colloq. : THUSLY
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Type of income. : RENT
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Impel. : URGE
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Direction. : EAST
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English university city. : LEEDS
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Bighorn sheep. : ARGALI
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Cattle. : HERD
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Leg part. : KNEE
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Flexible. : LITHE
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Musical instruments. : OBOES
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Cures. : HEALS
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Most intimate or secret. : INNER
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Nerve: Comb. form. : NEURO
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Keenly desirous. : EAGER
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Place of business. : STORE
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Fogg's forte. : TRAVEL
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Within. : INTO
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Host or guest: Fr. : HOTE
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Banish. : EXILE
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Term of endearment. : DARLING
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Tied, as a score. : EVENED
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First act on a program. : OPENER
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___ rima, verse form used by Dante. : TERZA
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Natated. : SWAM
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Story. : TALE
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Sans ___ (matchless): Fr. : EGAL
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Ruin, poetically. : BANE
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Mexican peasant. : PEON
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Comfort. : EASE
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Fermented beverages. : ALES
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Promissory note. : IOU
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Forest denizen. : DOE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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