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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Saturday, September 28, 1991

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, 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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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,299

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Across
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A "Gunga Din" star : JAFFE
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Blessing closing : AMEN
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Mulligatawny holder : TUREEN
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Woolly : LANATE
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"No Strings" composer-lyricist : RODGERS
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Twinkling : INSTANT
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Early wine vessel : AMA
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Defy customs : SMUGGLE
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___ Wood of boating fame : GAR
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O. Henry slept here : JAIL
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Dramatic device : IRONY
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Newsom or Rockefeller : BOBO
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Mixed up : ATSEA
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French pronoun : ILS
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Singing Simon : CARLY
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Roots : HOMELAND
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DEF's on some phones : THREES
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Parlor piece : WINGCHAIR
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Whole : INTACT
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Severe scull sessions? : OARDEALS
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"The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
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Evergreen : FIR
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Actress Terry : ELLEN
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Afford : LEND
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French legislative body : SENAT
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Golf's Ballesteros : SEVE
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Baseball's Roush : EDD
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Harold the candidate : STASSEN
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Arikara : REE
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A leatherworker : SLEEKER
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More courageous : STOUTER
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Domain : EMPIRE
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Obliterates : ERASES
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Copied : APED
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Leyte neighbor : SAMAR
Down
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A monotheistic religion : JUDAISM
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Bol. neighbor : ARG
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Charges : FEES
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Physicist's unit of length : FERMI
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Guarantor's activity : ENSURING
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Uses a trammel : ALIGNS
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Bold and brave : MANLY
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Otherwise, to Angus : ENSE
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Cole or Pendleton : NAT
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Spanish-rice ingredient : TOMATO
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Bengali poet: 1861-1941 : TAGORE
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Give authority to : ENABLE
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Hornsby's sobriquet : RAJAH
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An ancient city and a modern one : TROYS
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Valuable eagles : GOLDCOINS
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Nautical direction : LEEWARD
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Tuns : BARRELS
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Dodgson heroine : ALICE
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Reprimand : CHIDE
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Formicary dweller : ANT
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Dick Deadeye, e.g. : TAR
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Vexes : HARASSES
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Loafs : IDLES
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Ride : NEEDLE
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Two-seater : TANDEM
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More watchful : ALERTER
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Some receptions : LEVEES
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Cynic's look : SNEER
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Redoubtable : FEARED
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Cubic measure : STERE
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Pet fish : TETRA
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Bypass : SKIP
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Language specialist Chomsky : NOAM
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Govt. agency : EPA
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U.N. member : USA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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