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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Tuesday, September 3, 1991

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,274
Across
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Meerschaum : PIPE
5
Precious : DEAR
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Wild : FERAL
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Apartment, e.g. : UNIT
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Other : ELSE
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Pointed arch : OGIVE
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Find unready : CATCHFLATFOOTED
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A natatorial Williams : ESTHER
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More dilettantish : ARTIER
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Orals, e.g. : EXAM
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Sidekicks : PALS
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Lowe and Reiner : ROBS
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Bulldogs' alma mater : YALE
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Kruger and Graham : OTTOS
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Noted time : ERA
35
Name for a pooch : FIDO
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Colored-glass design : MOSAIC
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Prohibit : BAN
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Burdensome : ONEROUS
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___-Jo Joyner of Olympics fame : FLO
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Clear : UNCLOG
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Remedy : CURE
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Bog : FEN
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Ermine in summer : STOAT
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Assignment : TASK
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Capital of Phoenicia : TYRE
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Ten omers : EPHA
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Beginner : TIRO
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Fright or strong aversion : HORROR
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Comic Russell : NIPSEY
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Benefactor's activity : FOOTINGTHEBILLS
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Ethan or Gracie : ALLEN
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Troublesome deity : ERIS
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Merry king : COLE
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Baker's buy : YEAST
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Red news source : TASS
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Sail support : SPAR
Down
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Brownish purple : PUCE
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Claire and Balin : INAS
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The Great Commoner : PITT
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Does aquatints : ETCHES
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Benefactor's activity : DEFRAYING
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Building wing : ELL
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___ rule (generally) : ASA
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Bind afresh : RETAPE
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Unconfined : FOOTLOOSE
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"I" is their No. 1 letter : EGOISTS
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Ceremony : RITE
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State : AVER
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___ Zeppelin, rock group : LED
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Evil spell : HEX
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Brother : FRA
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Constructed : MADE
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Picture puzzle : REBUS
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Praying female figure : ORANT
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Casino patron's interjection : BANCO
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Spanish poet García ___ : LORCA
31
Pulled candy : TAFFY
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Houston pro footballer : OILER
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Teatime snack : SCONE
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Tec's clue, at times : FOOTPRINT
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Gloom : MURKINESS
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Eject : OUST
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Ophelia's brother : LAERTES
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Goal : TARGET
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Themes : TOPICS
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Sweetie : HON
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Tease; twit : RIB
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Gap : HOLE
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Oop's companion : OOLA
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Kind of sink : SLOP
56
Cinders of comics : ELLA
57
North Sea feeder : YSER
58
Wray of films : FAY
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Singer's syllable : TRA
60
Towel identification : HIS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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