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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Tuesday, September 30, 1986

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, 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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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,475

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Inhales suddenly : GASPS
6
A son of Eliz. II : CHAS
10
Greek letters : PSIS
14
Native Alaskan : ALEUT
15
Monthly mailing : RENT
16
C.P.A. : ACCT
17
Pocahontas's spouse : ROLFE
18
Church calendar : ORDO
19
Zeus's mother : RHEA
20
Western superstar : BUFFALOBILLCODY
23
N.C. college : ELON
24
Repeat : ECHO
25
Ascot distances : METRES
28
Ancient kingdom in España : CASTILLA
32
Kabul coin: Abbr. : AGH
33
Use source books : REFER
35
Barrie baddie : SMEE
36
Vexes : IRES
38
A Peace Prize winner: 1978 : SADAT
40
Shakespearean villain : IAGO
41
Triton : NEWT
42
Early stringed instrument : REBEC
44
Marathon, e.g. : RUN
45
Shocks : STARTLES
48
Bad stretches : SLUMPS
50
Bona fide : REAL
51
Winged : ALAR
52
Western superstar : HOPALONGCASSIDY
59
Jack of westerns : ELAM
60
Time frame : YEAR
61
Cougars : PUMAS
62
Schweinfurt senior : ALTE
63
Mustachioed Surrealist : DALI
64
Pass over : ELIDE
65
A memorable Bert : LAHR
66
W.W. I plane : SPAD
67
Librarian's device : DATER
Down
1
Dress : GARB
2
Baseball brother : ALOU
3
Ego : SELF
4
Globefish : PUFFER
5
Coleman or Raines : STEALER
6
Copy Columbo : CROON
7
Bandleader Alpert : HERB
8
"The King ___" : ANDI
9
Certain fur pieces : STOLES
10
Board game : PARCHISI
11
Oater teacher : SCHOOLMARM
12
Kind of tea : ICED
13
Command to Fido : STAY
21
Is defeated : LOSES
22
D-day vessel : LCT
25
Conduits : MAINS
26
Plumed bird : EGRET
27
On ___ (furious) : THEWARPATH
28
Homophone for seeds : CEDES
29
Damascene, e.g. : ARAB
30
Give a ___ (boost) : LEGUP
31
Long stretches : AEONS
34
Menu : FARE
37
Headline type : STREAMER
39
Edison rival : TESLA
43
Hugged : CLASPED
46
Former chess champ : TAL
47
London firm : LLOYDS
49
Martyred British princess : URSULA
51
Bitter : ACRID
52
Improve : HEAL
53
Texan's stewpot : OLLA
54
A tide : NEAP
55
High time : GALA
56
Copy: Abbr. : IMIT
57
Fla. county : DADE
58
French flower : YSER

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 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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