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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Wednesday, September 6, 1989

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, 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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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,547

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Across
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Matted wool : SHAG
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Stowe character : EVA
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Mr. Muscles : HEMAN
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Beneficiary of a sort : HEIR
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Actor Asther : NILS
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Straighten : ALINE
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Madame Bovary : EMMA
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Strike out : DELE
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Lariat : RIATA
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Vacation spot : DISNEYWORLD
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La Scala's N.Y. rival : MET
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Beauty : GEM
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Taiwan's capital : TAIPEI
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Novel by Fielding : AMELIA
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Jabber; prattle : BURBLE
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Jewish festival : PASSOVER
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Kilmer poem : TREES
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Sigma follower : TAU
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Link : NEXUS
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Nautical direction : AFT
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Violinist Morini : ERIKA
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Change the focus of : REDIRECT
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Pallas ___ : ATHENA
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Arden and Light : ENOCHS
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Battery terminals : ANODES
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Dottle component : ASH
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Gullet : MAW
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Vacation spot : SAINTTHOMAS
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Shake up : ALARM
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Bellow : ROAR
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Desdemona's detractor : IAGO
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IV x XXVII : CVIII
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Silkworm : ERIA
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Raisa's rejection : NYET
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Israeli port : HAIFA
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City lines : ELS
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Lares or Aesir : GODS
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Lean-to : SHED
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Half: Prefix : HEMI
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Purposes : AIMS
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Farms : GRANGES
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Keats opus : ENDYMION
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Prospect : VIEW
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Distribute : ALLOT
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In difficulty : HARDPUT
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Cantab's rival : ELI
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Vacation spot : MIAMIBEACH
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Stud player's stake : ANTE
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Trig : NEAT
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Evening, in Roma : SERA
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Lampreys : EELS
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Women's ___ : LIB
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Miscue : ERR
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Dissociated : APART
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Vacation spot : MAUIHAWAII
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State : AVER
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Certain jabs : LEFTS
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Superlative suffix : EST
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River in SW England : EXE
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Unfinished : RUDE
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Brighton break : TEA
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Nancy, Frank et al. : SINATRAS
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Keltner or Boyer of baseball : KEN
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Loss of the sense of smell : ANOSMIA
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___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
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Repetitious : ECHOING
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Huxtable or Rehan : ADA
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Innisfail : EIRE
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Midnight "music" : SNORE
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Airspeed number : MACH
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Part of T.A.E. : ALVA
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Shadow : TAIL
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Actress Virginia : MAYO
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Long in the tooth : AGED
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Topers : SOTS
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Er ___: Moroccan region : RIF

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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