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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Thursday, September 7, 1967

22-Across : Plant with forked root.

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,599
Across
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Kind of party. : STAG
5
Drench. : SOAK
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Trident. : SPEAR
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French writer. : HUGO
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Loosen. : UNDO
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Words on a cake found by Alice. : EATME
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"There ought to be ___." : ALAW
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Pome. : PEAR
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And not: Lat. : ETNON
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Pooh. : WINNIE
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Plant with forked root. : MANDRAKE
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Napoleons. : PASTRY
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___ contendere. : NOLO
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Chinese port. : AMOY
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City of the Grand Canal. : VENICE
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Bons vivants of a kind. : GAYBLADES
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Tenth part. : TITHE
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Beth's cousin. : LISA
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Ancient city of Argolis. : NEMEA
42
Ardor. : ZEAL
43
U.S. playwright. : ODETS
45
Calendar phenomena. : LEAPYEARS
47
Partner of fair. : WARMER
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Observe. : NOTE
50
Was beholden (to). : OWED
52
Intermittent. : FITFUL
56
Wallace constituent. : ALABAMAN
60
Haberdashery item. : TIEPIN
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Passenger in 36 Down. : ROBIN
63
Prohibition. : TABU
65
French churchman. : ABBE
66
Poplar tree. : ABELE
67
Worn. : USED
68
Nature. : SORT
69
Confused struggle. : MELEE
70
Arranged. : MADE
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"___ brillig ... " : TWAS
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Literary light. : SHAW
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Flower. : TULIP
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Capital of Guam. : AGANA
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Things to wear. : GOWNS
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Caped flier. : SUPERMAN
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First in line. : ONE
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First of his kind. : ADAM
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Words of Allah. : KORAN
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Small grain. : SEEDLET
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Give one's trade to. : PATRONIZE
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Sight from Taormina. : ETNA
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In a frenzy. : AMOK
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Gallic name. : RENE
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Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Relative of Sept. : NOV
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Mountain call. : YODEL
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Red Sea republic. : YEMEN
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Willow genus. : ITEA
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Burn up. : CHAR
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Fish dish. : EELS
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Light up. : GLOW
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Verdi role. : AIDA
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Nieuport's river. : YSER
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TV vehicle. : BATMOBILE
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___ Azov. : SEAOF
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Talent. : APTITUDE
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University of the South. : SEWANEE
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Abominable Snowman. : YETI
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Ad ___ (to the point): Lat. : REM
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It's a fact. : DATUM
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Food galore. : FEAST
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Violinist's stroke. : UPBOW
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Constellation. : LIBRA
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Ancient Syria. : ARAM
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Ear part. : LOBE
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Son of 7 Down. : ABEL
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Space group. : NASA
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Traps. : NETS
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Board's companion. : BED

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

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