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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Thursday, September 8, 1988

Author:
Louis Sabin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has super symmetry.
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,184
Across
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Parties : FETES
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A dollar in Kuwait : DINAR
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___ eggs : DEVILED
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Cotton-wool fabric : SATINET
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Middle Eastern state : EMIRATE
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Church official : PRELATE
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Nasty fellow : CAD
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Moon of the comics : MULLINS
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Water source : TAP
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City in S France : ALES
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Unites : PAIRS
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Opening : PORE
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Slow, to Muti : LENTO
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___ Chiang, Chinese writer : YEE
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Dorian Gray's creator : WILDE
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Library section : STACKS
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Keglers' marks : SPARES
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Haggard tale : SHE
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Time frame : ERA
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Site of Plato's Academy : ATHENS
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Equestrian's pace : CANTER
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Show disdain : SNEER
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Brighton break : TEA
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Ecological cycles : SERES
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Mind : TEND
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Do the honors, at dinner : CARVE
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Computer feed : DATA
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One-third of a wine : EST
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Rutabagas : TURNIPS
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Kin, for short : SIB
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Whatnot : ETAGERE
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Vacationer's delight : LEISURE
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City in S Ariz. : NOGALES
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More strict : SEVERER
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Hews : FELLS
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Did carpentry : SAWED
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Brides, e.g. : FEMALES
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Clear : EVIDENT
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Shooting match, French style : TIR
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Jack of movies and TV : ELAM
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Arrangement : SETUP
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Does hose repair : DARNS
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Followers: Suffix : ITES
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Zip : NIL
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France of France : ANATOLE
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Impedes : RETARDS
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Transferred picture : DECAL
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Holds off : DELAYS
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Sights at Oxford : SPIRES
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Brave's place : TEPEE
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Links position : LIE
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Hidden, as contraband : STASHED
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Stolen : PIRATED
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Pigment for Picasso : OCHER
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Alerts : WARNS
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Murray or Dryden : KEN
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Pod unit : PEA
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"___ robins . . . ": Kilmer : ANESTOF
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Camp accommodations : TENTAGE
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Ogles : STARES
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Quibbles : CAVILS
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Error indication : ERASURE
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Sleeping : RETIRED
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Dutch genre painter : STEEN
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Shore flier : ERN
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Tulwar : SABER
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Parish priests, in Paris : CURES
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Kin of fleurets : EPEES
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Toxophilite William : TELL
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Hindu deity : SIVA
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Sal of songdom : GAL
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Emulate Betsy Ross : SEW

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

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