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New York Times, Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Pen name of the female author of "The Cuckoo's Calling"

Author:
Jeff Stillman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jeff Stillman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Stillman.
Jeff Stillman notes:
Over the past 10 years, my wife and I have been slogging through a list of "The World's 100 Greatest Books" as presented by ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Nice finds, five female authors who used male pen names. I knew ROBERT GALBRAITH (fantastic new series by Jo Rowling, AKA J.K. ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times4/27/16 ( No. 24,277 )
Across
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Grand Canyon, notably : CHASM
6
Muesli morsel : OAT
9
Acceded, informally : CAVED
14
Three-line work : HAIKU
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Mid-11th century year : MLI
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Still in the running : ALIVE
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Pen name of the female author of "Wuthering Heights" : ELLISBELL
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Tiniest bit : MINIM
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Denials : NOS
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Body of agua : LAGO
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Rome's Via ___ : VENETO
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Pen name of the female author of "Out of Africa" : ISAKDINESEN
25
Makes hazy : BEDIMS
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Tiny : WEE
30
Not getting much rain : ARID
31
Bed of roses, so to speak : EASE
34
Has a yen (for) : ACHES
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Pen name of the female author of "The Cuckoo's Calling" : ROBERTGALBRAITH
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Written contest entry, say : ESSAY
43
Terrier of old whodunits : ASTA
44
Attorney general parodied by Ferrell : RENO
45
It's a "gift" : ESP
47
Coarse-toothed tool : RIPSAW
49
Pen name of the female author of "Silas Marner" : GEORGEELIOT
55
Having new energy : REBORN
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Fashion editor Wintour : ANNA
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Affirmative : YES
60
Inner self, to Jung : ANIMA
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Pen name of the female author of True Detective stories : ANDYSTACK
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Travel guide listings : SITES
64
Cryophobe's fear : ICE
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Wispy clouds : CIRRI
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Cash in Baja : PESOS
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Traditional dog name : REX
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15-Across, e.g. : ANNUM
Down
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"Big Brother" host Julie : CHEN
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Prop at a Christmas play : HALO
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Has a bug : AILS
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Boot attachment : SKI
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Five Pillars adherent : MUSLIM
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Last in a series : OMEGA
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"No problem here" : ALLOK
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Up to, informally : TIL
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Approached : CAMENEAR
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Dior dress style : ALINE
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Trellis climbers : VINES
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Party notice that lands in your inbox : EVITE
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Possessive spirit : DEMON
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Hound variety : BASSET
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Go head-to-head : VIE
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Spoke at length about, with "on" : DWELT
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Unpainted, say : BARE
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God with a bow : EROS
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"Mine!," in a schoolyard : DIBS
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What comes to mind : IDEA
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Visibly awed : AGAPE
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Carrier with a Copenhagen hub : SAS
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Be a kvetch : CARP
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Hotfoots it, old-style : HIES
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Volcano in Catania : ETNA
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Gallery event : SHOW
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Wimbledon court surface : RYEGRASS
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Noble's domain : BARONY
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Hill V.I.P.: Abbr. : SEN
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Lake that's the source of the Mississippi : ITASCA
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Get, as a point : GRASP
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Counting-off word : EENIE
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Articles that are sometimes prewritten : OBITS
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Womanizer : ROMEO
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Tilter's tool : LANCE
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Reference book feature : INDEX
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Story you can hardly believe : YARN
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Shade of raw linen : ECRU
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Take off the top : SKIM
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Word before gun or guitar : AIR
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Pewter, mostly : TIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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