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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Thursday, January 9, 1964

40-Across : Greek letter.

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,275
Across
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Summerhouse. : GAZEBO
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Shun. : ESCHEW
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One kind of race horse. : ALSORAN
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Daughter of Polonius. : OPHELIA
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Where the Brontës lived. : HAWORTH
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Least distant. : NEAREST
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Southern constellation. : ARA
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Stationary: Suffix. : STAT
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Epiphany tableau. : CRECHE
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Proclivity. : BENT
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Passes a law. : ENACTS
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Goosey Gander, for one. : WADDLER
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South African Dutch. : TAAL
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Jellied garnish. : ASPIC
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With 59 Across, Miller drama. : CRUCIBLE
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Nonmetallic compound. : PLASTIC
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Greek letter. : OMICRON
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Crackers. : SALTINES
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Program items. : SKITS
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Cote dwellers. : EWES
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Fruit acid derivative. : CITRATE
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Whole-hearted: Colloq. : ALLOUT
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Abrade. : RASP
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Early Italian sculptor. : PISANO
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Snow remover. : PLOW
59
See 35 Across. : THE
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Survive. : OUTLIVE
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Strong feeling. : EMOTION
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Foundry worker. : SMELTER
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Was a match for. : RIVALED
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Vows. : SWEARS
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Sachet powders. : SCENTS
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Shine too brightly. : GLARE
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Dam site. : ASWAN
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Scene of Albee play. : ZOO
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Offends. : ERRS
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Part of RBI. : BATTED
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Ready for use. : ONHAND
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A long time. : EON
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Prismatic colors. : SPECTRUM
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Blackens with heat. : CHARS
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Now's partner. : HERE
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Kind of energy: Abbr. : ELEC
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Father to the thought. : WISH
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Jezebel's husband. : AHAB
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Dined. : ATE
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Soft gray mineral. : TALC
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Dances. : TWISTS
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Mackerellike fish. : CERO
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Play opener. : ACTI
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Wall Street item. : TICKER
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French shelter. : ABRI
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More than a little. : ALOT
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Telescope part. : LENS
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Vaulted recess. : APSE
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Side dish. : SLAW
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Beyond the ___. : PALE
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Prehistoric tomb. : CIST
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Enjoying good fortune. : INCLOVER
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Cover with plaster. : CEIL
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Intersection sign. : STOP
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T squares. : RULERS
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Kind of energy. : ATOMIC
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Spanish girl's name. : ANITA
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Off balance. : ATILT
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Oxfords. : SHOES
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Await judgment. : PEND
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Not neg. : POS
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Chemical word endings. : IUMS
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Pot-au-feu. : STEW
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Every: Ger. : ALLE
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Used a shuttle. : WOVE
61
Vocalized pauses. : ERS
63
Color. : TAN

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

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