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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Friday, October 14, 1960

15-Across : Supervisory official.

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.59, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,109
Across
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Participant in a game. : TEAM
5
Secondhand purchase. : USEDCAR
12
Wizard of ___ Park. : MENLO
13
Museum items. : PICASSOS
15
Supervisory official. : WARDEN
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Pungent. : AROMATIC
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Make a slip. : ERR
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Part of Spain. : CASTILE
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Mountain tree. : ASH
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Opening for pouring molten metal in foundaries. : SPRUE
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Von Bismarck. : OTTO
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Ruling lineage. : DYNASTIES
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Edward O'___, "Best Short Stories" anthologist. : BRIEN
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Meat course accompaniment. : REDWINE
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Hackney coach. : FIACRE
30
Cubes. : DICE
31
Steatite. : TALC
32
Approach. : ACCESS
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Reaping hooks. : SICKLES
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Rises. : SOARS
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Breech-loading rifle of Franco-Prussian war. : CHASSEPOT
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Sandbox denizens. : TOTS
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New Zealand native. : MAORI
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Without: Lat. : SINE
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___ mode. : ALA
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Algonquian dwellings. : WIGWAMS
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Peruse carefully : CON
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What Washington couldn't do. : TELLALIE
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Runs into. : INCURS
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Trellis. : ESPALIER
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Petrarch's beloved. : LAURA
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Genghis Khan's men. : TARTARS
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Relative of the foil. : EPEE
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Geological formation. : TERRANE
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Remnant. : END
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One of the Waughs. : ALEC
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Cenobites. : MONASTICS
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Stymied: Colloq. : UPATREE
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Dog Star. : SIRIUS
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School in Paris. : ECOLE
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Baronet's wife. : DAME
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The Confederacy: Abbr. : CSA
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Unstable. : ASTATIC
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Be lively and noisy. : ROISTER
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Self-sacrificing person. : MARTYR
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Beautiful, as describing a Fraulein. : SCHONE
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Work in the garden. : WEED
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Thorn. : SPINE
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Ways of going up. : LADDERS
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Phenomena at Delphi and Cumae. : ORACLES
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Thin cotton fabric. : SWISS
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Swindles. : BILKS
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Copy. : FACSIMILE
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Coronet. : TIARA
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In ___ (in an excited condition). : ASTATE
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Least ardent. : COOLEST
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Indian cigar tree. : CATALPA
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Weather prediction. : SHOWERS
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Man of taste. : EPICURE
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Mexican state. : SONORA
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Wilier. : CAGIER
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Greenbacks. : TENS
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Millet grasses: Lat. : MILIA
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Pogo-creator Kelly. : WALT
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Fastener. : SNAP
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Tutelary deity. : LAR
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Theatrical term. : CUE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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