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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Saturday, October 14, 1961

44-Across : Escape: Colloq.

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,474
Across
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Urge. : IMPEL
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People in bondage. : SLAVES
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Angry sounds. : SNARLS
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Bottle gourd. : CALABASH
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Maximal. : UTMOST
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Southern pine. : LOBLOLLY
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Gallant. : BRAVE
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Favorite. : PET
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Those against. : ANTIS
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Soldiers of 1861. : REBS
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Opera role. : BORIS
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Old name for Tokyo. : YEDO
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Unclose: Poet. : OPE
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Laments. : BEMOANS
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Hiding-place. : DEN
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Breed of cat. : SIAMESE
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"___ creature was stirring ... " : NOTA
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Unmoored : ADRIFT
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Brightly colored marine fish. : WRASSE
38
Haircuts. : BOBS
40
More dashing. : SMARTER
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Correspondent's afterthought. : PPS
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Escape: Colloq. : GETAWAY
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Year: Span. : ANO
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Large boats. : ARKS
49
Man ___. : TOMAN
50
Carpenter's nail. : BRAD
51
Third ___. : REICH
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Curtain material. : NET
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Dull finish. : MATTE
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Diamondback. : TERRAPIN
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Cabinet member. : DILLON
58
"The good is oft ___ with their bones." : INTERRED
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Declare. : ASSERT
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Jewish ceremonies. : SEDERS
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Rosary. : BEADS
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Fearless. : INTREPID
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Woods dweller visited by Goldilocks. : MAMABEAR
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Territories: Abbr. : PROVS
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Other. : ELSE
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War vessel. : LST
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Hard: Prefix. : SCLERO
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Native of Vientiane. : LAOTIAN
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White vestment. : ALB
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Qui ___? (who goes there?): Fr. : VALA
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Valuable wood. : EBONY
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___ nuts. : SALTED
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Confidentially. : SUBROSA
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Playground item. : SLIDE
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Chinese green tea. : HYSON
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Fruit. : POME
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Safest choice: Colloq. : BESTBET
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Winter phenomenon. : SNOWMAN
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Blur. : BEFOG
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Wanderer. : STRAY
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Marble. : MIB
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Rhine tributary. : AAR
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Caught off guard. : STARTLED
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Washingtonians. : SENATORS
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Corrosive substance. : ERODENT
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Harder. : STONIER
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King of ___. : SWAT
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First installment. : PARTI
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Trim (the feathers). : PREEN
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Passes around. : SKIRTS
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Make ___. : AMENDS
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Stony mass on a hillside. : SCREE
50
Corkwood. : BALSA
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Unyielding. : HARD
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___ en scène. : MISE
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Common prefix. : PRE
57
Pat. : DAB

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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