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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Saturday, October 25, 1975

40-Across : Sulks

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,569
Across
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Work on a cavity : DRILL
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Palm of Asia : ARECA
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"Will it play in ___?" : PEORIA
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Being concerned : CARING
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High, narrow footway : CATWALK
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Hot place for a cat : TINROOF
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___ France : ILEDE
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Lyric poem : EPODE
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Appropriate : DUE
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Ivied : VINY
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Incites : SPURS
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Tree toad : HYLA
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Suffix for conform or violin : IST
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In the path of a glacier : STOSS
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Whetstone user : HONER
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Bowles and Arthur : CHESTERS
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Some Louvre paintings : MANETS
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Testing ground in 1903 : KITTYHAWK
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Gertrude and family : STEINS
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Pete Seeger specialty : FOLKSONG
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Nobleman : COUNT
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Sulks : POUTS
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Dining or club : CAR
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Early industrialist : OLDS
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Fauna's partner : FLORA
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"___ extra cost" : ATNO
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Ear: Prefix : OTO
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Sophisticated : COUTH
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Places for mail : SLOTS
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Do, as a task : PERFORM
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Resort near Nice : ANTIBES
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Table item : CATSUP
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Impulse transmitters : NERVES
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Leveling strips : SHIMS
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Nurse, at times : DOSER
Down
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U.S.-Russian status : DETENTE
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Disorderly : ROWDY
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Diamond girl : LIL
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Cleveland or Duluth, e.g. : LAKEPORT
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ANTA members : ACTORS
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Commando specialties : RAIDS
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Sea bird : ERNE
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Round: Abbr. : CIR
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Pain reliever : ANODYNE
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Somewhat wan : PALISH
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Singer Robert : GOULET
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Municipal : CIVIC
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"Our ___ do make us traitors" : FEARS
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Move warily : PUSSYFOOT
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Printers' directions : STETS
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Goose sounds : HONKS
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Assigned duty : STINT
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Peddles : HAWKS
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Fleeces : SKINS
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Sicily's neighbor : MALTA
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Clock part : HOURHAND
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Ice-cream unit : SCOOP
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Early Mexican : TOLTEC
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Miss Welty et al. : EUDORAS
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Ale time : OCTOBER
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City on the Loire : NANTES
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Without deductions : GROSS
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Freshens the pillow : PLUMPS
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Tribunal : FORUM
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"Look ___!" : ALIVE
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Thus, in Italy : COSI
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Violins and viols: Abhr. : STRS
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Six feet: Abbr. : FTH
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Prefix with plasm or classic : NEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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