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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Monday, October 3, 1966

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,260
Across
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Jazz buffs. : CATS
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Hard wood. : BEECH
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Of languages: Suffix. : GLOT
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October quaffs. : ALES
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Flower: Prefix. : ANTHO
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Latvian seaport. : RIGA
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Winner. : BESTOFSHOW
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Deserve. : EARN
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Fitting. : APT
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G. I. : PFC
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Court of ___. : STJAMES
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Center of Lamaism. : LHASA
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Inning situation. : ONEOUT
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Supersabres. : PLANES
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18th-cen. date. : MDCCI
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Pristine. : PURE
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The "rocks." : ICE
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Like a cathedral. : SPIRED
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Of: Suffix. : ATIC
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Shelf. : LEDGE
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Rodent. : VOLE
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Areas in suburbia. : PATIOS
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Fond du ___. : LAC
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"___ so young ... " : IWAS
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In advance. : AHEAD
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Became liquid. : MELTED
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Girl of song. : LOUISA
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48 Across and others. : VERBS
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In the beginning. : ATFIRST
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"Some ___ meat, and canna eat ... " : HAE
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State: Abbr. : ALA
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Ruth's husband. : BOAZ
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Histrionic. : THEATRICAL
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Quondam. : ONCE
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Wear away. : ERODE
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Fender mark. : DENT
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Snares. : NETS
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Menuet. : DANSE
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Big boats. : ARKS
Down
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Intrigue. : CABAL
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Before beth. : ALEPH
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Seed covering. : TESTA
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Sibilant sound. : SST
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Golf stroke. : BAFF
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Put in a safe place. : ENSCONCE
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Old verb ending. : ETH
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Things: Fr. : CHOSES
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"___ Succeed in Business ... " : HOWTO
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Continental backbone. : GREATDIVIDE
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Irish name. : LIAM
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Folklore being. : OGRE
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Suns. : TANS
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Semiprecious stone. : OPAL
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Spring. : JUMP
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Narrows the field. : SPECIALIZES
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Pointed leaves. : NEEDLES
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Is the trouble with. : AILS
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Exult. : CROW
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That: Fr. : CELA
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Roman date. : IDES
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Family member. : PAPA
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Where Alta is. : UTAH
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Liturgy. : RITE
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School. : SECT
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Upstanding characters. : GALAHADS
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Scent. : ODOR
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Persian god. : MITHRA
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In any case. : EVER
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You: Sp. : USTED
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Track man. : RACER
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Form to fill in. : BLANK
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Seasons. : SALTS
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___ marché (cheaply): Fr. : ABON
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Pitch. : TONE
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Opposite of fancy. : FACT
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Suit one to ___. : ATEE
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Many years. : EON
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Mount near Troy. : IDA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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