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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Thursday, November 4, 1965

66-Across : Zoological suffix.

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,927
Across
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Part of a watch. : STEM
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Storage place for a missile. : SILO
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"Hail to the ___." : CHIEF
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Braces. : TWOS
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City on the Mediterranean. : ORAN
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Measure of prevention. : OUNCE
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Artists' supplies. : OILCOLORS
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Hideaways. : NESTS
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Here: Fr. : ICI
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Members of the chorus. : SINGERS
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Dawn goddess. : EOS
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Rhodes. : CECIL
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Philosopher's subject. : ETHICS
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Dust particles. : MOTES
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Ukrainian city. : ODESSA
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Counselor's bailiwick. : CAMP
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Literary monogram. : RLS
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Native of Aegean island. : DELIAN
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Certain animals. : AMOEBAS
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Cut of meat. : SIRLOIN
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Petty tyrant. : SATRAP
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Note of a sort. : IOU
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___ many words. : INSO
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Take ___ to. : ASHINE
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Braided decorations. : GIMPS
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Coat of arms. : BLAZON
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Others: Sp. : OTROS
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Aviation group. : FAA
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Tout ___. : LEMONDE
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Telepathy, for short. : ESP
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Famous name in U.N. : ADLAI
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Military command. : ABOUTFACE
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Flat base of a gem. : CULET
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Vent. : SLIT
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Zoological suffix. : IDAE
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Cranky. : TESTY
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Ethereal: Poet. : AERY
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Antarctic explorer. : BYRD
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Follower of Zeno. : STOIC
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What "bis" means. : TWICE
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Ancient Greek dialect. : EOLIC
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Degree. : MSC
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Alone: Prefix. : SOLI
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Do a housewife's job. : IRON
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Generous gifts. : LARGESS
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Start. : ONSET
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Weigh. : CONSIDER
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Cry's partner. : HUE
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Assembled. : INSESSION
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Outside: Prefix. : ECTO
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Heraldic band. : FESS
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Scandinavian capital. : OSLO
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Relative of platinum. : RHODIUM
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Endanger. : IMPERIL
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Member of a string quartet. : CELLIST
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Place for a daring young man. : TRAPEZE
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Letters. : ELS
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Je ne ___ quoi. : SAIS
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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En ___ (at home): Sp. : CASA
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You love: Lat. : AMAS
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What some warships are in. : MOTHBALLS
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Platitude. : BANALITY
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Oneself: Fr. : SOI
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Base. : IGNOBLE
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Man who is "born not made." : POET
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Stomachs of cud-chewing animals. : OMASA
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Alerted. : READY
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Actor's award. : OSCAR
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Kind of trap. : SPEED
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Datum. : FACT
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Together: Mus. : ADUE
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Dark: Fr. : NOIR
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Importer's concern. : DUTY
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Aged: Lat. abbr. : AET
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White lie. : FIB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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