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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Friday, November 6, 1964

32-Across : Slangy term for popular edibles.

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,577
Across
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Records. : LOGS
5
Musical instrument: Abbr. : TPT
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Polite request. : RSVP
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Border (on). : ABUT
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Rice dish. : PILAF
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Single. : UNAL
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Musical runs and trills. : COLORATURA
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Radius, for one. : BONE
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Liverpool and others. : SEAPORTS
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Filmy substance. : COBWEB
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Ellipsoidal. : OVAL
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Bright star of Cygnus. : DENEB
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Short: Fr. : BREVE
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Like a flight from L. A. to N. Y. : EASTERLY
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Tankers. : OILERS
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Slangy term for popular edibles. : HOTS
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Letters. : OES
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Above's partner. : OVER
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Possessive pronoun. : WHOSE
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Did the crawl. : SWAM
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Hebrew letter. : MEM
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Beautician's concern. : HAIR
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Take out. : DELETE
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Debater's concern. : REBUTTAL
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Tend. : NURSE
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Homes. : NESTS
48
Limp as ___. : ARAG
50
Comprehension. : UPTAKE
52
Simplest form of toothed wheel. : SPURGEAR
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Trim. : NEAT
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Garden pest. : ROSEBEETLE
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Noble. : EARL
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Marten's relative. : SABLE
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Fad. : RAGE
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Terrier. : SKYE
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Draftee's concern. : SSS
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Food fish. : SHAD
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Resinous substances. : LACS
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Hautboy. : OBOE
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Throat: Lat. : GULA
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Traveler's concern. : STOPOVER
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Famous name in football. : TITTLE
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Added to. : PLUS
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Road surface. : TAR
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Series of games, as in whist. : RUBBER
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Successor to the shovel. : SNOWBLOWER
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Weathercock. : VANE
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A commoner, for short. : PLEB
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Short article: Abbr. : PARA
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Having several sides: Brit. sp. : FACETTED
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Fido's friend. : ROVER
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Persons. : ONES
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British decorations. : DSOS
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Flourish. : BOOM
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Spoon, for one. : RIVER
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Of first principles. : ELEMENTARY
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Now, in Spain. : AHORA
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Irish poet. : YEATS
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Fly chasers. : SWATTERS
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Duck. : SMEE
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Broadway specialties. : HITS
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Ken Boyer and others. : SLUGGERS
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Outside covering. : HUSK
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Lake of Finland. : ENARE
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1964 phenomenon. : BEATLE
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Coat decor. : LAPELS
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Rustic one. : RUBE
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See 21 Down. : UNES
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Apex. : PEAK
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Churchmen's degrees. : SSBS
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Greenland settlement. : ETAH
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Water plant. : ALGA
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Marsh plant. : REED
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Latin-American group. : OAS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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