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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Friday, March 14, 1969

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,153
Across
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Sea. : CORAL
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Latin grammar word. : AMAS
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Roof part. : EAVE
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Flavorful seed. : ANISE
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Signalled, in a way. : WIGWAGGED
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Words of wisdom. : DICTA
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Putting in order. : ARRANGING
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Pegasus. : STEED
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Australian tree-dweller. : KOALA
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Former U.N. name. : LIE
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First-rate. : PRIME
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United States and others. : LINERS
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Name for a Parisienne. : JEANNE
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___ as the hills. : ASOLD
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Municipal officer: Abbr. : ALD
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Goat willow. : SALLOW
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Hebrew letter. : ALEF
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Area of France. : MIDI
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Common contraction. : DIDNT
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African tree. : KOLA
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Senator from Indiana. : BAYH
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Greek letters. : OMEGAS
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Distillery item. : VAT
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Egyptian city. : ASWAN
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Medicine chest item. : IODINE
49
Father of genetics. : MENDEL
52
Woody or Mel. : ALLEN
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In the manner of. : ALA
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Runyon. : DAMON
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Rye fungus. : ERGOT
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A Plantagenet. : RICHARDII
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Puerto ___. : RICAN
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Like some violets. : SHRINKING
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Dried up. : ADUST
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Colors. : HUES
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Hindu. : SIKH
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Clans. : SEPTS
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Bounders. : CADS
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Step ___. : ONIT
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Part of the Asian landscape. : RICEPADDY
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Abaft. : ASTERN
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Certain wires. : LEADINS
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Alert. : AWAKE
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Spanish painter. : MIRO
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Indian city. : AGRA
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Butterfly. : SWALLOWTAIL
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Breakfast item. : EGG
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Spry. : AGILE
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Arrive, in France. : VENIR
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Borders. : EDGES
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"For want of ___ . . . " : ANAIL
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Rural songsters. : MEADOWLARKS
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Western state: Abbr. : NDAK
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Door post. : JAMB
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Kazan. : ELIA
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Standish stand-in. : ALDEN
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For a ___. : SONG
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City in Ohio. : LIMA
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Trophy. : LOVINGCUP
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Enthusiasm. : ELAN
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Lot. : FATE
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"___ a little nut tree . . . " : IHAD
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Vintage sherries. : SOLERAS
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Body style. : SEDAN
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Mock. : DERIDE
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Lowland. : MARSH
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Root. : ELIHU
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Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
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Near to, old style. : ANIGH
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Renaissance date. : MDII
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Farm sound. : OINK
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Oven. : OAST
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Explosives. : TNTS
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Pronoun. : HIS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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