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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Monday, March 2, 1970

18-Down : Landmark on Crete

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,506
Across
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Routine : ROTE
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Certain ones : THOSE
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Peacock constellation : PAVO
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Peak : APEX
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Louvre lady : VENUS
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Ripe : AGED
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Small craft : CATAMARANS
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Germ : SEED
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Vote in : ELECT
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Avoid : SIDESTEP
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Pourboire : TIP
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Scherzo's cousin : RONDO
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One of seven : TUESDAY
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Tire : WEAROUT
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Dined : ATE
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___ the hole : ACEIN
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Buddhist's destiny : KARMA
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Lancaster : BURT
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Ledger entry : ASSET
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Job for garageman : LUBE
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The Hunter : ORION
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Shinto Temple gateway : TORII
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Comparatively: Abbr. : REL
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Word for a has-been : ONETIME
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Battle areas : SECTORS
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Siren : ALARM
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June bug : DOR
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Bank giveaway : CALENDAR
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Iridescent shell : NACRE
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Java's neighbor : BALI
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Lists : CATALOGUES
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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Zoo dweller : HYENA
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Cleo's maid : IRAS
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Fishing boat : DORY
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Indian state : ASSAM
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Grant : CEDE
Down
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Tortoise's forte : RACE
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Gem : OPAL
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Head, in Lyon : TETE
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Demands : EXACTS
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Agency set up in 1933 : TVA
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Possessive : HERS
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Walking ___ : ONAIR
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Drifters, down under : SUNDOWNERS
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Early mystic : ESSENE
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Of the simple life : PASTORAL
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U.S. novelist : AGEE
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Barkley : VEEP
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___ man out : ODD
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Landmark on Crete : MTIDA
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State: Abbr. : SDAK
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Spotted cavy : PACA
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Verboten : TABOO
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Road maneuver : UTURN
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Weird : EERIE
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Bygones : YESTERDAYS
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Bolivian city : ORURO
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Earth color : UMBER
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Weights of Far East : TAELS
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Equal: Prefix : ISO
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Undivided condition : TOTALITY
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At a standoff : TIED
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Shade of green : NILE
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Likeness: Prefix : ICONO
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La ___, area of Spain : MANCHA
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Calamitous : TRAGIC
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Petty officers : MATES
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Roman patriot : CATO
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Winglike : ALAR
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Frog genus : RANA
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French priest : CURE
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Interpret : READ
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Latin verb : ESSE
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Board's partner : BED
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O. T. book : LAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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