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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Wednesday, March 21, 1962

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,632
Across
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More than a little. : SOME
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Salamander. : NEWT
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Relative of "pooh!" : PSHAW
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Cognate. : AKIN
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Draft animals. : OXEN
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What "veni" means. : ICAME
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Temporary. : MAKESHIFT
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Writer Doyle. : CONAN
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"___, baby bunting . . . " : BYE
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Home of the Panthers. : PITT
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Instructed. : TAUGHT
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Classifies. : ASSORTS
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Suffix used with song, fun, etc. : FEST
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Twice, in music. : BIS
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Depends on. : TRUSTSTO
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Contest at Camelot. : JOUST
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Musical performances. : ORATORIOS
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Besides. : ALSO
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Objects of worship. : ICONS
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Girl's name. : OLGA
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Of the late Stone Age. : NEOLITHIC
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Large white goose. : SOLAN
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Extracts. : ESSENCES
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Use a straw. : SIP
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Very: Ger. : SEHR
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Place to get a ride. : BUSSTOP
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Catch sight of. : DESCRY
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Bark cloth. : TAPA
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Japanese herb. : UDO
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Red as ___. : ABEET
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Relatives of ranges. : HOTPLATES
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Native of Shiraz. : IRANI
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Yucca's relative. : ALOE
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Conjunctions. : BUTS
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Actress Crabtree. : LOTTA
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Fix. : MEND
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To be: Lat. : ESSE
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Dance. : SAMBA
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Approves: Colloq. : OKAYS
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Dais instruments, for short. : MIKES
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Compass point. : ENE
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One of a baseball trio. : NOHITS
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Auditorium signs. : EXITS
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Woof. : WEFT
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Explosive. : TNT
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Famous octogenarian. : PICASSO
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Youth groups. : SCOUTTROOPS
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A bit: Colloq. : HANG
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Indian servant. : AMAH
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Was sold at. : WENT
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Relative of a gaff. : SPRIT
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Germans: Abbr. : TEUTS
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Like streetcars, for instance. : OBSOLESCENT
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Swiss coin. : FRANC
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Un, deux, ___. : TROIS
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Threshold. : SILL
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Pompey's robe. : TOGA
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Suffix in chemistry. : OSAN
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One of the Does. : JANE
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Arena cheers. : OLES
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Hospitality centers. : USOS
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Earthy color. : OCHER
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Restive. : ITCHY
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Inactivity. : INERTIA
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Tough plant fiber. : SISAL
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Ate. : SUPPED
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Drum major's staff. : BATON
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Ballet skirts. : TUTUS
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Philadelphia-born playwright. : ODETS
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Law enforcement body. : POSSE
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___ Eireann. : DAIL
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River of Spain. : EBRO
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The catbird ___ (position of advantage). : SEAT
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Painted metalware. : TOLE
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Short wave user. : HAM
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Honest ___. : ABE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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