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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Tuesday, March 23, 1965

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,714

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Across
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Gray wolf. : LOBO
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Menotti child. : AMAHL
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Tall fellow's nickname. : SLIM
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So be it. : AMEN
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French landscapist. : COROT
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Dry riverbed. : WADI
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Improve conditions, as in politics. : MENDFENCES
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Burl. : IVES
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City NW of Naples. : ANZIO
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Exclamations. : OHS
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One-time part of the London street scene. : TRAMS
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Opera role. : TOSCA
25
Soft ___. : SELL
26
Beret's relative. : TAM
29
Burst open, as a seed pod. : DEHISCE
31
"___ Loved You." : IFI
34
Med. school course. : ANAT
36
Heavenly beings. : ARCHANGELS
38
Museum name. : UTRILLO
40
Postelection personality. : ALSORAN
41
Menu specialty. : PIEALAMODE
43
Prefix for drome or gram. : AERO
44
Letter. : ESS
45
Paint remover. : ACETONE
47
Beautician's job. : SET
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"It's all the same ___." : TOME
50
Twist. : TWEAK
52
Huntress. : DIANA
54
Mountain pass. : COL
55
Tailor's concern. : SEAMS
59
Without any changes. : ASIS
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Accessible: Colloq. : COMEATABLE
62
Latin pronoun. : ILLE
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Nautical "Stop!" : AVAST
64
Indian weight. : TOLA
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For fear that. : LEST
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Verb form. : TENSE
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Substance in cookery. : SUET
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Asiatic priest. : LAMA
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Prognostic. : OMEN
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Automotive pioneer. : BENZ
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They say: Fr. : ONDIT
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Outstanding: Colloq. : ACE
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Type of painting. : MONOCHROME
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Passé. : ARCHAIC
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Gardens. : HOES
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Officers: Abbr. : LTS
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Eddy. : SWIRL
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Ornamental pendants. : LAVALIERES
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The same: Lat. : IDEM
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Title. : MISS
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Provisions. : FOOD
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Age group. : TEENS
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Marine plant. : SEALACE
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Triangle type. : SCALENE
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Color. : TAUPE
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Those opposed. : ANTIS
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Bad-weather sign. : MARESTAILS
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In full light. : SHADOWLESS
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Signal. : FLARE
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"The quality of mercy ___ strained . . . " : ISNOT
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Spanish aunt. : TIA
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Black-tailed gazelle. : GOA
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Alpaca. : LLAMA
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Footstool. : OTTOMAN
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Beyond the rising sun. : EAST
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Start. : ONSET
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English poet. : KEATS
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Irish legislature. : DAIL
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Man. : ISLE
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Sheltered place. : COVE
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Ben Adhem. : ABOU
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13 Down, in France. : MLLE
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Bucket, for one. : SEAT
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Circus animal. : CAT
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Dined. : ATE

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

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