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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Thursday, March 6, 1958

50-Across : Harmless lizard.

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,173
Across
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Broadcasting sounds: Colloq. : BEEPS
6
Spanish, Portuguese, etc. : LATINS
12
Poetic postscript. : LENVOI
13
Redolent. : ODOROUS
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Pennsylvania's first family. : LEADERS
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Campus hat style. : PORKPIE
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Burdened. : LADEN
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Prevent. : AVERT
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Tank carrier of World War II. : LST
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Eager. : AVID
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Collect bit by bit. : GLEAN
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Ultimate. : LAST
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The infantry. : MEN
25
Composer Franck. : CESAR
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High school in France. : LYCEE
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Izaak Walton. : ANGLER
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Beirut citizens. : LEBANESE
31
Baksheesh. : ALMS
33
Time of day. : DAWN
34
Mencken's magazine, 1914-23. : SMARTSET
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Public utilities magnate (1859-1938). : INSULL
42
Units of aircraft. : WINGS
43
Botanical appendages. : ARILS
45
Scottish negative. : NAE
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"Vissi d'___," Tosca aria. : ARTE
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Salad garnish. : CRESS
48
Lady: Span. : DONA
49
Numerical word element. : TRI
50
Harmless lizard. : GECKO
51
Forays. : RAIDS
52
Painter of "Shrimp Girl." : HOGARTH
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Kind of night for romance. : MOONLIT
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Learned. : ERUDITE
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Summons. : EVOKES
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More dejected. : SADDER
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Prepared for planting. : RAKED
Down
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Indian handiwork. : BEADING
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Discontinued. : ENDED
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Just as. : EVEN
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By: Span. : POR
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Rope fibers. : SISALS
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Adjective for a beagle. : LOPEARED
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Embellish. : ADORN
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Civil wrong: Law. : TORT
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Trouble. : IRK
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Not anywhere: Dial. : NOPLACE
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Neighbors for Marianne (with "Les"). : SUISSES
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Tempering quality. : LEAVEN
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Furniture store item. : SETTEE
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Guanaco's cousin. : LLAMA
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Wiener schnitzel. : VEAL
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Origins. : GERMS
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Fontanne and namesakes. : LYNNS
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Irish, Gaels, Welsh. : CELTS
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Sheer fabrics. : LAWNS
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Far-reaching. : LARGE
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Pail handles. : BAILS
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Ransacker. : SEARCHER
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Envelop. : SWATHE
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Reflects. : MIRRORS
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One of the Leeward Islands. : ANTIGUA
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Travel. : TREK
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Adjective for a squeaky hinge. : UNOILED
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Kenesaw Mountain ___. : LANDIS
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Littlest. : LEAST
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Type of chemical compound. : ISOMER
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This: Fr. : CETTE
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Thank you, in Berlin. : DANKE
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Grating. : GRID
51
Black bird. : ROOK
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Say further. : ADD
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Eggs: Lat. : OVA

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

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