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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Monday, April 10, 1972

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,276

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Across
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Certain broadcasters : HAMS
5
S.A. rodents : PACAS
10
Suffix with young or mob : STER
14
Cruising : ASEA
15
Make up for lost time : HURRY
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Ich ___ (I have): Ger. : HABE
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Shocking : SCANDALOUS
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Biblical prophet : AMOS
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Kind of ode : PINDARIC
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Ephesus Wonder : TEMPLE
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The Red : ERIC
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Harass in a way : REDBAIT
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Heavy beams : GIRTS
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Zoo attraction : CAMEL
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Uncle of radio : DON
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Attack : SETON
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Composer Ethelbert : NEVIN
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Ripened : AGED
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De Valera : EAMON
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Dry : SERE
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Part of a gross : DOZEN
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Man from La Mancha : SENOR
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Ring decision : TKO
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Native Egyptians : COPTS
47
Rest: Fr. : REPOS
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Regret : REMORSE
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Pierre's friend : AMIE
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"Rome wasn't built ___" : INADAY
54
Restricted : SHACKLED
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Spare : TIRE
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Start a shake-up : CLEANHOUSE
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Jewish month : ADAR
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Muggy : HUMID
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Miss Kett of comics : ETTA
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Certain jets : SSTS
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Corundum : EMERY
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Close : SEAL
Down
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Fastener : HASP
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Spore sacs : ASCI
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Average : MEAN
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Floor finisher : SANDER
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Hypocrite : PHARISEE
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Courtly : AULIC
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Relative of a gator : CROC
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Indonesian islands : ARU
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Dewey decimal, for one : SYSTEM
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Mess : SHAMBLES
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Florida port : TAMPA
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Town near Salerno : EBOLI
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Put in place again : RESET
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Game-room items : DARTS
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Anthony : EDEN
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Continued : RANON
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Discotheque word : GOGO
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Girl's name : INEZ
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"The fog ___ on little . . . " : COMES
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Paterfamilias : DAD
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Sip : TASTE
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Reject : VETO
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Annoys : IRKS
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Recent: Prefix : NEO
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Specialists of a sort : DECODERS
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Area of France : NORMANDY
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Ibsen's doll : NORA
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Third ___ : REICH
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Cupid's love : PSYCHE
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Teas : PEKOES
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Tushingham and others : RITAS
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Namesakes of Geraint's wife : ENIDS
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Corday's victim : MARAT
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Not turn ___ : AHAIR
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Dotted with figures : SEME
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Early instrument : LUTE
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This, in Madrid : ESTA
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New or Fair : DEAL
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Abner's radio partner : LUM

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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