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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Thursday, April 15, 1982

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,846
Across
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Sound in a round : TRA
4
Jaw : YAK
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Sirs, in India : SAHIBS
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Supplant : REPLACE
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Cactuses of the Southwest : CHOLLAS
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In abundance : APLENTY
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Detour : REROUTE
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Grouch : CRANK
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Knotted fibers : NOILS
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A neighbor of U.S.A. : MEX
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It has its ups and downs : YOYO
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Overthrows : TOPPLES
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Rank : STATUS
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Mown path : SWATH
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Mideast "gold" : OIL
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City near Des Moines : AMES
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Scrumptious : PEACHY
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Man in a van : TRUCKER
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Ironed : MANGLED
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Noble : TITLED
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Conifers : FIRS
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One, to Jacques : UNE
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Famous French theater : ODEON
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Boar or walrus : TUSKER
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Certain racers : GOCARTS
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Blood: Comb. form : HAEM
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Org. of Northern Ireland : IRA
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Niagara power-system designer : TESLA
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Alabama city : SELMA
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Remark : COMMENT
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Ma and Pa of the movies : KETTLES
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End of a freight : CABOOSE
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Masthead listings : EDITORS
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He's on top of things : ROOFER
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Correlative : NOR
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After ex : WYE
Down
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Austin of tennis : TRACY
2
Printer's proof : REPRO
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Make ___ for (try to attract) : APLAY
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G.I., in W.W. I : YANK
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Statute : ACT
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Important convention speaker : KEYNOTER
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Notes, lists, etc. : SCRIPS
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" ... turn'd a heaven unto ___": Shak. : AHELL
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Helpful attribute at Aqueduct : HORSESENSE
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U.N.'s labor org. : ILO
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Léon ___, former French P.M. : BLUM
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Surfeit : SATE
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Meshed fabrics : LENOS
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Between quinque and septem : SEX
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Oeuvre : OPUS
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Emulated Petruchio : TAMED
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Drapery part : SWAG
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Pay attention to : TAKENOTEOF
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Basic-rights org. : ACLU
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Now's antithesis : THEN
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Jekyll's alter ego : HYDE
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Preminger : OTTO
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Blue flag : IRID
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Plumber's sealing agent : LUTE
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He played Al Jolson : PARKS
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Jam : CLOG
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In error : MISTAKEN
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Roll up, as a sail : FURL
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Tea-company employee : TASTER
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Scarlett's third husband : RHETT
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Perfume, in a way : CENSE
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Concede : ALLOW
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Corundum : EMERY
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Billiard shot : MASSE
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It regulates RR's : ICC
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Bellow : ROAR
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Early pulpit : AMBO
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Clink : STIR
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Pasture sound : MOO
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Nigerian from Benin : EDO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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