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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Tuesday, May 11, 1965

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Constellation, the Bird of Paradise. : APUS
5
Time of day, in Paris. : MATIN
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Capital of 18 Across. : OSLO
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Then: Fr. : DONC
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___ at last. : ALONE
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Beehive State. : UTAH
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Early bird. : DODO
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Sverige's neighbor. : NORGE
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Piece of music. : TRIO
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Iron pyrites. : FOOLSGOLD
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Family men. : DADS
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Great ___, Oxford's bell. : TOM
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Type of macaroni. : ELBOW
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Relative of a settee. : LOVESEAT
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Cricket team. : ELEVEN
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Completed. : OVER
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Mine: Fr. : AMOI
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Island: It. : ISOLA
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Man: Lat. : VIR
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Escalates. : STEPSUP
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Cant. : TIP
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"Get-your-gun" girl. : ANNIE
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Street light. : NEON
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Ancient Asiatic. : MEDE
46
Thistlelike plant. : TEASEL
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Shuts in. : ENCLOSES
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Companion of ale. : CAKES
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Month: Abbr. : OCT
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Run before the wind. : SCUD
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Liner. : STEAMSHIP
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Type of coat or shirt. : POLO
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New England city. : SALEM
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Residence, before the Fall. : EDEN
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Caliph's name. : OMAR
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Bolivian city. : ORURO
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Restyle. : REDO
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Pentateuch. : TORA
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Synthetic. : NYLON
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Aforementioned. : SAID
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Go on to say. : ADD
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Exclamation of disdain. : POOF
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Cancel. : UNDO
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One means of locomotion. : SCOOTER
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"One ___ . . . " : MANSMEAT
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Sleep like ___. : ALOG
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Escamillo's opponent. : TORO
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Fireplace. : INGLE
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Part of a compass. : NEEDLE
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Surpasses. : OUTDOES
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Trial balloons of a sort. : STRAWVOTES
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Put down. : LAID
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Exclamations. : OHOS
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___ Alamos. : LOS
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Radar image. : BLIP
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River into Lake Ilmen. : LOVAT
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Sheeplike. : OVINE
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Language of the man in the street. : VERNACULAR
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Verily. : AMEN
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Sun helmet. : TOPEE
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Slur over. : ELIDE
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Scruffs. : NAPES
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Noun ending. : ISON
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Inquire for. : SEEK
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Infrequent. : UNCOMMON
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Dancer Duncan. : ISADORA
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Members of the wedding. : MOTHERS
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Instructive example. : LESSON
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Abbreviations for the typesetter. : LCS
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Unblinking. : STARY
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Small quantity. : SPOT
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How: Sp. : COMO
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Jewish month. : ELUL
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Gas: Prefix. : AERO
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Flash of insight. : IDEA
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Foot: Prefix. : PEDI
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Sway. : NOD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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