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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Thursday, July 1, 1965

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,814

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Across
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Diamond cutter's cup. : DOP
4
Apples, for short. : MACS
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Footwear, for short. : MOCS
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Papal name. : PIUS
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Much. : ALOT
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Character of a people. : ETHOS
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Exposition of basic principles. : RATIONALE
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Garment, often lost. : SHIRT
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"Stand like Druids of ___ . . . " : ELD
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Seed over. : RESOW
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Teeth: Prefix. : DENTI
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___ Mater. : STABAT
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Bakery specialty. : MACAROON
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All. : TOTAL
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Biblical patriarch. : ABRAM
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Not harsh: Abbr. : SFT
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Loved ___. : ONES
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Walked on. : TRODDEN
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Word on the masthead. : EDITOR
34
Substitute. : ERSATZ
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Trainmen's car. : CABOOSE
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Shoulder item for some. : CHIP
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Scientific suffix. : ICS
44
Hot, spicy beverage. : NEGUS
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Rubbish: Colloq. : TRIPE
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Strives for. : SHOOTSAT
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Therefrom. : THENCE
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Grub. : LARVA
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Crown jewel. : TIARA
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Today. : NOW
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Constellation Ara. : ALTAR
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Mediate. : INTERCEDE
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"If a body ___ body . . . " : MEETA
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Great Barrier Island of N. Z. : OTEA
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Early American. : CREE
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Very: Fr. : TRES
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Gave a negative answer. : NOED
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Editor's concern. : MSS
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Sound of the open line. : DIALTONE
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Obsolete. : OUTDATED
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Greek letter. : PSI
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Museum name. : MANET
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Exclamation. : ALAS
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Capital of Ceylon. : COLOMBO
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Crew member. : STEWARDESS
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French ladies. : MESDAMES
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Additional. : OTHER
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Relatives of denims. : CHINOS
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Somewhat: Colloq. : SORTOF
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Fast. : PRESTO
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Task. : STINT
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Fundamental. : BASIC
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Officers of a regiment. : CADRE
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Unwarranted assumption. : ARROGATION
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Future events. : TOBES
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Shellfish. : NACRE
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Fanfares. : TANTARAS
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Paint solvents. : THINNERS
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Numbers in the mailbag. : ZIPCODES
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Bring ___ the open. : OUTINTO
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Very small thing: Colloq. : PEEWEE
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Lands of the Moslems. : ISLAM
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Alpine dwelling. : CHALET
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Classifier. : SORTER
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" . . . gold in them ___ hills." : THAR
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Like an egg. : OVATE
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Part of a pneumatic tire. : TREAD
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To ___ (exactly). : ATEE
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Units of measure: Abbr. : CCM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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