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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Tuesday, July 14, 1970

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, 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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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,640
Across
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Minnesotan : TWIN
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Scenery : SETS
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Noted : FAMED
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Nimbus : HALO
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Other: Sp. : OTRA
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Hold position, as a ship : LIETO
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Too highly touted : OVERRATED
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Shakespearean forest : ARDEN
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Man's nickname : NED
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Occasion for good-luck wreaths : OPENING
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Doer: Suffix : IST
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Hail : GREET
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Place for darjeeling : TEAPOT
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Bitter: Prefix : PICRO
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Honshu city : TOYAMA
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Pacific porgy : TAI
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Attila : HUN
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Overcoat : ULSTER
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Curl : RINGLET
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Namesakes of fairy-tale girl : GRETELS
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French painter : INGRES
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College in Iowa : COE
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Timetable abbr. : EST
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Finally : ATLAST
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Snake : ADDER
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Eastern V.I.P.'s : EMEERS
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Endings for invitations : RSVPS
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Cut : MOW
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Photographers' gear : TRIPODS
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French affirmative : OUI
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Market place : AGORA
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Late-show watchers : NIGHTOWLS
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Stop: Fr. : ARRET
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Festive : GALA
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"For ___ jolly good . . . " : HESA
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Notes : MEMOS
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Over : ANEW
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Russian city : OREL
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Sandal part : THONG
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Vacillate : WAVER
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___ France : ILEDE
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Connective : NOR
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Some is soft : SOAP
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Diminutive ending : ETTE
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Battle site in 1776 : TRENTON
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Girl in "Rain" : SADIE
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Standard bearer : FLAGPOLE
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Service station giveaway : AIR
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Muses : MEDITATES
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French seasons : ETES
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Word to children : DONT
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Roast: Fr. : ROTI
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Word with good or bad : NATURED
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Bon mot : EPIGRAM
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Stew items : OYSTERS
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Bowles : CHESTER
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In a ___ : RUT
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Prepare butter for lobster : MELT
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___ poetica : ARS
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Hue : TINT
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Bait : ANGLEWORM
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Estuary : RIA
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___ Unis : LESETATS
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Deity : GOD
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Asian sea : CASPIAN
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Formerly, old style : ERST
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___bell : RINGA
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One who promises : VOWER
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Beat : PULSE
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Cordage fiber : SISAL
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Word to a lady : MAAM
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Villain : OGRE
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Eye : OGLE
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Old word for pruning knife : DHAW
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Early auto : REO
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Exclamation : OHO

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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