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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Friday, September 11, 1964

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,521
Across
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Eastern title. : AGHA
5
Gay-Pay-Oo. : OGPU
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Marshall, for one. : PLAN
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"Be good, sweet ___ . . . " : MAID
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Sounds meaning "it's cold outside." : BRRS
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Few: Prefix. : OLIGO
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Johnny ___, American pioneer. : APPLESEED
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Inexact. : VAGUE
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Lukewarm. : TEPID
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Paraguay-Brazil border river. : APA
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Girl's name meaning "noble." : ETHEL
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Kern musical of 1933. : ROBERTA
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Mild expletive. : DRAT
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Did a tailoring job. : RELINED
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Marienbad, for one. : SPA
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Words to Brutus. : ETTU
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Treated as of importance. : MADEMUCHOF
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Indian of the Northwest. : CHINOOK
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More tearful. : WEEPIER
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The Florida Keys. : CORALREEFS
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Suites, for short. : APTS
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U.S.A., French style. : EUA
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Emergent. : ISSUANT
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Early housing unit. : GAVE
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Lung: Prefix. : PNEUMON
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Dark-yellow pigment. : OCHRE
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Sales slip abbreviation. : CHG
54
Word of mouth. : PAROL
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Indonesian island. : TIMOR
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Chances for this are 8,606 to one. : HOLEINONE
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Clips. : TRIMS
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Spanish girl's name. : INES
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Responsibility. : ONUS
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Gumbo: Var. : OCRA
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Jekyll's alter ego. : HYDE
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Rough bark of trees. : ROSS
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He loves: Lat. : AMAT
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Amazed onlooker. : GAPER
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Zoo attraction. : HIPPO
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Extemporize: Colloq. : ADLIB
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Not in use: Abbr. : OBS
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Michigan and others. : GREATLAKES
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Not COD. : PREPAID
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Sec. Freeman's department: Abbr. : USDA
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Rio de la ___. : PLATA
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Pilot's warning device. : LIGHTSHIP
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Chill. : AGUE
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Seasonal song. : NOEL
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Belated. : OVERDUE
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River into the Fulda. : EDER
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Regret. : REMORSE
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Legal term for certain property. : DEMESNE
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Novel. : NEWFANGLED
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Peasant's partner. : POET
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Congolese: Abbr. : AFRS
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Lo!: Lat. : ECCE
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Large sum: Abbr. : THOU
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Highest point in the Hindu Kush. : TIRAGHMIR
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Spenser heroine. : UNA
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Audit expert. : CPA
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Twist and others. : OLIVERS
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Pleasant sequence of sounds. : EUPHONY
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Brazilian Indian. : TUPI
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Fragrance. : AROMA
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Country home. : MANOR
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Maine town. : ORONO
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Ninth: Lat. : NONUS
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Early German ruler. : OTTO
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About: Abbr. : CIRC
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Chinese measure of length. : CHIH
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Smaller. : LESS
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Compass point. : ESE

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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