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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Tuesday, September 22, 1970

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,710
Across
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Bird call : CAW
4
Prepares apples : CORES
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Venus's island : MILO
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Italian port on Adriatic : BARI
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Wagnerian work : OPERA
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First letter: Abbr. : INIT
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Thoroughfares: Abbr. : AVES
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___ base : NAVAL
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Siva's wife : DEVI
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Spots for statues : NICHES
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Avails oneself of : UTILIZES
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Birds of a sort : CLAYPIGEONS
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Knowing : WISE
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Fuel gas : ETHANE
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Blood substances : RHFACTORS
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Suppressed : SATON
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Congers : EELS
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Urban blight : SLUMS
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Direction in Paris : NORD
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Indian maids : AMAHS
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Eskimo's wherewithal : SEALSKINS
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Ante : PONYUP
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Washington : CITY
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Condiment : BLACKPEPPER
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Clearance of a sort : FIRESALE
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Ancient city-state : SPARTA
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Surrounded by : AMID
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Kind of fund : SLUSH
62
Pigeon breeds : NUNS
63
Occasion : TIME
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San ___, Calif. : MATEO
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Hill crest, in England : KNAP
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Laurel : STAN
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"All wool and ___ wide" : AYARD
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Word of agreement : YES
Down
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Find fault : CAVIL
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Asian palm : ARECA
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Weak : WISHYWASHY
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Is made up of : CONSISTS
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W.W. II agency : OPA
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Musical show : REVUE
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Muse : ERATO
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Like the ocean : SALINE
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Skirt : MIDI
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Girl's name : INEZ
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Like some TV : LIVE
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Early patriot : OTIS
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Judge's seat : BANC
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"Jerusalem Delivered," for one : EPIC
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Vessels at Anzio landing : LSTS
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Earth scientists: Abbr. : GEOLS
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Devious activity : HANKYPANKY
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Thine: Fr. : ATOI
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Goddess of destiny : NORN
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Things to make meet : ENDS
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Harvest : REAP
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Blood: Prefix : HEMO
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Custard pastry : FLAN
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Herb of grace : RUE
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Fishing vessel : SMACK
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Careless : SLIPSHOD
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U-boats : SUBS
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" . . . a giant ___ for mankind" : STEP
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Transfusion material : PLASMA
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Put to rest : ALLAY
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Port opposite Gibraltar : CEUTA
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Tidy the hedge : PRUNE
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Lab items : ETNAS
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File : RASP
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Butter, oleo, etc. : FATS
55
Copy: Abbr. : IMIT
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Terza ___ : RIMA
57
Anthony : EDEN
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Religious discourse: Abbr. : SER

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

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