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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Friday, September 4, 1964

28-Across : Traces.

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,514
Across
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Fastened, in a way. : LACED
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Contour. : LINE
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"___ a little nut tree ... " : IHAD
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Love: It. : AMORE
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Military term. : AWOL
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___ contendere. : NOLO
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Speaking freely. : VOCAL
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Common yellow-flowered trefoil. : BIRDSFOOT
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Invites. : ASKS
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Masculine title. : DON
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Slurs over. : ELIDES
23
Norse gods. : AESIR
25
Breakfast food. : BRAN
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Dam at Muscle Shoals. : WILSON
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Traces. : VESTIGES
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Orinoco tributary. : ARO
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Light: Fr. : LEGER
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See 48 Across. : STORE
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Dickens girl. : DORA
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Dehydrated. : DRIED
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Of ___. : YORE
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Not standing idle. : INUSE
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Pot contents. : ANTES
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Turf. : SOD
46
Signs. : SYMPTOMS
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Goody shop. : BAKERY
50
Attila's hordes. : HUNS
51
Medicinal cigarette. : CUBEB
52
Cookbook items. : BREADS
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Iota. : JOT
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Noun suffixes. : EERS
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Keen of vision. : EAGLEEYED
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Jet of vapor. : SPRAY
62
Get going! : SCAT
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Fork part. : TINE
64
Waves, for short. : PERMS
65
Shoe sizes. : TENS
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Miner's nail. : SPAD
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Rendezvous. : TRYST
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Volcanic issue. : LAVA
2
Name meaning "a burden." : AMOS
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Boastful little fellow. : COCKALORUM
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Rubs out. : ERASES
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State: Abbr. : DEL
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Item in production cost. : LABOR
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"Heads ___ ... " : IWIN
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Conjunction. : NOR
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Churchmen. : ELDERS
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World without end. : INFINITY
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Cowl. : HOOD
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African lily. : ALOE
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Morse signals. : DOTS
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Louver boards. : SLATS
21
Feasted. : DINED
24
Coin of Peru. : SOL
25
Headgear. : BERET
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African river beds. : WADIS
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Twist of fate. : IRONY
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Mineral deposits. : VEINS
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Prickly shrub. : GOOSEBERRY
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Slip. : ERROR
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Run-down. : SEEDY
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Weight units. : GRAMS
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Paving mixtures. : ASPHALTS
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First appearance. : DEBUT
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Musical exercise. : ETUDE
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The seventh day: Abbr. : SAB
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Attacks. : ONSETS
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Zoo attendant. : KEEPER
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Like a spy's message. : CODED
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Excel. : BEST
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Derby. : RACE
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Governor in Juneau. : EGAN
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City SW of Leipzig. : JENA
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L.A. team. : RAMS
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Method: Abbr. : SYST
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Beagle sound. : YIP
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Liverpool, for one: Abbr. : SPT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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