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General Crossword Questions for “earl”

  • Nobleman
  • Male equivalent of a countess
  • Noble
  • Husband of a countess
  • Count before time? Not quite
  • Noble's almost topped and tailed
  • King's heading to the bottom - lower rank
  • Organ loft oft vacated for nobleman
  • Organ left for nobleman
  • Nobleman giving attention to detail, finally
  • Nobleman in fear, lately
  • Aristocrat almost before his time?
  • Lord Lear, perhaps
  • Aristocrat ranking between marquis and viscount
  • British nobleman
  • Real (anag) - nobleman


  • For the surname, see Earl (surname). For other uses, see Earl (disambiguation). This article includes a list of references, but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations where appropriate. — “Earl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Earl Grey tea is a tea blend with a distinctive flavour and aroma derived from the addition of oil extracted from the rind of the bergamot orange, a fragrant citrus fruit.[1] The Earl Grey blend is named after the 2nd Earl Grey, British Prime Minister in the 1830s and author of the Reform Bill of 1832,. — “Earl Grey tea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Earl Hines was born in Duquesne, Pennsylvania 12 miles out from the Pittsburgh city centre. with Earl Hines arriving on piano, Armstrong was already approaching. — “Earl Hines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • Master had sold Ginger and me to his old friend, the Earl of W––, for he thought we should have a good place there. — “Black Beauty” by Anna Sewell
  • There were the Earl and Countess of Loddon and Lady Jane Pewet from Loddon Park, and the bishop and his wife, and the Hepworths. — “The Way We Live Now” by Anthony Trollope
  • Bute Crawley, first cousin to the Earl of Tiptoff, who won't condescend to visit Lady Crawley, except when her sister is in the country. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Old, at any rate; which is a gift that comes to everybody if they live long enough, so it raises no jealousy." The Earl smiled comfortably at his wife. — “Daniel Deronda” by George Eliot
  • "In my opinion, the younger son of an earl can know very little of... — “Pride and prejudice” by Jane Austen
  • Black Letter tells me that Sir Martin Frobisher on his return from that voyage, when Queen Bess did gallantly wave her jewelled hand to him from a window of Greenwich Palace, as his bold ship sailed down the Thames; "when Sir Martin returned from that voyage," saith Black Letter, "on bended knees he presented to her highness a prodigious long horn of the Narwhale, which for a long period after hung in the castle at Windsor." An Irish author avers that the Earl of Leicester, on bended knees, did likewise present to her highness another horn, pertaining to a land beast of the unicorn nature. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville


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