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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Wednesday, January 9, 1963

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 40-Across clue was "___ seqitur." Changed it to "___ sequitur." Original 47-Across clue for MATES was "Certain seaman." Changed it to "Certain seamen." Original 59-Down clue for GCD was truncated to "Abbreviation in." Changed it to "Abbreviation in arithmetic."

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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,922

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Across
1
Guy. : CHAP
5
Baseball play. : STEAL
10
Look at hastily. : SKIM
14
Hawaiian port. : HILO
15
Reckoning. : TALLY
16
Mrs. Angel Clare. : TESS
17
Newspaper features. : EDITORIALS
19
Budget term. : RENT
20
Johnny ___. : REB
21
Velvet. : PANNE
22
Partitions. : SEPTA
23
Neptune's spear. : TRIDENT
25
Parts of dresses. : YOKES
27
Remnant. : END
28
Adjective for some pens. : SCRATCHY
31
Island on the USO itinerary. : ATTU
34
Respond to a stimulus. : REACT
35
Third period score. : OOO
36
The original astronaut. : THEMANINTHEMOON
40
___ sequitur. : NON
41
Glory: Colloq. : KUDOS
42
Home of the ibex. : ALPS
43
Not one of the crowd. : OUTSIDER
45
Catchall abbreviation. : ETC
47
Certain seamen. : MATES
48
Piggery sounds. : SQUEALS
52
Newspaper section. : DRAMA
54
Part of 52 Down. : HHOUR
56
Memento of 14 Across. : LEI
57
Mail carriers, in India. : DAKS
58
Item on the Walrus' list of "many things." : SEALINGWAX
60
Of Mars: Prefix. : AREO
61
Synthetic fiber. : ORLON
62
Primitive home. : CAVE
63
Tall tale. : YARN
64
Italian city near Trieste. : UDINE
65
Tyrian purples. : DYES
Down
1
Dull-colored flintlike quartz. : CHERT
2
"Hy spy!" caller. : HIDER
3
Excuse. : ALIBI
4
Container for ale. : POT
5
Poetic shore. : STRAND
6
One way to say "It isn't." : TAINT
7
Verve. : ELAN
8
Stray animals. : ALLEYCATS
9
River of France and Belgium. : LYS
10
Market, in Philadelphia. : STREET
11
Stays calm. : KEEPSCOOL
12
Negative verb form. : ISNT
13
River, 270 miles, into Lake Ilmen. : MSTA
18
Commence. : OPEN
22
Salt-water fish. : SKATE
24
Te ___. : DEUM
26
Musical group: Abbr. : ORCH
28
Hombre. : SENOR
29
Finger ring. : HOOP
30
Partners for "hithers." : YONS
31
What 50 is, for tin: Abbr. : ATNO
32
Poetic pronoun. : THOU
33
Omar. : TENTMAKER
34
Oversees (with "on"): Slang. : RIDESHERD
37
Honshu seaport. : AKITA
38
Type of painting. : NUDE
39
Spice. : MACE
44
Opera role. : SAMSON
45
Horse. : EQUINE
46
Curve. : TURN
48
Lawgiver. : SOLON
49
Forever: Poet. : ALWAY
50
Part of AWOL. : LEAVE
51
Certain glove sizes. : SIXES
52
Time for military action. : DDAY
53
___ avis. : RARA
55
Sea or salt: Prefix. : HALI
58
Penny. : SOU
59
Abbreviation in arithmetic. : GCD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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