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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Saturday, October 14, 1961

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
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Urge. : IMPEL
6
People in bondage. : SLAVES
12
Angry sounds. : SNARLS
13
Bottle gourd. : CALABASH
16
Maximal. : UTMOST
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Southern pine. : LOBLOLLY
18
Gallant. : BRAVE
19
Favorite. : PET
20
Those against. : ANTIS
21
Soldiers of 1861. : REBS
22
Opera role. : BORIS
24
Old name for Tokyo. : YEDO
25
Unclose: Poet. : OPE
26
Laments. : BEMOANS
28
Hiding-place. : DEN
29
Breed of cat. : SIAMESE
31
"___ creature was stirring . . . " : NOTA
33
Unmoored : ADRIFT
34
Brightly colored marine fish. : WRASSE
38
Haircuts. : BOBS
40
More dashing. : SMARTER
41
Correspondent's afterthought. : PPS
44
Escape: Colloq. : GETAWAY
46
Year: Span. : ANO
47
Large boats. : ARKS
49
Man ___. : TOMAN
50
Carpenter's nail. : BRAD
51
Third ___. : REICH
53
Curtain material. : NET
54
Dull finish. : MATTE
55
Diamondback. : TERRAPIN
57
Cabinet member. : DILLON
58
"The good is oft ___ with their bones." : INTERRED
59
Declare. : ASSERT
60
Jewish ceremonies. : SEDERS
61
Rosary. : BEADS
Down
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Fearless. : INTREPID
2
Woods dweller visited by Goldilocks. : MAMABEAR
3
Territories: Abbr. : PROVS
4
Other. : ELSE
5
War vessel. : LST
6
Hard: Prefix. : SCLERO
7
Native of Vientiane. : LAOTIAN
8
White vestment. : ALB
9
Qui ___? (who goes there?): Fr. : VALA
10
Valuable wood. : EBONY
11
___ nuts. : SALTED
12
Confidentially. : SUBROSA
14
Playground item. : SLIDE
15
Chinese green tea. : HYSON
19
Fruit. : POME
22
Safest choice: Colloq. : BESTBET
23
Winter phenomenon. : SNOWMAN
26
Blur. : BEFOG
27
Wanderer. : STRAY
30
Marble. : MIB
32
Rhine tributary. : AAR
35
Caught off guard. : STARTLED
36
Washingtonians. : SENATORS
37
Corrosive substance. : ERODENT
39
Harder. : STONIER
40
King of ___. : SWAT
41
First installment. : PARTI
42
Trim (the feathers). : PREEN
43
Passes around. : SKIRTS
45
Make ___. : AMENDS
48
Stony mass on a hillside. : SCREE
50
Corkwood. : BALSA
52
Unyielding. : HARD
54
___ en scène. : MISE
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Common prefix. : PRE
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Pat. : DAB

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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