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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Thursday, October 18, 1962

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,843

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Surprised exclamation. : WHAT
5. Sun. : STAR
9. Namely. : TOWIT
14. Top quality. : AONE
15. Mule team. : ARMY
16. Period. : EPOCH
17. Man-made phenomenon. : SATELLITE
19. Quay. : LEVEE
20. Depot abbreviation. : ARR
21. Provender. : OATS
22. City on the Rio Grande. : LAREDO
23. Beguile. : DELUDE
25. Prima donna. : DIVA
26. Good times. : UPS
27. Study of Arabic, Hebrew, etc. : SEMITICS
31. "For ___ house is his castle . . . " : AMANS
34. Town near Nancy. : LUNEVILLE
35. Constellation. : LYRA
36. World Series star. : MARIS
37. Olive genus. : OLEA
38. Daydreams. : STARGAZES
40. Wastes away. : GNAWS
41. Electrical measuring device. : OHMMETER
42. ___ degree (somewhat). : TOA
43. Digits. : ONES
44. Pooh's friend. : PIGLET
47. Italian title. : SIGNOR
50. Storage place. : SILO
51. ___-a-vis. : VIS
53. Typewriter type. : ELITE
54. Cocktail party babble. : SMALLTALK
56. Hindu maids. : AYAHS
57. Ancient inscription. : RUNE
58. Supposition. : IDEA
59. Parsonage. : MANSE
60. First name in music. : IGOR
61. Aphid, for instance. : PEST
Down
1. "I ___ King in Babylon . . . " : WASA
2. Cache. : HOARD
3. Cave: Poet. : ANTRE
4. Golfer's peg. : TEE
5. Greens. : SALADS
6. Shopworn. : TRITE
7. Totals: Abbr. : AMTS
8. Grain. : RYE
9. City in the Levant. : TELAVIV
10. Ready for a destined function. : OPERATIONAL
11. Loomed. : WOVE
12. Glacé. : ICED
13. Aaron Burr's daughter. : THEO
18. Masks. : LOUPS
22. Citrus fruit. : LIMES
24. Time periods. : LUNARMONTHS
25. France's saint. : DENIS
27. More certain. : SURER
28. That: Lat. : ILLA
29. Lower corner of a sail. : CLEW
30. High ___. : SEAS
31. Besides. : ALSO
32. Bulfinch's topic. : MYTH
33. Biblical plain. : ARAM
34. Idles. : LAZES
36. Eton boy's mother. : MATER
39. Columbus, for one. : GENOESE
40. Russian writer. : GOGOL
42. Steering device. : TILLER
44. Spinet. : PIANO
45. Dodge. : EVADE
46. Delft specialty. : TILES
47. Furrow. : SEAM
48. There is: Fr. : ILYA
49. Menotti's first name. : GIAN
50. Self-satisfied. : SMUG
52. Card game. : SKAT
54. Hindu title. : SRI
55. Apex. : TIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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