It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.
Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Saturday, October 25, 1975

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
D
2
R
3
I
4
L
5
L
6
A
7
R
8
E
9
C
10
A
11
P
E
O
R
I
A
12
C
A
R
I
N
13
G
14
C
A
T
W
A
L
K
15
T
I
N
R
O
O
16
F
17
I
L
E
D
E
18
E
19
P
O
D
E
20
D
U
E
21
V
I
N
Y
22
S
P
U
R
S
23
H
Y
L
A
24
I
S
T
25
S
T
O
S
S
26
H
O
N
E
R
27
C
H
E
28
S
T
E
R
S
29
M
A
N
E
T
S
30
K
I
T
T
Y
31
H
A
W
K
32
S
33
T
34
E
I
N
S
35
F
O
L
K
S
36
O
37
N
38
G
39
C
O
U
N
T
40
P
O
U
T
S
41
C
A
R
42
O
L
D
S
43
F
L
O
R
A
44
A
T
N
O
45
O
T
O
46
C
O
U
T
H
47
S
L
O
T
S
48
P
E
R
49
F
O
R
M
50
A
51
N
T
I
B
E
S
52
C
A
T
S
U
P
53
N
E
R
V
E
S
54
S
H
I
M
S
55
D
O
S
E
R
© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,569
Across
1
Work on a cavity : DRILL
6
Palm of Asia : ARECA
11
"Will it play in ___?" : PEORIA
12
Being concerned : CARING
14
High, narrow footway : CATWALK
15
Hot place for a cat : TINROOF
17
___ France : ILEDE
18
Lyric poem : EPODE
20
Appropriate : DUE
21
Ivied : VINY
22
Incites : SPURS
23
Tree toad : HYLA
24
Suffix for conform or violin : IST
25
In the path of a glacier : STOSS
26
Whetstone user : HONER
27
Bowles and Arthur : CHESTERS
29
Some Louvre paintings : MANETS
30
Testing ground in 1903 : KITTYHAWK
32
Gertrude and family : STEINS
35
Pete Seeger specialty : FOLKSONG
39
Nobleman : COUNT
40
Sulks : POUTS
41
Dining or club : CAR
42
Early industrialist : OLDS
43
Fauna's partner : FLORA
44
"___ extra cost" : ATNO
45
Ear: Prefix : OTO
46
Sophisticated : COUTH
47
Places for mail : SLOTS
48
Do, as a task : PERFORM
50
Resort near Nice : ANTIBES
52
Table item : CATSUP
53
Impulse transmitters : NERVES
54
Leveling strips : SHIMS
55
Nurse, at times : DOSER
Down
1
U.S.-Russian status : DETENTE
2
Disorderly : ROWDY
3
Dies ___ : IRAE
4
Diamond girl : LIL
5
Cleveland or Duluth, e.g. : LAKEPORT
6
ANTA members : ACTORS
7
Commando specialties : RAIDS
8
Sea bird : ERNE
9
Round: Abbr. : CIR
10
Pain reliever : ANODYNE
11
Somewhat wan : PALISH
13
Singer Robert : GOULET
14
Municipal : CIVIC
16
"Our ___ do make us traitors" : FEARS
19
Move warily : PUSSYFOOT
22
Printers' directions : STETS
23
Goose sounds : HONKS
25
Assigned duty : STINT
26
Peddles : HAWKS
28
Fleeces : SKINS
29
Sicily's neighbor : MALTA
31
Clock part : HOURHAND
32
Ice-cream unit : SCOOP
33
Early Mexican : TOLTEC
34
Miss Welty et al. : EUDORAS
36
Ale time : OCTOBER
37
City on the Loire : NANTES
38
Without deductions : GROSS
40
Freshens the pillow : PLUMPS
43
Tribunal : FORUM
44
"Look ___!" : ALIVE
46
Thus, in Italy : COSI
47
Violins and viols: Abhr. : STRS
49
Six feet: Abbr. : FTH
51
Prefix with plasm or classic : NEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|