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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Wednesday, November 6, 1968

Author: Louise Earnest
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, 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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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,025
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1. Coin inscription. : DATE
5. Underclassman, for short. : SOPH
9. Novelist Dinesen. : ISAK
13. Individuals. : EGOS
14. Impression. : IDEA
15. Sound. : SOLID
17. Defeat decisively. : ROUT
18. Established in orderly connection. : CORRELATED
20. Large: Prefix. : MACRO
22. Rafter support. : RIDGEPOLE
23. Close by. : ATHAND
25. Convenes. : SITS
26. Time ___ half. : ANDA
27. Lizzie's cousin. : BESS
28. High degree. : PHD
31. Kindred. : CONGENIAL
34. Piece of evidence. : CLUE
35. Wavy, in heraldry. : UNDE
36. Projecting corner. : ANGLE
38. Spread unchecked. : RAGE
39. Backs out (with "off"). : BEGS
40. Navy vessel. : DESTROYER
42. ___ Salvador. : SAO
43. Have pity (for). : FEEL
45. Sinclair Lewis hero. : CASS
46. Drawer handle. : PULL
47. Quiets. : HUSHES
50. Offers a lower price. : UNDERBIDS
55. Fast's companion. : LOOSE
56. Ant lion larvae. : DOODLEBUGS
58. Kind of cone. : NOSE
59. Eccentric. : OUTRE
60. After delay. : LATE
61. Supplemented (with "out"). : EKED
62. Booted. : SHOD
63. Other. : ELSE
64. Thesaurus words: Abbr. : SYNS
1. Skin. : DERMA
2. Have ___ (try). : AGOAT
3. Precarious. : TOUCHANDGO
4. Alienates. : ESTRANGES
5. ___ semper tyrannis. : SIC
6. Scent. : ODOR
7. Iolanthe, for one. : PERI
8. Marketing ploys. : HARDSELLS
9. Bits of land. : ISLETS
10. Lathers. : SOAPS
11. Musical range. : ALTO
12. German canal. : KIEL
16. Presidential initials. : DDE
19. Protection. : EGIS
21. Wave: Fr. : ONDE
24. American writer. : DANA
27. Bakery item. : BAGEL
28. Takes a vacation of a sort. : PLAYSHOOKY
29. Unbounded. : HUGE
30. Antelope's playmates. : DEER
31. Chicago denizens. : CUBS
32. ___ penny . . . : ONEA
33. Permanent. : INDELIBLE
34. ___ heart. : CROSSONES
37. Engrave. : ETCH
41. A Castro. : RAUL
43. Like sails, at times. : FURLED
44. Hamburg's river. : ELBE
46. Variety of seven-up. : PEDRO
48. To eat: Ger. : ESSEN
49. Plant products. : SEEDS
50. Japanese vegetable. : UDO
51. French pronoun. : NOUS
52. "How ___ the little busy bee . . . " : DOTH
53. Twin. : DUAL
54. Army men. : SGTS
57. Comprehend. : SEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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