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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Thursday, February 15, 1962

Author: Louise Earnest
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q V }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,598
Across Down
1. Finishing line. : TAPE
5. Headgear. : TAMS
9. Use a muddler. : STIR
13. Of sound. : TONAL
14. Skip. : OMIT
15. Flat plinth. : ORLO
16. Originate. : ARISE
17. Youth. : SALADDAYS
19. Experts. : PASTMASTERS
21. Negative voter. : NAY
22. Farm dog's name. : SHEP
23. Sometime bonnet dweller. : BEE
24. A number 1. : TOPS
26. Departure. : EXODUS
29. Tasty. : SAPID
32. Rose. : SOARED
35. Hilly region of Morocco. : RIF
37. Six on a die. : SICE
38. Byron's tragic hero. : MANFRED
40. Kind of palm. : FANTREE
42. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
43. Maxim. : SAW
45. Chargers. : STEEDS
46. Pronoun. : WHICH
48. 17th century Asiatic. : MANCHU
50. Community groups. : PTAS
52. Farm crop. : RYE
53. Rivers: Sp. : RIOS
57. Exclamation. : AHA
59. Drubbings: Slang. : LAMBASTINGS
62. Bucolics. : PASTORALS
64. Cerulean. : AZURE
65. Josip Broz. : TITO
66. Some votes. : AYES
67. Certain Frenchmen. : PERES
68. Road sign. : SLOW
69. Ibsen character. : NORA
70. Olympian god. : ARES
1. Scripture. : TORAH
2. Egyptian herb. : ANISE
3. Tense. : PASTPERFECT
4. Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
5. Thrown about. : TOSSED
6. Neophyte. : AMATEUR
7. " . . . and he went a crooked ___." : MILE
8. Outset. : START
9. Sward. : SOD
10. Become known. : TRANSPIRE
11. There is: Fr. : ILYA
12. Cheerful. : ROSY
13. Camp signal. : TAPS
18. British decorations. : DSOS
20. Homes. : ABODES
25. Dairy apparatus. : PASTEURIZER
27. Dry: Prefix. : XER
28. Wife of Thor. : SIF
30. Glacé. : ICED
31. Letters. : DEES
32. Duck. : SMEW
33. Hippocratic ___. : OATH
34. Appetizer. : ANTIPASTO
36. Mussolini's symbol. : FASCES
39. Hoover or Norris. : DAM
41. To the ___ degree. : NTH
44. Redstart or yellowthroat. : WARBLER
47. Nimbus. : HALO
49. African lake: Var. : NYASSA
51. Type of plastic. : SARAN
54. Accustom. : INURE
55. Fairy tale characters. : OGRES
56. Compass points. : SSES
57. Classified listings: Abbr. : APTS
58. "___ to the Chief." : HAIL
60. Irish county. : MAYO
61. Bark cloth. : TAPA
63. Kind of rope. : TOW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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