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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
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,598
Across
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Finishing line. : TAPE
5
Headgear. : TAMS
9
Use a muddler. : STIR
13
Of sound. : TONAL
14
Skip. : OMIT
15
Flat plinth. : ORLO
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Originate. : ARISE
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Youth. : SALADDAYS
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Experts. : PASTMASTERS
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Negative voter. : NAY
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Farm dog's name. : SHEP
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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
Down
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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
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Dry: Prefix. : XER
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Wife of Thor. : SIF
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Glacé. : ICED
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Letters. : DEES
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Duck. : SMEW
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Hippocratic ___. : OATH
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Appetizer. : ANTIPASTO
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Mussolini's symbol. : FASCES
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Hoover or Norris. : DAM
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To the ___ degree. : NTH
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Redstart or yellowthroat. : WARBLER
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Nimbus. : HALO
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African lake: Var. : NYASSA
51
Type of plastic. : SARAN
54
Accustom. : INURE
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Fairy tale characters. : OGRES
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Compass points. : SSES
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Classified listings: Abbr. : APTS
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"___ to the Chief." : HAIL
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Irish county. : MAYO
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Bark cloth. : TAPA
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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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