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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Saturday, February 15, 1964

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,312
Across
1. Substance akin to kindling. : TINDER
7. Under most favorable conditions. : ATBEST
13. Political expedient. : GAGRULE
14. Investigate cautiously. : FEELOUT
16. Without strings. : UNLACED
17. Figure in "Uncle Remus" story. : TARBABY
18. Past. : AGO
19. Big balloon satellite. : ECHO
21. Lab container. : BEAKER
22. Farm sounds. : MOOS
24. Pad. : TABLET
26. More palatable. : TASTIER
28. Former Seoul name. : RHEE
32. Dairy item. : CHURN
35. Chapel Hill dwellers. : TARHEELS
37. Revokes. : REPEALS
40. Village on the Cape. : HYANNIS
41. British actor Cooke. : ALISTAIR
43. Rope. : LASSO
44. Receptacles. : BINS
45. Develop favorably. : BLOSSOM
48. ___ l'oeil (deception of the eye), in paintings. : TROMPE
49. This: Sp. : ESTE
53. Classifications. : GENERA
57. Opera highlight. : ARIA
59. Halloo! : HEY
60. Menu term. : ALAMODE
62. Set aside for the future. : INSTORE
64. Victimized. : PUTUPON
65. Novelty. : NEWNESS
66. Unlucky players. : LOSERS
67. Fly. : TSETSE
Down
1. Piece of dance music. : TANGO
2. Home in 38 Down. : IGLOO
3. Blue Eagle's letters. : NRA
4. Leader: It. : DUCE
5. Chooses. : ELECTS
6. Cardinal. : REDHAT
7. Fore's partner. : AFT
8. Wintergreen. : TEABERRY
9. Relative of a chapeau. : BERET
10. Italian island. : ELBA
11. Drench. : SOAK
12. TV part. : TUBE
13. Largest of the Marianas. : GUAM
15. Son of Odin. : TYR
20. News item. : OBIT
23. Feminine suffix. : STRESS
25. Jacob's wife. : LEAH
27. Science course: Abbr. : ANAT
28. Give a new title. : RENAME
29. Layers. : HENS
30. Region of ancient Greece. : ELIS
31. It, in Italy. : ESSO
32. Zodiac sign. : CRAB
33. Sun: Prefix. : HELI
34. ___ the air. : UPIN
36. Atmospheric spectacle. : HALO
38. Where Goose Bay is. : LABRADOR
39. Farm structure. : SILO
42. The Eternal City. : ROMA
46. Run at full speed. : SPRINT
47. Nets. : SEINES
48. Figure of speech. : TROPE
50. Flats. : SHOES
51. Not prolix. : TERSE
52. Hooks' partners. : EYES
53. Hiatus. : GAP
54. Hebrew month. : ELUL
55. SHAPE's relative. : NATO
56. Cousins of the ostrich. : EMUS
58. "___ forgive our debtors." : ASWE
61. Subordinate to Lt. (j. g.). : ENS
63. Explosive. : TNT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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