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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Thursday, February 15, 1968

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
1
Cut corners. : SKIMP
6
Converse. : CHAT
10
Votes. : AYES
14
Put ___. : TOSEA
15
Forming threads. : ROPY
16
___ passu (with equal speed). : PARI
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Footnote abbreviations. : IBIDS
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Set aside for special use. : EARMARKED
20
Electrical term. : RESISTOR
22
Plaited: Fr. : PLISSE
23
Bone ___. : UPON
24
Powder. : TALC
25
State of mind. : HUMOR
27
TV models. : CONSOLES
31
Sward. : SOD
32
Tenuity. : RARITY
34
Conveyance. : TAXI
35
Gladstone's middle name. : EWART
37
___ standstill. : ATA
38
Gravel ridge. : ESKER
39
Fruitless. : IDLE
40
Fielding novel. : AMELIA
42
Conversational pauses. : ERS
43
Outline. : SYLLABUS
45
Faith. : TRUST
47
Selves. : EGOS
48
Skilled. : DEFT
49
Turn. : SWIVEL
52
Trees. : HEMLOCKS
56
Eden and others. : PARADISES
58
Spring time. : APRIL
59
Shortly. : ANON
60
Channel island. : SARK
61
Opposite of forte. : PIANO
62
Marquee. : TENT
63
Fireplace shelves. : HOBS
64
Clog's cousin. : SABOT
Down
1
Come to life. : STIR
2
City on Honshu. : KOBE
3
Egyptian deity. : ISIS
4
Agency. : MEDIUM
5
Safe-conduct. : PASSPORT
6
Legendary king of Thebes. : CREON
7
Frosty coating. : HOAR
8
Month: Abbr. : APR
9
Bombast. : TYMPANY
10
Conserve ingredient. : APRICOTS
11
Zoo attractions. : YAKS
12
"___ 'ow!" : ERES
13
Aspect. : SIDE
19
"___ Well . . . " : ALLS
21
Pentateuch. : TORA
24
Absolute. : TOTAL
25
Colloquial greeting. : HOWDY
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Cabinet member. : UDALL
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Mentions. : CITES
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Louise and others. : LAKES
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Exercise. : EXERT
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Letter openers. : SIRS
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Six, in Spain. : SEIS
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Branch: Biol. : RAMUS
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Apropos. : RELEVANT
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Feature of winter headgear. : EARFLAPS
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Ban. : ABOLISH
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One thing. : ITEM
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What "aetatis" means. : AGED
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More's dream. : UTOPIA
48
Clerks' places. : DESKS
49
Sound of rain on the pane. : SPAT
50
Lessen. : WANE
51
Press. : IRON
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Rosemary. : HERB
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Zodiac sign. : CRAB
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Gum used in tanning. : KINO
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Mail drop. : SLOT
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___ Paulo. : SAO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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