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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
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,760
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1. Cut corners. : SKIMP
6. Converse. : CHAT
10. Votes. : AYES
14. Put ___. : TOSEA
15. Forming threads. : ROPY
16. ___ passu (with equal speed). : PARI
17. Footnote abbreviations. : IBIDS
18. 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
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
26. Cabinet member. : UDALL
27. Mentions. : CITES
28. Louise and others. : LAKES
29. Exercise. : EXERT
30. Letter openers. : SIRS
31. Six, in Spain. : SEIS
33. Branch: Biol. : RAMUS
36. Apropos. : RELEVANT
38. Feature of winter headgear. : EARFLAPS
40. Ban. : ABOLISH
41. One thing. : ITEM
44. What "aetatis" means. : AGED
46. More's dream. : UTOPIA
48. Clerks' places. : DESKS
49. Sound of rain on the pane. : SPAT
50. Lessen. : WANE
51. Press. : IRON
52. Rosemary. : HERB
53. Zodiac sign. : CRAB
54. Gum used in tanning. : KINO
55. Mail drop. : SLOT
57. ___ 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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