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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Monday, March 21, 1977

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,082
Across
1. Campus soc. : FRAT
5. Half of DCC : CCCL
9. Clean the deck : SWAB
13. Prentiss of films : PAULA
14. Laugh : HAHA
15. Place for money : TILL
16. Inevitably : WILLYNILLY
18. Anent : ASTO
19. Little pit : AREOLE
20. Chic, for short : MOD
21. Isls. NE of Australia : NHEB
22. Civil wrong : TORT
24. Roughneck : ROWDY
26. Car starter: Abbr. : IGN
29. Imperatives in an old song : ROWROWROW
31. Girl in uniform: 1942 : WAAC
33. Tarradiddle : LIE
34. Western Indian : NAVAHO
37. Select a target : AIMAT
39. Direction at the helm : NNW
41. Money in Guadalajara : PESOS
42. Native-born Israelis : SABRAS
44. Grain spike : EAR
46. Korean leader : RHEE
47. Arm of the Pacific : YELLOWSEA
50. Abbr. with "truly" : YRS
51. Praline ingredient : PECAN
52. Stoppage : HALT
54. Jack yard : SPAR
56. Boston jetsam: 1773 : TEA
58. Religious rationalists : DEISTS
62. Half: Prefix : HEMI
63. Devious activity : HANKYPANKY
65. Eyes, to a poet : ORBS
66. Ending for major : ETTE
67. Earlier : PRIOR
68. Dict. entry : ETYM
69. Maugham story : RAIN
70. Stable staple : OATS
Down
1. Comely : FAIR
2. Golden, for one : RULE
3. Mete out : ALLOT
4. "Old Zach" : TAYLOR
5. Greek X : CHI
6. Unflappable : CALM
7. Prefix with form or phyll : CHLORO
8. Bridge "cinch" : LAYDOWN
9. Watch closely : STANDOVER
10. Insipid : WISHYWASHY
11. Old, in Bonn : ALTE
12. Splotch : BLOB
13. New Deal agcy. : PWA
17. Alcohol used in perfumery : NEROL
23. Esau, to Jacob : TWIN
25. Envelop : WRAP
26. "When ___ a lad . . . " : IWAS
27. Earth goddess : GAIA
28. Spineless : NAMBYPAMBY
30. Freshen : RENEW
32. Advancement at any cost : CAREERISM
35. Field worker : HOER
36. Chemical suffixes : OSES
38. Dusting powder : TALC
40. ___-and-wear : WASH
43. Spread thickly : SLATHER
45. Available : READY
48. ___ time (singly) : ONEATA
49. City in 61 Down : ALEPPO
53. Hair wear : TIARA
54. Brogue : SHOE
55. Saucy : PERT
57. Prefix with body : ANTI
59. Fit of pique : SNIT
60. Ring decisions : TKOS
61. Arab rep. : SYR
64. Rosewall : KEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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