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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

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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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