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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Friday, March 3, 1961

47-Across : Not of "the King's English."

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Louise Earnest has 79 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In the original 23-Across clue, "Fauntleroy's" was spelled "Fauntelroy's"; corrected spelling.

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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,249
Across
1
Stuff. : CRAM
5
Repeated phrases in swing music. : RIFFS
10
Pole. : MAST
14
Mata ___, 1861-65. : HARI
15
The Blue. : UNION
16
Believers in: Suffix. : ISTS
17
Adjective suffix. : ICAL
18
Kind of close harmony. : BARBERSHOP
20
Whole lot: Slang. : CABOODLE
22
___ Fables. : AESOPS
23
Lord Fauntleroy's real name. : ERROL
24
Rays. : SKATES
25
Discoloration caused by fungus. : MILDEW
27
Inscribed surface, in architecture. : STELE
28
___ told. : ALL
29
Respond. : ANSWER
31
Armadillo. : PEBA
35
Highlander's shoulder throw. : PLAID
37
Color. : TAN
38
Society: Abbr. : ASSOC
39
Passable. : SOSO
40
Exhortation urging action. : GOTOIT
42
Numerical prefix. : TRI
43
Places of habitation. : LAIRS
45
View from Portland, Oregon. : MTHOOD
47
Not of "the King's English." : SLANGY
49
About bees. : APIAN
50
Religion of ancestor worship. : SHINTO
51
Sprightliness. : ALACRITY
54
Certain artists. : PASTELISTS
56
Charles ___ Gibson. : DANA
57
Skeptic's exclamation. : UMPH
58
English conspirator of 1678. : OATES
59
E pluribus ___. : UNUM
60
To be: Lat. : ESSE
61
Delusion's mate. : SNARE
62
Sibilant sounds. : PSTS
Down
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Stylish. : CHIC
2
Biblical term of contempt. : RACA
3
Namesakes of Mrs. Winkle. : ARABELLAS
4
Continental form of address. : MILORD
5
Massage. : RUBDOWN
6
Altogether. : INALL
7
Cause for alarm. : FIRE
8
Small pocket. : FOB
9
Type of footwear. : SNEAKER
10
Faux pas. : MISSTEPS
11
"There was an old woman who lived in ___." : ASHOE
12
Punctuation marks. : STOPS
13
Cook book abbreviation. : TSPS
19
___ estate. : REAL
21
Nymph. : OREAD
24
Office worker: Colloq. : STENO
25
Traveler's aids. : MAPS
26
To that place: Lat. : ILLO
27
Hits: Slang. : SWATS
30
Floor. : STORY
32
Residents of Tallinn. : ESTONIANS
33
Town, for short. : BORO
34
Tart. : ACID
36
Gilbert and Sullivan role. : IOLANTHE
38
Storage place. : ATTIC
40
Certain dancing partners. : GIGOLOS
41
Deadlock. : IMPASSE
44
Pay one's share. : ANTE
46
In great need of something: Colloq. : HARDUP
47
Pillow covers. : SHAMS
48
Speech traits. : LISPS
49
Change. : ALTER
50
Pour forth. : SPUE
51
Movie dog. : ASTA
52
Perforated piece of metal of a certain shape. : TNUT
53
Vegetables. : YAMS
55
Scotsman's name. : IAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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