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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Thursday, April 12, 1962

Author: Louise Earnest
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,654
Across Down
1. "___ may look at a king." : ACAT
5. Jeer. : SCOFF
10. Finger board ridge. : FRET
14. ___ contendere. : NOLO
15. Ancient name for part of Turkey. : IONIA
16. Writer of the third Gospel. : LUKE
17. Coffee machines, for instance. : DISPENSERS
19. Asiatic port. : ADEN
20. On shank's mare. : AFOOT
21. Items for the editor. : MSS
22. Rendezvous. : TRYST
23. Do, re, mi, ___ . . . : FASOL
25. Ukrainian city. : KIEV
26. Rings decisions. : KOS
29. Tackle or guard. : LINEMAN
31. Nepal peak. : API
34. Famed round-the-world flier. : ODOM
36. Trifles. : BAGATELLES
38. Little by little: Fr. : PEUAPEU
40. "___ Vita." : LADOLCE
41. Without doubt. : FORCERTAIN
43. Grizzly. : BEAR
44. Language: Abbr. : ENG
45. Leavening periods. : RISINGS
47. Suffix in chemistry. : ENE
48. Pro ___. : RATA
50. Mystery writer Marsh. : NGAIO
52. Wet sound. : PLASH
54. Canonized person: Abbr. : STE
55. Tropical fruit. : GUAVA
59. Undergraduate, for short. : SOPH
60. Bakery item. : CURRANTBUN
62. Conversational phrase. : ISEE
63. Swaying. : AREEL
64. Certain paintings. : OILS
65. Sitting: Abbr. : SESS
66. Memorable movie actor. : BEERY
67. Garden party. : FETE
1. "With a Smile ___ Song." : ANDA
2. Close-fitting cap. : COIF
3. Besides. : ALSO
4. The ___ one's head. : TOPOF
5. Transgress. : SIN
6. Spacemen. : COSMONAUTS
7. Pull ___ (hoodwink). : ONESLEG
8. Balsams. : FIRS
9. Religious law: Lat. : FAS
10. Warning device. : FLARE
11. Star of "How to Succeed." : RUDYVALLEE
12. Makes ends meet (with "out"). : EKES
13. Pavilion. : TENT
18. Relative of etc. : ETAL
22. Pronged, as a fork. : TINED
24. Where Omsk is. : SIBERIA
25. Secessionist province. : KATANGA
26. Heads: Ger. : KOPFE
27. "___ a Grecian Urn." : ODEON
28. Fruit of a sort. : SOURGRAPES
30. Shirker. : MALINGERER
32. Nut tree. : PECAN
33. Grenoble's river. : ISERE
35. Name prefix. : MAC
37. Tennis stroke. : LOB
39. Where the lights went on for Glenn. : PERTH
42. Grand National race course. : AINTREE
46. Billboard. : SIGN
49. Residue. : ASHES
51. ___ the blue. : OUTOF
52. Greek letters. : PSIS
53. Take a booby prize. : LOSE
54. See 41 Across. : SURE
56. Rose's spouse. : ABIE
57. Non ___ contendere. : VULT
58. Handle: Fr. : ANSE
60. Hack. : CAB
61. ___ Khan. : ALY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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