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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.
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,654

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Students & seniors
Across
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
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Writer of the third Gospel. : LUKE
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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
Down
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
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"___ a Grecian Urn." : ODEON
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Fruit of a sort. : SOURGRAPES
30
Shirker. : MALINGERER
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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
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Grand National race course. : AINTREE
46
Billboard. : SIGN
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Residue. : ASHES
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___ the blue. : OUTOF
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Greek letters. : PSIS
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Take a booby prize. : LOSE
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See 41 Across. : SURE
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Rose's spouse. : ABIE
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Non ___ contendere. : VULT
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Handle: Fr. : ANSE
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Hack. : CAB
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___ 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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