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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Tuesday, May 11, 1965

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,763
Across
1. Constellation, the Bird of Paradise. : APUS
5. Time of day, in Paris. : MATIN
10. Capital of 18 Across. : OSLO
14. Then: Fr. : DONC
15. ___ at last. : ALONE
16. Beehive State. : UTAH
17. Early bird. : DODO
18. Sverige's neighbor. : NORGE
19. Piece of music. : TRIO
20. Iron pyrites. : FOOLSGOLD
22. Family men. : DADS
23. Great ___, Oxford's bell. : TOM
24. Type of macaroni. : ELBOW
26. Relative of a settee. : LOVESEAT
31. Cricket team. : ELEVEN
34. Completed. : OVER
35. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
37. Island: It. : ISOLA
38. Man: Lat. : VIR
39. Escalates. : STEPSUP
41. Cant. : TIP
42. "Get-your-gun" girl. : ANNIE
44. Street light. : NEON
45. Ancient Asiatic. : MEDE
46. Thistlelike plant. : TEASEL
48. Shuts in. : ENCLOSES
50. Companion of ale. : CAKES
52. Month: Abbr. : OCT
53. Run before the wind. : SCUD
55. Liner. : STEAMSHIP
60. Type of coat or shirt. : POLO
61. New England city. : SALEM
62. Residence, before the Fall. : EDEN
64. Caliph's name. : OMAR
65. Bolivian city. : ORURO
66. Restyle. : REDO
67. Pentateuch. : TORA
68. Synthetic. : NYLON
69. Aforementioned. : SAID
Down
1. Go on to say. : ADD
2. Exclamation of disdain. : POOF
3. Cancel. : UNDO
4. One means of locomotion. : SCOOTER
5. "One ___ . . . " : MANSMEAT
6. Sleep like ___. : ALOG
7. Escamillo's opponent. : TORO
8. Fireplace. : INGLE
9. Part of a compass. : NEEDLE
10. Surpasses. : OUTDOES
11. Trial balloons of a sort. : STRAWVOTES
12. Put down. : LAID
13. Exclamations. : OHOS
21. ___ Alamos. : LOS
25. Radar image. : BLIP
26. River into Lake Ilmen. : LOVAT
27. Sheeplike. : OVINE
28. Language of the man in the street. : VERNACULAR
29. Verily. : AMEN
30. Sun helmet. : TOPEE
32. Slur over. : ELIDE
33. Scruffs. : NAPES
36. Noun ending. : ISON
39. Inquire for. : SEEK
40. Infrequent. : UNCOMMON
43. Dancer Duncan. : ISADORA
45. Members of the wedding. : MOTHERS
47. Instructive example. : LESSON
49. Abbreviations for the typesetter. : LCS
51. Unblinking. : STARY
53. Small quantity. : SPOT
54. How: Sp. : COMO
56. Jewish month. : ELUL
57. Gas: Prefix. : AERO
58. Flash of insight. : IDEA
59. Foot: Prefix. : PEDI
63. Sway. : NOD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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