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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Monday, May 17, 1976

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,774

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Across
1
___ homo : ECCE
5
Put two and two together : ADD
8
Greek letter : KAPPA
13
Arab vessel : DHOW
14
Mine: Fr. : AMOI
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Land ___ fours : ONALL
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Fourth ___ : DIMENSION
18
Word with boot : STRAP
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"___ on parle . . . " : ICI
20
Windy-day eye hazard : CINDER
22
Some are wild : OATS
23
Beverage : COCOA
25
Word with run or turn : AROUND
27
F.D.R.'s four : FREEDOMS
30
Ailing : ILL
33
"When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
36
Greek letters : XIS
37
Slow, in music : ADAGIO
39
City on the Ganges : BENARES
41
Defenseless : UNARMED
42
"Oh, say, ___ see . . . " : CANYOU
43
Prefix with bar or tope : ISO
44
Common Latin verb : ESSE
45
Brit. award : DSO
46
"Fourscore ___ years . . . " : ANDSEVEN
49
Book of Hindu doctrine : TANTRA
51
Storage units : RACKS
55
"___ so proudly we . . . " : WHAT
57
Weapons : SABERS
60
Kind of dog : LAP
61
Abhorred : HATED
63
Tea cake : PETITFOUR
65
"___ a customer" : ONETO
66
Biblical kingdom : ELAM
67
Israeli port : ACRE
68
More baffling : ODDER
69
Plane : SST
70
Terrier : SKYE
Down
1
Of Nordic literature : EDDIC
2
Harpo's brother : CHICO
3
Kind of opera : COMIC
4
Farm animal : EWE
5
Political name in Uganda : AMIN
6
Dinguses : DOODADS
7
Moola : DINERO
8
Boxing results : KOS
9
Dvorák : ANTON
10
Standards : PARADIGMS
11
Land map : PLAT
12
Mountains : ALPS
14
"___ was saying" : ASI
17
Tarheel State: Abbr. : NCAR
21
Russian dynasty : ROMANOV
24
Break ___ (dawn) : OFDAY
26
Govt. agency : USDA
28
Stage directions : EXEUNTS
29
Ice, in Essen : EIS
31
Whoppers : LIES
32
Vein : LODE
33
Four of a series : ABCD
34
Grasslands : LEAS
35
Like some editions : ANNOTATED
38
Stage : ARENA
40
Horse color : ROAN
41
"It's no ___!" : USE
43
Mrs. Peron et al. : ISABELS
47
Hangs loosely : DRAPES
48
Word with while : ERST
50
Tête-___ : ATETE
52
Grandfather, for one : CLOCK
53
Tree of New Zealand : KAURY
54
Bash : SPREE
55
Owl sound : WHOO
56
Four-in-___ : HAND
58
State: Fr. : ETAT
59
Eyeglass part : RIM
62
Beetle : DOR
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Scale syllables : FAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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