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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Thursday, June 14, 1962

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Clue for 20-Across was "Cogito, Ergo ___." Changed it to "Cogito, ergo ___."

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B
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,717
Across
1
Phrase used for certain orders of food. : TOGO
5
Sailing term. : LUFF
9
Capital of Côte-d'Or. : DIJON
14
At a distance. : AFAR
15
Central American tree. : EBOE
16
Silly. : INANE
17
Arizona city. : TOMBSTONE
19
Out of line. : ASKEW
20
Cogito, ergo ___. : SUM
21
Amphibian. : TOAD
22
Members of S. A. C. : FLIERS
23
Stew. : RAGOUT
25
Announced. : SAID
26
Museum material. : ART
27
Literary sketch. : VIGNETTE
31
Tomato, for one. : BERRY
34
With lacy ornamental work. : FILIGREED
35
Desertlike. : ARID
36
Ancient Phoenician city. : SIDON
37
State: Abbr. : OREG
38
Place for a benchwarmer. : SIDELINES
40
Amiens' river. : SOMME
41
Hollywood item. : SCENARIO
42
Drone. : HUM
43
Baked dishes. : PIES
44
Strong man. : SAMSON
47
Torment. : HARASS
50
___ monster. : GILA
51
Mexican waterway. : RIO
53
Then: Fr. : ALORS
54
On the fence. : UNDECIDED
56
Singer Lehmann. : LOTTE
57
Buddies. : PALS
58
Gnawing problems. : MICE
59
De Gaulle's alma mater. : STCYR
60
Mad as ___ hen. : AWET
61
Equal. : PEER
Down
1
Gunny cloths. : TATS
2
In the year ___ Lord. : OFOUR
3
Greek letter. : GAMMA
4
Globe. : ORB
5
Ease, as a seam. : LETOUT
6
W. W. I craft. : UBOAT
7
Loving. : FOND
8
Retainer. : FEE
9
Long-distance activity. : DIALING
10
Certain accommodations. : INSIDEROOMS
11
First-rate: Slang. : JAKE
12
Individualist: Slang. : ONER
13
Reporter's aim. : NEWS
18
See 13 Down. : STORY
22
Dickensian villain. : FAGIN
24
Summer affair. : GARDENPARTY
25
Pits of missiles. : SILOS
27
I see: Lat. : VIDEO
28
Period. : TERM
29
Abound. : TEEM
30
Apply a border. : EDGE
31
Fish. : BASS
32
Norse name. : ERIC
33
Outing of a sort. : RIDE
34
The last word. : FINIS
36
Forefathers. : SIRES
39
To allow: Fr. : LAISSER
40
Poisonous shrub. : SUMAC
42
Soundest. : HALEST
44
Edge along. : SIDLE
45
Do-___. : ORDIE
46
Relative. : NIECE
47
Dutch painter. : HALS
48
A great deal. : ALOT
49
Campus group. : ROTC
50
Chew at. : GNAW
52
River of Poland. : ODER
54
___ tree. : UPA
55
Devil's helper. : IMP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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