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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Wednesday, June 18, 1969

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,249
Across
1. Alan. : LADD
5. Stirred. : WOKE
9. Professional men: Abbr. : ATTS
13. Sweet spire. : ITEA
14. Pitches. : HURLS
16. Yonkers event. : TROT
17. Certain pay. : DOUBLETIME
19. Get in under the ___. : WIRE
20. Time at sea. : SIXBELLS
21. Contribute. : CHIPIN
23. Superior. : LAKE
24. In any way. : ATALL
25. Heavy reading matter. : TOMES
28. Light reading matter. : THRILLER
31. Habituates. : INURES
33. Hebrew prophet. : AMOS
34. Taro paste. : POI
36. Damon and Pythias, in the vernacular. : PALS
37. Polytheist. : PAGAN
39. Ardor. : ELAN
40. Convene. : SIT
41. African tree. : COLA
42. Patron of Venice. : STMARK
44. Important adjunct. : RIGHTARM
47. Primal chaos. : ABYSS
48. Baffles. : FOILS
49. Hindu fire god. : AGNI
51. Mention (with "to"). : ALLUDE
53. Defarge and others. : KNITTERS
57. Crucifix. : ROOD
58. Wagon part. : SINGLETREE
60. Pentateuch. : TORA
61. Mount. : STEED
62. German article. : EINE
63. Baths. : SPAS
64. Watery fluids. : SERA
65. Instrument. : REED
Down
1. Hats: Colloq. : LIDS
2. Thine: Fr. : ATOI
3. French numeral. : DEUX
4. Dilettantes. : DABBLERS
5. Spiral-shelled snail. : WHELK
6. Type of store. : OUTLET
7. Malay dagger. : KRIS
8. Tree. : ELM
9. Freely. : ATWILL
10. Diamond thriller. : TRIPLEPLAY
11. Column trims. : TORI
12. British gun. : STEN
15. Stadium areas. : SECTIONS
18. Contract. : LEASE
22. Dutch painter. : HALS
24. First word of the Aeneid. : ARMA
25. Expense account item. : TIPS
26. Walking ___. : ONAIR
27. Kind of rose. : MULTIFLORA
29. Ishmael's mother. : HAGAR
30. Zoo sounds. : ROARS
32. Irreproachable. : SPOTLESS
35. Printer's needs. : INKS
38. Lamentation sound. : ALAS
39. Exacerbate. : EMBITTER
41. Rebuked. : CHID
43. Parisienne. : TANTE
45. Cheeses. : GOUDAS
46. Barn feature. : MANGER
50. Rigoletto's daughter. : GILDA
51. Study course. : ARTS
52. Chicago area. : LOOP
53. Patella. : KNEE
54. Indian. : ERIE
55. Descartes. : RENE
56. Germ. : SEED
59. ___ a deal. : ITS

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

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