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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
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,249

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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
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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
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Descartes. : RENE
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Germ. : SEED
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___ 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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