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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Tuesday, July 16, 1957

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { G J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,940

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1
Creator of Marryin' Sam. : CAPP
5
Place for a surfboard. : OCEAN
10
Italia's capital. : ROMA
14
District in Saud's realm. : ASIR
15
Actress Loy. : MYRNA
16
Movie industry's Johnston. : ERIC
17
Off-Broadway revival. : THEICEMANCOMETH
20
Obsequious. : SERVILE
21
Rears. : RAISES
22
Suffixes denoting action. : ADES
23
Catfish Row dweller. : BESS
24
Singing group. : SEXTET
27
Asserts. : PROTESTS
31
Freer from defects. : PURER
32
Surname at the North Pole. : CLAUS
33
Altdorf's canton. : URI
34
Dear me! : ALAS
35
Nocturnal sounds. : HOOTS
36
Yemen's neighbor. : ADEN
37
"The Bridge of San Luis ___." : REY
38
Fillets. : BANDS
39
Diarist Anne. : FRANK
40
Caldwell and others. : ERSKINES
42
Oils. : PAINTS
43
Termini. : ENDS
44
Lower part of a golf club. : SOLE
45
Tea biscuits. : SCONES
48
Makes haste. : HUSTLES
52
Novel title. : POINTOFNORETURN
55
Mrs. Laughton. : ELSA
56
Color. : MAUVE
57
Ray of Hollywood. : ALDO
58
Macmillan's predecessor. : EDEN
59
Chemical compound. : ESTER
60
A great number: Colloq. : SLEW
Down
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Original bird watchers. : CATS
2
North Carolina patriot. : ASHE
3
I. L. A. territory. : PIER
4
Bilko's men. : PRIVATES
5
Short order dish. : OMELET
6
Flowers like forget-me-nots. : CYMES
7
Paleozoic, for one. : ERA
8
Gloucester's cape. : ANN
9
Designating certain buttons. : NACREOUS
10
Give up a claim to: Law. : REMISE
11
Metallurgist's concern. : ORES
12
Widow's ___. : MITE
13
Pennsylvania Dutch exclamations. : ACHS
18
Autumnal beverage. : CIDER
19
Malt kilns. : OASTS
23
Unruly children. : BRATS
24
Bowling score. : SPARE
25
Swiss mathematician. : EULER
26
Certain photographs. : XRAYS
27
Emulates Gray's plowman. : PLODS
28
Hot region of Africa. : SUDAN
29
Third longest English river. : TRENT
30
Kitchen appurtenances. : SINKS
32
Geometrical solids. : CONES
35
Liberal in amount. : HANDSOME
36
Short songs. : ARIETTAS
38
Intelligence test deviser. : BINET
39
Bogus. : FALSE
41
Former Ambassador to Moscow. : KENNAN
42
Lady at the tea table. : POURER
44
Push. : SHOVE
45
German vice-admiral, World War I. : SPEE
46
___ front. : COLD
47
Seine tributary. : OISE
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Hush. : LULL
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Earth: Ger. : ERDE
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Type of storm. : SNOW
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Relative of f. o. b. : FAS
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Hardware store item. : NUT

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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