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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
Across
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
1. 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
49. Hush. : LULL
50. Earth: Ger. : ERDE
51. Type of storm. : SNOW
53. Relative of f. o. b. : FAS
54. Hardware store item. : NUT

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

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