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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Thursday, July 16, 1964

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
1
La Douce. : IRMA
5
Business matters: Abbr. : ACCS
9
Casals. : PABLO
14
By. : NEAR
15
Solid substance. : MEAT
16
Orchestral instruments. : OBOES
17
Convention surprise. : DARKHORSE
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South African province. : NATAL
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Here: Fr. : ICI
21
Inlet. : ESTUARY
23
Philippine volcano. : APO
24
Annoy. : CHAFE
26
"There ___ old man that would not say his prayers . . . " : IMETAN
28
Adored ones. : IDOLS
31
Persian king. : DARIUS
34
Lizard: Suffix. : SAUR
37
Abraham's nephew. : LOT
38
Hackney coach. : FIACRE
39
Has in mind. : INTENDS
41
Modern art form. : COLLAGE
42
Passenger on 4 Down. : ANIMAL
43
Exclamation of surprise. : HOO
44
Coaster. : SLED
45
City of Spain. : MALAGA
46
___ double. : ONTHE
48
Words on monuments: Abbr. : INSCRS
50
Poetic feet. : IAMBS
54
Rested. : SAT
56
Wintertime concern. : HEATING
59
Intensified exclamation. : AAH
60
German poet. : HEINE
62
Symbol from Revelation. : PALEHORSE
64
Stadium. : ARENA
65
Northern dwelling. : IGLU
66
Fence material. : WIRE
67
Washed (down). : HOSED
68
Heedless. : DEAF
69
Bank business. : LOAN
Down
1
Of Asiatic origin. : INDIC
2
Bandit's command. : REACH
3
Santa ___. : MARIA
4
Biblical refuge. : ARK
5
Prophet from Tekoa. : AMOS
6
Important paper: Abbr. : CERT
7
Specious reasoner. : CASUIST
8
One kind of 56 Across. : STEAM
9
Hair-do. : PONYTAIL
10
Arab's coat. : ABA
11
Kind of garden. : BOTANICAL
12
Kind of year. : LEAP
13
Northern seaport. : OSLO
18
Take note of. : HEED
22
Booby bird. : REDFOOT
25
La Guardia, on occasion. : FIREMAN
27
Asiatic body of water. : ARALSEA
29
Bridal veil trimming. : OLDLACE
30
Was ist ___? : LOS
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Advocate. : URGE
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Sow. : SEED
34
Musical setting. : SIAM
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Royal tutor in 34 Down. : ANNA
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Suppliers of gas, power, etc. : UTILITIES
40
Old London tavern, near the Mermaid. : NAGSHEAD
41
Study. : CON
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Prisoner of a sort. : HOSTAGE
47
Dry's partner. : HIGH
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Speedy. : RAPID
51
Opera role. : MARIO
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City of Iraq. : BASRA
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Luster. : SHEEN
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Ruler. : SHAH
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Prefix with drome or gram. : AERO
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That: Lat. : ILLA
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Pont ___, oldest bridge in Paris. : NEUF
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Compass point. : NNE
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Sea-going bird. : OWL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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