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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Thursday, August 13, 1964

Author: Louise Earnest
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,492
Across Down
1. Kind of curtain, Oriental style. : BAMBOO
7. Bobbins. : SPOOLS
13. Lizard. : IGUANA
14. Of a parent. : MATERNAL
16. Rock-bound stream beds. : GORGES
17. Lengthen. : ELONGATE
18. Of poor quality: Colloq. : BUM
19. Chute opener. : RIPCORD
21. Little: Fr. : PEU
22. Relative of etc. : ETAL
24. About 5c, in Quito. : SUCRE
25. Thomas Wolfe hero. : GANT
26. Spanish girls. : NINAS
28. Naval officers: Abbr. : RAS
29. Value. : WORTH
30. Large farms or plantations. : ESTATES
32. .001 inch. : MIL
33. Butcher's pin. : SKEWER
34. ___ Promise. : LANDOF
37. King: Lat. : REX
38. Cycle appurtenance. : SIDECAR
39. "There was ___ danced . . . " : ASTAR
42. Ox of Asia. : YAK
43. Noblemen. : DUKES
45. Reading, for one. : GAOL
46. Languished. : PINED
48. One kind of school. : PREP
49. Self: Prefix. : AUT
50. Buffet choices. : CHEESES
52. Hawaiian frigate bird. : IWA
53. Clovers. : TREFOILS
55. Learned one. : PUNDIT
57. River in Nevada. : HUMBOLDT
58. Prickly sensation. : TINGLE
59. St. Francis' birthplace. : ASSISI
60. Stock market term. : STEELS
1. London striker. : BIGBEN
2. Guinea pigs' cousins. : AGOUTIES
3. Arctic port. : MURMANSK
4. Hunter's take. : BAG
5. Winner: Slang. : ONER
6. Desert place. : OASIS
7. Cache. : STORE
8. Await decision. : PEND
9. Consolidated group: Abbr. : ORG
10. ___ with (equal to). : ONAPAR
11. As yet concealed. : LATENT
12. Whodunit character. : SLEUTH
14. Places visited by many people. : MECCAS
15. Then: Fr. : ALORS
20. Clearer. : PURER
23. Sideways. : LATERAL
25. Bright yellow flower. : GOLDCUP
27. Carpenter, for instance. : SAWER
29. Regaled. : WINED
31. Nickname for a cowboy. : TEX
32. ___ Hatter. : MAD
34. Preferences. : LIKES
35. Center near Knoxville. : OAKRIDGE
36. Opposite of determinism. : FREEWILL
38. Most rational. : SANEST
39. Author Christie. : AGATHA
40. Suffix meaning lizard. : SAURUS
41. Symbolic images. : TOTEMS
42. Output. : YIELD
44. Freshets. : SPATES
46. Where Quezon City is: Abbr. : PHILI
47. Divisions: Abbr. : DEPTS
50. Cote sounds. : COOS
51. Hearts, for one. : SUIT
54. Washington letters. : FBI
56. Compass point. : NNE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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