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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Friday, September 11, 1964

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,521
Across
1. Eastern title. : AGHA
5. Gay-Pay-Oo. : OGPU
9. Marshall, for one. : PLAN
13. "Be good, sweet ___ . . . " : MAID
14. Sounds meaning "it's cold outside." : BRRS
15. Few: Prefix. : OLIGO
16. Johnny ___, American pioneer. : APPLESEED
18. Inexact. : VAGUE
19. Lukewarm. : TEPID
20. Paraguay-Brazil border river. : APA
21. Girl's name meaning "noble." : ETHEL
22. Kern musical of 1933. : ROBERTA
24. Mild expletive. : DRAT
25. Did a tailoring job. : RELINED
27. Marienbad, for one. : SPA
30. Words to Brutus. : ETTU
34. Treated as of importance. : MADEMUCHOF
36. Indian of the Northwest. : CHINOOK
38. More tearful. : WEEPIER
39. The Florida Keys. : CORALREEFS
41. Suites, for short. : APTS
42. U.S.A., French style. : EUA
43. Emergent. : ISSUANT
45. Early housing unit. : GAVE
47. Lung: Prefix. : PNEUMON
51. Dark-yellow pigment. : OCHRE
53. Sales slip abbreviation. : CHG
54. Word of mouth. : PAROL
56. Indonesian island. : TIMOR
57. Chances for this are 8,606 to one. : HOLEINONE
59. Clips. : TRIMS
60. Spanish girl's name. : INES
61. Responsibility. : ONUS
62. Gumbo: Var. : OCRA
63. Jekyll's alter ego. : HYDE
64. Rough bark of trees. : ROSS
Down
1. He loves: Lat. : AMAT
2. Amazed onlooker. : GAPER
3. Zoo attraction. : HIPPO
4. Extemporize: Colloq. : ADLIB
5. Not in use: Abbr. : OBS
6. Michigan and others. : GREATLAKES
7. Not COD. : PREPAID
8. Sec. Freeman's department: Abbr. : USDA
9. Rio de la ___. : PLATA
10. Pilot's warning device. : LIGHTSHIP
11. Chill. : AGUE
12. Seasonal song. : NOEL
15. Belated. : OVERDUE
17. River into the Fulda. : EDER
23. Regret. : REMORSE
24. Legal term for certain property. : DEMESNE
26. Novel. : NEWFANGLED
28. Peasant's partner. : POET
29. Congolese: Abbr. : AFRS
30. Lo!: Lat. : ECCE
31. Large sum: Abbr. : THOU
32. Highest point in the Hindu Kush. : TIRAGHMIR
33. Spenser heroine. : UNA
35. Audit expert. : CPA
37. Twist and others. : OLIVERS
40. Pleasant sequence of sounds. : EUPHONY
44. Brazilian Indian. : TUPI
46. Fragrance. : AROMA
48. Country home. : MANOR
49. Maine town. : ORONO
50. Ninth: Lat. : NONUS
51. Early German ruler. : OTTO
52. About: Abbr. : CIRC
53. Chinese measure of length. : CHIH
55. Smaller. : LESS
58. Compass point. : ESE

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

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