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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Thursday, September 22, 1966

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,249
Across
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Suffix with thermo and photo. : STAT
5
Clasp. : HASP
9
June racing event. : ASCOT
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Jr. High course. : MATH
15
Ben Adhem. : ABOU
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Venezuelan prairie. : LLANO
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Stake. : ANTE
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Gum wrappers, for instance. : WASTEPAPER
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Part of a bridle. : STRAP
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Range country. : SOUTHWEST
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Auto accessory. : HEATER
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Community groups. : PTAS
26
Transfer. : CEDE
27
Is indebted to. : OWES
28
Resin. : GUM
31
" ... to the shores ___." : OFTRIPOLI
34
Ancient strong box. : ARCA
35
Muse. : CLIO
36
Kicks. : PUNTS
38
Evening affair. : BALL
39
Walk: Colloq. : HOOF
40
With 62 Across, occasion in the theater. : REHEARSAL
42
Admit. : OWN
43
Unhurried. : EASY
45
Old Testament book. : AMOS
46
Fortune's partner. : FAME
47
Baghdad's river. : TIGRIS
50
Garden flowers. : MARIGOLDS
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Rhone tributary. : SAONE
56
Immortal. : EVERLIVING
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Charge for service. : TOLL
59
Morning reception. : LEVEE
60
Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
61
Relative of etc. : ETAL
62
See 40 Across. : DRESS
63
Calendar abbreviation. : SEPT
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Compass readings. : SSWS
Down
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Hard stroke in tennis. : SMASH
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Relative of a jeune fille. : TANTE
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Star billing. : ATTRACTION
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___ the absurd. : THEATEROF
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Teamster's command. : HAW
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Middling. : SOSO
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Make the best of. : PUTUPWITH
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Brightest stars. : ALPHAS
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Certain salads. : SLAWS
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Kennedy. : CAPE
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Possessive pronoun. : ONES
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Legal term. : TORT
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Suffix with major or usher. : ETTE
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Foot: Prefix. : PEDI
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Corded fabric. : REPP
27
Cleveland's Secretary of State. : OLNEY
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Of popular origin. : GRASSROOTS
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Home of the Bruins. : UCLA
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Feature of a park. : MALL
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Eight, in Spain. : OCHO
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Run. : FLOW
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Pronoun. : OURSELVES
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Abolishes. : ABROGATES
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Bench. : SEAT
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British author Kingsley. : AMIS
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Relatives of birdies. : EAGLES
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Mine: Fr. : AMOI
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Kindles. : FIRES
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Relative. : INLAW
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Markets. : SELLS
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Pinochle play. : MELD
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Assert. : AVER
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Dream: Fr. : REVE
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Terrible. : DIRE
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Vigor. : SNAP
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Drops, in pharmacy: Abbr. : GTT

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

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