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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Tuesday, September 22, 1970

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,710

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Across
1. Bird call : CAW
4. Prepares apples : CORES
9. Venus's island : MILO
13. Italian port on Adriatic : BARI
14. Wagnerian work : OPERA
15. First letter: Abbr. : INIT
16. Thoroughfares: Abbr. : AVES
17. ___ base : NAVAL
18. Siva's wife : DEVI
19. Spots for statues : NICHES
21. Avails oneself of : UTILIZES
23. Birds of a sort : CLAYPIGEONS
25. Knowing : WISE
26. Fuel gas : ETHANE
31. Blood substances : RHFACTORS
36. Suppressed : SATON
37. Congers : EELS
38. Urban blight : SLUMS
40. Direction in Paris : NORD
41. Indian maids : AMAHS
43. Eskimo's wherewithal : SEALSKINS
45. Ante : PONYUP
47. Washington : CITY
48. Condiment : BLACKPEPPER
54. Clearance of a sort : FIRESALE
58. Ancient city-state : SPARTA
59. Surrounded by : AMID
60. Kind of fund : SLUSH
62. Pigeon breeds : NUNS
63. Occasion : TIME
64. San ___, Calif. : MATEO
65. Hill crest, in England : KNAP
66. Laurel : STAN
67. "All wool and ___ wide" : AYARD
68. Word of agreement : YES
Down
1. Find fault : CAVIL
2. Asian palm : ARECA
3. Weak : WISHYWASHY
4. Is made up of : CONSISTS
5. W.W. II agency : OPA
6. Musical show : REVUE
7. Muse : ERATO
8. Like the ocean : SALINE
9. Skirt : MIDI
10. Girl's name : INEZ
11. Like some TV : LIVE
12. Early patriot : OTIS
13. Judge's seat : BANC
20. "Jerusalem Delivered," for one : EPIC
22. Vessels at Anzio landing : LSTS
24. Earth scientists: Abbr. : GEOLS
27. Devious activity : HANKYPANKY
28. Thine: Fr. : ATOI
29. Goddess of destiny : NORN
30. Things to make meet : ENDS
31. Harvest : REAP
32. Blood: Prefix : HEMO
33. Custard pastry : FLAN
34. Herb of grace : RUE
35. Fishing vessel : SMACK
39. Careless : SLIPSHOD
42. U-boats : SUBS
44. " . . . a giant ___ for mankind" : STEP
46. Transfusion material : PLASMA
49. Put to rest : ALLAY
50. Port opposite Gibraltar : CEUTA
51. Tidy the hedge : PRUNE
52. Lab items : ETNAS
53. File : RASP
54. Butter, oleo, etc. : FATS
55. Copy: Abbr. : IMIT
56. Terza ___ : RIMA
57. Anthony : EDEN
61. Religious discourse: Abbr. : SER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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