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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Friday, September 4, 1964

Author:
Louise Earnest
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Louise Earnest has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,514

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Across
1. Fastened, in a way. : LACED
6. Contour. : LINE
10. "___ a little nut tree . . . " : IHAD
14. Love: It. : AMORE
15. Military term. : AWOL
16. ___ contendere. : NOLO
17. Speaking freely. : VOCAL
18. Common yellow-flowered trefoil. : BIRDSFOOT
20. Invites. : ASKS
21. Masculine title. : DON
22. Slurs over. : ELIDES
23. Norse gods. : AESIR
25. Breakfast food. : BRAN
26. Dam at Muscle Shoals. : WILSON
28. Traces. : VESTIGES
32. Orinoco tributary. : ARO
33. Light: Fr. : LEGER
35. See 48 Across. : STORE
36. Dickens girl. : DORA
38. Dehydrated. : DRIED
40. Of ___. : YORE
41. Not standing idle. : INUSE
43. Pot contents. : ANTES
45. Turf. : SOD
46. Signs. : SYMPTOMS
48. Goody shop. : BAKERY
50. Attila's hordes. : HUNS
51. Medicinal cigarette. : CUBEB
52. Cookbook items. : BREADS
55. Iota. : JOT
56. Noun suffixes. : EERS
59. Keen of vision. : EAGLEEYED
61. Jet of vapor. : SPRAY
62. Get going! : SCAT
63. Fork part. : TINE
64. Waves, for short. : PERMS
65. Shoe sizes. : TENS
66. Miner's nail. : SPAD
67. Rendezvous. : TRYST
Down
1. Volcanic issue. : LAVA
2. Name meaning "a burden." : AMOS
3. Boastful little fellow. : COCKALORUM
4. Rubs out. : ERASES
5. State: Abbr. : DEL
6. Item in production cost. : LABOR
7. "Heads ___ . . . " : IWIN
8. Conjunction. : NOR
9. Churchmen. : ELDERS
10. World without end. : INFINITY
11. Cowl. : HOOD
12. African lily. : ALOE
13. Morse signals. : DOTS
19. Louver boards. : SLATS
21. Feasted. : DINED
24. Coin of Peru. : SOL
25. Headgear. : BERET
26. African river beds. : WADIS
27. Twist of fate. : IRONY
28. Mineral deposits. : VEINS
29. Prickly shrub. : GOOSEBERRY
30. Slip. : ERROR
31. Run-down. : SEEDY
34. Weight units. : GRAMS
37. Paving mixtures. : ASPHALTS
39. First appearance. : DEBUT
42. Musical exercise. : ETUDE
44. The seventh day: Abbr. : SAB
47. Attacks. : ONSETS
49. Zoo attendant. : KEEPER
51. Like a spy's message. : CODED
52. Excel. : BEST
53. Derby. : RACE
54. Governor in Juneau. : EGAN
55. City SW of Leipzig. : JENA
57. L.A. team. : RAMS
58. Method: Abbr. : SYST
60. Beagle sound. : YIP
61. Liverpool, for one: Abbr. : SPT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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