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Louise Earnest
Louise Earnest

New York Times, Friday, September 8, 1967

Author: Louise Earnest
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,600
Across Down
1. Year before the Fourth Crusade. : MCCI
5. Mantilla. : VEIL
9. Juvenile favorite. : BAMBI
14. Press. : IRON
15. High: Prefix. : ALTI
16. One of the archangels. : URIEL
17. Exertion. : DINT
18. Bright, checkered pattern. : TATTERSALL
20. Star flower. : ASTER
22. Some travelers. : MOTORISTS
23. Helix. : SPIRAL
25. Thailand's neighbor. : LAOS
26. Acronym from the 1930's. : NAZI
27. Ranges of knowledge. : KENS
28. Fashion from London. : MOD
31. One of the fallen angels. : BEELZEBUB
34. Seasoning herb. : SAGE
35. Everywhere: Prefix. : OMNI
36. Phrase of agreement. : SODOI
38. French verb. : ETRE
39. Ski resort in Utah. : ALTA
40. Refused to deal with. : BOYCOTTED
42. Cobb and others. : TYS
43. Braces. : TWOS
45. Slacken. : EASE
46. Asiatic sea. : ARAL
47. Virtue, in Hindu lands. : DHARMA
50. Native. : ABORIGINE
55. Member of the wedding. : USHER
56. Collar. : TURTLENECK
58. Island off Scotland. : IONA
59. Woodman's route. : TRAIL
60. Bird of prey. : KITE
61. Colorless. : DRAB
62. Namesakes of a princess. : ANNES
63. Weather forecast. : SNOW
64. Noun endings. : ENTS
1. Legendary king. : MIDAS
2. Lively. : CRISP
3. Atlas features. : CONTINENTS
4. Among other things. : INTERALIA
5. Brewery structure. : VAT
6. Where Susa was. : ELAM
7. Leave ___ me. : ITTO
8. Family member. : LITTLEBOY
9. Pack animals. : BURROS
10. Accented part of a foot of verse. : ARSIS
11. Namesakes of a Sinatra. : MIAS
12. Kind of highway. : BELT
13. Troubles. : ILLS
19. Of the dawn. : EOAN
21. Tease: Colloq. : RAZZ
24. What "jacet" means. : LIES
27. Prestige: Colloq. : KUDOS
28. Zermatt's peak. : MATTERHORN
29. Giant's cousin. : OGRE
30. Exploit. : DEED
31. Ketch. : BOAT
32. Dickens character. : EMLY
33. Rice birds. : BOBOLINKS
34. Reserves. : SETSASIDE
37. Cold. : ICED
41. Molokai's neighbor. : OAHU
43. Coloratura's forte. : TRILLS
44. Pay. : WAGE
46. Man's nickname. : ARTIE
48. ___ work. : MENAT
49. Desert dwellers. : ARABS
50. "___ boy!" : ATTA
51. Scottish stream. : BURN
52. African port. : ORAN
53. Well-known negative. : NEIN
54. Outer: Prefix. : ECTO
57. It "isn't far from London!" : KEW

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