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New York Times, Friday, January 17, 1997

Civil War general who became a best-selling author

Author:
B. Klahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bob Klahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FHQZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Klahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1997, The New York Times1/17/97 ( No. 17,237 )
Across
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Upward slope : ACCLIVITY
10
Star in Perseus : ALGOL
15
"The Prisoner of Zenda" locale : RURITANIA
16
Liberty : LEAVE
17
Victor over Blaine in 1884 : CLEVELAND
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Kind of chair : EAMES
19
Heidi's height : ALP
20
Cuts inches off yards : MOWS
21
Master hand : EXPERT
22
Natty Bumppo's quarry : DEER
24
Zinger : RETORT
26
Winter comment : BRR
27
Car bomb? : EDSEL
29
Comic Russian actor Mischa : AUER
30
Drivers' aid, for short : AAA
31
Sketch : DESCRIBE
34
Business abbr. : LTD
35
Capacitate : EMPOWER
38
50th anniversary, for one : JUBILEE
40
France or Jordan leader : AIR
41
"Hold on!" : WAITASEC
43
From N.D. to La. : SSE
44
"Hard Hearted Hannah" composer : AGER
45
Naval bases? : KEELS
49
Slalom maneuver : ESS
50
"Rawhide" prop : LARIAT
53
Swill : SLOP
54
"Go on!" : DOTELL
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First name in horror : BRAM
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Last name in horror : POE
59
"A Dog of Flanders" writer : OUIDA
60
Deputy : SURROGATE
62
"Tiger Rose" actress Lenore, 1923 : ULRIC
63
Easiest way to run : UNOPPOSED
64
Have a trying experience : TASTE
65
Media event : NEWSSTORY
Down
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Quartermaster's hangout? : ARCADE
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Winnowed : CULLED
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Blini : CREPES
4
Start of Nero's reign : LIV
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Thing : ITEM
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Battle mettle : VALOR
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Bedazzled : INAWE
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Sheriff's badge : TINSTAR
9
Torah place marker : YAD
10
Man with all the answers : ALEXTREBEK
11
Hurdle : LEAP
12
Coach's M.V.P. award : GAMEBALL
13
Think too highly of : OVERRATE
14
"A Study in Scarlet" inspector : LESTRADE
21
Darkness personified : EREBUS
23
Work over : REDO
25
Party board : OUIJA
28
Civil War general who became a best-selling author : LEWWALLACE
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"Under Siege" star : SEAGAL
33
Colonial newsman : CRIER
35
Prodded into retiring : EASEDOUT
36
University of Montana site : MISSOULA
37
Mixes before cooking : PRESTIRS
39
Summer coolers : ICES
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Defender of people's rights : TRIBUNE
46
Sun Bowl site : ELPASO
47
Riot participant : LOOTER
48
Swift : SPEEDY
51
Traffic director : ARROW
52
Canvas covers : TARPS
55
Give Life support? : EDIT
57
Cleans (up) : MOPS
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Morning riser : SUN
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Inherited : GOT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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