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New York Times, Wednesday, December 1, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,145

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Across
1
Attempt : STAB
5
Civil War initials : CSA
8
Coax : CAJOLE
14
House in Cadiz : CASA
15
One: Prefix : UNI
16
Defensive obstacle : ABATIS
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___ of baloney : ALOT
18
Jamestown, for one : SETTLEMENT
20
Fissure : REFT
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Indian buzzard : TESA
22
Civil War engineer : EADS
23
Lustful gaze : LEER
25
Lee's men : REBS
28
Seems : APPEARS
31
Low-cut shoes : GILLIES
35
"___ if you must . . . " : SHOOT
36
Private : PERSONAL
37
Word with sole or tone : HALF
38
Freshet : SPATE
40
Space agency : NASA
41
With continued power : UNABATED
43
Washington name : AGNEW
44
Lined again : RERULED
45
Monitor and Merrimac, e.g. : VESSELS
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Furnish : LEND
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It was: Lat. : ERAT
49
Small vessel : VIAL
52
Moth genus : LUNA
54
Fixed course : ROTE
58
Things passed into use : INUREMENTS
61
Arabian title : EMIR
62
Character : NATURE
63
Golfer's need : TEE
64
Things to lend : EARS
65
Rubies and diamonds : STONES
66
Unmatched : ODD
67
Sharpshooter's perch : TREE
Down
1
Memento of battle : SCAR
2
Falsehood : TALE
3
___ now (to date) : ASOF
4
Where Jackson became Stonewall : BATTLEOFBULLRUN
5
Federal cavalry leader : CUSTER
6
Scoffs : SNEERS
7
Islets : AITS
8
Coolidge : CAL
9
Nickname for Union V.I.P. : ABE
10
"Lee's war-horse" : JAMESLONGSTREET
11
Great Barrier island : OTEA
12
Singer Jenny : LIND
13
Evaluations: Abbr. : ESTS
19
Sharpshooter's need : TARGET
24
Consume : EAT
26
Emerald land : EIRE
27
Cotton units: Abbr. : BLS
28
Assyrian god : ASHUR
29
Suffix for cello : PHANE
30
Kind of bear : POLAR
32
Empty : INANE
33
Artist's need : EASEL
34
Salads : SLAWS
36
Word with lily or launching : PAD
38
British gun : STEN
39
"Go ___ your papers" : PEDDLE
42
Drink : ALE
43
___ matter of fact : ASA
45
Loosed : VENTED
46
Obliterated : ERASED
49
Bordeaux wines : VINS
50
___ the start : INAT
51
Self: Prefix : AUTO
53
Preposition : UNTO
55
Persian name : OMAR
56
Fatigue : TIRE
57
Gaelic : ERSE
59
Present, in Soho : ERE
60
My, in Versailles : MES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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