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New York Times, Friday, December 3, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,147
Across Down
1. Sly look : LEER
5. In a quandary : ASEA
9. Hoisting crane : DAVIT
14. TV's Johnson : ARTE
15. Meet half-way : COMPROMISE
17. Galvanize : ZINC
18. Vanishing duties in a profession : HOUSECALLS
19. Time period : YEAR
20. Beginning : ONSET
21. English court district : LEET
22. One: Ger. : EIN
24. Surrounds : GIRDS
25. Runs around : STRANDS
29. Money in Milan : LIRE
31. Mine yield : IRONORE
32. United : ONE
33. Refreshment : ADE
36. Kind of ulcer : GASTRIC
37. Superimpose : OVERLAY
39. American humorist : NYE
40. Mel : OTT
41. Localize : SITUATE
42. Streets of Paris : RUES
43. Women advisers : EGERIAS
44. Generate : BEGET
47. ___ pro nobis : ORA
48. Acidity : ACOR
49. Miss by ___ : AHAIR
53. Bind with a rope : LASH
57. American port : NOMEALASKA
59. Against : INTO
60. Shopping place : FLEAMARKET
61. White hair, to poets : SNOW
62. Grofé : FERDE
63. Common Latin verb : ESSE
64. Measuring device : TAPE
1. Indolent : LAZY
2. Canal : ERIE
3. Heating vessel : ETNA
4. Cowardly : RECREANT
5. Stony meteorite : ACHONDRITE
6. " . . . are ___ forgotten" : SOON
7. Ratite birds : EMUS
8. Building projection : APSE
9. Medico : DOC
10. Charlotte ___ : AMALIE
11. More obnoxious : VILER
12. Set apart : ISLED
13. Exams : TESTS
16. Not working: Abbr. : RET
23. Certain words of choice : INOROUT
24. Host : GREETER
25. Endorse : SIGN
26. Waiter's need : TRAY
27. American Beauty : ROSE
28. Factions : SECTS
29. Like some screws : LOOSE
30. Give life to : INVIGORATE
33. Kirghiz mountain range : ALAI
34. Facts : DATA
35. Ogles : EYES
38. Farmer : RURALIST
42. Study again : REREAD
44. Canadian resort : BANFF
45. French schoolhouse : ECOLE
46. Pyle of TV : GOMER
49. According to : ALA
50. Tortoise's adversary : HARE
51. Invites : ASKS
52. Presidential namesakes : IKES
54. Karenina : ANNA
55. Telegram word : STOP
56. "Battle Hymn" writer : HOWE
58. French soul : AME

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

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