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New York Times, Wednesday, January 20, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,830
Across
1. Antilles resort island : ARUBA
6. ___ to the good : ALL
9. Kind of wind : TRADE
14. Lawyers' concerns : CASES
15. Scottish river : DEE
16. Ship : OILER
17. Flood stage : CREST
18. Periodical, for short : MAG
19. ___ acid : AMINO
20. Italian poet : TASSO
21. Overwhelms : INUNDATES
23. Galleys : TRIREMES
25. Ski lift : TBAR
28. Withers : FADES
29. Actual being : ESSE
33. Turndown : REFUSAL
35. District on the Thames : STAINES
37. One at ___ : ATIME
38. Rulers : TSARS
39. Thatched : STRAWED
42. Part of R.O.T.C. : RESERVE
44. Noted : SEEN
45. Relative of applejack : CIDER
47. Bright light : NEON
48. Exceed : OUTREACH
50. Early church language : LATELATIN
54. Arizona Indians : HOPIS
58. Tony or Oscar : AWARD
59. Cost of borrowing: Abbr. : INT
60. Informed : AWARE
61. Phileas Fogg's creator : VERNE
62. ___ out : EKE
63. Basis for a Scout badge : MERIT
64. Viper : ADDER
65. Ukraine, for one: Abbr. : SSR
66. Squeeze : PRESS
Down
1. Statement: Abbr. : ACCT
2. ___ avis : RARA
3. Takes advantage of : USES
4. Lady from Independence : BESSTRUMAN
5. U.S. capitalist : ASTOR
6. Nelson or Nimitz : ADMIRAL
7. Inclined : LEANED
8. Vegetables : LEGUMES
9. Witches'-brew ingredients : TOADS
10. Terza ___ : RIMA
11. Dismounted : ALIT
12. Sand hill, in England : DENE
13. Greek god : EROS
22. Oriole's home : NEST
24. "___ body kiss a body . . . " : IFA
25. Volcanic rock : TRASS
26. Davis : BETTE
27. Light ___ under : AFIRE
29. Mamie : EISENHOWER
30. Trap : SNARE
31. Power brake : SERVO
32. German city : ESSEN
34. Do tailoring : SEW
36. Cockney's headgear : ATS
40. S.A. country: Abbr. : ECUA
41. Short songs : DITTIES
42. Go back onstage : REENTER
43. Period : ERA
46. Milk and water : DRINKS
48. More mature : OLDER
49. No. 1 athlete : CHAMP
50. Mauna Loa sight : LAVA
51. Inspired : AWED
52. Late, in Paris : TARD
53. Sea bird : ERNE
55. Reduce : PARE
56. Rainbow : IRIS
57. New-math units : SETS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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