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New York Times, Wednesday, November 3, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,117
Across Down
1. Cake : BABA
5. Muse : ERATO
10. Vic's radio partner : SADE
14. Upper, in Bonn : OBER
15. "I'm sitting on ___ the world" : TOPOF
16. U. S. agents : TMEN
17. Spread : OLEO
18. Get going : HITTHEROAD
20. Taxpayers' dilemmas : RETURNS
22. Bluish-green shades : EMAILS
23. Recent: Prefix : NEO
24. As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
26. Black suit : SPADES
29. Model : PARAGON
32. Dagger parts : HILTS
33. Liquid measure : PINT
34. Weather word : HAIL
36. Busy : ONTHEGO
38. Hard-wood yielder : ASHTREE
40. U. S. Indian : OTOE
41. Journalist Jacob : RIIS
43. A cube ___ : OFICE
44. Like the mariner : ANCIENT
46. Scottish scales : TRONES
47. " . . . and ___ grow on" : ONETO
48. Acre's land: Abbr. : ISR
49. Chemical alcohol : STERIN
52. Nautical direction : SEAWARD
56. Extreme changes : TURNABOUTS
59. Wild ox : ANOA
60. Boleyn : ANNE
61. Asian range : ALTAI
62. Map abbrs. : RTES
63. Suds : BEER
64. Ache : YEARN
65. Table item : DISH
1. Yokel : BOOR
2. Up to : ABLE
3. Sugar source : BEET
4. Simple direction : AROUNDTHECORNER
5. Group sharing a culture : ETHNOS
6. French kings : ROIS
7. Prone : APT
8. Little one : TOT
9. The queen ___ : OFHEARTS
10. Simple direction : STRAIGHTFORWARD
11. Mine, in France : AMOI
12. Card-playing unit : DEAL
13. Remnants : ENDS
19. Anarchist Goldman : EMMA
21. Della or Peewee : REESE
24. Roof ornament : EPI
25. Nursemaids : NANAS
26. Git! : SHOO
27. One of a famed trio : PINTA
28. Illinois city : ALTON
30. Put one's ___ : OARIN
31. Family member : NIECE
33. Stance for a hunting dog : POINT
35. Dregs : LEES
37. Packers : GREENBAY
39. Brother of Hengist : HORSA
42. Japanese statesman : ITO
45. Dolphin genus : INIA
46. Connects : TIESIN
49. Back injury of sorts : STAB
50. Melody : TUNE
51. Sea bird : ERNE
52. Night sight : STAR
53. Prefix for social or trust : ANTI
54. Deer : ROES
55. Elan : DASH
57. Cheer : OLE
58. Miss Hagen : UTA

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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