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New York Times, Thursday, March 11, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.60, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,880
Across Down
1. Subdivision of the Constitution : ARTICLE
8. City on S. F. Bay : ALAMEDA
15. Item for a cap : FEATHER
16. Not exaggerated : LITERAL
17. Vacationing, military style : ONLEAVE
18. Mother of Arthur : IGRAINE
19. Coagulate : GEL
20. Trait of verbose writers : LENGTHINESS
22. Bronze, for one : ALLOY
23. Do fancywork : TAT
24. Kind of corporal : LANCE
27. Builder of churches : WREN
29. Passing fancies : FADS
33. Embellishes : ADORNS
35. Over an earthquake's center : EPIFOCAL
37. Dugout canoe : PIROGUE
39. Violently angry : INARAGE
40. Dovish : PEACEFUL
42. Steadying device : GUYROD
43. Capital of old Elam : SUSA
44. "___ Here to Eternity" : FROM
46. Cuts of meat : LOINS
47. Mail car: Abbr. : RPO
49. African people : BANTU
51. Relating to a police officer's duties : INSPECTORAL
55. Bond : TIE
58. Halos around the sun : CORONAE
59. Chiller : ICECUBE
61. Sums : AMOUNTS
62. Arms storehouse : ARSENAL
63. Young women : LASSIES
64. Birds, generally : NESTERS
1. In ___ (bewildered) : AFOG
2. Chateaubriand title : RENE
3. Lofty : TALL
4. Inhabitant: Suffix : ITE
5. Throw down the gauntlet : CHALLENGE
6. Horizontal : LEVEL
7. Heretofore : ERENOW
8. Came to rest : ALIT
9. Franklin's aid : LIGHTNING
10. Roman halls : ATRIA
11. "I was ___" : MEANTFORYOU
12. One of "H.O.M.E.S." : ERIE
13. During: Fr. : DANS
14. Pub drinks : ALES
21. Vortex : GYRE
22. Bearing fruit at the end of the stem : ACROCARPOUS
24. Northern Scandinavians : LAPPS
25. Farewell : ADIEU
26. Mrs. Charles and others : NORAS
28. Prefix with gram or sode : EPI
30. Mites : ACARI
31. Philistine deity : DAGON
32. Snow vehicles : SLEDS
34. Stifle : SUFFOCATE
36. Free from defect : FAULTLESS
38. Continent: Abbr. : EUR
41. Timber wolf : LOBO
45. Robin Hood's Maid ___ : MARIAN
48. Coin of Finland : PENNI
50. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
51. Adjective suffix : ICAL
52. Honshu town : NOMA
53. Signs of a hit : SROS
54. Mrs. Dick Tracy : TESS
55. Melody : TUNE
56. Letter-shaped beam : IBAR
57. Slippery ones : EELS
60. This, in Rouen : CET

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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