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New York Times, Tuesday, March 2, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,871
Across Down
1. ___ the morning : TOPOF
6. Trade : SWAP
10. Type of coal : SOFT
14. Kind of acid : AMINO
15. Gully : WADI
16. Canadian Indian : CREE
17. Picnic treat : WATERMELON
19. Pro ___ : RATA
20. ___ artium : ARS
21. Rumor : TALK
22. Humperdinck girl : GRETEL
24. Spin a floating log : BIRL
25. Gushed : SPEWED
26. Port near Naples : AMALFI
29. Light-colored : BLOND
30. Tooth problem : DECAY
31. They keep falling on heads : RAINDROPS
35. Guinness : ALEC
36. Human ___ : BEING
37. Oil country : IRAN
38. W. W. II general : MARKCLARK
40. Egg-shaped : OVATE
41. Express sorrow : MOURN
42. Euclid or Madison : AVENUE
43. Tooth décor for the young : BRACES
45. ___ Rabbit : BRER
46. Add, as syrup : POURON
47. Black: Fr. : NOIR
48. Former columnist : FPA
51. Large lump : HUNK
52. Kissing : OSCULATION
55. Lily : ALOE
56. Connery : SEAN
57. Covered the floor : TILED
58. Camp item : TENT
59. Organism : ECAD
60. Hostile one : ENEMY
1. New Zealand tree : TAWA
2. Bradley : OMAR
3. Grain exchanges : PITS
4. ___-horse town : ONE
5. Strengthen : FORTIFY
6. Puff up : SWELL
7. ___ the plank : WALK
8. Bustle : ADO
9. Indoor game : PINGPONG
10. Drink or tool : SCREWDRIVER
11. Make a speech : ORATE
12. Celebrated : FETED
13. Greenish blue : TEAL
18. Husband in Lyon : MARI
23. Tear : REND
24. Concomitant of scarcity : BLACKMARKET
25. Move furtively : SLINK
26. Bede : ADAM
27. Indian festival : MELA
28. Maple genus : ACER
29. Child, in Glasgow : BAIRN
31. Brings up : REARS
32. Algerian port : ORAN
33. Maori weapon : PATU
34. Snick-or-___ : SNEE
36. Prude : BLUENOSE
39. Broadway name : COCO
40. Failed as a dieter : OVERATE
42. Seed covering : ARIL
43. Casino game : BOULE
44. Keep going : RUNON
45. "I'm Alabamy ___" : BOUND
46. Type that's easily set : PHAT
47. College sports org. : NCAA
48. Single or double : FILE
49. "Trees," for one : POEM
50. Griffith : ANDY
53. Time div. : SEC
54. Type of can : TIN

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

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