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New York Times, Monday, March 29, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,898
Across Down
1. "Deer Park" author : MAILER
7. These, in Paris : CES
10. Scotsman's to : TAE
13. Use a match : IGNITE
14. Algerian port : ORAN
16. Bird : ERN
17. George's wife's grapes, so to speak : MARTHASVINEYARD
20. River area, in France : ILE
21. Parisian co. : CIE
22. Furnishings of a kind : DRAPES
23. Old terms of address : SIRRAHS
26. Fatty : ADIPOSE
27. Malayan sir : TUAN
28. Antelope : GNU
29. Indian flour : ATTA
30. Discharge : EMIT
31. Come to the ___ : POINT
33. Kind of plane: Abbr. : SST
34. Neglected in a way : LOVERLESS
37. Baseball statistic: Abbr. : RBI
40. Ericson, for one : NORSE
41. Relative of alas : AHME
44. Weapon in Rouen : ARME
46. ___ low : LIE
47. Bore out : REAM
48. Lawn layer : TOPSOIL
50. Physiognomies : VISAGES
53. Expression of relief : ATLAST
54. John, in Scotland : IAN
55. Alfonso's queen : ENA
56. Certain dressings : THOUSANDISLANDS
60. Gas: Prefix : AER
61. Asian ox : ANOA
62. French relatives : TANTES
63. Three, in Turin : TRE
64. Culinary meas. : TBS
65. Dater's word : STEADY
1. Puccini heroine and others : MIMIS
2. Variety of talc : AGALITE
3. ___ natura : INRERUM
4. Illuminated : LIT
5. African country: Abbr. : ETH
6. Get there : REACH
7. Place for a marina : COVE
8. Silkworm : ERI
9. Cape Cod sight : SANDDUNE
10. Places for brewing : TEAPOTS
11. Checks : ARRESTS
12. One on the aisle : ENDSEAT
15. Italian saint : NERI
18. Family member : SIS
19. Palm-leaf mat : YAPA
24. Racetrack position : RAIL
25. Dvorak : ANTON
26. Old womanish : ANILE
28. Furze : GORSE
31. Jeopardy : PERIL
32. Peter and Alexander : TSARS
35. Flying : VOLITANT
36. Stadium : SHEA
37. Knocking sound : RATATAT
38. Whitney, to Mrs. Payson : BROTHER
39. Supplicate : IMPLORE
42. Purple color : MAGENTA
43. Edited : EMENDED
45. Genesis name : ESAU
49. Mountain of Thessaly : OSSA
50. Liberian native : VAI
51. Horns and oboes: Abbr. : INSTS
52. Fresh : SASSY
54. Castor's killer : IDAS
57. ___ Hill : NOB
58. Map abbr. : LAT
59. French donkey : ANE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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