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New York Times, Tuesday, September 14, 1971

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,067
Across Down
1. Wine additive : STUM
5. Italian town : ATRI
9. Pacific group : SEATO
14. Piman Indian : CORA
15. Invasion : RAID
16. Slugger Hank : AARON
17. Suffix for pop or sec : ULAR
18. Hindu teacher : GURU
19. Devise : FRAME
20. African country : MALI
21. Editorial page offering : OPENLETTER
23. Common Latin verb : ESSE
25. ___ standstill : ATA
26. Unconcern : APATHY
29. Multilingual : POLYGLOT
34. Game of chance : LOTTO
35. U. S. columnist : ALSOP
36. Epoch : AGE
37. N. A. fruit tree : PAPAW
38. French possessive : MES
39. Unit of light : LUMEN
41. Govt. agency : ECA
42. Island off Venezuela : ARUBA
44. On foot, in Nice : APIED
45. Fraternal group : SHRINERS
47. Go around : BYPASS
48. School over-seeing groups: Abbr. : BDS
49. Eleonora : DUSE
50. European songbird : BLUETHROAT
55. Turkish liqueur : RAKI
59. Old French coin : LIVRE
60. First word of the Aeneid : ARMA
61. Fresh-water fish : CARP
62. Cry of the Ancient Mariner : ASAIL
63. Actor Arkin : ALAN
64. U. S. novelist : URIS
65. Baseball ploy : STEAL
66. Wish or funny : BONE
67. People of Uganda : TESO
1. Riffraff : SCUM
2. Indian weight : TOLA
3. Russian range : URAL
4. "Naughty" girl : MARIETTA
5. Richly-laden ship : ARGOSY
6. Carpet color : TAUPE
7. Laugh, in France : RIRE
8. Wife of Bragi : IDUN
9. Maneuvers in bridge : SAFETYPLAYS
10. Animal identification : EARTAG
11. Smell ___ : ARAT
12. Hefty volume : TOME
13. Standout : ONER
22. French composer : LALO
24. Primary-grade activity : SHOWANDTELL
26. Mont Blanc, etc. : ALPES
27. Cook gently : POACH
28. Wall Street term : ATPAR
29. U.S.M.A. men : PLEBS
30. Thessaly mountain : OSSA
31. Monster of myth : LAMIA
32. Curved moldings : OGEES
33. Inclines : TENDS
35. Asian border river : AMUR
40. Defensive trump play : UPPERCUT
43. Hebrew letter : RESH
46. Michener title : IBERIA
47. Gas for lighters : BUTANE
49. Small mammal : DAMAN
50. Gil ___ : BLAS
51. Careen : LIST
52. Grapes: Lat. : UVAE
53. Austrian statesman : RAAB
54. Plinth : ORLO
56. Swiss river : AARE
57. Malay dagger : KRIS
58. ___ facto : IPSO

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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