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New York Times, Saturday, January 3, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { B G J W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,448
Across
1. Art lovers : ESTHETES
9. Desk accessory : LAMP
13. Bumbling idealist : DONQUIXOTE
15. Lustrous mineral : SPAR
16. Wall hanging for the titled : ESCUTCHEON
17. Pedestal part : DADO
18. On the water : ASEA
19. Biblical brother : CAIN
20. Soak : RET
21. Noted caricaturist : NAST
22. Business-letter word : ULTIMO
25. Article : THE
26. Gibbon : APE
27. Elec. measure : AMP
28. Owns : HAS
29. Return to the other side : RECROSS
33. Grooviest : NEATEST
35. "___ the other" : ONEOR
36. Positively : QUITE
37. Kind of pants : STRETCH
40. Noise : THUNDER
42. Man's nickname : IRV
43. Service address : APO
44. Girl's nickname : RAE
45. Teachers' group: Abbr. : NEA
46. Shade of pink : SALMON
48. Kind of ticket : MEAL
52. Kind of report: Abbr. : ANN
53. Dearth : LACK
54. Bitter drug : ALOE
55. ___ bene : NOTA
57. ___ bend (knot) : FISHERMANS
59. Day: Abbr. : TUES
60. Decides : DETERMINES
61. Actual being : ESSE
62. Evaluated : ASSESSED
Down
1. Suffixes with differ and confer : ENCES
2. Crouch : SQUAT
3. Exclamation : TUT
4. Involuntary contractions : HICCUPS
5. Breathes : EXHALES
6. What to do to the mark : TOEIT
7. English schoolboy : ETONIAN
8. Counterpart of Rep. : SEN
9. British money: Abbr. : LSD
10. South African issue : APARTHEID
11. Hurried : MADEHASTE
12. Man with a picket sign : PROTESTER
13. Rusk : DEAN
14. Greek elevation : OSSA
23. French title: Abbr. : MME
24. Dull : OPAQUE
26. Heart links : AORTAS
29. Broken-down horse : ROSINANTE
30. Confidentially : ENTRENOUS
31. Spanish novelist : CERVANTES
32. Lobster coral : ROE
34. Wine cask : TUN
38. Ledger man: Abbr. : CPA
39. Ornamental shrubs : HOLLIES
40. Metrical foot : TROCHEE
41. Yearns : HANKERS
47. Spars : MASTS
48. Successor to Bess : MAMIE
49. African antelope : ELAND
50. First-rate : AONE
51. Without : LESS
56. Chemical suffix : ASE
57. Gov't. agency : FDA
58. Paper quantities: Abbr. : RMS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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