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New York Times, Friday, October 9, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,727
Across Down
1. Rotating machine part : CAM
4. Highway stops : MOTELS
10. Greek letters : PSIS
14. Caucasian language : UDI
15. Turkish inn : IMARET
16. "___ Britannia" : RULE
17. Excessive thirst : POLYDIPSIA
19. Initiate : OPEN
20. Gay : RIANT
21. Farming: Abbr. : AGR
22. Father: Prefix : PATRI
23. Borscht topping : SOURCREAM
29. Gasket : ORING
30. Vistas : PANORAMAS
31. Restraint : LEASH
32. Black: Prefix : ATRO
33. Map lines: Abbr. : MERS
34. Misery : TORMENT
37. Pier in architecture : ANTA
41. Angers : IRES
42. Skyborne : ALOFT
47. Victim of a sort : SCAPEGOAT
49. Button source : NACRE
50. Porringers : SOUPBOWLS
51. Dutch ___ : TREAT
52. Civil War soldier : REB
53. Heathen : PAGAN
54. Issue : EMIT
56. Portliness : CORPULENCE
61. Princess of India : RANI
62. Mosaic gold : ORMOLU
63. Screw pines of Pacific : IES
64. Restrained eating : DIET
65. Forest paths : TRAILS
66. Snake : ASP
1. Trophy : CUP
2. Worship: Lat. : ADORARE
3. Home reserve : MILITIA
4. Snack time for some : MIDNIGHT
5. Leave out : OMIT
6. Faucet : TAP
7. Hesitant sounds : ERS
8. Garland : LEI
9. Depot: Abbr. : STA
10. Usher's offering : PROGRAM
11. Sherbet glass : SUPREME
12. ___ de France : ILE
13. Japanese coin : SEN
18. Tales : YARNS
21. Summit: Abbr. : ACR
22. Warsaw's land: Abbr. : POL
23. Undersized person : SPARROW
24. Breakfast dish : OATMEAL
25. States of turmoil : UNRESTS
26. Circular: Scot. : ROON
27. Swiss river : AAR
28. Future books: Abbr. : MSS
35. I hear, in Spain : OIGO
36. Son of Zeus doomed to frustration : TANTALUS
37. "The jawbone of an ___" : ASS
38. Cpl. or sgt. : NCO
39. Resembling a bull : TAURINE
40. "Bon ___!" : APPETIT
43. Kind of order : LARGE
44. Pacific island area : OCEANIA
45. Willard or Perkins : FRANCES
46. Vietnamese holiday : TET
48. Decline : EBB
53. Influence : PULL
54. European shrew : ERD
55. French month : MAI
56. Camper's item : COT
57. British peace Nobelist : ORR
58. British West Point: Abbr. : RMA
59. Oahu fare : POI
60. Form of precognition: Abbr. : ESP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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