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New York Times, Tuesday, February 10, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,486
Across Down
1. 1935 Derby winner : OMAHA
6. Cigar or brass : BAND
10. Priestly caste of old Persia : MAGI
14. Tooth : MOLAR
15. Surf sound : ROAR
16. Unwrap : OPEN
17. Straight : ERECT
18. Playwright : INGE
19. Fume : REEK
20. Grigri, sometimes : NECKLACE
22. Doctors' org. : AMA
24. Before : ERE
25. Grigris : AMULETS
29. Breach : SCHISM
33. Barometer measurement : PRESSURE
34. Banking deals : LOANS
35. Office worker : CLERK
36. Hiatus : GAP
37. Blunders : ERRS
38. Layers : COATS
39. Russian river : NEVA
40. Likely pass receiver : END
41. Isolated : ALONE
42. Kind of metal : MONEL
43. Memento : KEEPSAKE
45. Tags : LABELS
46. Urban arteries : STREETS
47. Dinnertime, for some : SIX
48. Mrs. Nixon : PAT
49. Grigri : TALISMAN
54. Bloke : CHAP
57. Iniquitous : EVIL
59. Site of Kineo and Katahdin : MAINE
60. Part : ROLE
61. Frog: Prefix : RANI
62. Capitol name : AGNEW
63. Jan. to Jan. : YEAR
64. Charon's river : STYX
65. Minimum : LEAST
1. Black cat, to some : OMEN
2. Seconds, at the table : MORE
3. Fish sauce : ALEC
4. Trashy writer : HACK
5. Naive : ARTLESS
6. Baby Snooks : BRICE
7. Top-drawer : AONE
8. Be a shrewish wife : NAG
9. Ivory-tower inhabitants : DREAMERS
10. Scruples : MORALS
11. Alleged ancestor : APE
12. Equine order : GEE
13. Press necessity : INK
21. Inlet : ARM
23. Kind of ox : MUSK
25. Ridge : ARETE
26. Home of the Webfoots : EUGENE
27. Gulliver's forte : TRAVEL
28. Calyx leaves : SEPALS
29. Glosses over : SLEEKS
30. Horn : CORNET
31. More steely : HARDER
32. Those holding power : INS
33. Sycamore : PLANE
35. In excess, broth spoilers : COOKS
38. Moves noisily : CLATTERS
39. San Francisco hill : NOB
41. Lost : ASEA
42. Greatest : MAXIMAL
44. Capsicum : PEPPER
45. Describing a Yokum : LIL
47. Genus of willows : SALIX
49. Microscopic : TINY
50. Scarlet flower or purple herb : SAGE
51. Talking bird: Var. : MINA
52. Once, in Scotland : ANES
53. Eft : NEWT
54. Call : CRY
55. Dig potatoes : HOE
56. Neighbor of Miss. : ALA
58. Cauldron : VAT

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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