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New York Times, Wednesday, March 11, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,515
Across
1. "Make love, ___" : NOTWAR
7. Fidel's former friend : CHE
10. Gym equipment : MAT
13. Prefix meaning prickly : ECHINO
14. Objective : GOAL
15. Gallic friend : AMI
16. Intricate : DAEDAL
17. Issuance, as of money : EMISSION
19. Dad's chair : RECLINER
21. Press agentry word : PLUG
22. Son-in-law of Mohammed : ALI
24. Principle : TENET
25. Fully: Lat. : PLENE
26. Devotion : LOVE
28. German article : DER
29. Places for cases : COURTS
30. Ginsberg and others : POETS
32. Sea dog : SAILOR
34. Bard of the restless set : PROTESTSINGER
38. Sea nymph : NEREID
39. Bristles : SETAE
41. Recoils in a way : WINCES
44. Aah's companion : OOH
46. Brokers' abbreviations : SHRS
47. "___ is in the streets" : ALION
48. Indian coins : ANNAS
50. Kind of tonnage : NET
51. Ponselle : ROSA
52. California dessert wine : ANGELICA
54. Study of the past, in Spain : HISTORIA
56. Enspheres : INORBS
59. Violinist Bull : OLE
60. Tenting area : CAMP
61. Did the frug : DANCED
62. Chaney : LON
63. Musical syllable : TRA
64. Skating numbers : EIGHTS
Down
1. Little Edward : NED
2. Wood sorrel : OCA
3. "Of Time and ___" : THERIVER
4. Word with high and handsome : WIDE
5. ___ of God : ANACT
6. Used the dice : ROLLED
7. Halley's, for one : COMET
8. Long-run musical : HAIR
9. City transit lines : ELS
10. U.S. author : MAILER
11. Quantity : AMOUNT
12. Traces : TINGES
14. Opening of a sort : GENERATIONGAP
18. Stretches the budget : SPLURGES
20. Existing: Lat. : INESSE
22. Climber's milieu : ALP
23. Windy City area : LOOP
25. Trees of East Indies : POONS
27. Outer garment : ETONCOAT
29. Second-century date : CLI
31. Dutch painter : STEEN
33. "When day ___" : ISDONE
35. Pausing sounds : ERS
36. Governor of a province : ETHNARCH
37. Thin : RARE
40. Founded: Abbr. : EST
41. Soup-can painter : WARHOL
42. Philippine port : ILOILO
43. Relative of a quonset : NISSEN
45. Chemical compound : HALIDE
48. Soul : ANIMA
49. Mideastern peninsula : SINAI
52. Moroccan tree : ARAR
53. House and Senate: Abbr. : CONG
55. Month: Abbr. : OCT
57. Wager : BET
58. Student org. : SDS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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