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New York Times, Saturday, April 11, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,546
Across Down
1. Mop : SWAB
5. Shadow : TAIL
9. Pup : WHELP
14. Cocktail mix : LIMEJUICE
16. Lumber-camp contest : ROLEO
17. Fruit holder : APPLETREE
18. Church sections : APSES
19. Racehorses: Slang : GEEGEES
20. Frigid : WINTERY
22. Mellow : RIPE
23. Tropical fruit : MANGO
24. Taxco homes : CASAS
26. Men-about-town : GAYBLADES
30. Algerian port : ORAN
31. Opposite of a rave review : PAN
32. Business loss : REDINK
33. Ballpoint : PEN
34. Stirs : BUSTLES
36. Garland : LEI
37. "Over ___" : ANDOUT
39. Serling : ROD
40. Slave : SERF
41. Proverbial back-breaker : LASTSTRAW
43. ___ temper : FITOF
44. Connect : TIEUP
45. Target : BUTT
46. End man : MRBONES
49. Dessert : PARFAIT
52. "Oh, give me ___" : AHOME
53. Emphatically, in music : SFORZANDO
55. ___ Bulba : TARAS
56. With ardor : EARNESTLY
57. Joyrides : SPINS
58. Card : TREY
59. Golfing areas : TEES
1. Metal dross : SLAG
2. Do dishes : WIPE
3. Short ands : AMPERSANDS
4. Hercule Poirot, for instance : BELGIAN
5. Pupil : TUTEE
6. Haughtiness : AIRS
7. Kind of cream : ICE
8. Tolerance : LEEWAY
9. Bickers : WRANGLES
10. Bufo : HOPTOAD
11. Or ___ : ELSE
12. Wanton look : LEER
13. Nosegay : POSY
15. Army vehicles : JEEPS
21. Natural : INBRED
23. Latent source of danger : MANTRAP
24. Varnish resin : COPAL
25. Palestra : ARENA
26. Highway sign : GAS
27. Dabbler : DILETTANTE
28. Spanish month : ENERO
29. Rowboat : SKIFF
31. Gaiter of W.W. I : PUTTEE
34. Occupation : BUSINESS
35. Weather word : LOW
38. Footstool : OTTOMAN
40. Chafing on a horse's back : SITFAST
42. Winter apple : RUSSET
43. Evergreen shrub : FURZE
45. Big and drafty : BARNY
46. Doilies : MATS
47. Concert piece: Abbr. : RHAP
48. Former Met soprano : BORI
49. Stare : PORE
50. Empty : IDLE
51. Small dogs : TOYS
54. Remote : FAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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