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New York Times, Saturday, July 11, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 7, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,637
Across Down
1. Rudiments : ABCS
5. Dines : SUPS
9. Done : OVER
13. Adriatic wind : BORA
14. Govt. agency : USIA
15. "Aida" : OPERA
16. Ancient kingdom : ELAM
17. Food : NUTRIMENTS
19. Last gasp of summer season : LABORDAY
21. Disappear : VANISH
22. Cutlet material : VEAL
23. Island of the kona : OAHU
24. Settle : LOCATE
27. Affixes in a way : SNAPSON
31. Blue color : AZURE
32. Asian : THAI
34. Shout: Fr. : CRI
35. Emotional sounds : SOBS
36. "Tiger ___" : RAG
37. Eat greedily : CRAM
38. Girl's name : ENA
39. Evans or Robertson : DALE
40. Babble : PRATE
41. Picked a new title : RENAMED
44. ___ 2 equals 4 : 2TIMES
45. Movable barrier : GATE
46. Calf's cry : BLAT
47. Make : CREATE
50. Rentals : LEASINGS
54. Holiday flower : EASTERLILY
56. Heart : CORE
57. Dentists' concerns : BITES
58. Friend in France : AMIE
59. Inter ___ : ALIA
60. French numerals : UNES
61. Fortune teller : SEER
62. Young people : LADS
1. Biblical victim : ABEL
2. Gaucho weapon : BOLA
3. Zodiac sign : CRAB
4. Tea urns : SAMOVARS
5. Fountain order : SUNDAE
6. Everyday : USUAL
7. Compassion : PITY
8. Medit. island : SAR
9. Go into action : OPENUP
10. One of Caesar's trio : VENI
11. Urges: Scot. : ERTS
12. Hasty : RASH
15. Midwestern city : OMAHA
18. Russian czar : IVANI
20. Network : RETE
23. Siouan Indian : OSAGE
24. Light beam : LASER
25. Fresh air : OZONE
26. Castro : CUBAN
28. Beat it! : SCRAM
29. Emulate Bryan : ORATE
30. French city : NIMES
32. Barter : TRADE
33. Holbrook : HAL
37. Fault-finding : CRITICAL
39. Hinder : DETER
40. School groups: Abbr. : PTAS
42. Marbles : AGATES
43. Partners : MATES
44. Kind of cake : 2LAYER
46. Misrepresent : BELIE
47. Philippine island : CEBU
48. Maugham story : RAIN
49. Italian town : ESTE
50. Bar fruit : LIME
51. Girl of song : NOLA
52. Electrical circuit : GRID
53. Deep blue and others : SEAS
55. Vegas or Palmas : LAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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