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New York Times, Thursday, August 27, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K V Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,684
Across Down
1. Lively dance : GALOP
6. Sandwich : HERO
10. Unbend : THAW
14. Abscond : ELOPE
15. Child in painting : AMOR
16. Sacrosanct : HOLY
17. Making all stops : LOCAL
18. ___ dixit : IPSE
19. Thummim's partners : URIM
20. Bridge bid : TWOHEARTS
22. Protozoan : AMEBA
23. Word in detergent ads : SUDSY
24. Small chunk : NUBBIN
25. Before D.D.E. : HST
28. Taste : SIP
29. Endorse : SIGN
30. Single : UNAL
32. Bullied : BROWBEATEN
37. Helmet: Latin : GALEA
39. Seine area : ILE
40. ___ Oro : RIODE
41. Unprejudiced : OPENMINDED
44. Wildcat : LYNX
45. Bell sound : DING
46. Marble : TAW
48. Met : SAT
49. Reduce to a common standard : EQUATE
52. Belt : STRAP
54. Weather forecast : SUNNY
55. Postscripts of a sort : FOOTNOTES
59. Scene of action : SITE
60. Karate's cousin : JUDO
61. Look daggers at : GLARE
62. Upolu seaport : APIA
63. Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
64. Vampire : LAMIA
65. River to North Sea : YSER
66. Net : MESH
67. Standing : ERECT
1. Money: Slang : GELT
2. Nautical term : ALOW
3. Noxious weed : LOCO
4. Brilliantly colored fish : OPAHS
5. Achilles's father : PELEUS
6. Watch part : HAIRSPRING
7. Void : EMPTY
8. Antarctic sea : ROSS
9. State: Abbr. : ORE
10. Kind of sketch : THUMBNAIL
11. Biblical mountain : HOREB
12. Legal defense : ALIBI
13. Jane of the movies : WYMAN
21. Star : ADIB
22. Drill : AUGER
24. Point : NIB
25. Jean Valjean's creator : HUGO
26. Sinecure : SNAP
27. Saga : TALE
29. Certain craving : SWEETTOOTH
31. Harken : LENDANEAR
33. Veteran : OLD
34. Dallies : TOYS
35. Millay : EDNA
36. Barber's summons : NEXT
38. Goodwill : AMITY
42. Feminine suffix : INE
43. Scuttle : DART
47. Induce deviously : WANGLE
49. Addison's forte : ESSAY
50. Wisecracks : QUIPS
51. Loosen : UNTIE
52. Fountain items : SODAS
53. Kind of bear : POLAR
55. Pollution factor : FUME
56. Unexciting : TAME
57. The Red : ERIC
58. Membership : SEAT
60. Bottleneck : JAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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