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New York Times, Monday, October 25, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,917
Across Down
1. Loops on coats, skirts, etc. : TABS
5. What "Mayday" means. : HELP
9. Capable of. : UPTO
13. Coin of Iran. : RIAL
14. Day of a church calendar. : FERIA
15. Type of lamp. : NEON
16. Reinforced for warmth. : INTERLINED
18. Medication. : DRUG
19. Flooded. : OUTPOURED
20. Underground. : METRO
21. Hour. : TIME
22. Antitoxins. : SERA
23. Concealed. : HID
26. In case. : LEST
28. Kind of acid in apples. : MALIC
30. Greek god. : EROS
32. Gridiron areas. : SIDELINES
35. Speck of dust. : MOTE
36. Continue a subscription. : RENEW
37. Spanish boy. : NINO
38. Holds the attention. : INTERESTS
40. Oklahoma city. : ENID
41. Bird. : SERIN
42. Examine minutely. : SIFT
45. Youth group. : GSA
46. Section: Abbr. : DEPT
47. ___ Zeppelin. : GRAF
49. Throb. : PULSE
51. Dueña's charges. : SENORITAS
56. "___ later than you think." : ITIS
57. Private diplomatic wire. : DIRECTLINE
58. Piece of glass. : PANE
59. Imaginary animal. : SNARK
60. First name in poetry. : EDNA
61. The women. : SHES
62. Ball team. : METS
63. Appear. : SEEM
1. Musical group. : TRIO
2. Japanese primitive. : AINU
3. Military group: Abbr. : BATT
4. Slumbered. : SLEPT
5. Certain daughters. : HEIRESSES
6. Sea bird. : ERNE
7. Told half-truths. : LIED
8. Water lily leaf. : PAD
9. Mark for emphasis. : UNDERLINE
10. Belonging (to). : PERTAINING
11. Long trip. : TOUR
12. Progress. : ONGO
14. Narrow ravine. : FLUME
17. Make angry. : ROIL
20. Breakfast. : MEAL
22. Duck. : SMEW
23. Half: Prefix. : HEMI
24. Golf clubs. : IRONS
25. Place for a signature. : DOTTEDLINE
27. Pastels. : TINTS
29. Mont ___, Alpine pass. : CENIS
31. Soothsayers. : SEERESSES
33. Artists of a kind. : DESIGNERS
34. Beverage. : SODA
36. Lease. : RENT
39. Ready for harvest. : RIPE
43. Gown. : FROCK
44. Piece of pastry. : TART
48. Office equipment. : FILES
49. Spots on playing cards. : PIPS
50. Where Provo is. : UTAH
51. Math term. : SINE
52. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
53. Skipper's concern. : TIDE
54. English princess. : ANNE
55. Stratum. : SEAM
57. U. S. decoration. : DSM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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