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New York Times, Monday, March 21, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F G J W X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,902
Across Down
1. Antelope with lyrate horns. : IMPALA
7. Cards with four spots. : QUATRES
14. One of the Castles. : VERNON
15. Cause to forget. : UNTEACH
16. Weasel's cousin. : POLECAT
17. Diplomatic staff member. : ATTACHE
18. Swiss canton. : URI
19. Compass point. : ENE
20. Grande or Bravo. : RIO
21. Ring decisions. : KOS
22. Of night: Comb. form. : NYCT
24. Discourages. : DETERS
27. Substitute, usually of inferior nature. : ERSATZ
30. Hornets' homes. : NESTS
34. Main parts of plants. : TAPROOTS
37. Spring back. : RECOIL
38. Fashionable. : ALAMODE
39. Sunrise to sunset. : DAYTIME
40. Per ___. : CAPITA
41. Sent on a special task, in military usage. : DETAILED
42. Across: Prefix. : TRANS
43. Idaho specialty. : POTATO
44. City in Finger Lakes region. : ITHACA
46. Jacks, in cribbage. : NOBS
50. Camel's-hair fabric. : ABA
53. Melody. : AIR
54. Abbreviation with firm names. : INC
57. Hawaiian food. : POI
58. Waltzing girl. : MATILDA
60. Figuratively, ancient or antique. : NOACHIC
62. Shone intermittently. : BLINKED
63. ___ de corps. : ESPRIT
64. Blind alley. : IMPASSE
65. Wish. : DESIRE
1. Decorator's color. : IVORY
2. Of song or poetry. : MELIC
3. Before: Prefix. : PRE
4. Noun suffix. : ANCE
5. Permission to use. : LOAN
6. Come before in time. : ANTEDATE
7. Amethyst, rock crystal, etc. : QUARTZ
8. Opposite of bind. : UNTIE
9. ___ law. : ATTORNEYAT
10. Collation. : TEA
11. Fodder holder. : RACK
12. Resound. : ECHO
13. "___ my sweetheart . . . " : SHES
16. Play on words. : PUN
23. Ends. : TERMINI
25. French connectives. : ETS
26. Part. : SECTION
28. Rhizomes. : ROOTSTALKS
29. Beverage. : SODA
31. Good earth. : SOIL
32. Money, according to Ben Franklin. : TIME
33. Coaster. : SLED
34. Savoir-faire. : TACT
35. Winged. : ALAR
36. Family man. : PAPA
37. Pro ___. : RATA
39. Kept. : DETAINED
41. Bashful's brother. : DOC
43. Display. : PARADE
45. Camouflages. : HIDES
47. Biblical land, rich in gold. : OPHIR
48. Box: Fr. : BOITE
49. Thus. : SIC
50. Both: Comb. form. : AMBI
51. Soothing, aromatic oil. : BALM
52. On tiptoe. : ATIP
55. Facial feature. : NOSE
56. Ammunition of a sort. : CAPS
59. ___ manner of speaking. : INA
61. Dernier ___. : CRI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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