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New York Times, Wednesday, May 26, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,778
Across Down
1. Critic's topic. : DRAMA
6. "I'm ___ Girl Now." : ABIG
10. Sign on 42d St. : BWAY
14. Colorado peak. : EOLUS
15. Passport entry. : VISA
16. Indian prince. : RANA
17. Obstinate. : BULLHEADED
19. Turn over ___ leaf. : ANEW
20. River duck. : TEAL
21. Move along on. : RIDE
22. Of ebb and flow. : TIDAL
23. Coldly. : ICILY
25. Baffling questions. : POSERS
26. Breed of horses. : MORGAN
29. Promising one: Colloq. : COMER
30. Menace of 1917. : UBOAT
31. Why: Ger. : WARUM
33. Rent. : LET
36. Object of much wishful thinking. : FOUNTAINOFYOUTH
39. Marsh. : FEN
40. Without striking ___. : ABLOW
41. High relish. : GUSTO
42. Evaporated. : DRIED
44. Golf club. : PUTTER
45. Support. : UPHOLD
47. Celebrities. : LIONS
49. Apartments. : ROOMS
50. Hindu teacher. : GURU
51. Orchestral instrument. : HARP
55. Navy. : BLUE
56. China's epithet for U. S. might. : PAPERTIGER
58. In addition. : ALSO
59. ___ arms. : UPIN
60. ___ trump. : ONENO
61. Humorist Bill and others. : NYES
62. Cheek: Lat. : GENA
63. Intern. : MEDIC
1. Obligation. : DEBT
2. Rake. : ROUE
3. "And to ___ good night." : ALLA
4. Stew. : MULLIGAN
5. Tough wood. : ASH
6. Benefit. : AVAIL
7. Hen. : BIDDY
8. Conversational cliché. : ISEE
9. Wander about. : GAD
10. Cook, as a pot roast. : BRAISE
11. Urge to roam. : WANDERLUST
12. Lend ___. : ANEAR
13. Sailboats. : YAWLS
18. Mavourneen's land. : ERIN
22. Gangland weapon. : TOMMYGUN
24. Marsh plants. : CATTAILS
25. A kind of ottoman. : POUF
26. Error at baseball. : MUFF
27. Hautboy. : OBOE
28. Railroad building. : ROUNDHOUSE
29. Bird. : CROW
31. Reckless. : WILD
32. Upper: Prefix. : ANO
34. Feminine suffix. : ETTE
35. ___-Agena booster rocket. : THOR
37. Retired. : ABED
38. Excel in any way. : OUTSHINE
43. Swains. : ROMEOS
44. Rain heavily. : POUR
45. ___ renewal. : URBAN
46. Aunt of 57 Down. : POLLY
47. Leblanc's detective. : LUPIN
48. Spenser's name for 18 Down. : IRENA
50. Yawn. : GAPE
52. ___ in the wood. : AGED
53. Italian painter. : RENI
54. Particular method: Abbr. : PROC
56. Small dog. : PUG
57. Twain character. : TOM

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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