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New York Times, Friday, September 17, 1965

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,892
Across Down
1. Brace. : TWO
4. Faultless. : IDEAL
9. African gully. : WADI
13. Climb, in a way. : SHIN
14. March king. : SOUSA
15. Apple of one's eye. : IDOL
16. German philosopher. : KANT
17. Exhibits serendipity. : STRIKESOIL
19. In position: Lat. : INSITU
21. Laboratory routine. : RETEST
22. City on the Somme. : AMIENS
25. Decline in intensity. : SAG
26. Melville novel. : TYPEE
28. Of sport: Abbr. : ATH
30. Dress decor. : TUCKS
34. Away from: Prefix. : APO
35. Turmoil. : UPROAR
38. Wassail time. : YULE
39. Eastern title. : SRI
40. Evaded. : PARRIED
42. Standoff. : TIE
43. Watch. : TEND
45. Social affair. : SOIREE
46. Implant. : SET
47. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
49. Join together. : WED
50. Insect stage. : IMAGO
52. Grammatical case: Abbr. : VOC
54. Cunning tricks. : DODGES
56. Furor: Colloq. : HOOPLA
59. With reservations. : INAWAY
62. Succeed: Colloq. : HITTHEMARK
65. Carp's cousin. : DACE
66. Der ___. : ALTE
67. One's strong point. : FORTE
68. Natives: Suffix. : OTES
69. Kind of gin. : SLOE
70. Famous newspaper. : TIMES
71. Interrogative. : WHY
1. Conjunction. : THAN
2. Scores. : WINSAPOINT
3. Prompt. : ONTIME
4. Progeny. : ISSUE
5. Stipple. : DOT
6. Continent: Abbr. : EUR
7. Part of Arabia. : ASIR
8. Inland waters. : LAKES
9. Know-it-all. : WISEGUY
10. Dos-___. : ADOS
11. ___ yourself. : DOIT
12. Untoward. : ILL
13. Kind of boot. : SKI
18. Gallic state. : ETAT
20. Link. : TIEUP
23. Restrict. : NARROW
24. Celebrated. : STORIED
26. Smack. : TASTE
27. City in Belgium. : YPRES
29. Beauty shop offering. : HAIRDO
31. Appears important. : CUTSASWATH
32. Kind of light. : KLIEG
33. Take care of. : SEETO
36. N'est-ce ___? : PAS
37. Arikara. : REE
41. Condescend. : DEIGN
44. Aficionado. : DEVOTEE
48. Undergrad. : SOPH
51. Grassland. : MEADOW
53. Divided. : CLEFT
55. Levees. : DIKES
56. Eminence. : HILL
57. Eight: It. : OTTO
58. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
60. ___-deucey. : ACEY
61. Assent. : YES
62. Receives. : HAS
63. Equip. : ARM
64. Highway: Abbr. : RTE

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

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