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New York Times, Thursday, September 29, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,256
Across Down
1. Columbus's starting point. : PALOS
6. Mountain ranges of southern India. : GHATS
11. Disconcerted. : PUTOUT
12. Praise. : TRIBUTE
14. Entice. : ALLURE
15. Enjoyed exceedingly: Slang. : HADABALL
17. Diminutive suffix. : ULA
18. Withdraws. : SECEDES
20. City in SW France. : PAU
21. Pride and its retinue. : SINS
23. Great name in the theater. : DUSE
24. Vent. : SLIT
25. Start. : ENTER
27. Cradles. : BEDS
29. Smooth, in phonetics. : LENE
30. Living statue of legend. : GALATEA
32. Certain winds. : TRADES
34. Evergreens. : FIRS
35. Connery. : SEAN
36. Thin flake, as of metal. : LAMINA
39. First-rate. : CAPITAL
42. Top performers. : ACES
43. Vehicle of a sort. : PRAM
45. Overalls. : LEVIS
47. Scene in "A Study in Scarlet." : UTAH
48. Body of traditional poetry. : EPOS
50. Native of Fyn. : DANE
51. Mail-order item. : GUN
52. Approaches and speaks to. : ACCOSTS
55. Mountain in Crete. : IDA
56. Talked over differences: Colloq. : HADITOUT
58. Store. : OUTLET
60. Address. : LECTURE
61. Smooths. : PREENS
62. Harvests. : REAPS
63. Beach. : SANDS
1. Attracting. : PULLING
2. "Gate City." : ATLANTA
3. Gehrig. : LOU
4. Possessive pronoun. : OURS
5. Palfrey. : STEED
6. Rated for quality. : GRADED
7. Cover up. : HIDE
8. Arabian garments. : ABAS
9. Clumsy boat. : TUB
10. Fastened together. : STAPLED
11. Hesitate. : PAUSE
12. "___ Wolf." : THESEA
13. Relative of Helen. : ELAINE
16. Guitars of old. : LUTES
19. Solid squares. : CUBES
22. Egotistical. : SELFISH
24. Showing a biased opinion. : SLANTED
26. Shower. : RAIN
28. Chassé. : STEP
31. Hazard, on the links. : TRAP
33. Kind of road. : RAIL
35. Greek island. : SAMOS
36. Chortle. : LAUGH
37. True. : ACTUAL
38. Stroll aimlessly. : MEANDER
39. Best-selling author. : CAPOTE
40. Was of use (to). : AVAILED
41. Basswood trees. : LINDENS
44. Happens again. : RECURS
46. Passengers' concerns. : SEATS
49. Passengers' concerns. : STOPS
52. Sweetsop tree. : ATTA
53. Clever stratagem. : COUP
54. Chapter of the Koran. : SURA
57. Light summer dessert. : ICE
59. Lacrosse team. : TEN

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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