Square after Connecticut Avenue
JAIL [Can't believe I remember Monoply well enough to get this right off the bat. Kids minds...]Match starter
IDOEvian, par exemple
EAU [both clue and answer are in French, and eau is used in English: eau de cologne]Pisa place
ITALYIt's a lock
YALE [Yale makes locks and the phrase means something cannot fail --- as in "the Yanks will win; it's a lock."]
I liked the theme and the succint 65 Across as much.