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MOVIE DATES

New York Times, Sunday, March 14, 1965

Author:
Hume R. Craft
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 557 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,705
Across
1. Parched. : BAKED
6. Loving greetings. : ALOHAS
12. Hearty handshakes. : CLASPS
18. One of the Astaires. : ADELE
19. Annul, in law. : VACATE
20. Movie hopeful. : STARLET
21. First real movie, 1903. : THEGREATTRAINROBBERY
24. ___ soit . . . : HONI
25. Zorba. : GREEK
26. Philippine cordage tree. : DAO
27. Alleys. : ROWS
28. Writer. : SCENARIST
30. Parlay. : BET
31. By. : PER
32. Month: Abbr. : OCT
35. Churchman: Abbr. : RECT
36. Bound. : DELIMIT
38. ___ B'rith. : BNAI
39. Having divisions. : PARTITE
43. Old ___. : VIC
44. ___ victis (woe to the conquered): Lat. : VAE
45. King Kong. : BEAST
46. Arabian gazelles. : ARIELS
47. Disclaimed, old style. : DEVOWED
49. Type of pin. : COTTER
50. Small bottles. : VIALS
51. Where to see stars. : CINEMAS
52. Land-of-Nod export. : SHUTEYE
53. Fem. suffix. : ETTE
54. Oscar winner, 1930. : SHEARER
55. View from the Eiffel Tower. : SEINE
56. Mules. : SHAVETAILS
58. Cartoon star. : DONALDDUCK
63. Itinera. : ITERS
64. Ari of "Exodus." : ISRAELI
66. Tennis term. : ADIN
67. Disagreed. : CLASHED
70. Del Rio. : DOLORES
71. Juan's compatriot. : EVITA
72. Flower girl's name. : LILIAN
73. Of a great river. : DANUBES
74. Oscar winner, 1936–37. : RAINER
75. Zeus, in Egypt. : AMMON
76. Botany, for one. : BAY
77. Buttons. : RED
78. Voluble ones. : GASSERS
79. Horse. : ROAN
80. Officers on ships. : PURSERS
82. Tokyo quaff. : SAKE
83. Sothern. : ANN
84. Crafty. : SLY
85. Have a go at. : TRY
86. Likewise. : SIMILARLY
91. Figures. : DATA
93. "Follow that ___!" : CAR
94. Runners: Var. : SKEES
95. A Pleiad. : MAIA
96. First movie studio, 1893. : KINETOGRAPHICTHEATER
100. First fruits of a benefice. : ANNATES
101. Obelisk. : NEEDLE
102. Scot's title: Var. : THEGN
103. Joined (up). : TEAMED
104. Cups: Fr. : TASSES
105. Mademoiselles. : ELLES
Down
1. Saunas. : BATHS
2. For this case alone: Lat. : ADHOC
3. N. H. city. : KEENE
4. ___ Marbles. : ELGIN
5. Article: Ger. : DER
6. Greed. : AVARICE
7. Up-to-the-minute. : LATEST
8. Singing group. : OCTET
9. Listen! : HARK
10. One ___ time. : ATA
11. Beer glass. : SEIDEL
12. Piece of music: Abbr. : CTO
13. Lip ornament. : LABRET
14. Ann ___. : ARBOR
15. Lots: Colloq. : SLEW
16. Act. : PERSONATE
17. Abode of sorts. : STY
20. Usher's report. : SRO
22. Birds. : EGRETS
23. Aborigines. : NATIVES
29. Seed coats. : ARILS
30. Suit. : BECOME
31. Often-used missile. : PIE
33. One of the Joneses. : CASEY
34. Comte, par exemple. : TITRE
36. Category of many movies. : DIVERSION
37. Hilarious. : MAD
38. Oscar winner, 1935–38. : BETTEDAVIS
39. Floors with brick. : PAVES
40. School course: Abbr. : ARITH
41. Gaucho's aid. : RIATA
42. Movies in the air. : TELEVISION
43. Mercenary. : VENAL
45. Headed (for). : BOUND
47. "The ___ cast." : DIEIS
48. Movie paraphernalia. : WARDROBES
49. Goat pepper. : CHILI
51. Beet. : CHARD
52. Trained ___. : SEALS
54. Umpteen. : STEEN
55. Snicks and ___. : SNEES
57. One of the Allens. : ETHAN
59. Sculled. : OARED
60. Italian city. : UDINE
61. Quoter. : CITER
62. Knots in wood. : KNARS
65. Builder's mixture. : SLURRY
67. Bow. : CLARA
68. Hybrid citrus fruit. : LIMON
69. Purplish-red Indian garnet. : ALMANDINE
70. Sun. : DAYSTAR
71. Atelier furnishing. : EASEL
73. Women's group. : DAR
74. Jaunty. : RAKISH
76. Bargain. : BUY
78. Germ cells. : GAMETES
80. Missouri tributary. : PLATTE
81. Wandering. : ERRANT
82. A long time, in France. : SIECLE
84. Exhalation. : STEAM
86. Rollways. : SKIDS
87. Menotti boy. : AMAHL
88. Badgerlike animal. : RATEL
89. Belgian city. : LIEGE
90. Tall tales. : YARNS
92. Sten. : ANNA
93. Abbreviation in physics. : CGS
94. Liners or ladies. : SHES
96. Krazy ___. : KAT
97. Famed dictionary: Abbr. : OED
98. Shade of green. : PEA
99. Opposite of "hiver." : ETE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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