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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
Hume R. Craft has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,705
Across
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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
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___ 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
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Zeus, in Egypt. : AMMON
76
Botany, for one. : BAY
77
Buttons. : RED
78
Voluble ones. : GASSERS
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Horse. : ROAN
80
Officers on ships. : PURSERS
82
Tokyo quaff. : SAKE
83
Sothern. : ANN
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Crafty. : SLY
85
Have a go at. : TRY
86
Likewise. : SIMILARLY
91
Figures. : DATA
93
"Follow that ___!" : CAR
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Runners: Var. : SKEES
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A Pleiad. : MAIA
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First movie studio, 1893. : KINETOGRAPHICTHEATER
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First fruits of a benefice. : ANNATES
101
Obelisk. : NEEDLE
102
Scot's title: Var. : THEGN
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Joined (up). : TEAMED
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Cups: Fr. : TASSES
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Mademoiselles. : ELLES
Down
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Saunas. : BATHS
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For this case alone: Lat. : ADHOC
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N. H. city. : KEENE
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___ Marbles. : ELGIN
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Article: Ger. : DER
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Greed. : AVARICE
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Up-to-the-minute. : LATEST
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Singing group. : OCTET
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Listen! : HARK
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One ___ time. : ATA
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Beer glass. : SEIDEL
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Piece of music: Abbr. : CTO
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Lip ornament. : LABRET
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Ann ___. : ARBOR
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Lots: Colloq. : SLEW
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Act. : PERSONATE
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Abode of sorts. : STY
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Usher's report. : SRO
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Birds. : EGRETS
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Aborigines. : NATIVES
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Seed coats. : ARILS
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Suit. : BECOME
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Often-used missile. : PIE
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One of the Joneses. : CASEY
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Comte, par exemple. : TITRE
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Category of many movies. : DIVERSION
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Hilarious. : MAD
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Oscar winner, 1935–38. : BETTEDAVIS
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Floors with brick. : PAVES
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School course: Abbr. : ARITH
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Gaucho's aid. : RIATA
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Movies in the air. : TELEVISION
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Mercenary. : VENAL
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Headed (for). : BOUND
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"The ___ cast." : DIEIS
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Movie paraphernalia. : WARDROBES
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Goat pepper. : CHILI
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Beet. : CHARD
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Trained ___. : SEALS
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Umpteen. : STEEN
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Snicks and ___. : SNEES
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One of the Allens. : ETHAN
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Sculled. : OARED
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Italian city. : UDINE
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Quoter. : CITER
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Knots in wood. : KNARS
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Builder's mixture. : SLURRY
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Bow. : CLARA
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Hybrid citrus fruit. : LIMON
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Purplish-red Indian garnet. : ALMANDINE
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Sun. : DAYSTAR
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Atelier furnishing. : EASEL
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Women's group. : DAR
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Jaunty. : RAKISH
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Bargain. : BUY
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Germ cells. : GAMETES
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Missouri tributary. : PLATTE
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Wandering. : ERRANT
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A long time, in France. : SIECLE
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Exhalation. : STEAM
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Rollways. : SKIDS
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Menotti boy. : AMAHL
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Badgerlike animal. : RATEL
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Belgian city. : LIEGE
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Tall tales. : YARNS
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Sten. : ANNA
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Abbreviation in physics. : CGS
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Liners or ladies. : SHES
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Krazy ___. : KAT
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Famed dictionary: Abbr. : OED
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Shade of green. : PEA
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Opposite of "hiver." : ETE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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