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DATES AND DATA

New York Times, Sunday, April 18, 1965

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 91, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 626 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,740
Across Down
1. Pennine alp. : ROSA
5. Hastened off. : FLED
9. Syrian coney. : DAMAN
14. Decorous. : SEDATE
20. Do a tailor's job. : INTERLINE
22. Coeur d'___. : ALENE
23. Film featuring a top name. : STARRER
24. Chinese new-year celebration. : FEASTOFLANTERNS
26. Olympian goddess. : ARTEMIS
27. Language: Abbr. : LAT
28. Genus of bristly grasses. : SETARIA
29. Kind of fish. : CUTTLE
31. Whitman. : WALT
32. Coins akin to louis d'or. : ECUS
34. Rests (on). : SITS
35. Shade of blue. : YALE
36. Eager for action. : AGOG
38. Accelerate. : STEPUP
41. Learn. : HEAR
44. Gamb. : LEG
45. Riding academy. : MANEGE
48. Family member. : INLAW
51. "___ so young . . . " : IWAS
53. Roman commanders. : DUCES
55. Hard: Fr. : DUR
56. Swinging back and forth. : PENDULAR
59. ___ cry. : AFAR
61. Hobbledehoy. : LAD
62. Lord of Asgard. : ODIN
63. Slow: Mus. : TARDO
64. Bad date for Wall Street, 1869. : BLACKFRIDAY
67. Polish city on the Oder. : OPOLE
68. Adjective suffix. : ICAL
69. Fig of India. : BOTREE
70. City in Burma. : AVA
71. Tranquilizes. : SERENES
73. Mal ___. : DETETE
75. Possessive. : HERS
76. Edges. : HEMS
78. Board member: Abbr. : DIR
79. Up to now. : SOFAR
80. Date. : ERA
81. Joe College syllable. : RAH
82. Blue dyes. : WOADS
85. Famous nickname. : IKE
86. Santa ___ range in Arizona. : RITA
88. Celtic. : ERSE
89. French painter. : INGRES
91. Peter Snell, for example. : ATHLETE
95. Domino spot. : PIP
96. Dress fabric. : DACRON
98. Monk parrot. : LORO
99. Flats. : SHOES
100. Poem by Keats. : ODETOAUTUMN
103. Like the Beatles. : HAIRY
104. Famous name in Haarlem. : HALS
105. Initials of 1945. : UNO
106. Ambler. : ERIC
107. Vestry. : SACRISTY
109. Prefix with corn or form. : UNI
110. Cooperstown name. : ANSON
112. Very: Fr. : TRES
114. Name for a ship's carpenter. : NAILS
115. Fixed over. : REDONE
117. Back: Fr. : DOS
119. North Carolina county. : ASHE
121. Suit. : PLEASE
125. Pier: Arch. : ANTA
126. People of Mindanao. : ATAS
128. Handle: Lat. : ANSA
131. Jeweler's mark: Abbr. : STER
132. Valley, as in the Andes. : HOYA
134. Edit. : REDACT
136. Responses to applause. : ENCORES
139. Sorrel with edible tuber. : OCA
140. Daughter of Icarius. : ERIGONE
142. Poem by Keats. : THEEVEOFSTAGNES
145. Wings of a building. : ANNEXES
146. Unearthly. : EERIE
147. Processed in a certain way. : DAIRYMADE
148. Tarkington hero. : PENROD
149. Unrelenting. : STERN
150. To be: Lat. : ESSE
151. Coaster. : SLED
1. Garands. : RIFLES
2. Kind of play. : ONEACT
3. Museum piece. : STATUE
4. Copper: Lat. : AES
5. Ice raft. : FLOE
6. Ski ___. : LIFTS
7. Chou ___. : ENLAI
8. Scarcity. : DEARTH
9. Computer's need. : DATA
10. Brew. : ALE
11. Dear me! : MERCY
12. Type of plant. : ANNUAL
13. Snuggled. : NESTLED
14. Flowed freely. : STREAMED
15. Break bread. : EAT
16. Donned, as gloves. : DREWON
17. Apocalyptic battle. : ARMAGEDDON
18. Linden tree. : TEIL
19. Whilom. : ERST
21. Wall Street abbreviation. : RTS
23. ___ soda. : SAL
25. Japanese citizen. : NISEI
30. Tile: Lat. : TEGULA
33. Devices for holding papers. : SPINDLEFILES
37. Hydrogen. : GAS
39. Bring to nought. : UNDO
40. More than one: Abbr. : PLU
42. Rouses. : AWAKES
43. Rabble. : RAFF
46. Duplicity. : GUILE
47. White-tailed eagles. : ERNES
49. White: Sp. : ALBO
50. German man's name. : WALTHER
52. First name in stage lore. : SARAH
54. Coral reefs. : CAYS
56. Measures of length. : PACES
57. Clio's sister, : ERATO
58. Type of fruit. : RARERIPE
60. Waterfront habitué. : RIVERRAT
62. Gift for a music lover. : OPERAGLASSES
63. Thrice a day: Lat. abbr. : TID
65. Fossil. : CERATITE
66. City famous for steel. : DAMASCUS
67. Constellation. : ORION
69. Cap. : BERET
72. Booth. : EDWIN
74. Movie shots. : TAKES
77. Taft's V. P. : SHERMAN
83. Right: Fr. : DROIT
84. Crowd together, old style. : SERRY
87. Nautical term. : APORT
88. Evolves. : EDUCES
90. Oriental sauce. : SOY
91. Assyrian deity. : ASHUR
92. Title for Macbeth. : THANE
93. Film that launched "White Christmas." : HOLIDAYINN
94. Ages and ages. : EONS
97. Small weight of Brazil. : ONCA
101. Gadget. : DOODAD
102. Genus of grasses. : AIRA
103. Ridge. : HILL
105. Type of income. : UNEARNED
108. Rush headlong. : RIP
110. Emmet. : ANT
111. Puts into musical symbols. : NOTATES
113. Alan Ladd movie, 1953. : SHANE
116. Slinglike catapult. : ONAGER
118. Perfumed pad. : SACHET
120. Put into cipher. : ENCODE
122. Musical term. : ATONAL
123. Quit. : SECEDE
124. Expunged. : ERASED
127. Cubic meter. : STERE
129. Davenports. : SOFAS
130. Accented syllable: Pros. : ARSIS
132. Mass. : HEAP
133. French department. : ORNE
135. Diminutive suffixes. : EES
136. Uniform. : EVEN
137. To be: Fr. : ETRE
138. Tell. : SAY
141. Chemical prefix. : OXO
143. Norse goddess. : EIR
144. Lodge chiefs. : GMS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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