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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
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
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Coaster. : SLED
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Garands. : RIFLES
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Kind of play. : ONEACT
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Museum piece. : STATUE
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Copper: Lat. : AES
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Ice raft. : FLOE
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Ski ___. : LIFTS
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Chou ___. : ENLAI
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Scarcity. : DEARTH
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Computer's need. : DATA
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Brew. : ALE
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Dear me! : MERCY
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Type of plant. : ANNUAL
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Snuggled. : NESTLED
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Flowed freely. : STREAMED
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Break bread. : EAT
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Donned, as gloves. : DREWON
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Apocalyptic battle. : ARMAGEDDON
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Linden tree. : TEIL
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Whilom. : ERST
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Wall Street abbreviation. : RTS
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___ soda. : SAL
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Japanese citizen. : NISEI
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Tile: Lat. : TEGULA
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Devices for holding papers. : SPINDLEFILES
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Hydrogen. : GAS
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Bring to nought. : UNDO
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More than one: Abbr. : PLU
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Rouses. : AWAKES
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Rabble. : RAFF
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Duplicity. : GUILE
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White-tailed eagles. : ERNES
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White: Sp. : ALBO
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German man's name. : WALTHER
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First name in stage lore. : SARAH
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Coral reefs. : CAYS
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Measures of length. : PACES
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Clio's sister, : ERATO
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Type of fruit. : RARERIPE
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Waterfront habitué. : RIVERRAT
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Gift for a music lover. : OPERAGLASSES
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Thrice a day: Lat. abbr. : TID
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Fossil. : CERATITE
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City famous for steel. : DAMASCUS
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Constellation. : ORION
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Cap. : BERET
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Booth. : EDWIN
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Movie shots. : TAKES
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Taft's V. P. : SHERMAN
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Right: Fr. : DROIT
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Crowd together, old style. : SERRY
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Nautical term. : APORT
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Evolves. : EDUCES
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Oriental sauce. : SOY
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Assyrian deity. : ASHUR
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Title for Macbeth. : THANE
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Film that launched "White Christmas." : HOLIDAYINN
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Ages and ages. : EONS
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Small weight of Brazil. : ONCA
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Gadget. : DOODAD
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Genus of grasses. : AIRA
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Ridge. : HILL
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Type of income. : UNEARNED
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Rush headlong. : RIP
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Emmet. : ANT
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Puts into musical symbols. : NOTATES
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Alan Ladd movie, 1953. : SHANE
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Slinglike catapult. : ONAGER
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Perfumed pad. : SACHET
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Put into cipher. : ENCODE
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Musical term. : ATONAL
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Quit. : SECEDE
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Expunged. : ERASED
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Cubic meter. : STERE
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Davenports. : SOFAS
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Accented syllable: Pros. : ARSIS
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Mass. : HEAP
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French department. : ORNE
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Diminutive suffixes. : EES
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Uniform. : EVEN
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To be: Fr. : ETRE
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Tell. : SAY
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Chemical prefix. : OXO
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Norse goddess. : EIR
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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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