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THE SEVEN AGES OF MAN

New York Times, Sunday, August 8, 1965

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 642 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,852
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1. Pens. : COOPS
6. Verb used with "thou." : SHALT
11. ___ were. : ASIT
15. Some doctors. : GPS
18. "On ___ by a river . . . " : ATREE
19. Forebode. : AUGUR
20. California Indian. : MODOC
22. Bobbin. : SPOOL
24. "Yes, sir, ___ . . . " : THATSMYBABY
26. Song from "Street Scene." : ABOYLIKEYOU
28. Popular recordings. : SONATAS
29. Company of players. : TROUPE
31. "Student Prince" piece. : SERENADE
32. Law: Lat. : LEX
33. Japanese ancestor worship. : SHINTO
34. Of the same kind. : AKIN
35. Accountant's concern. : ASSET
38. Army group: Abbr. : WAAC
39. Sprite. : ELF
41. Scalloped. : CRENATED
45. Maraud. : RAID
46. Capital on the Vistula. : WARSAW
48. Having passages. : AISLED
50. Cautionary exclamation. : NONO
51. Thirty ___. : ALL
52. Weapon. : DIRK
53. Make edging. : TAT
55. Have___ face. : ARED
56. Porch. : STOOP
57. Necklace of gems. : RIVIERE
59. Hot winds. : SIROCCOS
61. City in S. India. : MYSORE
62. ___ Fideles. : ADESTE
63. Certain bridge cards. : STOPPERS
64. Study. : CON
65. Tous ___ jours. : LES
66. Ankle: Fr. : TARSE
67. French ___. : HORN
68. Corn: Fr. : BLE
69. Voltaire hero. : CANDIDE
71. Brats. : TERRORS
73. Poor: Prefix. : MAL
74. John the ___. : BAPTIST
75. Monster Bellerophon killed. : CHIMERA
76. Son of Jacob. : DAN
77. Copper. : CENT
78. Appoint as a colleague. : COOPT
81. Patriotic group. : SAR
82. De Gaulle's U.S.A. : EUA
83. Ball team. : SENATORS
85. ___ Dinmont terrier. : DANDIE
86. Polishes. : CLEANS
88. First-rate. : STUNNING
89. Party man. : CATERER
90. Nautical cry. : AVAST
91. Launch. : BOAT
92. Of olden times: Abbr. : ANC
93. Bern's river. : AARE
94. Make a fluff. : ERR
95. Covers. : LIDS
96. Suspender. : GARTER
98. Football player. : TACKLE
100. Gossamer. : LACY
101. Fodder. : ENSILAGE
103. Biblical book: Abbr. : REV
105. Abound. : TEEM
106. Frets. : FUMES
107. River of Sweden. : GOTA
108. Mother of Dionysus. : SEMELE
110. Fabric. : REP
111. Field poppy. : CORNROSE
115. Bring into harmony. : ATTUNE
116. Punctuation marks. : PERIODS
120. Brahms song. : ASYEARSGOBY
122. Song by Billy Hill (with "The"). : LASTROUNDUP
124. Material. : LINEN
125. Art exhibit item. : EASEL
126. Girl's nickname. : ETTIE
127. Smallest. : LEAST
128. Money, London style. : LSD
129. Peace ___, R.I. : DALE
130. Stitchings. : SEAMS
131. Letters. : ESSES
1. Guys. : CATS
2. Galba's successor. : OTHO
3. African port. : ORAN
4. Like roses. : PETALED
5. Stanza. : SESTET
6. Announces. : SAYS
7. Boston (with "The"). : HUB
8. Christie and others. : AGATHAS
9. Garage job. : LUBRICATION
10. Tory governor of N.Y., 1771–78. : TRYON
11. Song hit by Lacalle. : AMAPOLA
12. ___ it. : SOBE
13. Words of agreement. : IDO
14. Kindergarten equipment. : TOYS
15. Great name in the Prado. : GOYA
16. Russian weight. : POOD
17. Veer. : SLUE
21. Given the "go" sign. : CLEARED
22. Coil of yarn. : SKEIN
23. Masthead flags. : PENNANTS
25. Hunter in Weber opera. : MAX
27. Annoyed. : IRKED
30. Utah footballer. : UTE
33. Channel isle. : SARK
35. Historic peak. : ARARAT
36. Colorado city. : SALIDA
37. "___ among the gold." : SILVERTHREADS
38. Clay dishes. : WARE
40. Hackney coach. : FIACRE
41. Diminutive suffixes. : CLES
42. "When I grow ___ . . . " : TOOOLDTODREAM
43. S. Carolina river. : ENOREE
44. Figures (out): Slang. : DOPES
46. Fencing. : WIRE
47. Loom threads. : WARP
49. Rialto signs. : SROS
52. Hindrance. : DETERMENT
54. Phil Silvers' hit. : TOPBANANA
56. Newspaper chain. : SYNDICATE
58. Japanese immigrant in U.S. : ISSEI
59. Ships: Abbr. : STRS
60. Battery part. : CELL
61. ___ Cenis. : MONT
63. Marsh bird. : SORA
64. Navy man: Abbr. : CAPT
67. Israeli dance. : HORA
69. Containers. : CANS
70. "___ with Ninevah and Tyre." : ISONE
72. Defendant: Lat. : REUS
73. Creator of Hans Castorp. : MANN
74. Composer of "Wozzeck." : BERG
75. Presidential prename. : CALVIN
76. Second: Prefix. : DEUTER
77. Link together. : CONCATENATE
79. Fillmore's follower. : PIERCE
80. Ellen and others. : TERRYS
81. Climb. : SCALE
83. Law: Abbr. : STAT
84. Shade. : TINT
85. Face. : DARE
87. Agent. : ASSIGNEE
88. Mad: Colloq. : SORE
89. Unruffled. : CALM
91. Sugar-cane residue. : BAGASSE
93. African tree. : AKEE
96. One of the Bowls. : GATOR
97. Create a new fashion. : RESTYLE
99. Pianolike instrument. : CELESTA
100. Flowers. : LUPINES
102. Navigation aid. : LORAN
104. Former G.I. : VET
106. Item for Wackford Squeers. : FERULE
109. Slippers. : MULES
110. Early auto. : REO
111. Occasion. : CALL
112. State: Suffix. : OSIS
113. Millstone bar. : RYND
114. Old oath. : EGAD
115. Hudson hero. : ABEL
116. Officer: Abbr. : PRES
117. Seraglio rooms. : ODAS
118. Great name in stage lore. : DUSE
119. Certain cities: Abbr. : SPTS
121. Relative of "ursa." : OSA
123. Dickens lad. : TIM

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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