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James E. Hinish Jr.
James E. Hinish Jr.

imes, Sun, Sep 20, 1965 FRUCTIFEROUS

New York Times, Sunday, September 20, 1964

Author:
James E. Hinish, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 99, Avg Word Len: 5.06, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 627 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 23, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
James E. Hinish Jr. has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,530
Across
1
Casaba. : MELON
6
Auditory. : OTIC
10
Clog. : SABOT
15
Hastened. : SPED
19
Spanish province. : AVILA
20
Chateaubriand novel. : ATALA
21
N. Y. lake. : SENECA
22
Elderberry ___. : WINE
23
Boundary. : LIMIT
24
"Three Penny" character. : POLLYPEACHUM
26
Indigo. : ANIL
27
Raise. : ELEVATE
29
With more calcium in the soil. : LIMIER
30
Star at the Met. : ALBANESE
32
Charles II's court painter. : LELY
33
City in Columbia. : CALI
34
Par ___. : AVION
35
High in pitch. : ALT
36
Days: Abbr. : FRIS
38
"___ Sun." : RAISININTHE
43
Kind of snuff. : RAPPEE
45
Sort of support. : LEG
46
Mild expletive. : DRAT
47
Aegean isle: It. : RODI
49
Dibble. : DAP
50
Strong desire. : ACHE
52
Fruiter. : BOAT
53
A to Z. : GAMUT
56
Fruit coverings. : SHELLS
59
___ ale. : NUTBROWN
61
Garment. : TUNIC
62
Drops straight down. : PLUMMETS
64
Of the dawn. : EOAN
65
___ State, U. S. A. : ORANGEFREE
67
Jam container. : POT
68
Certain Italians. : SARDS
70
Planting of citrus trees. : GROVE
71
On the ___. : OUTS
72
Study hard: Slang. : BONE
73
Full. : AMPLE
74
Nordic work. : EDDA
75
Invent. : COIN
77
Hawthorne's birthplace. : SALEM
78
Herrick's "Cherry ___." : RIPE
79
Caen's river. : ORNE
81
Samara is its fruit. : MAPLE
82
Poe poem (with "The"). : BELLS
83
Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
84
Fabled remark. : SOURGRAPES
87
Orange ___. : PEEL
88
Like some fruit. : SEEDLESS
91
Dud: Slang. : LEMON
92
Is earlier than. : PREDATES
96
Man or wife. : SPOUSE
97
Quinces, for example. : POMES
98
___ d'arc, Osage orange. : BOIS
99
Dickens girl. : DORA
100
Banker's abbreviation. : INT
101
Prepare, as a compote. : STEW
103
___ lang syne. : AULD
104
Dickens boy. : PIP
105
With one's ___ the ground. : FEETON
108
Derisive sounds: Slang. : RASPBERRIES
113
Learning of a sort. : ABCS
114
Labor org. : ILO
115
Lingua franca. : SABIR
117
Take on cargo. : LADE
118
Galilee town. : CANA
120
Fruit grower of sorts. : GARDENER
122
___ apples. : EATING
124
Gypsy girls. : GITANAS
127
Loosen. : UNDO
128
Small quahogs. : CHERRYSTONES
131
___ sides. : ONALL
132
Dance. : REEL
133
Mandarins' residences. : YAMENS
134
Honshu city. : OSAKA
135
Tropical fruit. : MANGO
136
Common French verb. : ETRE
137
Prunes: Scot. : SNEDS
138
Network. : RETE
139
Belgian violinist. : YSAYE
Down
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Drake, for example. : MALE
2
Inauspicious. : EVIL
3
Chaplin film. : LIMELIGHT
4
Mount of ___. : OLIVES
5
___ plum, So. Afr. fruit. : NATAL
6
Indian. : OTO
7
"___ oaks from little acorns . . . " : TALL
8
Not allowed. : ILLICIT
9
Alligator. : CAYMAN
10
Scorch. : SEAR
11
___ Hist. : ANC
12
Acted. : BEHAVED
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Eyes: Lat. : OCULI
14
Drum: Var. : TAMBOR
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Bird. : SWAN
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Sir Arthur Sullivan ballet. : PINEAPPLEPOLL
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Isolate. : ENISLE
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Take out. : DELETE
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Orang. : APE
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"What does she ___ him?" : SEEIN
25
Java almond. : PILI
28
Son of Odin. : TYR
31
Garland. : ANADEM
34
"Cat on ___ Tin Roof." : AHOT
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Fruit tart. : FLAN
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Received: Fr. : RECU
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At a lower level: Poet. : ADOWN
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Where dates come from. : IRAN
41
Convened. : SAT
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Respite. : TRUCE
44
Date ___. : PALM
48
Cay. : ISLET
51
Popular singing brothers. : EBERLE
52
Cousins of tippets. : BOAS
53
Fruit for jelly. : GUAVA
54
English princess. : ANNE
55
Marble. : MIG
57
Lemon, cherry, and others. : HUES
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Parts of peaches. : STONES
60
___ herd on. : RODE
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Stepped firmly. : TROD
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Trim. : PRUNE
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Bunch of bananas. : STEM
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Portion of food. : ORDER
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Baffles. : FOILS
68
Hits. : SMITES
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Good condition: Colloq. : APPLEPIEORDER
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Malus or Pyrus. : GENUS
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Lay. : BALLAD
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Macaws. : ARAS
75
Heads: It. : CAPOS
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Frank. : OPEN
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Pomegranate part. : SEED
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Simple sugars. : OSES
80
Polyanthas. : ROSES
81
Auntie ___. : MAME
82
Pollinators. : BEES
85
Shines. : GLOWS
86
Ad ___. : REM
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Vainglory. : PRIDE
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Mother's advice. : DONT
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Miry. : LUTOSE
92
Courteous: Fr. : POLI
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Phil Silvers hit. : TOPBANANA
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"The Red." : ERIC
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Juices. : SAPS
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Seckel. : PEAR
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Seedcase. : BUR
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Anc. galley. : TRIREME
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Sandy. : ARENOSE
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Personality. : FIGURE
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Kite. : ELANET
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Hanks, Kelly, and others. : NANCYS
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"The Cherry Orchard," etc. : PLAYS
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Vampires. : BATS
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Man of letters. : EDITOR
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Botany, for one: Abbr. : SCI
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Pineapple: Sp. : ANANAS
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Irish playwright. : BEHAN
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Tiny thing. : ATOMY
121
President of Hawaii, 1894. : DOLE
122
Sea birds. : ERNS
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Insect. : GNAT
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Girls' group. : GSA
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Man's nickname. : ALGY
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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Strawberry. : RED
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Piece (out). : EKE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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