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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 Down
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
1. 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
13. Eyes: Lat. : OCULI
14. Drum: Var. : TAMBOR
15. Bird. : SWAN
16. Sir Arthur Sullivan ballet. : PINEAPPLEPOLL
17. Isolate. : ENISLE
18. Take out. : DELETE
20. Orang. : APE
21. "What does she ___ him?" : SEEIN
25. Java almond. : PILI
28. Son of Odin. : TYR
31. Garland. : ANADEM
34. "Cat on ___ Tin Roof." : AHOT
36. Fruit tart. : FLAN
37. Received: Fr. : RECU
39. At a lower level: Poet. : ADOWN
40. Where dates come from. : IRAN
41. Convened. : SAT
42. 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
58. Parts of peaches. : STONES
60. ___ herd on. : RODE
61. Stepped firmly. : TROD
62. Trim. : PRUNE
63. Bunch of bananas. : STEM
65. Portion of food. : ORDER
66. Baffles. : FOILS
68. Hits. : SMITES
69. Good condition: Colloq. : APPLEPIEORDER
70. Malus or Pyrus. : GENUS
72. Lay. : BALLAD
73. Macaws. : ARAS
75. Heads: It. : CAPOS
76. Frank. : OPEN
77. Pomegranate part. : SEED
79. Simple sugars. : OSES
80. Polyanthas. : ROSES
81. Auntie ___. : MAME
82. Pollinators. : BEES
85. Shines. : GLOWS
86. Ad ___. : REM
87. Vainglory. : PRIDE
89. Mother's advice. : DONT
90. Miry. : LUTOSE
92. Courteous: Fr. : POLI
93. Phil Silvers hit. : TOPBANANA
94. "The Red." : ERIC
95. Juices. : SAPS
97. Seckel. : PEAR
98. Seedcase. : BUR
102. Anc. galley. : TRIREME
103. Sandy. : ARENOSE
105. Personality. : FIGURE
106. Kite. : ELANET
107. Hanks, Kelly, and others. : NANCYS
109. "The Cherry Orchard," etc. : PLAYS
110. Vampires. : BATS
111. Man of letters. : EDITOR
112. Botany, for one: Abbr. : SCI
113. Pineapple: Sp. : ANANAS
116. Irish playwright. : BEHAN
119. Tiny thing. : ATOMY
121. President of Hawaii, 1894. : DOLE
122. Sea birds. : ERNS
123. Insect. : GNAT
124. Girls' group. : GSA
125. Man's nickname. : ALGY
126. Wild plum. : SLOE
129. Strawberry. : RED
130. 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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