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How to output SAS dataset with variables without ASCII special characters or numbers?

I am trying to output SAS listing of variable "name" without ASCII special characters or numbers?

Below code is where variable "name" contains special characters and numbers. I just also would like to output datasets "data9" and "data10" from dataset "combined" without special characters or numbers.  

proc sql;
    create  table data5 as
    select unique
          name, Var4,
          Var5
    from combined
   where (anyPunct(name) > 0);
 
    create  table data6 as
    select unique
          name, Var4,
          Var5
    from combined
where (anyPunct(name) > 0);
quit;

proc sql;
    create  table data7 as
    select unique
          name, Var4,
          Var5
    from combined
   where (anyDigit(name) > 0);
 
    create  table data8 as
    select unique
          name, Var4,
          Var5
    from combined
where (anyDigit(name) > 0);
quit;

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I already tried below code but I had many errors and datasets "data9" and "data10" were not created.  

proc sql;
    create  table data9 as
    select unique
          name, Var4,
          Var5
    from combined
   where ((anyPunct(name) = 0) and (anyDigit(name) = 0));
 
    create  table data10 as
    select unique
          name, Var4,
          Var5
    from combined
where ((anyPunct(name) = 0) and (anyDigit(name) = 0));
quit;

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Below code works and outputs variable "name" without any special characters or numbers but I also would like to create another filter:

if Var5  > 5  & < 20 then output to data9 and data10
How may I incorporate this to my already existing "where" statements

proc sql;
    create  table data9 as
    select unique
          name, Var4,
          Var5
    from combined
   where (anyPunct(name) = 0) & (anyDigit(name) = 0);
 
    create  table data10 as
    select unique
          name, Var4,
          Var5
    from combined
where (anyPunct(name) = 0) & (anyDigit(name) = 0);
quit;

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I tried below code but it still does not recognize Var5  > 5  & < 20, although, surprisingly no errors. Any comments or suggestions?

proc sql;
    create  table data9 as
    select unique
          name, Var4,
          Var5
    from combined
   where ((anyPunct(name) = 0) & (anyDigit(name) = 0)) & 
   where ((Var5 > 5 | Var5 < 20));
 
    create  table data10 as
    select unique
          name, Var4,
          Var5
    from combined
where (anyPunct(name) = 0) & (anyDigit(name) = 0) &
where ((Var5 > 5 | Var5 < 20));
quit;

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The best possible answer was found while testing the code.