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UNITED NATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, October 30, 1960

68-Down : Plenty.

Author:
Roberta H. Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 659 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 15, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,125
Across
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New African state. : SOMALIA
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Educated. : LEARNED
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Contends with. : OPPOSES
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Eskimo. : AMERIND
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Orbit of a satellite. : ELLIPSE
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Statute. : MEASURE
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House fly, for one. : HEXAPOD
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Former U. N. personality. : AMBASSADORLODGE
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Eastern name. : ALI
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Douse. : SNUFFOUT
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Beloved: Fr. : ADOREE
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Ophidian. : ASP
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Disks: Abbr. : RECS
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Neighbor of Ore. : CAL
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More: Span. : MAS
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Grand ___. : PRE
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Oxonian. : DON
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Like ___ of bricks. : ATON
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Capital of Para. : BELEM
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Category. : CLASS
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Favorites. : PETS
49
Poetic contraction. : OER
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Suffix denoting office. : ATE
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First of the new African republics. : GHANA
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Is a member of. : SITSON
55
Fine fabric. : CAMBRIC
59
Versatile actors. : SERIOS
61
Sheer cloth. : LAWN
63
Word of precedence. : ERE
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Honshu town. : OTA
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Blackbird. : MERL
67
Consecrate. : DEVOTE
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New African state. : NIGERIA
71
Invalidator. : NULLIFIER
74
Colloid. : GEL
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Certain votes. : NAYS
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Strait. : NECK
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Design in wood. : GRAIN
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Grandson of Adam. : ENOS
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Flying objects. : AEROS
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Hula ___. : HOOP
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Fingernail: Fr. : ONGLE
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Skid row characters. : DOWNANDOUTS
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Cherry or plum. : DRUPE
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Operatic slave. : AIDA
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Shone forth. : RAYED
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Blunderbore. : OGRE
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Enter a vehicle, as soldiers. : EMBUS
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Rather poor. : SOSO
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Part of Prince Charles' motto. : DIEN
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Way: Abbr. : RTE
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Madison Avenue specialties. : HARDSELLS
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Washington capital. : OLYMPIA
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Mariners' hazards. : SHOALS
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Geological division. : LIAS
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Honshu bay. : ISE
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Tree. : FIR
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Body: Comb. form. : SOMA
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Making a plea. : ASKING
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Girl's name. : FRANCES
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Prevents. : AVERTS
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Completely. : QUITE
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New state: Abbr. : UAR
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Direction. : ENE
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Month: Abbr. : SEPT
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___ Din. : GUNGA
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Envy's cousin. : GREED
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See 123 Across. : ARAB
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Member of the U. N. : USA
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___ de veau. : RIS
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Type of dance. : TAP
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Watering place, SW France. : DAX
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Family man. : PAPA
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Cry. : SOB
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Skiing race. : SLALOM
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Sides. : LATERALS
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Old-fashioned explosive. : TNT
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Order of the day in Africa. : POLITICALACTION
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Citizen of a new state. : CYPRIOT
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Digest. : EPITOME
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Stephen in France. : ETIENNE
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Rookie. : TRAINEE
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Fled. : ESCAPED
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Words of address. : DEARSIR
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Member of Mali Federation with 19 Down. : SENEGAL
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African area. : SAHARA
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Menu item. : OMELET
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Mateos' bailiwick. : MEXICO
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Celestial Altar. : ARA
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Projecting rims. : LIPS
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___ the ground floor. : INON
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Allege. : ADDUCE
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Propaganda literature. : LEAFLETS
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Sailors' saint. : ELMO
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Picture book. : ALBUM
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Rope. : RIATA
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Minor state officials: Abbr. : NPS
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She: Ital. : ESSA
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Poker face. : DEADPAN
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"O Tempora, ___!" : OMORES
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"___ Goriot." : PERE
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Faded. : PALED
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Mount ___, peak in the Rockies. : OSO
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New African state. : SUDANESEREPUBLIC
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Joules' relatives. : ERGS
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Percolate. : SEEP
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Tarpon fin. : DORSAL
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Memorable Scottie. : FALA
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Parvenu. : SNOB
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Trained. : SCHOOLED
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Choose. : OPT
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Legal document. : BRIEF
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Reward. : MEED
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Stand up. : LAST
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Convex, as a lens. : TORIC
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Lead in bridge. : SNEAK
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Regally garbed. : ERMINED
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Reciprocity. : GIVEANDTAKE
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Taffeta sound. : SWISH
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Verb ending. : ING
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New state in turmoil. : CONGO
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Done to ___ (cooked perfectly). : ATURN
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New African state. : MALAGASYREPUBLIC
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Called out. : CRIED
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Body of troops: Abbr. : REG
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Some. : ANY
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Lady in a Poe poem. : LENORE
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Plenty. : ENOUGH
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Huge: Fr. : ENORME
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Molnar play. : LILIOM
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Mountain ashes. : ROWANS
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Type of long-range photography. : ASTRAL
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Curve of a ship's plank. : SNY
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Marsupial, for short. : ROO
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Dweller on the Black Sea. : ODESSAN
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Weather balloon. : AEROSTAT
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Fine line on type face. : SERIF
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Beat. : PULSE
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Curves. : ESSES
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Goodbye in Cuba. : ADIOS
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Living room furniture. : SOFAS
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Common canapé. : OLIVE
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"___ an American." : IAM
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Yale. : ELI
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Risked. : DARED
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Listen! : PST
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English field marshal. : HAIG
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Comfortable. : SNUG
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Constellation, the Eagle. : AQUILA
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Man with a hoe. : GARDENER
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Tide. : NEAP
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Certain stock issuances: Abbr. : RTS
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Removed the under surface of. : UNSOLED
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Back. : REAR
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Ornamented. : GRACED
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Demands. : EXACTS
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Grade. : RATING
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Asphyxia. : APNOEA
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Term for food, at Eton. : BATTEL
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Put ___ to. : ASTOP
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Modify. : ALTER
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Take ___. : PAINS
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German admiral. : SPEE
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Sound of surprise: Slang. : OOPS
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Flavoring agent. : LIME
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Companion. : MATE
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Antoinette. : TONI
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Erato's symbol. : LYRE
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Nine inches. : SPAN
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Call ___ day. : ITA
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Dulles' concern. : CIA
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___ grass. : RIE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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