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UNITED NATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, October 30, 1960

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 Down
1. New African state. : SOMALIA
8. Educated. : LEARNED
15. Contends with. : OPPOSES
22. Eskimo. : AMERIND
23. Orbit of a satellite. : ELLIPSE
24. Statute. : MEASURE
25. House fly, for one. : HEXAPOD
26. Former U. N. personality. : AMBASSADORLODGE
28. Eastern name. : ALI
29. Douse. : SNUFFOUT
31. Beloved: Fr. : ADOREE
32. Ophidian. : ASP
33. Disks: Abbr. : RECS
35. Neighbor of Ore. : CAL
36. More: Span. : MAS
38. Grand ___. : PRE
39. Oxonian. : DON
41. Like ___ of bricks. : ATON
42. Capital of Para. : BELEM
44. Category. : CLASS
46. Favorites. : PETS
49. Poetic contraction. : OER
51. Suffix denoting office. : ATE
52. First of the new African republics. : GHANA
53. Is a member of. : SITSON
55. Fine fabric. : CAMBRIC
59. Versatile actors. : SERIOS
61. Sheer cloth. : LAWN
63. Word of precedence. : ERE
64. Honshu town. : OTA
65. Blackbird. : MERL
67. Consecrate. : DEVOTE
69. New African state. : NIGERIA
71. Invalidator. : NULLIFIER
74. Colloid. : GEL
75. Certain votes. : NAYS
77. Strait. : NECK
78. Design in wood. : GRAIN
79. Grandson of Adam. : ENOS
81. Flying objects. : AEROS
83. Hula ___. : HOOP
85. Fingernail: Fr. : ONGLE
86. Skid row characters. : DOWNANDOUTS
89. Cherry or plum. : DRUPE
92. Operatic slave. : AIDA
94. Shone forth. : RAYED
95. Blunderbore. : OGRE
96. Enter a vehicle, as soldiers. : EMBUS
97. Rather poor. : SOSO
99. Part of Prince Charles' motto. : DIEN
101. Way: Abbr. : RTE
103. Madison Avenue specialties. : HARDSELLS
105. Washington capital. : OLYMPIA
107. Mariners' hazards. : SHOALS
110. Geological division. : LIAS
111. Honshu bay. : ISE
112. Tree. : FIR
113. Body: Comb. form. : SOMA
115. Making a plea. : ASKING
117. Girl's name. : FRANCES
119. Prevents. : AVERTS
121. Completely. : QUITE
123. New state: Abbr. : UAR
125. Direction. : ENE
126. Month: Abbr. : SEPT
127. ___ Din. : GUNGA
128. Envy's cousin. : GREED
130. See 123 Across. : ARAB
134. Member of the U. N. : USA
136. ___ de veau. : RIS
137. Type of dance. : TAP
140. Watering place, SW France. : DAX
141. Family man. : PAPA
142. Cry. : SOB
144. Skiing race. : SLALOM
147. Sides. : LATERALS
151. Old-fashioned explosive. : TNT
152. Order of the day in Africa. : POLITICALACTION
155. Citizen of a new state. : CYPRIOT
157. Digest. : EPITOME
158. Stephen in France. : ETIENNE
159. Rookie. : TRAINEE
160. Fled. : ESCAPED
161. Words of address. : DEARSIR
162. Member of Mali Federation with 19 Down. : SENEGAL
1. African area. : SAHARA
2. Menu item. : OMELET
3. Mateos' bailiwick. : MEXICO
4. Celestial Altar. : ARA
5. Projecting rims. : LIPS
6. ___ the ground floor. : INON
7. Allege. : ADDUCE
8. Propaganda literature. : LEAFLETS
9. Sailors' saint. : ELMO
10. Picture book. : ALBUM
11. Rope. : RIATA
12. Minor state officials: Abbr. : NPS
13. She: Ital. : ESSA
14. Poke face. : DEADPAN
15. "O Tempora, ___!" : OMORES
16. "___ Goriot." : PERE
17. Faded. : PALED
18. Mount ___, peak in the Rockies. : OSO
19. New African state. : SUDANESEREPUBLIC
20. Joules' relatives. : ERGS
21. Percolate. : SEEP
27. Tarpon fin. : DORSAL
30. Memorable Scottie. : FALA
34. Parvenu. : SNOB
37. Trained. : SCHOOLED
40. Choose. : OPT
42. Legal document. : BRIEF
43. Reward. : MEED
45. Stand up. : LAST
47. Convex, as a lens. : TORIC
48. Lead in bridge. : SNEAK
50. Regally garbed. : ERMINED
52. Reciprocity. : GIVEANDTAKE
53. Taffeta sound. : SWISH
54. Verb ending. : ING
55. New state in turmoil. : CONGO
56. Done to ___ (cooked perfectly). : ATURN
57. New African state. : MALAGASYREPUBLIC
58. Called out. : CRIED
60. Body of troops: Abbr. : REG
62. Some. : ANY
66. Lady in a Poe poem. : LENORE
68. Plenty. : ENOUGH
70. Huge: Fr. : ENORME
72. Molnar play. : LILIOM
73. Mountain ashes. : ROWANS
76. Type of long-range photography. : ASTRAL
80. Curve of a ship's plank. : SNY
82. Marsupial, for short. : ROO
84. Dweller on the Black Sea. : ODESSAN
87. Weather balloon. : AEROSTAT
88. Fine line on type face. : SERIF
90. Beat. : PULSE
91. Curves. : ESSES
93. Goodbye in Cuba. : ADIOS
97. Living room furniture. : SOFAS
98. Common canapé. : OLIVE
100. "___ an American." : IAM
102. Yale. : ELI
104. Risked. : DARED
106. Listen! : PST
108. English field marshal. : HAIG
109. Comfortable. : SNUG
114. Constellation, the Eagle. : AQUILA
116. Man with a hoe. : GARDENER
118. Tide. : NEAP
120. Certain stock issuances: Abbr. : RTS
122. Removed the under surface of. : UNSOLED
124. Back. : REAR
127. Ornamented. : GRACED
129. Demands. : EXACTS
131. Grade. : RATING
132. Asphyxia. : APNOEA
133. Term for food, at Eton. : BATTEL
135. Put ___ to. : ASTOP
138. Modify. : ALTER
139. Take ___. : PAINS
142. German admiral. : SPEE
143. Sound of surprise: Slang. : OOPS
145. Flavoring agent. : LIME
146. Companion. : MATE
148. Antoinette. : TONI
149. Erato's symbol. : LYRE
150. Nine inches. : SPAN
153. Call ___ day. : ITA
154. Dulles' concern. : CIA
156. ___ grass. : RIE

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