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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE

New York Times, Sunday, November 4, 1962

Author: Diana Sessions
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 586 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,860
Across Down
1. Unlimited quantities. : OCEANS
7. Wings. : FLIES
12. Batter cake. : WAFFLE
18. Penalty. : FORFEIT
20. Playful. : FRISKY
21. Skillful. : ADROIT
22. Chinese delicacies. : FORTUNECOOKIES
24. Burn. : SCORCH
25. Labor union. : ILA
26. Gains. : REALIZES
27. Large supply. : TONS
29. Go ___ route. : THE
30. High card in a Yarborough. : NINE
32. Upright standards. : POLES
33. Document: Abbr. : CERT
34. America's Cup is one. : EWER
35. Prepares. : GETS
36. Black. : RAVEN
37. Rounded snow peak. : DOME
38. Designs. : PLANS
39. Laid away. : STORED
41. Big ___ (VIPs). : GUNS
42. Digits. : TOES
43. Ring official: Abbr. : REF
46. Becomes public. : OUTS
47. Trace (of). : TANG
48. Terry or Sanford. : PITCHER
51. Excuse. : APOLOGY
53. Certain works of art. : FORGERIES
55. Native: Suffix. : ITE
56. Forceful. : VIRILE
57. An Oscar winner. : DONNAREED
58. Jagged tear. : SNAG
59. Paragraphs. : ITEMS
60. Tree plantations. : NURSERIES
61. Wally's ___ 7. : SIGMA
62. Kind of star. : NOVA
63. Scout gatherings. : JAMBOREES
64. Widely cultivated plant. : LENTIL
65. Uncle: Dial. : EME
66. Highway events. : ROBBERIES
67. Given up. : FORGONE
68. Important. : SERIOUS
70. Pans. : TINS
71. Lampblack. : SOOT
72. Raise ___. : NED
73. State. : AVER
74. ___ beetle. : STAG
75. Make-up of a publication. : FORMAT
77. Power, proverbially. : MONEY
79. Nowell. : NOEL
80. Sudden shocks. : JOLTS
81. Church title. : ABBA
85. Noun suffixes. : ARDS
86. Circuit. : TOUR
87. Siren. : LURER
88. Creative writer. : POET
89. Day: Sp. : DIA
90. Ore truck, in Britain. : CORF
91. Very fine wire. : FILAMENT
94. Slangy negative. : NAH
95. Edit. : REDACT
97. Part of the State Department. : FOREIGNSERVICE
100. Nihilist. : ANARCH
101. Alliance. : LEAGUE
102. Enamored of: Colloq. : SWEETON
103. Block. : STYMIE
104. Sea birds. : ERNES
105. Houston and Austin. : TEXANS
1. Distance. : OFFING
2. Unskilled laborer. : COOLIE
3. Wandering. : ERRANT
4. Astern. : AFT
5. Nerve: Prefix. : NEUR
6. Without: Lat. : SINE
7. Chilled. : FROZEN
8. Enjoys. : LIKES
9. Oxford's river. : ISIS
10. Also: Archaic. : EKE
11. Networks. : SYSTEMS
12. "The little man who ___ there." : WASNT
13. General's staff: Abbr. : ADCS
14. To and ___. : FRO
15. The British took it in 1776. : FORTWASHINGTON
16. Iceland moss. : LICHEN
17. Certain solvents. : ETHERS
19. Social event. : TEAPARTY
20. Defeated. : FOILED
23. Seasoning for ham. : CLOVES
28. Cuprite. : ORE
31. Letter. : ESS
33. Heap or pile. : CONGERIES
34. Source of power: Abbr. : ELEC
36. Cosmetic. : ROUGE
37. Work clothes. : DUNGAREES
38. Crucibles. : POTS
40. Saws. : TOOLS
41. Collecting. : GARNERING
42. Even. : TIED
43. Gulches. : RAVINES
44. Abridgment. : EPITOME
45. Always. : FOREVERANDADAY
47. Of a barber. : TONSORIAL
48. Baked dishes. : PIES
49. Cotton cloth. : ETAMINE
50. Entertained. : REGALED
52. Pizarro's capital, 1535. : LIMA
53. "___ for worse." : FORBETTER
54. Arikaras. : REES
57. Silent. : DUMB
58. Campus concert. : SING
60. Lays hold of. : NABS
61. Garland: Lat. : SERTA
63. Plat du ___. : JOUR
64. Takes shape. : LOOMS
66. Streaked, as wood. : ROEY
67. Stronghold. : FORTRESS
69. American lithographer. : IVES
71. Grave. : SOLEMN
74. Baked food. : SOUFFLE
75. Raid. : FORAGE
76. Kind of dance. : TAP
77. Shirting. : MADRAS
78. Place in relation to. : ORIENT
79. Conjunction. : NOR
80. Nomen of a Roman. : JULIUS
82. Pretty: Sp. : BONITA
83. Watchtower. : BEACON
84. European capital. : ATHENS
86. ___ queen's taste. : TOTHE
87. City on the Meuse. : LIEGE
90. Many centuries ago. : CCCI
91. Girl's nickname. : FRAN
92. Salamander. : NEWT
93. Hornbeam. : TREE
96. Limb. : ARM
98. Poetic contraction. : OER
99. Anger. : VEX

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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