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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
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Unlimited quantities. : OCEANS
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Wings. : FLIES
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Batter cake. : WAFFLE
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Penalty. : FORFEIT
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Playful. : FRISKY
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Skillful. : ADROIT
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Chinese delicacies. : FORTUNECOOKIES
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Burn. : SCORCH
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Labor union. : ILA
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Gains. : REALIZES
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Large supply. : TONS
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Go ___ route. : THE
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High card in a Yarborough. : NINE
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Upright standards. : POLES
33
Document: Abbr. : CERT
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America's Cup is one. : EWER
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Prepares. : GETS
36
Black. : RAVEN
37
Rounded snow peak. : DOME
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Designs. : PLANS
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Laid away. : STORED
41
Big ___ (VIPs). : GUNS
42
Digits. : TOES
43
Ring official: Abbr. : REF
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Becomes public. : OUTS
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Trace (of). : TANG
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Terry or Sanford. : PITCHER
51
Excuse. : APOLOGY
53
Certain works of art. : FORGERIES
55
Native: Suffix. : ITE
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Forceful. : VIRILE
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An Oscar winner. : DONNAREED
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Jagged tear. : SNAG
59
Paragraphs. : ITEMS
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Tree plantations. : NURSERIES
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Wally's ___ 7. : SIGMA
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Kind of star. : NOVA
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Scout gatherings. : JAMBOREES
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Widely cultivated plant. : LENTIL
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Uncle: Dial. : EME
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Highway events. : ROBBERIES
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Given up. : FORGONE
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Important. : SERIOUS
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Pans. : TINS
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Lampblack. : SOOT
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Raise ___. : NED
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State. : AVER
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___ beetle. : STAG
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Make-up of a publication. : FORMAT
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Power, proverbially. : MONEY
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Nowell. : NOEL
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Sudden shocks. : JOLTS
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Church title. : ABBA
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Noun suffixes. : ARDS
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Circuit. : TOUR
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Siren. : LURER
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Creative writer. : POET
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Day: Sp. : DIA
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Ore truck, in Britain. : CORF
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Very fine wire. : FILAMENT
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Slangy negative. : NAH
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Edit. : REDACT
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Part of the State Department. : FOREIGNSERVICE
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Nihilist. : ANARCH
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Alliance. : LEAGUE
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Enamored of: Colloq. : SWEETON
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Block. : STYMIE
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Sea birds. : ERNES
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Houston and Austin. : TEXANS
Down
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Distance. : OFFING
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Unskilled laborer. : COOLIE
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Wandering. : ERRANT
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Astern. : AFT
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Nerve: Prefix. : NEUR
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Without: Lat. : SINE
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Chilled. : FROZEN
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Enjoys. : LIKES
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Oxford's river. : ISIS
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Also: Archaic. : EKE
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Networks. : SYSTEMS
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"The little man who ___ there." : WASNT
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General's staff: Abbr. : ADCS
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To and ___. : FRO
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The British took it in 1776. : FORTWASHINGTON
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Iceland moss. : LICHEN
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Certain solvents. : ETHERS
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Social event. : TEAPARTY
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Defeated. : FOILED
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Seasoning for ham. : CLOVES
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Cuprite. : ORE
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Letter. : ESS
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Heap or pile. : CONGERIES
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Source of power: Abbr. : ELEC
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Cosmetic. : ROUGE
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Work clothes. : DUNGAREES
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Crucibles. : POTS
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Saws. : TOOLS
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Collecting. : GARNERING
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Even. : TIED
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Gulches. : RAVINES
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Abridgment. : EPITOME
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Always. : FOREVERANDADAY
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Of a barber. : TONSORIAL
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Baked dishes. : PIES
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Cotton cloth. : ETAMINE
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Entertained. : REGALED
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Pizarro's capital, 1535. : LIMA
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"___ for worse." : FORBETTER
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Arikaras. : REES
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Silent. : DUMB
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Campus concert. : SING
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Lays hold of. : NABS
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Garland: Lat. : SERTA
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Plat du ___. : JOUR
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Takes shape. : LOOMS
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Streaked, as wood. : ROEY
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Stronghold. : FORTRESS
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American lithographer. : IVES
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Grave. : SOLEMN
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Baked food. : SOUFFLE
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Raid. : FORAGE
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Kind of dance. : TAP
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Shirting. : MADRAS
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Place in relation to. : ORIENT
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Conjunction. : NOR
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Nomen of a Roman. : JULIUS
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Pretty: Sp. : BONITA
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Watchtower. : BEACON
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European capital. : ATHENS
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___ queen's taste. : TOTHE
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City on the Meuse. : LIEGE
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Many centuries ago. : CCCI
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Girl's nickname. : FRAN
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Salamander. : NEWT
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Hornbeam. : TREE
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Limb. : ARM
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Poetic contraction. : OER
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Anger. : VEX

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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