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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE

New York Times, Sunday, December 4, 1960

Author: Diana Sessions
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 597 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,160
Across Down
1. Chief. : HEADMAN
8. Resort in the Rockies. : BANFF
13. Interpolate. : FOIST
18. Headgear in 72 Down. : SOMBRERO
19. City in Florida. : OCALA
20. Multitudes. : ARMIES
22. Describing certain Bowl teams. : UNBEATEN
23. Volcano in Puebla state. : POPOCATEPETL
25. Auriferous. : GOLDY
26. Michaelmas daisies. : ASTERS
28. Dramatic composition: Abbr. : TRAG
29. Greek letter. : RHO
30. Constellation. : ARA
31. Domestic animal. : EWE
32. Seethe. : BOIL
33. Increased. : GREW
34. Destroyed. : RAZED
37. Cut off. : SNIP
38. Promise. : WORD
39. Flies aloft. : SOARS
40. Wear away. : ERODE
41. Noun suffix. : IST
42. Gang member: Slang. : BHOY
43. Blessing. : BOON
44. 1866 invention. : DYNAMITE
46. Firmness of character. : GRIT
47. Ringings of bells. : CURFEWS
50. Essence. : CORE
51. Republic of Central America. : GUATEMALA
53. Solemn assertion. : VOW
54. Like a seagull. : LARINE
57. Vibrating. : QUAVERING
58. Southern constellation. : PAVO
59. Issues. : EMITS
60. Proofreading mark. : GUIDELINE
61. One who waits. : BIDER
62. "Love is ___ by poets styl'd . . . " : ABOY
63. Fixed allowances of food. : DIETARIES
64. Chopin's birthplace. : POLAND
65. But: Lat. : SED
66. Irregularities. : ANOMALIES
67. Rascal in "Our Mutual Friend." : WEGG
68. Sopranos. : TREBLES
70. Regrets. : RUES
71. Comprehensive view. : PANORAMA
75. Sudden shock. : JOLT
76. Small seeds. : PIPS
77. Kennel sound. : GRR
78. Siamese weight. : TICAL
79. Alarming: Colloq. : SCARY
81. Argument. : CASE
82. Peak, highest in N. Z. : COOK
83. Iowa village, home of craft culture. : AMANA
84. Window compartment. : PANE
85. Formerly: Archaic. : ERST
86. Pronoun. : HIM
87. ___ de Calais. : PAS
88. Adjective suffix. : ILE
89. Fruit drinks. : ADES
90. Heretofore. : ERENOW
93. Adhered. : STUCK
95. Ancestor of a Pueblo. : CLIFFDWELLER
98. Companion of frijoles. : TORTILLA
100. Dawn of day. : AURORA
101. Part of a step. : RISER
102. Makes greater. : ENHANCES
103. Stilts with springs. : POGOS
104. No longer fresh or new. : SEEDY
105. Successors to hi-fi. : STEREOS
1. Conferred as a sign of esteem. : HONORARY
2. Display sumptuously. : EMBLAZON
3. Reclining. : ABED
4. Heavy wagon. : DRAY
5. Encountered. : MET
6. Region. : AREA
7. Humbug. : NONSENSE
8. Mother Goose character. : BOPEEP
9. Acidity. : ACOR
10. Dozes. : NAPS
11. Girl's nickname. : FLO
12. Workshop. : FACTORY
13. Calamitous. : FATAL
14. Where Salem is: Abbr. : OREG
15. Rogue. : IMP
16. Where Mt. Whitney is. : SIERRANEVADA
17. Rope. : TETHER
18. Sweet. : SUGARED
21. Retards. : SLOWS
24. Dry. : ARID
27. Taunt. : TWIT
32. Certain stores in the U. S. : BOOTERIES
33. Foolish one: Slang. : GOOF
35. Appetite. : EDACITY
36. Evil spirits. : DEMONS
37. Location. : SITE
38. Fibs. : WHITELIES
39. Rail bird. : SORA
42. Valorous spirits. : BRAVERIES
43. European country: Abbr. : BULG
45. Anger. : IRE
46. Peak, highest point in Texas. : GUADALUPE
47. Staff. : CANE
48. Spun. : WOVEN
49. Symbol of power. : SWORD
51. Segovia, for instance. : GUITARIST
52. Short periods of time: Abbr. : MINS
54. Slightest. : LEAST
55. Yellowish-brown. : AMBER
56. City on Guanabara Bay. : RIODEJANEIRO
57. ___ quaeritis (whom do you seek?): Lat. : QUEM
58. Sojourner. : PILGRIM
60. Creeks: Scot. : GIOS
61. Capital in the Andes. : BOGOTA
63. Snare for catching plankton. : DNET
64. Write. : PEN
66. Auxiliary. : ALLY
67. David ___ Griffith. : WARK
69. Weary. : BORE
71. Furthers. : PROMOTES
72. Mexican harbor on the Pacific. : ACAPULCO
73. Restraints. : MANACLES
74. Yarns of cotton and wool. : ALASKAS
76. Men on the street. : PASSERS
77. ___ with (join). : GOIN
79. Bright star in Virgo. : SPICA
80. Summon. : CALLUP
81. Company. : CREW
82. Fruit. : CHERRY
85. Norse heroic songs. : EDDAS
89. A continent: Comb. form. : AFRO
90. Otherwise. : ELSE
91. Thatch. : REED
92. Accustomed. : WONT
93. Altair or Atlas. : STAR
94. Prong. : TINE
96. Bewilderment. : FOG
97. Extend. : LIE
99. Unit in physics. : RHE

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