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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
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Chief. : HEADMAN
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Resort in the Rockies. : BANFF
13
Interpolate. : FOIST
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Headgear in 72 Down. : SOMBRERO
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City in Florida. : OCALA
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Multitudes. : ARMIES
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Describing certain Bowl teams. : UNBEATEN
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Volcano in Puebla state. : POPOCATEPETL
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Auriferous. : GOLDY
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Michaelmas daisies. : ASTERS
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Dramatic composition: Abbr. : TRAG
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Greek letter. : RHO
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Constellation. : ARA
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Domestic animal. : EWE
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Seethe. : BOIL
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Increased. : GREW
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Destroyed. : RAZED
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Cut off. : SNIP
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Promise. : WORD
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Flies aloft. : SOARS
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Wear away. : ERODE
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Noun suffix. : IST
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Gang member: Slang. : BHOY
43
Blessing. : BOON
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1866 invention. : DYNAMITE
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Firmness of character. : GRIT
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Ringings of bells. : CURFEWS
50
Essence. : CORE
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Republic of Central America. : GUATEMALA
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Solemn assertion. : VOW
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Like a seagull. : LARINE
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Vibrating. : QUAVERING
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Southern constellation. : PAVO
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Issues. : EMITS
60
Proofreading mark. : GUIDELINE
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One who waits. : BIDER
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"Love is ___ by poets styl'd . . . " : ABOY
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Fixed allowances of food. : DIETARIES
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Chopin's birthplace. : POLAND
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But: Lat. : SED
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Irregularities. : ANOMALIES
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Rascal in "Our Mutual Friend." : WEGG
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Sopranos. : TREBLES
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Regrets. : RUES
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Comprehensive view. : PANORAMA
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Sudden shock. : JOLT
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Small seeds. : PIPS
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Kennel sound. : GRR
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Siamese weight. : TICAL
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Alarming: Colloq. : SCARY
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Argument. : CASE
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Peak, highest in N. Z. : COOK
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Iowa village, home of craft culture. : AMANA
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Window compartment. : PANE
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Formerly: Archaic. : ERST
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Pronoun. : HIM
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___ de Calais. : PAS
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Adjective suffix. : ILE
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Fruit drinks. : ADES
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Heretofore. : ERENOW
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Adhered. : STUCK
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Ancestor of a Pueblo. : CLIFFDWELLER
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Companion of frijoles. : TORTILLA
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Dawn of day. : AURORA
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Part of a step. : RISER
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Makes greater. : ENHANCES
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Stilts with springs. : POGOS
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No longer fresh or new. : SEEDY
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Successors to hi-fi. : STEREOS
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Conferred as a sign of esteem. : HONORARY
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Display sumptuously. : EMBLAZON
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Reclining. : ABED
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Heavy wagon. : DRAY
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Encountered. : MET
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Region. : AREA
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Humbug. : NONSENSE
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Mother Goose character. : BOPEEP
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Acidity. : ACOR
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Dozes. : NAPS
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Girl's nickname. : FLO
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Workshop. : FACTORY
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Calamitous. : FATAL
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Where Salem is: Abbr. : OREG
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Rogue. : IMP
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Where Mt. Whitney is. : SIERRANEVADA
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Rope. : TETHER
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Sweet. : SUGARED
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Retards. : SLOWS
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Dry. : ARID
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Taunt. : TWIT
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Certain stores in the U. S. : BOOTERIES
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Foolish one: Slang. : GOOF
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Appetite. : EDACITY
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Evil spirits. : DEMONS
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Location. : SITE
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Fibs. : WHITELIES
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Rail bird. : SORA
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Valorous spirits. : BRAVERIES
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European country: Abbr. : BULG
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Anger. : IRE
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Peak, highest point in Texas. : GUADALUPE
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Staff. : CANE
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Spun. : WOVEN
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Symbol of power. : SWORD
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Segovia, for instance. : GUITARIST
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Short periods of time: Abbr. : MINS
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Slightest. : LEAST
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Yellowish-brown. : AMBER
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City on Guanabara Bay. : RIODEJANEIRO
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___ quaeritis (whom do you seek?): Lat. : QUEM
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Sojourner. : PILGRIM
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Creeks: Scot. : GIOS
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Capital in the Andes. : BOGOTA
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Snare for catching plankton. : DNET
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Write. : PEN
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Auxiliary. : ALLY
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David ___ Griffith. : WARK
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Weary. : BORE
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Furthers. : PROMOTES
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Mexican harbor on the Pacific. : ACAPULCO
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Restraints. : MANACLES
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Yarns of cotton and wool. : ALASKAS
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Men on the street. : PASSERS
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___ with (join). : GOIN
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Bright star in Virgo. : SPICA
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Summon. : CALLUP
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Company. : CREW
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Fruit. : CHERRY
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Norse heroic songs. : EDDAS
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A continent: Comb. form. : AFRO
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Thatch. : REED
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Accustomed. : WONT
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Altair or Atlas. : STAR
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Prong. : TINE
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Bewilderment. : FOG
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Extend. : LIE
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Unit in physics. : RHE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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