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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE

New York Times, Sunday, March 1, 1959

Author: Diana Sessions
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 60, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 634 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 141, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,516
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1. Audubon subject. : ORIOLE
7. Quiets. : SHUSHES
14. Names. : TITLES
20. Card game. : FANTAN
21. Subject to petty attempts to rule. : HENPECK
22. Its highest point is Mt. Kibo. : AFRICA
23. Rallying cry of 1844. : FIFTYFOURFORTYORFIGHT
26. Sky god of Babylon. : ANU
27. Dregs. : SILT
28. Measure of length. : ROD
29. Noblewoman. : LADY
30. ___ polloi. : HOI
31. Degree: Suffix. : NESS
33. Western homesteader. : NESTER
35. Reading, for one. : CITY
36. Noun suffix. : STER
37. Awe. : DREAD
39. Superior: Colloq. : AONE
40. Galloway. : PONY
41. Armed band. : POSSE
42. Expression of mild reproof. : TUTTUT
44. Nourishment. : FARE
45. Dickens character. : PIP
46. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : EPH
49. Encounter. : MEET
50. Emendations: Abbr. : CORS
51. Stringed instruments. : ZITHERS
55. Iced mixures. : FRAPPES
57. Stealthily. : FURTIVELY
59. Wreath. : LEI
60. Actor from Puerto Rico. : FERRER
61. Kind of pasty. : PATTYCAKE
62. Transmitted. : SENT
63. Wood used in turnery. : ALDER
64. Underlying hypothesis. : POSTULATE
65. Long for. : COVET
66. Calottes. : CAPS
67. Time of the Argonauts. : FORTYNINE
68. Search for food. : FORAGE
69. Greek letter. : ETA
70. Devoted adherents. : PARTISANS
71. Quiver. : FLUTTER
72. Strait between Greenland and Iceland. : DENMARK
74. Fruit. : DATE
75. Piece of paper. : SLIP
76. Revisers: Abbr. : EDS
77. Projection. : ARM
78. Pay. : HIRE
79. Stalks: Bot. : STIPES
81. Hut: Colloq. : SHACK
84. ___ Centre, "Main Street" town. : SAUK
85. Bit of husk: Dial. : SHIV
86. Exhaust. : SPEND
90. Chaff of grain. : HUSK
91. Without motion. : CALM
92. Disable by want. : STARVE
94. Field. : AREA
95. Physicians' group: Abbr. : AMA
96. Bric-a-___. : BRAC
97. ___ generis. : SUI
98. Slumber. : REST
100. Letter. : ESS
101. Important day for Arizona. : FEBRUARYTHEFOURTEENTH
106. Shirker of duty. : TRUANT
107. Extend beyond the edge. : OVERLAP
108. Digression, in rhetoric. : ECBOLE
109. Spectacles. : SIGHTS
110. Gamal and family. : NASSERS
111. Scatter in abundance. : SHOWER
1. ___ on. : OFFAND
2. Viennese actress. : RAINER
3. Pervade. : INFUSE
4. Baseball great. : OTT
5. Short poems. : LAYS
6. At last: Fr. : ENFIN
7. Prevents (a team) from scoring. : SHUTSOUT
8. Pronoun. : HER
9. Lacking liberty. : UNFREE
10. Animal track. : SPOOR
11. Drove. : HERD
12. Outside: Comb. form. : ECT
13. Visible horizon. : SKYLINE
14. Lagging. : TARDY
15. Contingent: Colloq. : IFFY
16. Thrice: Comb. form. : TRI
17. Outstanding figures. : LIGHTS
18. Imitates. : ECHOES
19. Branch of literature. : SATIRE
24. Chemical salts. : OLEATES
25. Full of grain. : OATY
32. Day: Abbr. : SAT
34. Explosive. : TNT
35. Natives of Ajaccio. : CORSICANS
36. College student: Colloq. : SOPH
38. Device for unloading freight. : DUMPER
40. Telephone circuit. : PARTYLINE
41. Commiseration. : PITY
43. Golfer. : TEER
44. Auspicious. : FORTUNATE
45. Load. : PILE
46. Obliterated. : EFFACED
47. Church dignitary. : PRELATE
48. Solid foundation. : HARDPAN
50. Famous 18th cen. clipper ship. : CUTTYSARK
51. Man's nickname. : ZEKE
52. Ennoble. : ELEVATE
53. Went back on a promise: Colloq. : RENEGED
54. Mothers' helpers. : SITTERS
56. Chief officer: Abbr. : PRES
57. Squeamishness. : FASTIDIUM
58. New Hebrides island. : VATE
61. Opening in a ship's side. : PORT
62. Character. : SORT
64. ___ pie. : PORK
65. Automobiles. : COUPES
67. Cultivated land. : FARM
68. Somersault: Colloq. : FLIP
70. Recreation ground. : PARK
71. Small car: Slang. : FLIVVER
73. Baseball great. : MACK
75. Rider's equipment. : STIRRUPS
78. Peaceful. : HALCYON
79. Shinto temple. : SHA
80. Mineral spring. : SPA
81. Columns. : SHAFTS
82. Armbones. : HUMERI
83. Snug ___. : ASABUG
84. Moselle tributary. : SAAR
85. Keep back. : STIFLE
87. Heretofore. : ERENOW
88. Take shelter. : NESTLE
89. Part of a churn. : DASHER
91. Supporters of: Suffix. : CRATS
92. Petitioners. : SUERS
93. Senator's first name. : ESTES
96. Diamond term. : BUNT
97. Girls. : SHES
99. Carnegie ___. : TECH
102. Cheer. : RAH
103. Government power project. : TVA
104. Row. : OAR
105. Tropical tree. : EBO

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