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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
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,516
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Audubon subject. : ORIOLE
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Quiets. : SHUSHES
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Names. : TITLES
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Card game. : FANTAN
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Subject to petty attempts to rule. : HENPECK
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Its highest point is Mt. Kibo. : AFRICA
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Rallying cry of 1844. : FIFTYFOURFORTYORFIGHT
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Sky god of Babylon. : ANU
27
Dregs. : SILT
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Measure of length. : ROD
29
Noblewoman. : LADY
30
___ polloi. : HOI
31
Degree: Suffix. : NESS
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Western homesteader. : NESTER
35
Reading, for one. : CITY
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Noun suffix. : STER
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Awe. : DREAD
39
Superior: Colloq. : AONE
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Galloway. : PONY
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Armed band. : POSSE
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Expression of mild reproof. : TUTTUT
44
Nourishment. : FARE
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Dickens character. : PIP
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Book of the Bible: Abbr. : EPH
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Encounter. : MEET
50
Emendations: Abbr. : CORS
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Stringed instruments. : ZITHERS
55
Iced mixures. : FRAPPES
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Stealthily. : FURTIVELY
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Wreath. : LEI
60
Actor from Puerto Rico. : FERRER
61
Kind of pasty. : PATTYCAKE
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Transmitted. : SENT
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Wood used in turnery. : ALDER
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Underlying hypothesis. : POSTULATE
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Long for. : COVET
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Calottes. : CAPS
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Time of the Argonauts. : FORTYNINE
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Search for food. : FORAGE
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Devoted adherents. : PARTISANS
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Quiver. : FLUTTER
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Strait between Greenland and Iceland. : DENMARK
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Fruit. : DATE
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Piece of paper. : SLIP
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Revisers: Abbr. : EDS
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Projection. : ARM
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Pay. : HIRE
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Stalks: Bot. : STIPES
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Hut: Colloq. : SHACK
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___ Centre, "Main Street" town. : SAUK
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Bit of husk: Dial. : SHIV
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Exhaust. : SPEND
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Chaff of grain. : HUSK
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Without motion. : CALM
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Disable by want. : STARVE
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Field. : AREA
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Physicians' group: Abbr. : AMA
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Bric-a-___. : BRAC
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___ generis. : SUI
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Slumber. : REST
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Letter. : ESS
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Important day for Arizona. : FEBRUARYTHEFOURTEENTH
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Shirker of duty. : TRUANT
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Extend beyond the edge. : OVERLAP
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Digression, in rhetoric. : ECBOLE
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Spectacles. : SIGHTS
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Gamal and family. : NASSERS
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Scatter in abundance. : SHOWER
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___ on. : OFFAND
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Viennese actress. : RAINER
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Pervade. : INFUSE
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Baseball great. : OTT
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Short poems. : LAYS
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At last: Fr. : ENFIN
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Prevents (a team) from scoring. : SHUTSOUT
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Pronoun. : HER
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Lacking liberty. : UNFREE
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Animal track. : SPOOR
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Drove. : HERD
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Outside: Comb. form. : ECT
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Visible horizon. : SKYLINE
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Lagging. : TARDY
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Contingent: Colloq. : IFFY
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Thrice: Comb. form. : TRI
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Outstanding figures. : LIGHTS
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Imitates. : ECHOES
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Branch of literature. : SATIRE
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Chemical salts. : OLEATES
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Full of grain. : OATY
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Day: Abbr. : SAT
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Explosive. : TNT
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Natives of Ajaccio. : CORSICANS
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College student: Colloq. : SOPH
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Device for unloading freight. : DUMPER
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Telephone circuit. : PARTYLINE
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Commiseration. : PITY
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Golfer. : TEER
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Auspicious. : FORTUNATE
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Load. : PILE
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Obliterated. : EFFACED
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Church dignitary. : PRELATE
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Solid foundation. : HARDPAN
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Famous 18th cen. clipper ship. : CUTTYSARK
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Man's nickname. : ZEKE
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Ennoble. : ELEVATE
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Went back on a promise: Colloq. : RENEGED
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Mothers' helpers. : SITTERS
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Chief officer: Abbr. : PRES
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Squeamishness. : FASTIDIUM
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New Hebrides island. : VATE
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Opening in a ship's side. : PORT
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Character. : SORT
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___ pie. : PORK
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Automobiles. : COUPES
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Cultivated land. : FARM
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Somersault: Colloq. : FLIP
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Recreation ground. : PARK
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Small car: Slang. : FLIVVER
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Baseball great. : MACK
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Rider's equipment. : STIRRUPS
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Peaceful. : HALCYON
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Shinto temple. : SHA
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Mineral spring. : SPA
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Columns. : SHAFTS
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Armbones. : HUMERI
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Snug ___. : ASABUG
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Moselle tributary. : SAAR
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Keep back. : STIFLE
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Heretofore. : ERENOW
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Take shelter. : NESTLE
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Part of a churn. : DASHER
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Supporters of: Suffix. : CRATS
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Petitioners. : SUERS
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Senator's first name. : ESTES
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Diamond term. : BUNT
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Girls. : SHES
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Carnegie ___. : TECH
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Cheer. : RAH
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Government power project. : TVA
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Row. : OAR
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Tropical tree. : EBO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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