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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE

New York Times, Sunday, May 16, 1954

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 158, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.84, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 713 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 188, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 54
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,783
Across
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U. S. top military man. : RADFORD
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Twinge of conscience. : REMORSE
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Throw across. : TRAJECT
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Jubilant one. : EXULTER
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Deep sensibility. : EMOTION
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Able to be heard. : AUDIBLE
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Glacial deposit. : MORAINE
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Letting out. : VENTING
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Scramble up. : CLAMBER
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Eons: Hebrew. : OLAMS
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Reparations, as of honor. : AMENDES
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Garden worker. : RAKER
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Jack. : TAR
34
Judge’s garment. : ROBE
35
Burn smokily. : SMOLDER
36
Zambezi river phenomenon. : FALLS
37
Nice: Span. : FINO
38
Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
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Man’s home. : CASTLE
40
A heap or collection. : SORITE
42
Gift of the apple. : CIDER
43
Shoddy. : SLEAZY
45
Heavy metals: Obs. : LEDS
47
Wendy’s dog. : NANA
48
Corn pests. : BORERS
49
Pinned down. : NAILED
51
He wrote “Golden Boy.” : ODETS
53
Oh, me, oh, my! : ALAS
54
Ray Jenkins. : ATTORNEY
57
To cook: Fr. : CUIRE
58
Jet-rocket start. : BLASTOFF
62
Mozart, as a child. : PRODIGY
63
Burt Lancaster role. : TOPSERGEANT
65
Nothing. : NIL
66
Man often “up betimes.” : PEPYS
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Stitched. : SEWN
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Former ruler of Abyssinia. : MENELIK
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Bill of fare. : MENU
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Catkins. : AMENTS
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Art of selling. : RETAILING
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Greek sculptor, contemporary of Praxiteles. : SCOPAS
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Vapor: Dial. : ROKE
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Weaves in and out of. : THREADS
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Letters. : ZEES
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Using: Obs. : USANT
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Something extravagant. : ELA
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Rail chief of a line section. : TRAINMASTER
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Openwork fence. : LATTICE
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One who goes it solo. : LONEWOLF
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Georgians of Imeritia. : IMERS
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Nervous one: Slang. : JITTERER
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Structure in Holland. : DIKE
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Band drum. : SNARE
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Oriental porters. : HAMALS
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Native of Africa. : HAMITE
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Oland’s role. : CHAN
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Epic poem. : EPOS
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Fare counters. : METERS
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Spoken tests. : ORALS
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Resembling a cleft. : SLITTY
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Cuban dances. : RUMBAS
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Diamond-cutter’s cup. : DOP
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Certain. : TRUE
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Carpet color. : TAUPE
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Cause of dustbowls. : EROSION
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Cougar. : PUMA
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Stage strutter. : HAM
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Controls. : CURBS
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___ “Les Sylphides.” : CHOPINS
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Sundae garnish. : PECAN
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Forward!: Fr. : ENAVANT
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Barbarous. : INHUMAN
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Refrain of a sea chantey. : SAILING
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Commune in Cordoba, Spain. : AGUILAR
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Transferring by contract. : DEEDING
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Perfume. : ESSENCE
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Scorn. : DESPISE
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Lures. : ENTICES
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Jitterbugged. : SHAGGED
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Fish that cling to sharks. : REMORAS
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Mexican salamander. : AXOLOTL
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Hardy. : DURABLE
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Brilliance. : FLAME
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Elevator pioneer. : OTIS
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Renewed: Abbr. : REN
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Hopes for the future. : DREAMS
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Caroused. : REVELLED
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Corrected. : EMENDED
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Haut ___: high society. : MONDE
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Water animals. : OTTERS
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He saw “how the other half lives.” : RIIS
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Boy. : SON
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Imitates a wood surface. : ENGRAINS
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Fishing gear. : TACKLE
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Customs. : RULES
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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Mr. Farley. : JIM
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Popular song. : EBBTIDE
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Spot remover. : CLEANER
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Formidable children. : TERRORS
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Clothes for jesters. : MOTLEY
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Alberta: Abbr. : ALTA
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Adage. : SAYING
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Is on friendly terms. : FRATERNIZES
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Original. : FIRST
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Anti-Bolshevist, 1917. : CZARIST
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Length of a short film. : ONEREEL
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Slide downhill. : COAST
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Pain reliever. : ANODYNE
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Minestrone. : SOUP
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Shuts out. : BLANKS
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Rumanian coins. : LEYS
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Sender off. : DISMISSER
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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Clothing. : APPAREL
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Quavering tone. : TREMOLO
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Native of Kansas. : TOPEKAN
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Sully. : CONTAMINATE
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Native of Antwerp: Fr. : BELGE
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Poor poker hand. : ONEPAIR
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Budget maker’s job. : FINANCE
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Disconcert. : FLUSTER
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Twixt. : TWEEN
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Son-in-law: Lat. : GENER
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Coast region of Morocco. : ERRIF
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“Git thar fustest with the ___.” : MOSTEST
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Golf shot. : STROKE
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Unyielding. : ADAMANT
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Ink-squirting fishes. : CUTTLES
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In good health. : HALE
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Lindbergh’s nickname. : SLIM
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Teases. : TWITS
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Baobab. : TREE
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Cossack chief. : ATAMAN
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Roman official. : EDILE
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Fragrant flower: Var. : JASMIN
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Along the Plimsoil line. : SHIPSIDE
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Casings for machine parts. : HOUSINGS
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Unphlegmatic person. : HOTHEAD
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Write musical adaptations. : ARRANGE
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Rebels in Kenya. : MAUMAUS
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Shillelagh. : CLUB
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Hydrocarbon in petroleum. : PROPANE
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Eliciting. : EDUCING
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Popular fiction. : ROMANCE
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Clanged into. : SPANGED
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He wrote “No Exit.” : SARTRE
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Violinist Menuhin. : YEHUDI
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Business chiefs. : BOSSES
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Albacore and bonito. : TUNAS
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Phonetic system. : ROMIC
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Biblical name. : PELEG
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City in Colombia. : CALI
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Man’s nickname. : CHET
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City on the Arno. : PISA
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A big wheel. : VIP
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River in England. : NEN
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Cinder. : ASH

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 39 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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