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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE

New York Times, Sunday, June 21, 1964

Author: Diana Sessions
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.63, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 574 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 145, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,439
Across Down
1. Having reason. : SENSIBLE
9. Pause-filling sounds. : AHEMS
14. Chesterfields. : SOFAS
19. Constellation. : AQUARIUS
20. Discernment. : PERSPICACITY
23. Mighty. : PUISSANT
24. Sharers. : PARTICIPANTS
25. Proceed. : PASS
26. Hunters of a sort. : SNIPERS
28. ___ the head of the class. : GOTO
29. Filbert. : NUT
30. Greek letter. : ETA
31. ___ Pelée. : MONT
32. Albatross. : GONY
33. Church: Poet. : FANE
34. Sports place. : RINK
36. Gentle. : BLAND
38. Considerable number: Colloq. : LOTS
39. Cave ___. : CANEM
40. Fellowship. : SOCIALITY
42. Shanks. : LEGS
43. Ferdinand of fame. : FOCH
44. Large planet. : NEPTUNE
45. Pen. : CAGE
46. Wine. : VINTAGE
49. Parnassian. : POET
50. Person of consequence. : SOMETHING
52. Two: Sp. : DOS
53. Trees. : ASPENS
56. Fairgoers' take-home items. : MEMENTOES
57. Presidential monograms. : FDRS
58. Jovial. : MERRY
59. Mint plants. : LAVENDERS
60. ___ Tshombe. : MOISE
61. March time. : IDES
62. Centers of attraction. : POLESTARS
63. Serving dish. : TUREEN
64. Food fish. : GAR
65. Champions. : DEFENDERS
66. Remaining. : LEFT
67. Kind of stamp. : ONECENT
69. Home, for instance. : TORY
70. Medley. : MIXTURE
73. College campus: Colloq. : QUAD
74. Royal stables in London. : MEWS
75. Mainland. : CONTINENT
77. Merciless. : CRUEL
79. Common: Prefix. : COEN
80. Occasions. : TIMES
81. Being: Lat. : ESSE
82. Garlands. : LEIS
83. Literary figure. : MANN
84. Unique. : SOLE
85. Three ___ match. : ONA
86. Officers: Abbr. : ODS
87. Mrs. Chaplin. : OONA
88. Looks obliquely. : SQUINTS
91. State: Abbr. : ALAS
92. Boastful. : VAINGLORIOUS
95. Poise: Fr. : TOURNURE
97. Philosopher, for example. : INTELLECTUAL
98. Liberate. : UNFETTER
99. Man's nickname. : STEVE
100. Pack. : HORDE
101. Wrongdoings. : MISDEEDS
1. Military engineers. : SAPPERS
2. Math term. : EQUATION
3. Annoyance. : NUISANCE
4. Teen-age talk, old style. : SASS
5. Govt. bureau. : IRS
6. Inclination. : BIAS
7. Sally ___. : LUNN
8. Gauge. : ESTIMATE
9. Subjoin. : APPEND
10. Core. : HEART
11. Slips. : ERRS
12. Time zone: Abbr. : MST
13. Faucets. : SPIGOTS
14. Soap: Pharm. : SAPO
15. So. American vegetable. : OCA
16. Seafood dish. : FINNANHADDIE
17. Bring into harmony. : ATTUNE
18. Order. : SYSTEM
21. Images : ICONS
22. Hamlet's cousin. : CITY
27. Mustang. : PONY
32. Hustlers. : GOGETTERS
33. Truth. : FACT
35. See 16 Down. : KIPPERS
36. Type of music. : BLUES
37. Bits of thread. : LINT
38. Fabulous. : LEGENDARY
39. Govt. group. : CONG
41. Lack of vital energy. : ATONY
42. Weepers. : LAMENTERS
43. Flippers. : FINS
45. Falls in estate. : COMESDOWN
46. Contends. : VIES
47. Juniper. : GORSE
48. German city. : ESSEN
50. Tarkington novel. : SEVENTEEN
51. ___ de combat. : HORS
53. Compadre. : AMIGO
54. Meuse city. : SEDAN
55. Required beforehand. : PREREQUISITE
56. Bad: Prefix. : MALE
57. Destiny. : FORTUNE
59. Gallery in a church. : LOFT
60. Expounder of Moslem law. : MUFTI
62. Hang as if balanced. : PEND
63. Topics. : TEXTS
65. Distribute. : DEAL
66. Boundary. : LINE
68. Signals of a sort. : CUES
70. Impetus. : MOMENTUM
71. Bold. : RESOLUTE
72. Trapped. : ENSNARED
74. Sole supreme ruler. : MONARCH
75. Eyelash: Prefix. : CILI
76. Certain ads. : TEASERS
77. Frankish king. : CLOVIS
78. Insect. : REDANT
79. Watercraft. : CANOE
80. Dishevel: Colloq. : TOUSLE
83. ___ Flanders. : MOLL
84. Small group. : SQUAD
87. Look. : OGLE
88. Cross. : SOUR
89. Girl's nickname. : TONI
90. Word endings: Abbr. : SUFS
91. ___ bellum. : ANTE
93. State: Abbr. : NEV
94. Japanese statesman. : ITO
96. In the ___. : RED

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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