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BLOW THE MAN DOWN!

New York Times, Sunday, February 9, 1964

104-Across : Powders.

Author:
Emanuel Berg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 719 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 158, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,306
Across
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Oriental servants. : AMAHS
6
Keep ___ length. : ATARMS
12
Greek letters. : PSIS
16
George M. : COHAN
21
Roman robes. : TOGAE
22
Algebraic term. : NOMIAL
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Septennial affliction. : ITCH
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Sheeplike. : OVINE
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Richard Hughes opus. : HIGHWINDINJAMAICA
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___ cum laude. : MAGNA
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Wallace Stegner work. : ONENATION
30
Before: Fr. : AVANT
31
Hides. : LEATHER
33
Mal de ___. : MER
34
Monkey. : RHESUS
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Evocations. : ELICITATIONS
38
Chariots of anc. Gauls. : ESSEDAS
40
___ Juana. : TIA
42
One of the Upanishads. : ISHA
43
Diana's attribute. : MOON
44
Decoration. : DSC
45
Wagon tongues. : NEAPS
47
Sheep in their second year. : TEGS
49
Fasteners. : SNAPS
52
Bird. : KIWI
55
"Le Livre de Mon ___." : AMI
57
Capital of Okinawa. : NAHA
59
Husband of Pocahontas. : ROLFE
61
Excited exclamation. : WOW
62
City of Spain. : AVILA
64
Turkish title. : AGA
66
Spelunker's playground. : CAVE
68
___-disant. : SOI
69
Ended: Fr. : FINI
70
Book title from Ernest Dowson. : GONEWITHTHEWIND
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Exclusive rights. : PATENTS
76
Fort in Calif. : ORD
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Part of a play. : ACTTWO
78
___ Soleil. : LEROI
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Phantoms. : SHADES
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Afoot. : INTHEWIND
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Chicago. : WINDYCITY
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Paddled. : CANOED
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Suffolk's neighbor. : ESSEX
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Waco university. : BAYLOR
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Son of Noah. : HAM
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Oregon city. : ASTORIA
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Work by Peter Hamilton. : THERESTLESSWIND
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Famous financier. : KAHN
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Tree. : ELM
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River into the Caspian. : URAL
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One: Ger. : EIN
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Powders. : TALCS
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See 85 Down. : ENE
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Face: Colloq. : SNOOT
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Wildcat. : EYRA
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More than one: Abbr. : SEV
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Rejoicing. : GLEE
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Religious rites of anc. Rome. : SACRA
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Cultivate. : PLOW
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Danube tributary. : SIRET
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Prayer. : AVE
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Norse goddess: Var. : HELA
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Neophyte. : TIRO
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Fuel. : OIL
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Catching. : SNARING
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Resembling a weapon. : STILETTOLIKE
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Since: Fr. : DEPUIS
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Already: It. : GIA
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Anchors: Naut. : COMESTO
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Belt. : STRAP
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Wet sponge, for one. : MOISTENER
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Region in Vietnam. : ANNAM
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C. Rosetti poem. : WHOHASSEENTHEWIND
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Lizzie, in Germany. : LIESE
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Alaskan city. : NOME
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From that place. : THENCE
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Seven: It. : SETTE
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Senior member. : DOYEN
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Promoted. : SPED
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Saved (with "away"). : SALTED
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Wooden. : TREEN
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Reception. : ATHOME
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Des ___. : MOINES
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Roman ramparts. : AGGERS
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German physicist. : HAHN
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"___ folly." : SEWARDS
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Laurie and others. : ANNIES
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Rowdydows. : TODOS
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A mile ___. : AMINUTE
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1/10 of a sen. : RIN
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Goya's model. : MAJA
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Drudge. : SLAVE
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Van Cliburn's profession. : PIANIST
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Garment worker. : STITCHER
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Rate-fixing agency. : ICC
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Decalogue word. : SHALT
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Drowsy. : COMATOSE
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Loud reception. : OVATION
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Song of the 1950's. : HIGHONAWINDYHILL
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Town near Dortmund. : ANNEN
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Approaches. : NEARS
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Cornell's city. : ITHACA
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African Federation. : MALI
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Greek Liberation Front. : EAM
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Shensi's capital. : SIAN
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Figuratively, false friends. : IAGOS
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Caesar was one. : EDILE
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Swiftly. : APACE
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"With ___ banish sorrow."—Heywood : NIGHTWE
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Serape. : SHAWL
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Spill over. : SLOP
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___ Vecchio. : PONTE
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On whom the foehn blows. : SWISS
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Open litter of Japan. : KAGO
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Novello. : IVOR
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Book by Cornelia Meigs. : WINDINTHECHIMNEY
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Dull finish. : MATTE
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"___ From the Bridge." : AVIEW
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Flops. : FIASCOS
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Floating. : AWATER
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Spinning. : ATWIST
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Strengthens a fabric. : ENRIBS
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Deed. : FEAT
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Prince of Wales' motto. : ICHDIEN
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Island of Japan. : HONSHU
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Bestow. : DONATE
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Ardent desire. : THIRST
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Pastoral poet. : IDYLIST
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Day time. : NOON
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Maker of early steel plows. : DEERE
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Chemical suffix. : YLENE
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Petits fours. : CAKES
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Yoga manner of sitting. : ASANA
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Certain pictures. : XRAYS
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Noun suffix. : ANCE
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Business abbreviation. : MDSE
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Uneven. : ALOP
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The river, in Spain. : ELRIO
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Hazard. : WAGER
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Very, in music. : MOLTO
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Drummers. : SALESMEN
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Fatiguing. : TOILSOME
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Uninteresting. : ARID
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Pass out of sight. : VANISH
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Free. : RELEASE
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Contorted. : WRITHED
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Mercury, for one. : ELEMENT
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Most enormous. : VASTEST
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Soup ingredient. : OKRA
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Fitted. : SUITED
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Kindle. : IGNITE
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Nothing: It. : NIENTE
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Where windflowers grow. : GARDEN
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Burn. : SCALD
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"I Pagliacci" character. : TONIO
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Hamlets. : TOWNS
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Orients. : EASTS
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De Leon. : PONCE
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Exclamation. : PSHA
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Jug. : EWER
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Dance step. : HOP
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Teleost fish. : EEL

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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