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BLOW THE MAN DOWN!

New York Times, Sunday, February 9, 1964

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 Down
1. Oriental servants. : AMAHS
6. Keep ___ length. : ATARMS
12. Greek letters. : PSIS
16. George M. : COHAN
21. Roman robes. : TOGAE
22. Algebraic term. : NOMIAL
23. Septennial affliction. : ITCH
24. Sheeplike. : OVINE
25. Richard Hughes opus. : HIGHWINDINJAMAICA
28. ___ cum laude. : MAGNA
29. Wallace Stegner work. : ONENATION
30. Before: Fr. : AVANT
31. Hides. : LEATHER
33. Mal de ___. : MER
34. Monkey. : RHESUS
36. 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
74. Exclusive rights. : PATENTS
76. Fort in Calif. : ORD
77. Part of a play. : ACTTWO
78. ___ Soleil. : LEROI
80. Phantoms. : SHADES
81. Afoot. : INTHEWIND
84. Chicago. : WINDYCITY
86. Paddled. : CANOED
88. Suffolk's neighbor. : ESSEX
90. Waco university. : BAYLOR
91. Son of Noah. : HAM
94. Oregon city. : ASTORIA
96. Work by Peter Hamilton. : THERESTLESSWIND
99. Famous financier. : KAHN
100. Tree. : ELM
102. River into the Caspian. : URAL
103. One: Ger. : EIN
104. Powders. : TALCS
105. See 85 Down. : ENE
106. Face: Colloq. : SNOOT
108. Wildcat. : EYRA
110. More than one: Abbr. : SEV
112. Rejoicing. : GLEE
113. Religious rites of anc. Rome. : SACRA
115. Cultivate. : PLOW
117. Danube tributary. : SIRET
119. Prayer. : AVE
121. Norse goddess: Var. : HELA
123. Neophyte. : TIRO
125. Fuel. : OIL
126. Catching. : SNARING
130. Resembling a weapon. : STILETTOLIKE
134. Since: Fr. : DEPUIS
136. Already: It. : GIA
137. Anchors: Naut. : COMESTO
138. Belt. : STRAP
140. Wet sponge, for one. : MOISTENER
142. Region in Vietnam. : ANNAM
143. C. Rosetti poem. : WHOHASSEENTHEWIND
146. Lizzie, in Germany. : LIESE
147. Alaskan city. : NOME
148. From that place. : THENCE
149. Seven: It. : SETTE
150. Senior member. : DOYEN
151. Promoted. : SPED
152. Saved (with "away"). : SALTED
153. Wooden. : TREEN
1. Reception. : ATHOME
2. Des ___. : MOINES
3. Roman ramparts. : AGGERS
4. German physicist. : HAHN
5. "___ folly." : SEWARDS
6. Laurie and others. : ANNIES
7. Rowdydows. : TODOS
8. A mile ___. : AMINUTE
9. 1/10 of a sen. : RIN
10. Goya's model. : MAJA
11. Drudge. : SLAVE
12. Van Cliburn's profession. : PIANIST
13. Garment worker. : STITCHER
14. Rate-fixing agency. : ICC
15. Decalogue word. : SHALT
16. Drowsy. : COMATOSE
17. Loud reception. : OVATION
18. Song of the 1950's. : HIGHONAWINDYHILL
19. Town near Dortmund. : ANNEN
20. Approaches. : NEARS
26. Cornell's city. : ITHACA
27. African Federation. : MALI
32. Greek Liberation Front. : EAM
35. Shensi's capital. : SIAN
37. Figuratively, false friends. : IAGOS
39. Caesar was one. : EDILE
41. Swiftly. : APACE
45. "With ___ banish sorrow."—Heywood : NIGHTWE
46. Serape. : SHAWL
48. Spill over. : SLOP
50. ___ Vecchio. : PONTE
51. On whom the foehn blows. : SWISS
52. Open litter of Japan. : KAGO
53. Novello. : IVOR
54. Book by Cornelia Meigs. : WINDINTHECHIMNEY
56. Dull finish. : MATTE
58. "___ From the Bridge." : AVIEW
60. Flops. : FIASCOS
63. Floating. : AWATER
65. Spinning. : ATWIST
67. Strengthens a fabric. : ENRIBS
69. Deed. : FEAT
71. Prince of Wales' motto. : ICHDIEN
72. Island of Japan. : HONSHU
73. Bestow. : DONATE
75. Ardent desire. : THIRST
79. Pastoral poet. : IDYLIST
82. Day time. : NOON
83. Maker of early steel plows. : DEERE
85. Chemical suffix. : YLENE
86. Petits fours. : CAKES
87. Yoga manner of sitting. : ASANA
89. Certain pictures. : XRAYS
92. Noun suffix. : ANCE
93. Business abbreviation. : MDSE
95. Uneven. : ALOP
97. The river, in Spain. : ELRIO
98. Hazard. : WAGER
101. Very, in music. : MOLTO
106. Drummers. : SALESMEN
107. Fatiguing. : TOILSOME
109. Uninteresting. : ARID
111. Pass out of sight. : VANISH
114. Free. : RELEASE
116. Contorted. : WRITHED
118. Mercury, for one. : ELEMENT
120. Most enormous. : VASTEST
122. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
124. Soup ingredient. : OKRA
126. Fitted. : SUITED
127. Kindle. : IGNITE
128. Nothing: It. : NIENTE
129. Where windflowers grow. : GARDEN
130. Burn. : SCALD
131. "I Pagliacci" character. : TONIO
132. Hamlets. : TOWNS
133. Orients. : EASTS
135. De Leon. : PONCE
139. Exclamation. : PSHA
141. Jug. : EWER
144. Dance step. : HOP
145. Teleost fish. : EEL

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

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