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New York Times, Thursday, July 23, 1964

8-Down : Relax.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { B J K Q }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,471
Across
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Poisonous substance. : TOXIN
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Bunyan. : PAUL
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Precise points. : TEES
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Oats: Lat. : AVENA
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All: Prefix. : OMNI
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Principal. : ARCH
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Musical direction. : LENTO
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Land of Enchantment. : NEWMEXICO
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"Wolf!" and others. : CRIES
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Cut's partner. : DRIED
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Prepare. : GET
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Musial. : STAN
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Type of information. : INSIDE
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Last words. : THEEND
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Electrical unit. : FARAD
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Science of farming: Abbr. : AGR
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Acted the buffoon. : APED
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Buying or selling sacred things. : SIMONY
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Food repository. : FREEZER
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One kind of plate. : LICENSE
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Entertain. : REGALE
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Comber. : WAVE
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Lugubrious. : SAD
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Diagonal rib of a Gothic vault. : OGIVE
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Express in words. : PHRASE
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Liquidate. : SETTLE
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Certain words: Abbr. : VARS
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Many times: Poet. : OFT
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Family created by Margaret Mitchell. : OHARA
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Not ___. : SOHOT
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Jealous. : GREENEYED
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Thinker of 400 B.C. : PLATO
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___ Friday. : GIRL
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Couple. : DUAD
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Air mail word. : AVION
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Rumanian city. : IASI
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Living quarters: Abbr. : APTS
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Kind of cloth. : TERRY
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Powders. : TALCS
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Not hidden. : OVERT
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City in Ohio. : XENIA
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Significance. : INTENT
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Greek temple. : NAOS
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Place to swim. : POND
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Eskimo. : AMERIND
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Relax. : UNWIND
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Trees. : LIMES
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Sales ___. : TAX
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Herbs having asterlike flowers. : ERIGERONS
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Behold!: Lat. : ECCE
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Photo. : SHOT
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Palaces and churches. : EDIFICES
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Feminine title. : DAME
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Coal-mining city of Pa. : HAZLETON
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Foil's cousin. : EPEE
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Noun suffix. : EER
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Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Thoroughly imbued. : DYED
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Geographic combing form. : AFRO
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Man's nickname. : GREG
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Meters. : REGISTERS
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Hindu deity. : SIVA
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Roof edge. : EAVE
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Malay gibbon. : LAR
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Upon which. : WHEREAT
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Advertise: Colloq. : PLAYUP
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Work out. : EVOLVE
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First name in early movies. : THEDA
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Not turn ___. : AHAIR
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Machine part. : ROTOR
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Hard. : STONY
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Today, in Italy. : OGGI
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Odin's wife: var. : FRIA
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Puts two and two together. : ADDS
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Sound of rain on the pane. : SPAT
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Yale. : ELI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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