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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, January 12, 1980

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,022

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Stria : GROOVE
7
Sudden, violent activity or feeling : SPASM
12
Honeycomb component : BEESWAX
13
Something done in a hurry : QUICKIE
15
Unimportant : INCONSEQUENTIAL
17
Dingles : DELLS
18
Wholly : QUITE
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"___ Love You," 1934 song : PSI
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Buffalo's lake : ERIE
21
Opera features : DUETS
22
Physical body : SOMA
23
Fancy or Dapper follower : DAN
24
Sky Ram : ARIES
25
Hacienda units : SALAS
26
Word with little or big : LEAGUER
28
Shoe parts : SOLES
29
Rapid series of notes : GLISSANDO
31
Popular N. Eng. fish dish : SCROD
33
State policeman : TROOPER
36
Nag : SHREW
37
Besom, e.g. : BROOM
38
Euclidean abbr. : QED
40
Factual : TRUE
41
Man of Adak : ALEUT
42
Fiji's capital : SUVA
43
Ending with aster : OID
44
Show-biz awards : OBIES
45
Novelist Robbe-Grillet : ALAIN
46
Beyond reproach : UNEXCEPTIONABLE
49
Madrid money : PESETAS
50
Irks : NETTLES
51
Rel. of an Amati : STRAD
52
Homophone for grade : GRAYED
Down
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Army V.I.P. : GENERAL
2
Lie : RECLINE
3
"___ mio" : OSOLE
4
Has : OWNS
5
Anatomical duct : VAS
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Funeral rites : EXEQUIES
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Hard fats : SUETS
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Loblolly : PINE
9
Do something : ACT
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Aspen gear : SKIPOLE
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Noxious effluvia : MIASMAS
12
Tarried : BIDED
13
Even : QUITS
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Disney's middle name : ELIAS
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Place for failures : QUEERSTREET
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Ancient Celtic priest : DRUID
22
Shrewsbury's county : SALOP
24
Radiant : AGLOW
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___ and Gomorrah : SODOM
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Concur : AGREE
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Treat with disdain : SNOOT
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Alarm clock's function : AROUSING
31
Reliquaries : SHRINES
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Most inexpert : CRUDEST
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Uniform : EQUABLE
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Scolded : REVILED
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Tankard : STOUP
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Radarscope phenomena : BLIPS
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Margrethe and Dinesen : DANES
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Draw ___ on : ABEAD
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Having a dull blue color : SLATY
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Numerical prefix : OCTA
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Pier, to an architect : ANTA
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Dry: Prefix : XER
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"___ the ramparts . . . " : OER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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