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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

SPOT ANNOUNCEMENTS

New York Times, Sunday, January 14, 1973

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 675 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 16, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,555
Across
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Almanach name : GOTHA
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Delineate : DRAW
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Advertise : PLUG
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I know: Lat. : SCIO
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Golf-match standing : ONEUP
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Wield anew : REUSE
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Leave off : CEASE
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Pay out : SPEND
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EL : BOTTOMOFTHEBARREL
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Calico : PINTO
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Dudgeons : IRES
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Winged : ALATE
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Wrinkles : RUCKS
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Beyond: Prefix : PRETER
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Gossamer : FILMY
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Haciendas : CASAS
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U.S. writer : MAILER
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Superfluity : FAT
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Helm position : ALEE
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Of pitch : TONAL
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Express : UTTER
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Feeling guilty : ASHAMED
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OA : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
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In ___ (owing) : THERED
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Fonda and Eyre : JANES
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Diminutive endings : ULES
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Douglas, for one : FIR
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Zeroed in : HOMED
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Kinswomen : AUNTS
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Locality : SITUS
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Exempt : SPARE
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Olympian : ERIS
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___ account : ONNO
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Spar : SPRIT
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Scheduled : SLATED
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Cincinnati player : RED
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NE : ENDOFTHELINE
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Informs : POSTS
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Geodesic ___ : DOMES
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Sensory stimuli : AURAS
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Knock down : FLOOR
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Sizing liquid : GLAIR
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HE : TOPOFTHEHEAP
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Nabokov novel : ADA
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Culminations : CRESTS
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Songbirds : WRENS
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Lots : MANY
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Man of Dundee : SCOT
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Cheers for : ROOTS
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Cargoes : LOADS
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Says is so : AVERS
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Sales try : PITCH
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Amiss : OFF
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Noun ending : TION
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Word with said or thought : AFORE
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Civil : POLITE
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AVI : CENTEROFGRAVITY
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Puff up : BALLOON
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Fabric : ORLON
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Have ___ (worry) : ACARE
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Glockenspiel unit : BELL
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Integers: Abbr. : NRS
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Cleans up : SWEEPS
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Capelet : STOLE
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Confronts : DARES
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Perform : BEHAVE
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Explosive, for short : NITRO
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Paddock papas : SIRES
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Place for Mrs. Payton : SHEA
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See 3 Down : ATETE
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EN : BEGINNINGOFTHEEND
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Martin Van ___ : BUREN
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Exeunt ___ : OMNES
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Rare family member : QUINT
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___ con pollo : ARROZ
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Did the same : APED
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Rude one : BOOR
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N.C.O.'s : SGTS
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Twice-told : STALE
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Mongolian expanse : GOBI
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___ about : ONOR
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Cozy twosome, with 110 Across : TETE
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Nissens : HUTS
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G.I. mail drop : APO
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Malign : DEFAME
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Like a country lane : RUTTY
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U.S. court V.I.P. : ASHE
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Word for morning hours : WEE
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Sheeting : PERCALE
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Frolics : LARKS
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Operates : USES
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Colloid : GEL
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Pitchman : SPIELER
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AC : CENTEROFATTRACTION
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___ alia : INTER
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Predominant quality : ODOR
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Like some oats : ROLLED
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Not random : CAUSAL
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Elfish one : SPRITE
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Sent off : MAILED
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Makes : BRANDS
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Courses : PATHS
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Eminent : FAMED
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Prepares punch cards : CODES
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Muffles : MUTES
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Family member : FATHER
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On land : ASHORE
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WHE : THEMIDDLEOFNOWHERE
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Color : TINT
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Olympian : ARES
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___ letters : MANOF
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___ left field : OUTIN
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Orchestra member : FLUTE
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Buenos ___ : AIRES
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Scott : DRED
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Roman goddess : JUNO
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Connectives : ANDS
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Chair feature : SPLAT
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Kind of stew : IRISH
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One-master : SLOOP
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El ___ : PASO
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Unusual blokes : ONERS
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Bondmen : SERFS
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Expand : SPLAY
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Voices : EMITS
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Recorded : TAPED
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Tasmanian pines : HUONS
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Kiln : OAST
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Marshes : FENS
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U.S. composer : GROFE
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___ a kind : TWOOF
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Zoo denizen, for short : ORANG
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Abrasive : EMERY
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Rapid rodent : HARE
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Zhivago, e.g. : DOCTOR
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European capital : ATHENS
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Gator's cousin : CROC
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Window feature : SILL
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Detroit players : LIONS
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Blazing : AFIRE
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Political clout : VOTE
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Place for 84 Down : POLLS
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Figure of speech : TROPE
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Arthurian island : AVALON
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Least colorful : PALEST
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Gave the party : TREATED
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Giants or Jets : ELEVEN
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More unkempt : RATTIER
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Squirrel fare : ACORNS
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Dispossessed : BEREFT
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Peerage members : BARONS
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Erect : SETUP
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In hoc ___ vinces : SIGNO
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Figure : DIGIT
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___ au rhum : BABA
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Verne's skipper : NEMO
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Well ensconced : SNUG
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Spanish painter : SERT
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Olympian : HERA
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Chemical compound : ENOL
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Cooper's tool : ADZE
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Crop : BOB
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Certain test results : IQS
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Owns : HAS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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