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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, January 17, 1976

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a DOUBLE pangram }, Scrabble score: 370 (avg 1.96)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,653

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Across
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Large umbrella : GAMP
5
Do the Gretna Green bit : ELOPE
10
Exchange : SWAP
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Way off : AFAR
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Carpenter's joint : TENON
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Window feature : PANE
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Crullers : FRIEDCAKES
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Maintain : AVER
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Caesar's ditch : FOSSA
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Determined : SET
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Gangs : CREWS
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Restless : ITCHY
25
Write hastily, with "down" : JOT
26
Moroccan port : AGADIR
29
Police officer of India : JEMADAR
33
Do a Shakespearean bit : SOLILOQUIZE
36
Call ___ day : ITA
37
Caen's neighbor : STLO
38
Internal sense-datum : QUALE
39
From ___ : ATOZ
40
Greek vowel : ETA
41
Retail container : QUARTBOTTLE
43
Played a bugle : TONGUED
45
Bestows praise : EXTOLS
46
Settled : LIT
47
Large book : FOLIO
49
Mecca's region : HEJAZ
52
Tome: Abbr. : VOL
53
Olive browns : ARABS
57
Caesar's wife : UXOR
58
Large salamander : HELLBENDER
60
Emcee's prop : MIKE
61
Nostalgic film or record : OLDIE
62
O.T. book : EZRA
63
Vous ___ : ETES
64
___ up (fills the tank) : GASES
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Desires : YENS
Down
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Fish-landing hook : GAFF
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Hairdo : AFRO
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"___ oui!" : MAIS
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Fortified settlement : PRESIDIO
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Common abbr. : ETC
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Hold back : LEASH
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In tune : ONKEY
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Man of letters : POET
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Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
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Helot's land : SPARTA
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Whitecap : WAVE
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Once more : ANEW
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Staff: Abbr. : PERS
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Bayonet plant : DATIL
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Appear : COME
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Lawn game : CROQUET
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Shameless woman : JEZEBEL
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Plus item : ASSET
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Reached : GOTTO
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___-a-Dale : ALLAN
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Leave in the lurch : JILT
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Likewise : DITTO
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Eniwetok, e.g. : ATOLL
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Levels : RAZES
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Type-metal space : QUAD
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Nasser's creation : UAR
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Legal expert : ATTORNEY
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Interrogate : QUIZ
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Chemical compound : OXIAE
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Dazzling reflections : GLARES
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Collapses : FOLDS
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Kukla's friend : OLLIE
49
Cronyn : HUME
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Thruway sign : EXIT
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One-liner : JOKE
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Southern constellation : VELA
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Roofing tool : ADZE
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City on the Aare : BERN
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Casa ladies: Abbr. : SRAS
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Barnyard animal : HOG
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College degrees : BES

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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