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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, January 17, 1980

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, 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. 11,027
Across
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Writer Wister : OWEN
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Thank-you-___ : MAAM
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Open patios : ATRIA
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Togo's capital : LOME
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Radamès's love : AIDA
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Ginza signs : NEONS
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Roman boy : PUER
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Pop's pappy : GRANDDADDY
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Put on : ENROBE
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Girl in a Cohan song : MARY
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Have a look : EYE
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Poet Thomas et al. : DYLANS
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Lout : GAWK
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Feature of many a living room : PICTUREWINDOW
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Wee, as a bairn : SMA
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Moolah : KALE
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" . . . ravell'd ___ of care": Macbeth : SLEAVE
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Hebrew letters : KAPHS
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Org. serving servicemen : USO
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Founder of Pravda : LENIN
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Visionary goals : IDEALS
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City of Rumania : IASI
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Proscribed pesticide : DDT
47
Beautician's specialty : PERMANENTWAVE
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Part of the Occident: Abbr. : SPAM
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Unattractive : HOMELY
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A DiMaggio : DOM
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Decorous : PRIM
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Legendary Gaelic poet : OSSIAN
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China's approximate population : ONEBILLION
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Archconservative : TORY
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___ à clef : ROMAN
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As to : INRE
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Leaves off : ENDS
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Hatrack feature : PRONG
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O.T. book : EXOD
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Sum, ___, fui : ESSE
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Wine flask : OLPE
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Trauma : WOUND
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Abrasive : EMERYPAPER
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Oil from orange flowers : NEROLI
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Purplish red : MAGENTA
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Make known : AIR
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Furniture style : ADAM
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Run : MANAGE
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Singer from Wall Lake, Iowa : ANDYWILLIAMS
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"___ for Two" : TEA
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Took the train : RODE
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___ 500 : INDY
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"___ sow, so . . . " : ASYE
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Ties : DRAWS
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Effusive display of approval : BACKSLAPPING
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Pacific sea : SULU
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Crook in a branch : KNEE
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Gugal or sandarac : RESIN
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Cosmopolitan weeds : DANDELIONS
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"Metamorphoses" poet : OVID
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Left : WENT
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Omit : SKIP
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Compelled : MADE
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Bad actors : HAMS
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___ of allegiance : OATH
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Traffic tie-up : SNARL
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Passed out : SWOONED
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A Dionne : EMILIE
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Dickey : VESTEE
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Compounds : YARDS
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Village, Afrikaner style : DORP
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___ about : ONOR
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Exec's note : MEMO
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Pert girl : MINX
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Wall St. fixture : NYSE
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Taboo : BAN
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Spanish gold : ORO

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

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