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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, January 18, 1979

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q S V Z }, Scrabble score: 328 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, 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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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,663
Across
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Wellington, e.g. : BOOT
5
Fine fiddle : AMATI
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Prefix with chord : OCTA
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River of Asia : AMUR
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Grieve : MOURN
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Gloomy : DOUR
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French novelist : LOTI
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"The time is ___": Hamlet : OUTOFJOINT
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___ to kill (dress smashingly) : LOOKFIT
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Trip : JOURNEY
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Surgeon's recompense : FEE
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Got news : HEARD
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Bout outcome : TKO
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Pixyish : ELFIN
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Depart or explode : GOOFF
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Ominous sign : WARCLOUD
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Schoolmaster's stick : FERULE
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Wagnerian heroine : ERDA
39
Misty : BLEAR
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Suffix with invalid or liquid : ATOR
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Pond life : AMEBAE
44
Exit of a sort : TRAPDOOR
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Actress Valentine : KAREN
47
Pronouncements : DICTA
48
Sauté : FRY
49
___ Maria Remarque : ERICH
51
Criticism : RAP
53
He wrote "The Case of the Lucky Legs" : GARDNER
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Wasted time : DIDDLED
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___ of (get by cajolery) : WHEEDLEOUT
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Name in Hollywood lore : MUNI
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Mme. Bovary : EMMA
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Indistinguishable : ALIKE
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"___ Angel," Mae West film : IMNO
67
Downtown light : NEON
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Tree tissue : XYLEM
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Ski lift : TBAR
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Ump's call : BALL
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Melville novel : OMOO
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Not operating properly : OUTOFORDER
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Three-wheeler : TRIKE
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Mine, in Sedan : AMOI
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Very long word or phrase : MOUTHFUL
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Self: Prefix : AUT
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Plucky, energetic person : TROJAN
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Due to get : INFOR
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Repute : ODOR
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Piece of change : COIN
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Jingle : TUNE
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Bohemian : ARTY
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Deem : JUDGE
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Sense : FEEL
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Of visual images retained in memory : EIDETIC
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Pinch : TWEAK
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Relative of kismet : KARMA
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Earring site : LOBE
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Toward the mouth : ORAD
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Aligned inaccurately : OUTOFPLUMB
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Knock down : FLOOR
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Charon's craft : FERRY
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No ___ duda (there is no doubt): Sp. : CABE
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Campus org. : FRAT
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Francis Ferdinand of Austria : ARCHDUKE
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Fiedler's "___ to Innocence" : ANEND
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Chum, in cowboys' argot : PARD
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In a frightful way : DIRELY
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Take it easy : RELAX
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Own : ADMIT
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Miss Verdon : GWEN
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Alas! : AHME
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San ___, Italy : REMO
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Martin or Swift : DEAN
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Agenda entry : ITEM
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Sicilian health resort : ENNA
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Famed couturier : DIOR
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Energy source : OIL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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