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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

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New York Times, Sunday, January 28, 1979

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 682 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, 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. 10,673
Across
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Pickets : PALES
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Propounded : POSED
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___ Pradesh, India : UTTAR
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Robe for Cornelia : STOLA
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Swarming : ALIVE
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Fanon : ORALE
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Pulitzer Prize author: 1918 : POOLE
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Citified : URBAN
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Milkweed extract : LATEX
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Of apples : MALIC
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Medieval guild : HANSE
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Irish goblin : POOKA
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Rome : AMERICANVARIETYOFAPPLE
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Conservative : TORY
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Boundary : EDGE
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Les girls : ELLES
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Italian article : GLI
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Sinuous shape : ESS
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Crook in a branch : KNEE
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Relative of Sèvres : SPODE
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Video production : TELECAST
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Troop group : GIS
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Arkansas toothpick : SHIV
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Walt Kelly creation : POGO
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U.S.S.R. river : CHU
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Berlin : UNITEDSTATESSONGWRITER
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Glissade : SLIDE
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W.W. II org. : OPA
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Land of the Cymry : WALES
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Cather's "___ Ours" : ONEOF
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Asian evergreen : ATLE
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Shearer of ballet : MOIRA
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Not live : TAPED
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Lovable : CUDDLY
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Hit letters : SRO
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Disciplinarian : RAMROD
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Singer Sumac : YMA
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Black Sea resort : POTI
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Panama : HATMADEOFJIPIJAPALEAVES
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Part of U.S.N.A. : ACAD
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Salt Lake City athlete : UTE
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Siouan Sooners : OSAGES
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Fishpond occupant : IDE
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Flounder : MEGRIM
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Walk daintily : MINCE
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Last of the Mohicans : UNCAS
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Amphora handle : ANSA
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At ___ (confused) : ALOSS
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Herd of seals : PATCH
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Poetic time : EEN
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Till now : ASYET
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Vienna : LIGHTCRUSTYBREADORROLL
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SHAEF area : ETO
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Venetians' resort : LIDO
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Budget item : RENT
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___ Gev, Israeli settlement : EIN
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Identical : SELFSAME
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Sparling : SMELT
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Habilimented : CLAD
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G-man : FED
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Make known : AIR
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Ho's partner : HEAVE
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QE2 berth : SLIP
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Jungle sound : ROAR
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Copenhagen : DUKEOFWELLINGTONSHORSE
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Noxious substance : TOXIN
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"___ Rookh" : LALLA
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Kid : TEASE
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Is a party to : ABETS
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Beautify : ADORN
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Made slick : OILED
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Join : ENTER
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Theater seats : LOGES
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Backs : DORSA
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Resplendence : GLORY
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Cooper role : DEEDS
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Conte : STORY
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Intellectual relish : PALATE
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Cottonwoods : ALAMOS
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Petrol units : LITERS
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Companion of each : EVERY
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Numerical prefix : SEXI
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Brilliantine : POMADE
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Temple or mandarin : ORANGE
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Palliate : SALVE
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"Roast Pig" essayist : ELIA
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Rundown : DECREPIT
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Supported : UPHELD
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Precisely : TOATEE
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Show biz awards : TONYS
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To boot : ALSO
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Reduce sail : REEF
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Limber : SUPPLE
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Capricorn, e.g. : TROPIC
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Agora coin : OBOL
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Placid or Como : LAKE
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Boswellian collection : ANA
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Thurify : CENSE
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"The Man ___" : ILOVE
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Radiant : AGLOW
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Cheat on a check : KITE
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Wild sheep : SHA
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___ down (muted) : TONED
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___ Benedict : EGGS
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Portrayed : ACTED
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Hebrew Hades : SHEOL
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Resembling peat : TURFY
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Nobelist in Literature: 1947 : GIDE
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___ David : STAROF
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Wroclaw man : POLE
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Extreme : ULTRA
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Native of Khartoum : NILOT
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Star-crossed : DOOMED
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Agnew : SPIRO
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Pundit : SWAMI
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Spider monkey : SAPAJOU
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Directs : ROUTES
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Ink or rubber : INDIA
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Window part : SASH
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Title for a chairperson : MADAM
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Supplement : ADJUNCT
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Melville novel : TYPEE
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Kin of cabbages : COLES
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Bigot : RACIST
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Heathen: It. : PAGANO
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Wetland : MARSH
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Pruritic : ITCHY
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___ as a pin : ASNEAT
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Took measured steps : PACED
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Plastic for records : VINYL
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LTD's extinct relative : EDSEL
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Ottoman : SEAT
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Men : MALES
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Upper crust : ELITE
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"Dead Souls" author : GOGOL
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Actress Adams : MAUDE
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"Wishing Will Make ___" : ITSO
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Garland's "___ of the Middle Border" : ASON
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Decorous : PRIM
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Gobilike : ARID
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Cigar : CLARO
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Short: Prefix : BREVI
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Let up : RELENTED
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Tolkien creature : ENT
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Gets the benefit : REAPS
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Moslem mendicants : FAKIRS
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Raw pigment : SIENNA
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Bear of a sort : SELLER
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Arthritis, e.g. : MALADY
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Shut : CLOSED
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Hard-hit balls : LINERS
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Precede : FOREGO
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Island annexed by Chile : EASTER
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Chichi : DRESSY
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Cry of surprise : HELLO
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Aver : STATE
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Golem, for one : ROBOT
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Mossback : DODO
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Nero's or Caesar's wife : UXOR
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Whip : FLOG
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Lament : WAIL
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Kelly or Tunney : GENE
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Dutch painter : HALS
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Urchin : TAD

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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