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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

WRITING LETTERS

New York Times, Sunday, January 29, 1967

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 558 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,378
Across
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Relative of deuce. : ADIN
5
African. : BANTU
10
Fasteners. : SNAPS
15
Progeny. : SONS
19
Pachisi items. : DICE
20
Type of ion. : ANION
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Type of lens. : TORIC
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A grand. : THOU
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Some pedestrians. : JAYWALKERS
25
Cuts of beef. : AITCHBONES
27
Sense. : SMELL
28
Colette's collaborator. : WILLY
30
Decorative brass. : ORMOLU
31
Screen. : SECLUDE
34
Fowler and others. : GENES
35
Thunder sound. : CLAP
36
___ how! : HERES
37
Certain verbs: Abbr. : PRETS
38
Avoid risks. : PLAYSAFE
42
Came up. : AROSE
43
Drys. : TEETOTALERS
45
Meadowland. : LEA
46
Touch lightly. : KISS
47
Riff's cousin. : ARAB
48
Yd. or ft. : MEAS
49
NCO's. : CPLS
50
Letters. : ELS
51
Rudimentary. : ABECEDARIAN
55
Western resort. : TAHOE
56
Language. : YIDDISH
58
Island group W of Turku. : ALAND
59
___ board. : BEDAND
60
Central points. : NODES
61
Today's slogan. : AGOGO
62
Star in Cygnus. : DENEB
63
Corners. : ANGLES
65
United. : ATONE
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Mild expletive. : DRATTED
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Metric unit. : LITER
69
Cuts of beef. : TBONESTEAKS
71
Prefix akin to sexi-. : TRI
73
Publisher Adolph. : OCHS
74
City on the Oka. : OREL
75
Men in blue. : UMPS
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Bears: Sp. : OSOS
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Novel title. : SHE
78
School event. : SPELLINGBEE
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___ car. : PROWL
83
Opus of formal pattern. : SETPIECE
85
Thinner. : RARER
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Occupied. : INUSE
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Gallic name. : RENE
88
Rival of Romeo. : PARIS
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Tidbits. : CANAPES
91
Tubelike part. : SLEEVE
94
Farmyard sounds. : OINKS
95
Assailed. : BESET
96
Filled in details. : DOTTEDTHEI
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Fundamentals. : THETHREERS
103
He loves: Lat. : AMAT
104
Range in Utah. : UINTA
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Slow: Fr. : LENTE
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Valenciennes. : LACE
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Girl of song. : KATY
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Joyful song. : PAEAN
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German port. : EMDEN
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Peking money. : YUAN
Down
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Certain word: Abbr. : ADJ
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Apart: Prefix. : DIA
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Chilling. : ICY
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Not reportable. : NEWSLESS
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Packaged. : BALED
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Tarsus. : ANKLE
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Maréchal ___, yellow rose. : NIEL
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Noun ending. : TOR
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Dry. : UNSWEET
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Least fresh. : STALEST
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Shreds of wool. : NOILS
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Bohemian. : ARTY
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Photo. : PIC
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Ph. D.'s. : SCHOLARS
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Jazz dances. : STOMPS
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Words of disbelief. : OHNO
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George Gordon ___ Byron. : NOEL
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West African native. : SUSU
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Divert. : AMUSE
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Harsh sounds. : BRAYS
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Preposition. : INTO
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Rock. : SHAKE
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Mysteriously. : EERILY
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Naval maneuvering. : CROSSINGTHET
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Diving bird. : GREBE
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Unencumbered. : CLEAN
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Elberta. : PEACH
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Implore. : PLEAD
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Menu item. : ALPHABETSOUP
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Criminal. : FELON
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Slackened. : EASED
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Braid. : TRESS
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Type of acid. : AMINO
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Namesakes of Rose's spouse. : ABIES
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Student of a kind. : CADET
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Math student. : ADDER
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Philistine god. : DAGON
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Matchless. : ALONE
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Prevails unchecked. : RAGES
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Marquees. : TENTS
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Gives (out). : DOLES
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Bills. : BEAKS
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Bikini, e.g. : ATOLL
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Curtain. : DRAPE
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At ___. : ALOSS
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Wall recess. : NICHE
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Poplar. : ABELE
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Mal ___. : DEMER
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Nod. : DROWSE
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Unlucky number, in Spain. : TRECE
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Containers. : TUBES
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Keys. : ISLES
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Expanded. : OPENEDUP
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Floridly. : ORNATELY
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Colander. : SIEVE
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Citizen of Abadan. : IRANIAN
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Informer: Slang. : NARK
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Cartilage. : GRISTLE
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Languishing one. : PINER
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Somewhat: Colloq. : PRETTY
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Work of art. : PIETA
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This: Fr. : CETTE
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Blanched. : ASHEN
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State: Abbr. : SDAK
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Hill: Sp. : LOMA
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Coup d'___. : ETAT
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Without: Ger. : OHNE
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Swerve. : BEND
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Niña's aunt. : TIA
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Border. : HEM
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___ Claire. : EAU
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Sarnoff's outfit. : RCA
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D.C. group. : SEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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