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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, January 3, 1974

26-Down : ___ with (encountered)

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,909
Across
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Writer Hunt : LEIGH
6
Wishing sites : WELLS
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Green hand : ROOKIE
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Menu item : OMELET
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N.Y. university : CORNELL
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Goads : NEEDLES
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Vital statistic : AGE
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Lissome : SLENDER
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Overfed : FAT
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Personal nature : SELF
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Villain's forte : SNEER
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Palm tree : NIPA
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Choicest part : CREAM
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Gas: Prefix : AER
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Kepi feature : VISOR
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Digressions : ASIDES
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Has a ball : DELIGHTS
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Vous ___ : ETES
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Mild expletive : DANG
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Wherewithal : RESOURCE
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Language of Wales : CELTIC
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Misbehave : ACTUP
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Miss Hagen : UTA
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Take care of : SEETO
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Inferior diamond : BORT
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Ennis's county : CLARE
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Comedian Mort : SAHL
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Seine feature : ILE
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Lake of Italy : BOLSENA
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Calendar abbr. : SAT
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Force down : DETRUDE
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Native Mexicans : TOLTECS
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Baseball official : SCORER
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City of N.Y. : ELMIRA
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James or Fonda : HENRY
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Saint-___ : SAENS
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Rhine siren : LORELEI
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Many ages : EON
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D.D.E. et al. : IKES
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Fish features : GILLS
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Montana city : HELENA
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Was curious : WONDERED
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Oriental title : EMEER
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Certain look : LEER
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Law degree : LLD
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Concerned with No. 1 : SELFISH
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Will or Buck : ROGERS
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Kitchen item : TEAPOT
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One of Caesar's attackers : CASCA
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Headliners : STARS
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Requirement : NEED
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Close of a scene : FADEOUT
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Fault-finds : NIGGLES
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___ with (encountered) : METUP
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Napa valley sights : VINES
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Pulpit discourse: Abbr. : SER
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Fond du ___ : LAC
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Where the dishes are done : SCULLERY
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Furious : RABID
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French schools : ECOLES
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Extend over : STRETCH
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Greek vowels : ETAS
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Brain and strip : TEASERS
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City on Cayuga Lake : ITHACA
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Baltimore team : COLTS
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Mountain crests : ARETES
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Cryptographer : CODER
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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Squander, as money : BURN
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Egyptian dancing girl : ALME
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Caviar : ROE
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Soldier material : TIN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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