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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, January 4, 1985

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 12,841
Across
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Bagel : ROLL
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W.W. II servicewomen : WAFS
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Picket : PALE
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"The ___ Love" : ONEI
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Where to seek what's chic : SALON
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Approve : OKAY
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Warm-up for Winfield : BATTINGPRACTICE
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Beings : ENTITIES
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Impish doings : PRANKS
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Understands : GETS
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Not ___ (zilch) : ABIT
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Assagais : SPEARS
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Slipcover material : CRETONNE
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Thane's group : CLAN
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Eastern inn : SERAI
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Anguilliform creature : EEL
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Swimming stroke : AUSTRALIANCRAWL
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Montpellier Mrs. : MME
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Poet Dickinson : EMILY
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Nautical term : ALEE
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Hinged hooks : PELICANS
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Wall boards : PANELS
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Horseshoe part : CALK
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Is busy : HUMS
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Quite sore : ACHING
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Bayou craft : AIRBOATS
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He aims high : MOUNTAINCLIMBER
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"Stole ___ ... " : APIG
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Cenobites : MONKS
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Tortosa's river : EBRO
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N.B.A. team : NETS
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Becomes the plaintiff : SUES
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T.V.A. works : DAMS
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Bishop's wear : ROBE
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___ even keel : ONAN
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Daugavpils native : LETT
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Court principal : LITIGANT
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Reportable income : WAGES
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Most of Switzerland : ALPS
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Supportive : FOR
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Garden legume : SNAPBEAN
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Vichyssoise base : POTATO
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Analogous : AKIN
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"Good counsellors ___ no clients": Shak. : LACK
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Sizes up visually : EYES
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Swivets' kin : SNITS
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Where Pompey rode : ITER
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He's quick on the flaw : CRITIC
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Marshal : ARRAY
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Trickster : SCAMP
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Egret's pride : PLUME
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Atelier prop : EASEL
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Provides an overhead : CEILS
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English hymnologist John Mason ___ : NEALE
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Staircase feature : NEWEL
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Les femmes : ELLES
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Move furtively : SLINK
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Eat one's words : RECANT
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Blends : AMALGAMS
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Paid kidnappers : RANSOMED
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Wedding-cake features : ICINGS
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Does some handwork : PURLS
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Both: Prefix : AMBI
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Yokels : HICKS
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To ___ (as one) : AMAN
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Handle harassment : COPE
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Quatre et quatre : HUIT
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Boleyn or Hathaway : ANNE
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Mr. Eban : ABBA
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Semester : TERM
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Hit signs : SROS
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Gambler's marker : IOU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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