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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, January 5, 1984

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 344 (avg 1.82)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,476
Across
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Faction : SIDE
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Certain used cars, for short : DEMOS
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Tresses : HAIR
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Kentucky fort : KNOX
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Serviceable : UTILE
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Famed cartoonist : ARNO
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"Pay ___ mind" : ITNO
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Elizabeth's favorite : ESSEX
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Variety of cat : MANX
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Spot on the skin : FRECKLE
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Athletic miss : TOMBOY
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Spenser opus, with "The" : FAERIEQUEENE
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Not Dem. or Rep. : IND
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Vegas rolls : NATURALS
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Govt. security : EBOND
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Pub pastime : DARTS
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Outdo : TOP
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Lloyd's rating : AONE
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Mot ___ (precise phrase) : JUSTE
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Scanty : POOR
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Nickname for Rosalind : ROZ
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Scam : BUNKO
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Hybrid quadruped : HINNY
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Poise and confidence : PRESENCE
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___ soda : SAL
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Humble : TAKEDOWNAPEG
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Caprice : VAGARY
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Rub : MASSAGE
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Bates or Mowbray : ALAN
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Saint ___, first British martyr : ALBAN
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Large weed : TARE
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Bronx cheer : RAZZ
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Roi's mate : REINE
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Nights before : EVES
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Wave-tossed : ASEA
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The South : DIXIE
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A way to remember : ROTE
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Light rowboat : SKIFF
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Within: Prefix : INTRA
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Recipient : DONEE
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One of the glands : EXOCRINE
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Fought one-on-one : DUELED
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And following: Lat. abbr. : ETSEQ
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Prefix with quote : MIS
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___ Miss : OLE
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Double trio : SEXTETTE
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Spillane Sleuth : HAMMER
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Saudi, e.g. : ARAB
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___ time (P.D.Q.) : INNO
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Name of theatrical fame : ROXY
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Class : KIND
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Responsibility : ONUS
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Gratuitous, as advice : UNASKED
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Give ___ (heed) : EARTO
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Like ___ of bricks : ATON
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Daft one : LOON
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Sure-footed : SPRY
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Western lawman : EARP
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Social dud : BOOR
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Dix follower : ONZE
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Lackwit : DUNCE
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Where trash is stashed for cash : JUNKYARD
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Architectural support : PILASTER
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Winnie-the-Pooh, for one : BEAR
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Actor Conried : HANS
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Poem part : STANZA
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River of song : SWANEE
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Muscat man : OMANI
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Nurmi of track fame : PAAVO
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Wading bird : EGRET
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Foie gras sources : GEESE
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Spanish unit of length : VARA
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Dear me! : ALAS
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Look intently : GAZE
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Wahine wear : LEI
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Jazzman Beiderbecke : BIX

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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