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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, October 1, 1982

6-Down : Per ___

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { B Q U V X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,015
Across
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Oodles : SLEWS
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Gulls : CHEATS
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Denounce fiercely : SCATHE
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O'Hare choice : AIRLINE
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Chapman's nickname : JOHNNYAPPLESEED
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The Spectrum, e.g. : ARENA
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Miscarry : FAIL
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Cassini : OLEG
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Paper size : DEMY
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Reception : PARTY
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Verbal ending : IZE
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Suffix with journal : ESE
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Large artery : AORTA
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Recluse : LONER
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Afflicted : STRICKEN
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Employers : HIRERS
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"___ My Heart," 1934 song : THEREGOES
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Opposite of hooked, in golf : SLICED
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Furnish a plane with new parts : RETROFIT
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Swearwords : OATHS
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Medieval toilers : ESNES
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Parseghian : ARA
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Hwy. : RTE
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Blighted region of Africa : SAHEL
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Aberdonian : SCOT
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Dreadful : DIRE
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" ... ___ is in Heaven" : ASIT
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Prince Charles's wife : DIANA
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Lifford's county : DONEGAL
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Occupation : CAREER
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Places filled by substitutes : STEADS
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Kenton and Laurel : STANS
Down
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Calculating one : SCHEMER
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Upton Sinclair's Mr. Budd : LANNY
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View from Taormina : ETNA
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Reporter's query : WHY
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Sailor : SEAFARER
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Per ___ : CAPITA
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Like Rome : HILLY
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Poetic word : ERE
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To boot : ALSO
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Surveying aid : TIELINE
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Snuff-taker : SNEEZER
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Most painful : SOREST
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Lawn tools : EDGERS
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Old nags : JADES
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Cahoots : PARTNERSHIP
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Jabbed : POKED
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Yearnings : ACHES
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Reclining ones : LIERS
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Thereabouts : ORSO
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Hankering : ITCH
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Downtown feature : HOTEL
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Mendel's field : GENETICS
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Base : SORDID
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Certain South Americans : LATINOS
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Repetitious : ITERANT
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Exteriors : FACADES
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Mangle : IRONER
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Turkic tongue : TATAR
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Atelier props : EASELS
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Dish of greens : SALAD
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Charmer : SIREN
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Fencing gear : EPEE
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Comic-strip heroine : DORA
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Annual golf tourn. : PGA
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Gormandize : EAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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