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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Monday, October 14, 1974

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 4.62, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,193
Across
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Star in Draco : ADIB
5
Characterize : STAMP
10
Harbor city: Abbr. : SPT
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Unimportant : MINOR
15
Bruit : RUMOR
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Garden tool : HOE
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Covetous : ACQUISITIVE
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Times of day: Abbr. : AMS
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Building material : STUCCO
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Not liable : EXEMPT
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Opts : ELECTS
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Neighbor of Isr. : SYR
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Vane direction : SSE
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Bandleader Kyser : KAY
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Adrift : ASEA
33
Acquire : GET
34
Two-thirds of H.M.S. : HERMAJESTYS
38
"Exodus" hero : ARI
39
Pro vote : AYE
40
Blackbird : DAW
41
Saw or tide : RIP
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Advancing : PROGRESSIVE
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Electees : INS
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Mideast capital : SANA
47
Make out : SEE
48
Hospital lab test : EKG
49
___ Braun : VON
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Green Wave : TULANE
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Trite saying : WHEEZE
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I.R.S. concern : INCOME
60
Success : HIT
61
Repeatedly : OVERANDOVER
65
Time of day: Abbr. : AFT
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Connection : NEXUS
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Scene of action : ARENA
68
Four-in-hand : TIE
69
Wear away : ERODE
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Whilom : ERST
Down
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Amo, ___, amat : AMAS
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Ref. work : DICT
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Disputed : INQUESTION
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Textile fabric : BOUCLE
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___ Lanka : SRI
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King ___ : TUT
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"What a good boy ___" : AMI
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Actuates : MOVES
9
Campus V.I.P., for short : PREXY
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Bogus : SHAM
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Showiness : POMP
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Kind of tube : TEST
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Pilaf base : RICE
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Salmon : SOCKEYE
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Historic times : ERAS
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Undesirable elements : TARES
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Conventional sign: Abbr. : SYM
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Swordfish feature : SERRA
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Sloppy typing correction : STRIKEOVER
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Giving the once-over : EYING
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Snakes : ASPS
33
Disparities : GAPS
34
Dundee fog : HAR
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Leave-taking : ADIEU
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Light spear : JAVELIN
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Woolly beast : EWE
43
Was generous : GAVE
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Concorde, e.g. : SST
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Bis! : ENCORE
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Fresh air : OZONE
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"___ give a sucker an ... " : NEVER
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Time ___ half : ANDA
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___ for (reproof) : WHAT
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Stereo must : HIFI
56
Feminine ending : ETTE
58
___ wear : MENS
59
Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
62
Outer: Prefix : EXO
63
Hari ___, Asian river : RUD
64
Enzyme: suffix : ASE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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