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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, October 19, 1979

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,937

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Across
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Goof : FLUB
5
Dull finish : MATTE
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Left : WENT
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Pickable : RIPE
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Squirrel's tidbit : ACORN
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Popular color : AQUA
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Mine access : ADIT
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___ lamb : LEGOF
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Breathing apparatus : LUNG
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Like "buzz" and "whir" : ONOMATOPOETIC
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New Zealander : KIWI
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Famed theater : RKO
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Artistic latitude : POETICLICENSE
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Marilyn of the Met : HORNE
32
Experts : ACES
33
Holbrook : HAL
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Body of poetry : EPOS
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Struck out : DELED
38
Emotional state : RAGE
39
Paronomastic witticism : PUN
40
Fort ___, Okla. : SILL
41
Casals's forte : CELLO
42
Wordsworth and Tennyson, e.g. : POETSLAUREATE
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Eventually : YET
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Zero : NULL
48
Ironic outcome : POETICJUSTICE
54
Lobo : WOLF
55
Freewheel : COAST
56
Sector : ZONE
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Nanook's abode : IGLU
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Lowly abode : HOVEL
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Egress : EXIT
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End : GOAL
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Private eye Sam : SPADE
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Ivan's assent : DADA
Down
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Lippo Lippi : FRA
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Venice's resort : LIDO
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___ arms : UPIN
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Signifies : BETOKENS
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African republic : MALAWI
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Vinegarish : ACETIC
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Fast-food outlet phrase : TOGO
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De ___ (superfluous) : TROP
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Strengthened : ENFORCED
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TV family name : WALTON
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Relative of iso : EQUI
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Now, to Ovid : NUNC
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___ along (follow) : TAG
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Widow's ___ : MITE
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___ out (gets by) : EKES
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Arise : POPUP
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U. of Maine site : ORONO
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Moore's "___ Rookh" : LALLA
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Surface for the Canadiens : ICE
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Decalogue word : SHALT
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U.S. symbol : EAGLE
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Onto : HEP
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Tolstoy : LEO
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Couplets : DISTICHS
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Wing, to an architect : ELL
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Saw the light : REALIZED
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Proofreader's word : STET
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Hibernian : CELT
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Good look : EYEFUL
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New : UNUSED
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Susurrus : RUSTLE
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Walt Kelly creation : POGO
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Paella pot : OLLA
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Hennery : COOP
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Beanery coffee : JAVA
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Hip : COXA
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Arthurian lady : ENID
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Peruke : WIG
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Abbr. at O'Hare : ETA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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