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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, October 20, 1968

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 60, Avg Word Len: 5.86, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 547 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,008
Across
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Top-hole : SLAPUP
7
Constellation : PISCES
13
Bauble : DOODAD
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Study : PERUSE
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Nobody in particular : SOMEONE
21
Strip : UNROBE
22
Horn : ANTLER
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Attaches : APPENDS
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Modern art bypath : CUBISM
25
Fake (a rope) : COIL
26
Goalie's forte : SAVES
28
Farrar et al. : TOSCAS
30
Tolstoy : LEO
31
Speech sounds : ERS
32
Old birds : DODOS
33
TV format : SERIAL
34
Let : RENT
35
Attendant : RETAINER
37
Assessor, old style : CESSOR
38
Visayan isle : LEYTE
39
Cob : SWAN
40
Amazing : PORTENTOUS
42
French thinker : PASCAL
45
Good conductor : COPPER
46
Beseech : OBTEST
49
Air letter word : AVION
50
Endemic malady : GOITER
51
Formal ball : COTILLON
53
Opening : VENT
54
An ex-grape : RAISIN
55
Two-faced : JANUSLIKE
56
___ trance : INA
57
Precisian : PERFECTIONIST
59
Refuted : MET
60
Got the better of, in a way : OUTTRADED
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If : INCASE
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Man's name : GINO
64
Played cool poker : RERAISED
65
Denigration : INSULT
66
Steal : CREEP
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Printemps : SAISON
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Terre-vertes : GREENS
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Fragments : SHARDS
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Shrewd : LONGHEADED
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Laurel : STAN
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Canadian ___ : BACON
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South wind : AUSTER
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Certain writers : DIARISTS
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Vladivostok's bay : AMUR
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New York island : STATEN
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Pretty : BONNY
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South Seas food : POI
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Louis ___ : DOR
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One of the Wynns : KEENAN
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Lost in a labyrinth : MAZED
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Familiar sign : PLUS
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Honored : GRACED
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Brutish : APELIKE
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Musician : OBOIST
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The abiding pleasure : EATING
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Functions of angles : COSINES
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Waste time : FOOTLE
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Weather term : SLEETY
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Islamic Caucasians : OSSETS
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More treacherous : FALSER
Down
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Linotype bar : SPACER
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Poe girl, lost : LENORE
3
Virtuoso : ARTIST
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Move (ahead) : PULL
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Practical value : USE
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Individual : PERSONAL
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Alexander and others : POPES
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Urchins : IMPS
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Poker term : SEE
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Disputant : CONTESTER
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Signer : ENDORSER
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Convocation : SESSION
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Highly noble : DUCAL
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Task : ONUS
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Something round : ORB
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Mat: Var. : DOILEY
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Daydreamy : ABSENT
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Downgrade : DEMOTE
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Relish : SAVOR
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Arab state : ADEN
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Movie maker of a kind : CARTOONIST
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Official, in India : DIWAN
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"Back to Methuselah" player : SERPENTINEDEN
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Make a new deal : RESELL
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Tie : ASCOT
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Extinct language : COPTIC
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An old musician : LUTIST
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Having all one's cool : POISED
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Slow on the uptake : OBTUSE
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Street surfacer : PAVIOR
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Means of access : AVENUES
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Big name in show biz : SINATRA
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With the hair done : COIFED
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Less trustworthy : SLIMIER
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Symbolized : TOKENED
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Guardian of flowers : GARDENGATE
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Venetian ways : CANALS
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Colonists' Indian friends : NETOPS
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Rhyme or ___ : REASON
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Blithe and gay : JOCUND
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Cage : PRISON
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Man of discernment : INSEER
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Man of cloth : TAILOR
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Sigurd's steed : GRANI
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Enraged state : IRATENESS
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Cautious : CHARY
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Dread police systems : GESTAPOS
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Impasse : STANDOFF
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Llama-like animal: Var. : HUANACO
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Without: Lat. : SINE
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Buttons : BADGES
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"To point ___ ... " : AMORAL
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Cleric : CURATE
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Nods : DOZES
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Stock doublings : SPLITS
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Rumple : TOUSLE
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Anne, for one : SISTER
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Grassy : SEDGY
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Basks in the sun : BAKES
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Superman's alter ego : KENT
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Vast sum : MINT
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Game : POOL
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Co. of a kind : CIE
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Deception : LIE
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The crusher : BOA

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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