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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, October 7, 1977

47-Down : Scansion unit: Abbr.

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 20, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,282
Across
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Ontario Indian : CREE
5
Mysterious : WEIRD
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Grating : GRILLE
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Urge strongly : EXHORT
14
Ex-pug's features : CAULIFLOWEREARS
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Les filles : ELLES
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At any time : EVER
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Monogram of the Lone Eagle : CAL
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Building annexes : ELLS
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Queen of the courts : EVERT
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Wahine's dance : HULA
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Girl of song : SUE
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Fifth wheel : SPARE
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City on the Willamette : SALEM
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Play the entrepreneur : PROMOTE
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Subtle stimuli : AURAE
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Like church property and certain bonds : TAXEXEMPT
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Adjective for a bugaboo : SCARY
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Chronic also-rans : PLATERS
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Leftward, at sea : APORT
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Greek city-state : POLIS
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King topper : ACE
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Flat-bottomed boat : DORY
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Varnish ingredient : RESIN
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Struggle or contest : AGON
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Noun ending : ION
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Sneak exposed by Micawber : HEEP
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Idi Amin's predecessor : OBOTE
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Garden crop : BRUSSELSSPROUTS
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Frustrate : STYMIE
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Porter's "___ Love" : EASYTO
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Veldt creature : ELAND
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First female director of U.S. Mint: 1933 : ROSS
Down
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Coffee-break item : CRULLER
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Gets one's goat : RILES
3
Cantabs' rivals : ELIS
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Fay : ELF
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"The Way ___," recent hit song : WEWERE
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Use muscle power : EXERT
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Her, in Hamburg : IHR
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Caviar : ROE
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Bram Stoker's vampire : DRACULA
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Famous pollster : GALLUP
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Uplift : ELEVATE
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Home of an Irish Rose : TRALEE
14
Homophone for seize : CEES
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Ruins films or stars : OVEREXPOSES
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Does Goren find it borin'? : SLAM
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Adhesive : EPOXY
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Creator of Truthful James : HARTE
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Don Adams role on TV : SMART
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Overseers: Abbr. : SUPTS
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Eared seal : OTARY
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With full force : AMAIN
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Elongated circle : ELLIPSE
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Bloodhounds' clues : SPOORS
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Having horns : CORNUTE
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Highly seasoned stews : RAGOUTS
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Renata of the Met : SCOTTO
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Star in Draco : ADIB
37
Decorticated : PEELED
39
Chemical suffixes : ENES
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Lorelei's milieu: Ger. : RHEIN
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"___ Will," Frost's first book : ABOYS
45
Words of approximation : ORSO
47
Scansion unit: Abbr. : SYL
48
Like a wee bairn : SMA
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"Modern all ___" (anagram for Arnold Palmer) : PAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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