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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, November 1, 1980

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,316
Across
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Flattened a flat : RASED
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___-ski : APRES
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Pay up : SETTLE
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Bit of candy : NOUGAT
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Home of Sen. Eagleton : STLOUISMISSOURI
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Leaning : TREND
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Makes less unruly : TAMES
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Hari ___, river in Afghanistan : RUD
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German article : EINE
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Shankar plays it : SITAR
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Spring follower : TIDE
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Quick to learn : APT
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Wall unit : PANEL
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Shipment to a paper mill : RAGS
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Turncoat : DESERTER
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Small electronic organ : SPINET
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Lukewarm : LAODICEAN
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Historic Anne : BOLEYN
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Menu phrase : ALACARTE
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Oil cartel : OPEC
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Signal light : FLARE
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Cries of surprise : AHS
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Mil. unit : REGT
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Ecstasy : BLISS
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Mad and Lex : AVES
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Alfonso's queen : ENA
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Rigid framework : TRUSS
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List of candidates : SLATE
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Home of Sen. Levin : DETROITMICHIGAN
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Strip : DENUDE
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Has a yen for : CRAVES
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"Up to here" : SATED
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Put down seed : SOWED
Down
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Softens : RELENTS
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Reconciled : ATONE
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Kind of poker : STUD
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Yalie : ELI
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Fated : DESTINED
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"___ Crackers" : ANIMAL
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Enigma : POSER
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Singer Columbo : RUSS
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Psyche component : EGO
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Lizard : SAURIAN
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Old Glory item : STRIPE
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Hike wearily : TRUDGE
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Lieu : STEAD
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Preoccupation with possessions : MATERIALISM
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That is, to Tacitus : IDEST
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Squelched : SATON
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Vitro di ___, Venetian glassware : TRINA
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Entreat : PRAY
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Vote in : ELECT
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Cauterizes : SEARS
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Stride : PACE
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Enduring works : CLASSICS
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"Underwhelmed" : BORED
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Unzipped : OPENED
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Emissaries : LEGATES
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Despoiled : RAVAGED
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Greek letters : THETAS
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Site of the Krupp works : ESSEN
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Like some columns : FLUTED
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June V.I.P : BRIDE
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Breathing : ALIVE
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Aqueduct pest : TOUT
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Artie or Irwin : SHAW
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Genetic key : RNA
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___-Magnon man : CRO

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