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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, November 11, 1978

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,595

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Across
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Of a plant pore : STOMAL
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Appropriate cry for G.B.S. : PSHAW
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Late U.S. poet : SHAPIRO
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Marries in haste : ELOPES
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Corkers : ONERS
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Topgallants : SAILS
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Pro ___ : TEM
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"___ long way ... " : ITSA
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Pier : JETTY
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___ speak : SOTO
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This: Fr. : CET
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Kin in a G. & S. line : AUNTS
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Prepare peas : SHUCK
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Circular panel : ROUNDEL
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Dressed ___ nines : TOTHE
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London bus : TWODECKER
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Seed covering : TESTA
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Musical pieces : SONATAS
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Money in Prague : HALER
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Slow one : SNAIL
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Church V.I.P.'s : BPS
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Danube feeder : ISAR
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Commandment word : SHALT
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Venus de ___ : MILO
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Writer Anaïs : NIN
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Up : AWAKE
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___ energy : SOLAR
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Go to bed : RETIRE
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Wearer of a silver eagle : COLONEL
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Campus brass : DEANS
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Accrued : ENURED
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Tam-o'-___ : SHANTER
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Becomes habituated : TAKESTO
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Sill's milieu : OPERA
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Overlook : MISS
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Sandy's sound : ARF
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Became less severe : LOOSENED
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___ fours (teacakes) : PETITS
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With craftiness : SLYLY
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"___ tricks?" : HOWS
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Bee: Prefix : API
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Exited : WENTOUT
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Phlegmatic : STOIC
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Drawing : SKETCH
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Diamondback : RATTLESNAKE
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Turgenev novel : SMOKE
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Self-defense system : JUDO
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In arrears : SHORT
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Sadat : ANWAR
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Peculate : STEAL
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Pipe up : UTTER
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Fuse : COALESCE
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Ply needles : KNIT
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"What Is This ___ Called Love?" : THING
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Not so arduous : EASIER
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Having a diagonal direction : SLANTED
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Site of the Eisenhower Center : ABILENE
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Spread out : SPLAYED
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Disgraces : SHAMES
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City on the St. Lawrence : SOREL
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Avowed : SWORN
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Word with court or pool : MOTOR
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Huge land mass : ASIA
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Pacific archipelago : SULU
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Agnès or Jeanne : STE
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Sweetie : HON

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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