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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, November 16, 1976

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 326 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,957

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Across
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Standing water : MERE
5
Parsley unit : SPRIG
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Offspring : SONS
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Skating leap : AXEL
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Durable cloth : CHINO
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Horse's gait : TROT
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Estimable person : PILLAROFSOCIETY
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Eye problem : STY
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California export : WINE
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Buck : DOLLAR
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Infant : BABY
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Go by air : JET
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___ it rich : STRIKE
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Estimable people : GOODEGGS
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Miss Dunne : IRENE
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Take out : DELE
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Have the nerve : DARE
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Electrical unit : REL
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Securities : BONDS
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Fasten : ZIP
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Malefic : EVIL
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Old name of the Amu Darya : OXUS
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Pursuit : QUEST
44
Estimable people : NICEGUYS
46
Spasms : BURSTS
47
Against : CON
48
Genesis man : CAIN
49
Was dissonant : GRATED
52
Door feature : SILL
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Miss MacGraw : ALI
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Estimable person : NATURESNOBLEMAN
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Open : AJAR
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Zoo denizen, for short : RHINO
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Nap : DOZE
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Decline : WANE
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___ precedent : SETSA
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"The ___ the limit!" : SKYS
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Plats : MAPS
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Way out : EXIT
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Count on : RELY
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Letter : ELL
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Early copier of mss. : SCRIBE
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Ersatz : PHONY
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Prevalent : RIFE
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Office-holders : INS
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Estimable people : GOODJOES
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Pompous : STILTED
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City on the Oka : OREL
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___ bene : NOTA
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Ukrainian river : STYR
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Wide-eyed : AWAKE
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Campus figure : COED
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Container : BIN
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Temptress : SIREN
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Famed fountain : TREVI
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Memento : RELIC
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Set of species : GENUS
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Automotive pioneer : OLDS
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Fixes the eyes : GAZES
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Mill's input : GRIST
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Clans : SEPTS
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Religious opinion : DOXY
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Nonestimable ones : BOUNDERS
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Professorial forte : LECTURE
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Old pen : QUILL
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Jardiniere : URN
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Active one : GOER
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He found the Pacific : BALBOA
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Plant grafts: Var. : CIONS
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Torment : GNAW
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Delhi V.I.P. : RAJA
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___ impasse : ATAN
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Agitated state : SNIT
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Uncontrolled : AMOK
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Do-nothing : LAZY
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Chemical endings : INES
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Pronoun : SHE
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Sullivan and McMahon : EDS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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