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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, November 18, 1983

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 322 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,428
Across
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Where Basra is : IRAQ
5
Steel-plow man : DEERE
10
Composer Bartók : BELA
14
Visayan island : CEBU
15
Star : EXCEL
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Prof's poser : EXAM
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"___ Clock Jump," 1938 song : ONEO
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Risk : JEOPARDIZE
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Boreal : NORTHERN
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Flutist : TOOTER
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Be affected by : REACT
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Dickens one-legged rascal : WEGG
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Cups, saucers, pot, etc. : TEASET
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Succeeded : MADEGOOD
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Neighbor of Que. : ONT
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Closet lining : CEDAR
34
Income, in France : RENTE
35
Bankruptcy : RUIN
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Breed of cattle : DEVON
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Judge : DEEM
40
Rump : CROUP
42
Overhaul : REFIT
44
Orinoco tributary : ARO
45
Underlings : HENCHMEN
47
Jutlander, e.g. : TEUTON
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Take in optically : LOOK
50
Persona non ___ : GRATA
51
Quaker : FRIEND
54
Fragrant : AROMATIC
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Spot and butterfish : LAFAYETTES
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Tuck away : HIDE
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Room to swing ___ : ACAT
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Like tubers : ROOTY
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Last word : AMEN
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Sen. Domenici : PETE
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Sherpa turf : NEPAL
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Undiluted : NEAT
Down
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Niche object : ICON
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City on the Truckee : RENO
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Mental lapse : ABERRATION
4
Cites : QUOTES
5
Glum : DEJECTED
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Buckle down : EXERT
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Sci. for Galbraith : ECON
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D.C. V.I.P. : REP
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Inspirited : ELATED
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Hounded : BEDOGGED
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Way out : EXIT
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Take life easy : LAZE
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Can. citizen, for one : AMER
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Football's Staubach : ROGER
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Hic, ___, hoc : HAEC
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___ Secession : WAROF
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Flambeau : TORCH
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Take effect : ENURE
27
Self-styled expert : MAVEN
28
Singly : ONEATATIME
29
Alamogordo's county : OTERO
30
Go-getter : DEMON
33
Actor Jacobi : DEREK
36
Cluster : NUCLEATE
38
Radical in a lab : NITROSYL
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Adjective for a $3 bill : PHONY
43
Cooperative group : TEAM
46
Up-to-date : MODERN
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Provo native : UTAHAN
50
Actress Nissen : GRETA
51
Commotion : FLAP
52
Sprint : RACE
53
"___ first you ... " : IFAT
54
Surmounting : ATOP
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Glimmering : IDEA
56
Copper : CENT
58
Shoe part : TOE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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