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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, November 20, 1980

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,335

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Across
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Better than better : BEST
5
Indistinguishable : SAME
9
Young herring : SPRAT
14
Sharif : OMAR
15
Out of plumb : ALOP
16
Man of Tabriz : IRANI
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With competence : ABLY
18
Tickled : TITILLATED
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Grad. course : SEM
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___ it (amen) : SOBE
22
Emulate Earhart : AVIATE
23
Sedates : TRANQUILIZES
26
Spurt; splash; glob : GOUT
27
Altar screen : REREDOS
31
Maltreat : ABUSE
33
Frost's "Stopping by ___ . . . " : WOODS
35
Prior to : ERE
36
Dancer Jeanmaire : RENEE
37
Rutledge : ANN
38
Coconut meat : COPRA
40
Youngster : TAD
41
Piquant : ZESTY
43
Part of R.F.D. : RURAL
44
Noted : EMINENT
46
Saharan : SERE
47
Something to learn from : OBJECTLESSON
52
Scram! : SKIDOO
55
Algerian seaport : ORAN
56
"A Boy Named ___" : SUE
57
Like a sudden outburst : PAROXYSMAL
59
Hayworth or Coolidge : RITA
60
Liqueur flavoring : ANISE
61
Make over : REDO
62
Say so : AVER
63
Ancient Persians' associates : MEDES
64
Particular : ITEM
65
Towel word : HERS
Down
1
Gasconade : BOAST
2
Glowing coal : EMBER
3
Potpourri : SALMAGUNDI
4
Give it a whirl : TRY
5
Didn't participate : SATOUT
6
Legal defense : ALIBI
7
Highway stop : MOTEL
8
Finial : EPI
9
The movies : SILVERSCREEN
10
Bestow encomiums : PRAISE
11
Pro ___ : RATA
12
Author Claude : ANET
13
Neap or ebb : TIDE
19
Did nothing : LAZED
21
Accordians : SQUEEZEBOXES
24
Proboscis : NOSE
25
Literary device : IRONY
28
Tending to flatten or lower : DEPRESSIVE
29
Odd, in Dundee : ORRA
30
Symbol of office : SEAL
31
Johnson of TV : ARTE
32
Girder : BEAM
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Dissipate : WASTE
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Neighbor of Que. : ONT
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Yours and mine : OURS
42
Relish : ENJOY
45
Having protuberances : NODOSE
46
Winter Olympic event : SLALOM
48
Astronomer's find : COMET
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Business : TRADE
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External : OUTER
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Is imminent : NEARS
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Mex., Arg., Bol., etc. : SPAM
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"Citizen ___" : KANE
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Crocus or gladiolus : IRID
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Stadium cheer : RAH

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle.

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