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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Monday, November 3, 1975

51-Across : Sunken space

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { H K }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,578
Across
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Society-page figures : DEBS
5
Ooze : SEEP
9
U.S. President : ADAMS
14
___ on the back : APAT
15
U.S. writer : AGEE
16
Bit of jewelry : CAMEO
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Where the Ucayali flows : PERU
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Like ordinary talk : COLLOQUIAL
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Transmitter : SENDER
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Roll : TRUNDLE
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Flee : DECAMP
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Morse symbol : DIT
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Like sugar : GRANULAR
29
Synthetic : ERSATZ
33
Carry on : RANT
34
French pronoun : NOTRE
36
Forest creature : DOE
37
Catchall abbr. : ETC
38
Tell all : CONFESS
40
Madison or Monroe, for short : JAS
41
Cedar Rapids campus : COE
42
Walking ___ : ONAIR
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Deteriorate : RUST
44
Retail sign : ONSALE
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Caricature : TRAVESTY
49
Prized object : GEM
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Opt : SELECT
51
Sunken space : AREAWAY
55
Not liable : EXEMPT
58
Secured : BUTTONEDUP
61
Cherished : DEAR
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Doubleday : ABNER
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"Like it or ___ it" : LUMP
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Inner: Prefix : ENTO
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___ of burden : BEAST
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Melon or cucumber : PEPO
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Ladder unit : STEP
Down
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Flycasts : DAPS
2
Fencing gear : EPEE
3
Rural funfests : BARNDANCES
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Campus figure : STUDENT
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Of a bone : SACRAL
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Personality : EGO
7
Conger : EEL
8
Trapping unit : PELT
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Takes over : ACQUIRES
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Cows : DAUNTS
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Surrounded by : AMID
12
Lunch : MEAL
13
Seafood item : SOLE
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Waiters' takings : ORDERS
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Old French coin : ECU
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Biblical food : MANNA
25
Business incentives : PROFITS
27
El ___ of art : GRECO
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Boca ___ : RATON
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Correction : ADJUSTMENT
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Prosit, e.g. : TOAST
32
Flavorful : ZESTY
35
Pomme de ___ : TERRE
38
Kale : COLEWORT
39
Kind of show : ONEMAN
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Ebbs : RECEDES
45
Gemstones : AGATES
47
City of Syria : ALEPPO
48
Rile : VEX
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Rhyme scheme : ABAB
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Goldberg : RUBE
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Lab heater : ETNA
54
Kennel sound : YELP
56
Canapé spread : PATE
57
De ___ : TROP
59
Scheduled : DUE
60
Diamond figure : UMP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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