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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

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New York Times, Sunday, November 30, 1975

73-Across : District near London

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 626 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 161, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 18, XRef: 2, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,605
Across
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Bolivian city : LAPAZ
6
Lollobrigida et al. : GINAS
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Vimy or Blue : RIDGE
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North Sea feeder : MAAS
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Small type : AGATE
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"___ by any other ... " : AROSE
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Kind of suit or shop : UNION
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Puccini role : TOSCA
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People : ONES
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Succulent : TASTY
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Cafe : BOITE
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Broncos : PONIES
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Ethiopian title : RAS
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Afflicts : TRIES
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St. Louis or Wabash : BLUES
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Hussars' gear : SABERS
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Aspects : MIENS
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Air pollutants : SOOTS
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Turkish coins : PARAS
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Literary genre : SATIRE
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Pasture sound : MOO
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Emmets : ANTS
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Steiger : ROD
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Vexes : RILES
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Acclaims : HAILS
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Derring-do : FEATS
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"Thanks ___" : ALOT
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"QB VII" author : URIS
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Stadium feature : AISLE
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Intimate : PALLY
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Juniper : SAVINE
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Soho sleuth : TEC
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Connive with : ABET
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Discharges : FIRES
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Go to ___ (lose one's poise) : PIECES
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"This" ___ : ISAFOURLETTERWORD
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District near London : BARNET
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Equals : PEERS
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See 23 Down : HITS
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Month: Abbr. : DEC
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Reluctant : AVERSE
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Reels off : SPINS
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Fiascos : FLOPS
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Unfailing : SURE
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Cough-syrup ingredient : TOLU
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Saint-___ : SAENS
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Sierra ___ : LEONE
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River of Tasmania : TAMAR
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This is a ___ : TWENTYTHREELETTERPHRASE
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Compass heading : SSE
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Actual : REAL
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Harriman, to friends : AVE
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Springs : ARISES
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Crew members : BOSNS
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Goering and Goebbels, e.g. : NAZIS
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Gorges : SATES
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Cotton fabrics : SCRIMS
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Alone, to Caesar : SOLUS
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French composer : SATIE
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Berne's river : AAR
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Esprit de corps : MORALE
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Eniwetok, e.g. : ATOLL
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Squelch : SITON
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To boot : ALSO
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White House name : ADAMS
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Aviator Balbo : ITALO
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Mississippi sight : LEVEE
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Go along with : AGREE
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Religious schs. : SEMS
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White House name : TYLER
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Put right : AMEND
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Advertises : POSTS
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September day : LABOR
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U.S. rocket : AGENA
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Capitol Hill aides : PAGES
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Panay natives : ATIS
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Oriental cult : ZEN
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King Arthur's nephew : GAWAIN
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Blue flags : IRISES
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English county : NOTTS
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Pallid : ASHY
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Implant : SET
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Exhaust : RUNOUT
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East or West : INDIES
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Watches calories : DIETS
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Left : GONE
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Pass-catcher : END
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Des ___ : MOINES
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On the prowl : ASTIR
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Hikers' mementos : ACHES
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Talk back : SASS
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Doubles, with 77 Across : TWOBASE
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Public way : STREET
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Flourishing : ABLOOM
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Helot's home : SPARTA
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Weather satellite : TIROS
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Social pariahs : BOORS
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___ of time : SANDS
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Plymouth name : MILES
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Snapshot expression : SMILE
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Game pie : PASTY
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Cakewalk : STRUT
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Flaming : AFIRE
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Purposive : TELIC
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Museum piece : RELIC
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Two ___ (pass defense) : ONONE
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Is indulgent : DOTES
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Peculator : THIEF
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Must : HASTO
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Baseball's Hodges : GIL
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Master ___ : OFARTS
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Subleased : RELET
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Phoney : FALSE
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Carried on : RAVED
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Decrease : ABATE
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Harbor features : PIERS
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Brief TV ads : SPOTS
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Makes known : AIRS
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Enzyme suffixes : ASES
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Strip a whale : FLENSE
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Ski-jump feature : INRUN
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___ Volta : UPPER
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Marie Antoinette, e.g. : REINE
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River of France : RHONE
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Windshield ___ : WIPER
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Felt-hat materials : BATTS
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Acknowledges : AVOWS
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Confederate hero : RELEE
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French writer : DUMAS
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Wipe clean : ERASE
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Harvest goddess : CERES
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Comedian Mort et al. : SAHLS
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Throws a party for : FETES
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Parking or odd : LOT
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Delhi garb : SARIS
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Musial et al. : STANS
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Denim pants : LEVIS
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Crowd number : THREE
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Son of Priam : TROILUS
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Sycophants : YESMEN
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Lapis ___ : LAZULI
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Bronze film : PATINA
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German composer : BRAHMS
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Pasta form : NOODLE
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"___ one and one ... " : ALLFOR
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Lustrous fabric : SATEEN
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Made up for : ATONED
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Weather device : SONDE
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Off-white : CREAM
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Brock's forte : STEAL
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Colander : SIEVE
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Then, in Orly : ALORS
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Black-ink entry : ASSET
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Certain wines : ROSES
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Flightless birds : MOAS
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Bohemian : ARTY
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Goblet feature : STEM
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Jason's craft : ARGO
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Morse symbol : DIT
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Neighbor of Ga. : FLA
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Headgear : CAP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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