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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

DUAL ROLES

New York Times, Sunday, November 4, 1979

77-Across : Exalted

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 650 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 159, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,953
Across
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"He ___ me to lie down ... " : MAKETH
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Projecting edges : EAVES
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Kind of tense : PAST
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Principal : MAJOR
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Ballet duet : ADAGIO
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Cantina offering : CHILI
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To ___ (just so) : ATEE
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Sweetsop or soursop : ANONA
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Actor plays Fischer : DONAMECHESSMASTER
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Dog tag : IDENT
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City on the Oka : OREL
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Nonpayer : CRIME
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Change: Mus. dir. : MUTA
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Yacht facilities : MARINAS
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Rhone feeder : AIN
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Glacial phenomena : SERACS
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German textile center : GERA
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"The Chairman" turns rubbish collector : FRANKSINATRASHMAN
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Sharif : OMAR
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Newspapers : DAILIES
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Yens : URGES
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Charge it : OWE
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Nuchal area : NAPE
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Sam and Tom : UNCLES
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Athanasian, for one : CREED
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Author of "The Titans" : JAKES
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Notes : TIS
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Waters : ETHEL
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York's river : OUSE
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Dam on the Missouri : OAHE
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Titter : TEHEE
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Spare : LEAN
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Actor plays Saarinen : FREDRICMARCHITECT
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Sun. talk : SER
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Stockpile : AMASS
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Kefauver : ESTES
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Antenna housings on aircraft : RADOMES
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Injury : DAMAGE
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"___ Dream," in an opera : ELSAS
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Albanian capital : TIRANA
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Exalted : SUBLIME
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Peregrine : ALIEN
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Staggering : AREEL
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Recipe abbr. : TSP
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Writer turns actor : ISAACASIMOVIESTAR
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Stadium feature : TIER
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Billiard stroke : MASSE
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Be curious : GAPE
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Cooperstown name : TRIS
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Right: Prefix : RECTI
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Ending with Paul and Bernard : INE
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Caesura : PAUSE
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Legal right : DROIT
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Cranial feature : BASION
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Be distressed : ACHE
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Debussy heroine : LIA
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Vowel sequence : AEIOU
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Final sound in a word : AUSLAUT
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Kind of tide : NEAP
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Golfer turns businessman : ARNOLDPALMERCHANT
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Engrossed : RAPT
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Battery terminals : ANODES
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Autograph : INK
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Aged : MATURED
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Equalize : EVEN
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King Cotton's bundles : BALES
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Attention-getter : PSST
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Practical : UTILE
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Dramatist turns apiarist : EDWARDALBEEKEEPER
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Picardy bloomers : ROSES
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Obstacle : SNAG
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Accrue : ENURE
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Shoe feature : INSOLE
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St. ___, W. Indies isle : KITTS
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Singer Stevens : KAYE
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He sang "Mack the Knife" : DARIN
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Vex : NETTLE
Down
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Trumpeter perch : MADO
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Swiss statesman: 1845-1928 : ADOR
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Welles role : KANE
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Alike, in Arles : EGAL
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Conway : TIM
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Cornmeal goodies : HOECAKES
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Sea urchins : ECHINI
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Interrupter's sound : AHEM
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Workbench adjunct : VISE
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Greco and Cid : ELS
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Fermented : SIMMERED
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Spaghetti and ravioli : PASTAS
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Tie on : ATTACH
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Grasp : SEE
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Duration : TERM
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Ville V.I.P. : MAIRE
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Hearth item : ANDIRON
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Ex-quarterback turns numbers man : JOENAMATHEMATICIAN
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Choreographer White : ONNA
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Phooey! : RATS
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Wooden stand : CRISS
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Nimbi : AURAS
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Copperfield's second wife : AGNES
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Safekeeping: Abbr. : STGE
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Misocapnist's menace : SMOKER
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Cousin of bonkers : FANTEE
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Actor plays Gauguin : RICHARDBASEHARTIST
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Poet Ginsberg : ALLEN
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French marshal of 19th century : NIEL
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Adm. Condor's group : NURSES
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Slender as ___ : AREED
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Great respect : AWE
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Each : APIECE
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Alley buttons : RESETS
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Macho matches : DUELS
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Malediction : CURSE
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Madison or Monroe : JAMES
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Melodrama cries : AHAS
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"Rock ___" : OFAGES
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Gas-pump word : OCTANE
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Kind of bore : TIDAL
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Billed cap : ETON
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Experience again : RELIVE
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Japanese-American : ISSEI
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News broadcasters : CRIERS
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Great Plains denizen : HARE
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Church vestment : AMICE
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Cradle rocker : MAMA
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Eheu! : ALAS
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Head for Gretna Green : ELOPE
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Idiosyncrasy : TRAIT
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Monkey or ape : SIMIAN
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Interest : USANCE
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Amo, ___, amat : AMAS
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Entrance court : ATRIUM
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Display : SETOUT
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Figured fabric : PRINT
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Large lizard : IGUANA
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Bar accommodation : STOOL
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Contemporary of Edison : TESLA
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Incautious : RASH
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China piece : PLATE
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Make known : AIR
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Was contingent : DEPENDED
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Inlets : RIAS
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Horse or leather : BUCKSKIN
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Uniform feature : EPAULET
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Snake : ADDER
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Female water buffalo : ARNEE
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Street sign : ONEWAY
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Potherb : LOVAGE
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Soprano Farrell : EILEEN
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Basketball defense : PRESS
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Fog : MURK
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Thine, to Thérèse : ATOI
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Secretary : DESK
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Mackle : BLUR
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Sedan shelter : ABRI
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Varmint : PEST
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Espy : SPOT
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Betray : SELL
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Ceiba or ipil : TREE
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Genetic letters : DNA
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Memorabilia : ANA
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Vane reading : ENE

Answer summary:
11 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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