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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, November 7, 1984

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,783
Across
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Track event : DASH
5
Sized up the joint : CASED
10
Bandsman Fields : SHEP
14
“___ Perpetua,” Idaho motto : ESTO
15
Church feature : ALTAR
16
Incan turf : PERU
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Mostly : BYANDLARGE
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Press : IRON
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Soap opera, usually : SERIAL
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Yore, once : ELD
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What’s left : REST
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Billiard stroke : MASSE
25
Kind of coat or coal : PEA
26
Cuts wood : HEWS
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French possessive : SES
31
Campus cap : BEANIE
34
Author Nin : ANAIS
36
Tells off : RAILS
38
A.M.A. types : DRS
39
Breakers of costae, ulnae, etc. : STICKSANDSTONES
42
Asian holiday : TET
43
“___ With Me” : ABIDE
44
Coruscated : SHONE
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Source of advice : ORACLE
47
Men’s org. : SAR
49
Uncle ___ in “Star Wars” : OWEN
50
Drowse : NOD
51
Confused : ATSEA
53
Tote-board numbers : ODDS
55
Letter opener : SIR
56
Poisonous acid : CYANIC
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Sign in printing : FIST
62
First of billions : ADAMANDEVE
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Instinctive ability : FEEL
65
Control : REINS
66
Said : ORAL
67
Chop ___ : SUEY
68
Like ___ (probably) : ASNOT
69
Alphabetize, e.g. : SORT
Down
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Five-time candidate for President : DEBS
2
“___ sew, so shall ye rip” : ASYE
3
Altair is one : STAR
4
“___ soit . . . ” : HONI
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Famed soprano: 1923–77 : CALLAS
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Gov. Wallace’s state : ALA
7
Wearisome pair : STRESSANDSTRAIN
8
Links feat : EAGLE
9
Historical Scott : DRED
10
Flowering shrub : SPIREA
11
The present : HEREANDNOW
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Piccadilly Circus figure : EROS
13
Pole a boat : PUNT
18
T.V.A. unit : DAM
24
Oriental inn : SERAI
25
Nudniks : PESTS
26
Must : HASTO
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Inscribe : ENTER
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Act cautiously : WAITANDSEE
29
Activate Fido : SIC
31
C.P.I. compiler : BLS
32
Pax, to Plato : IRENE
33
Ruhr city : ESSEN
35
Edda contributor : SKALD
37
Light-bulb lighters : IDEAS
40
Helmsman’s course : SBE
41
Sound of triumph : OHO
46
At a premium : COSTLY
48
Change the mold : RECAST
51
Staffers : AIDES
52
Author Rand : AYN
53
Switch settings : OFFS
54
“Mon ___!” : DIEU
55
A Roosevelt : SARA
57
Flurries : ADOS
58
Pianist Peter : NERO
59
Match King Kreuger : IVAR
60
Breton : CELT
63
Twixt L and P : MNO

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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