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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, November 7, 1987

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,878
Across
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Council : BOARD
6
Rearward, at sea : ABAFT
11
Squat : HUNKER
12
Relishes : SAVORS
14
Berlin song: 1929 : PUTTINONTHERITZ
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Acrylic fabric : ORLON
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Actress Kelton : PERT
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To boot : MORE
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Kind of sch. : PREP
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Entreaties : PLEAS
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A neighbor of Pa. : DEL
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Nasser's realm : UAR
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Ungainly : WEEDY
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Kind of basket : BREAD
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Bodily : PHYSICAL
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The Last Frontier : ALASKA
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Avowed : PROFESSED
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Osmond and Dressler : MARIES
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Smarty : WISEACRE
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Plays the diaskeuast : EDITS
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Presaged : BODED
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Man and boy : HES
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Clean up : MOP
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Vixen teammate : COMET
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Forfeiture : LOSS
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Draft status : ONEA
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Rehan and Huxtable : ADAS
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"Le ___ d'Arthur" : MORTE
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Freed-Brown song: 1929 : SINGININTHERAIN
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Soap opera, e.g. : SERIAL
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Atelier props : EASELS
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Quotidian : DAILY
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Sycamore, e.g. : PLANE
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Servant's pantry : BUTLERY
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Sitting pretty : ONTOP
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Similar : AKIN
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Actress Woods : REN
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Kind of table : DROPLEAF
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Wandering : ASTRAY
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They replaced ticals : BAHTS
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Mad. or Lex. : AVE
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Shape : FORM
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Vacuum tubes : TRIODES
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"The Last ___": O'Connor : HURRAH
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Unbroken series : STREAK
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Infield fly : POPUP
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Seamstress : NEEDLEWOMAN
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F. Scott's wife : ZELDA
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Rio Grande feeder : PECOS
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Current conductors : WIRES
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Let air out : BLEED
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Ukrainian legislature : RADA
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Rotisserie part : SPIT
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Poise, for one : ASSET
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Dodge : SIDESTEP
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Office mail : MEMOS
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Classical dreamboat : ADONIS
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Came along nicely : RIPENED
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Singing group : CHORALE
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"The ___ silence": Shak. : RESTIS
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Ruhr valley city : ESSEN
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In person : BODILY
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System of locks : CANAL
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"The Millionairess" actress : LOREN
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Tourist city in India : AGRA
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City E of Phoenix : MESA
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Clock numerals : III
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Actor Linden : HAL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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