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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, December 11, 1981

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 341 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,721
Across
1
Soothe : CALM
5
"Humoresken" composer : GRIEG
10
Soho swell : TOFF
14
Draft status : ONEA
15
Beat : OUTDO
16
Former queen of Jordan : ALIA
17
Hero of a 1914 novel : PENRODSCHOFIELD
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Make ___ (steal) : AWAYWITH
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Kind of antenna : DIPOLE
22
Roman historian : LIVY
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Flyway sound : TWEE
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Bird that walks on floating leaves : JACANA
27
One of Rome's seven : QUIRINAL
31
"Not with ___ but ... ": Eliot : ABANG
32
Without sparkle : DULLY
33
Ending with pay : OLA
34
Sidekick : PARD
35
Exercise : DRILL
36
From ___ (the works) : ATOZ
37
Turku, to Swedes : ABO
38
Shimmering pattern : MOIRE
39
Cut back : PRUNE
40
That can be identified : NAMEABLE
42
Criticized : RAPPED
43
Hospital dept. : XRAY
44
Ballet leap : JETE
45
Servile : ABJECT
48
Certain aircraft : AUTOGIRO
52
Creator of 17 Across : BOOTHTARKINGTON
54
Sommer : ELKE
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Tavern offering : LAGER
56
Smidgen : IOTA
57
Whitetail : DEER
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Sap slowly : ERODE
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Wife of Wang Lung : OLAN
Down
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Panama gum tree : COPA
2
Once more : ANEW
3
Yakutsk's river : LENA
4
Where the Choptank flows : MARYLAND
5
Object of Tom's peep : GODIVA
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Neglected : RUSTY
7
Yen : ITCH
8
Old English letter : EDH
9
Benevolence : GOODWILL
10
Asian capital : TAIPEI
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Chromolithograph, for short : OLEO
12
Meet, as a need : FILL
13
Pass the peak : FADE
18
In debt : OWING
19
Blazing : FIERY
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Veil material : TULLE
24
Land of sake : JAPAN
25
Rhyme scheme : ABABA
26
Rebound : CAROM
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Lots of paper : QUIRE
28
___ to par (ailing) : NOTUP
29
Solo : ALONE
30
Did nothing : LAZED
32
In a matter-of-fact way : DRILY
35
Fight : DOBATTLE
36
Certain chord : ARPEGGIO
38
Sergeant's command : MARCH
39
A founder of the Liberal Association of South Africa : PATON
41
Devonshire's capital : EXETER
42
Call it a night or a day : RETIRE
44
Faked out of position : JUKED
45
In the crib : ABED
46
Tree trunk : BOLE
47
Dangerfield product : JOKE
48
Ship on which Hercules sailed : ARGO
49
Chemical suffix : ITOL
50
List of persons : ROTA
51
Judah's wicked son : ONAN
53
Bern's river : AAR

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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