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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, December 12, 1986

7-Down : "Hill Street Blues" actress

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,548
Across
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"I ___ My Way," Sinatra hit : DIDIT
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Breaks the ice : THAWS
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Where Bush presides : SENATE
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Plays the ham : RADIOS
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Quixote : MANFROMLAMANCHA
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Up ahead, at sea : AFORE
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Soccer immortal : PELE
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Leave out : SKIP
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Computer input : DATA
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Princely : REGAL
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NOW concern : ERA
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"You ___ There" : ARE
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Juliet's betrothed : PARIS
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Word with nay : SAYER
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Ills : MISERIES
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Most prudent : WISEST
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Some men of property : LANDLORDS
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Hole : CAVITY
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Short soli : ARIETTAS
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Came up : AROSE
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Reprographers' products, for short : STATS
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Turncoat : RAT
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Manta : RAY
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Kind of cuisine : HAUTE
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Fuchsite : MICA
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Oft-quoted creator of quatrains : OMAR
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Kind of dollar : EURO
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Elegantly showy : DASHY
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___ de ___, Quixote's creator : MIGUELCERVANTES
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Pay up : SETTLE
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Homer may have been one : IONIAN
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Runs off : SHOOS
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Periodical : ORGAN
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Signifies : DENOTES
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___ dig (indecorous) : INFRA
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Bell the cat : DARE
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"Quincy" actor : ITO
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Toughened up : TEMPERED
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Refrain syllables : TRALAS
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"Hill Street Blues" actress : HAMEL
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Nabokov novel : ADA
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Takes the cake : WINS
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Salmon : SOCKEYE
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Veld group : SAFARI
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Devon and Dorset : SHIRES
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A gavel wielder's title : MADAM
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Japanese diet : LEGISLATURE
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Disconnected : APART
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River of Canada and U.S. : RAINY
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Natter : PRATE
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Hexagon's sextet : SIDES
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D.A.'s staff member : ASST
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Ivy League team : ELIS
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Compose : WRITE
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Musical work : ORATORIO
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Bank shot : CAROM
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A friend of Athos : ARAMIS
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Journeys : VOYAGES
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Wagnerian hero : TRISTAN
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City WSW of Köln : AACHEN
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Tarries : STAYS
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Applies seasoning, in a way : SAUCES
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Greeting : HELLO
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Obsession : MANIA
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Wife of Boaz : RUTH
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Mild expletive : DANG
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SHAEF zone : ETO
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Before, in Bonn : VOR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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