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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, December 13, 1979

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,992
Across
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"No ifs, ___ or buts" : ANDS
5
Land of Herod Agrippa II : EDOM
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Kind of orange : OSAGE
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Peau de___ (dress fabric) : SOIE
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Slangy turndown : NOPE
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Qaddafi's land : LIBYA
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___ down (mute) : TONE
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Relief for hoarseness : COUGHDROPS
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In a bent position : AKIMBO
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Comedian Mort : SAHL
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Avail : USE
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Nasty looks : SNEERS
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Clark Kent's girl : LOIS
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___ State (Vermont) : GREENMOUNTAIN
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Stadium exhortation : RAH
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First Chinese dynasty : HSIA
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Certain property : REALTY
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Early computers : ABACI
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Hamlet and Charles: Abbr. : PRS
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Agitated states : SNITS
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Postrace test at Belmont : SALIVA
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Director's directees : CAST
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A Stooge : MOE
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South Carolina : PALMETTOSTATE
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Court figure : ASHE
51
Antithesis of loving : HATING
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Whence peat comes : BOG
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___ the line (conformed) : TOED
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Altar canopy : TESTER
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Hawaii : ALOHASTATE
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" . . . in corpore ___" : SANO
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Contradict : REBUT
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Of an age : ERAL
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"Topaz" author : URIS
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Cafe : BOITE
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Count (on) : RELY
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Has a look : EYES
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Dog in "The Thin Man" : ASTA
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Recesses : NOOKS
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Banquet facility : DININGHALL
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Pretender : SEEMER
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Shouts accompanying curtain calls : ENCORES
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"Diga Diga ___," 1928 song : DOO
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Beethoven offering, e.g. : OPUS
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Grandiose: Prefix : MEGALO
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Maryland : OLDLINESTATE
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"Little ___ Echo" : SIR
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Leigh Hunt hero : ABOU
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Rooks : GYPS
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Expedite : EASE
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D-day time : HHOUR
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Utah : BEEHIVESTATE
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Use shears : SNIP
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Ollie's pal : STAN
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A Polo : MARCO
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Nutritious : ALIMENTARY
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Give ___ (upbraid) : ITTO
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Wall St. fixture : NYSE
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Certain file : RASP
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Rhyme scheme : ABAA
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Dome on the range : CIMA
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Casement : SASH
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Greek peak : ATHOS
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Majestic : STATELY
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Seesaw, for short : TEETER
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Network : TISSUE
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Aladdin's do-all : GENIE
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Hook feature : BARB
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Grocery item : OLEO
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Expanse in Mongolia : GOBI
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Screw up courage : DARE
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Famed flag maker : ROSS
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Hovel : HUT
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Former chess champ : TAL

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

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