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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, December 14, 1976

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { V }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,985

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Across
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Mets' home : SHEA
5
Fuse together : WELD
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Ski-lift gear : TBAR
13
Viaud's pen name : LOTI
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Land of cotton : DIXIE
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Calcutta V.I.P. : RANI
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Untalented : INARTISTIC
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Whether ___ : ORNO
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Sacks : PILLAGES
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Brick structures : ADOBES
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Present, in Soho : ERE
23
Portiere : DRAPE
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French philosopher : MONTESQUIEU
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Operated : RAN
32
Swiss writer : ANET
33
Revolution : TURN
34
Swiss city : BASLE
36
Together, in music : ADUE
37
Fencing gear : SABER
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Cry of relief : PHEW
40
Abbot's headdress : MITRE
42
Arctic Ocean arm : KARA
43
Boston ___ : POPS
44
Ship: Abbr. : STR
45
Secretary's forte : STENOGRAPHY
48
"___ Is Born" : ASTAR
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Hostilities : WAR
51
Callous ex-lover : JILTER
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Refined gracefulness : ELEGANCE
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"Un Bel Di," e.g. : ARIA
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Dubious : INQUESTION
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Nodding : DOZY
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Came across : FOUND
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Put to work : USED
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Chemical endings : ENES
65
Glass components : FRIT
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Caesar et al. : SIDS
Down
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Tongue mishap : SLIP
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"___ soit qui . . . " : HONI
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Catchall abbr. : ETAL
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V-Mail, e.g. : AIRLETTER
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Solomonic : WISE
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Wing and ell: Abbr. : EXTS
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Weeks in the year, to Caesar : LII
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Metric land measure : DECARE
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Scout unit : TROOP
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Kind of quartet : BARBERSHOP
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Boleyn : ANNE
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Bravo and Branco : RIOS
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Boils down : DIGESTS
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Weed : TARE
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Fingerpainting : DAUB
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Pesos, e.g. : DINERO
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Thank-you-___ : MAAMS
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Bit of gossip : ONDIT
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Offset : NEUTRALIZE
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Penn, e.g. : QUAKER
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Citified : URBAN
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Hebrew letter : ALEPH
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Of current interest : NEWSY
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Equipment : APPARATUS
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Allergen producer : RAGWEED
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Punta del ___ : ESTE
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Duty rate : TARIFF
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Teases : RAGS
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Holds back : STAYS
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Gemstone : JADE
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Unyielding : IRON
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Prefix similar to iso : EQUI
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Alfred of the stage : LUNT
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Unless, to Caesar : NISI
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Campus person : COED
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Word with book and week : ENDS
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Neither's partner : NOR

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

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