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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, December 14, 1983

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,454

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Across
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Propounded : POSED
6
Protracted : LONG
10
Mariner : SALT
14
Likeness : IMAGE
15
"___ penny, two . . . " : ONEA
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Overlord : CZAR
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Ricochet : CAROM
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Loses one's shirt, and more : GOESBROKE
20
Eureka! : AHA
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Like the Pearly Gates, for saints : AJAR
23
Stand under a hot dish : TRIVET
24
Desertlike : SAHARAN
26
Social dud : DRIP
27
Williams of baseball : TED
28
Awned : ARISTATE
32
Fouts, e.g. : QUARTERBACK
36
Tom's theft : PIG
37
Golden-rule word : UNTO
38
Dutch uncle : OOM
39
"___ la Douce" : IRMA
40
Court phrase : IDO
41
Not suited : UNQUALIFIED
45
Solves, in slanguage : DOPESOUT
47
Kringle aide : ELF
48
Loafer, e.g. : SHOE
49
Geometrical figure : POLYGON
53
Used a glaciarium : SKATED
56
Batman's creator : KANE
57
G.I.'s hangout : USO
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Minion : UNDERLING
60
Festive affairs : GALAS
62
Went by moped : RODE
63
Robt. ___ : ELEE
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Saw : ADAGE
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Trial at C.C.N.Y. : EXAM
66
Runs up : SEWS
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Theater seats : LOGES
Down
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Type sizes : PICAS
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D-day beach : OMAHA
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Bernhardt : SARAH
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Freudian term : EGO
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P.G.A.'s Jimmy : DEMARET
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Director Josh : LOGAN
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With 28 Down, date-setting phrase : ONOR
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Wedding write-up word : NEE
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Near the stomach : GASTRIC
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Actor's reading matter : SCRIPT
11
Russian sea : AZOV
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Superior, e.g. : LAKE
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Waste allowance : TRET
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Active : BRISK
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Jewelry stone : JADE
25
Black: Prefix : ATRO
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Fugard creation : DRAMA
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See 7 Down : ABOUT
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Prankster's pet day: Abbr. : APRI
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Postmark datum : TIME
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Major Hoople's word : EGAD
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Soho pound : QUID
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Bring to naught : UNDO
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Surmounting : ATOP
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Variety of croquet : ROQUE
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Problematical : IFFY
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Stadium employee : USHER
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Pasta forms : NOODLES
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City in Mexico : LEON
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Prosecutable : ILLEGAL
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Rate highly : ESTEEM
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Capitol go-fers : PAGES
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Solzhenitsyn's "The ___ Archipelago" : GULAG
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Okla. Indian : OSAGE
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Is curious : NOSES
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Like a can't-miss bet : SURE
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A foe of Mary, Queen of Scots : KNOX
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Lombard river : ADDA
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Learned well : KNEW
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Réunion is one : ILE
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Uproar : ADO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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