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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, December 15, 1987

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,916
Across
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Open somewhat : AJAR
5
Twinklers : STARS
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Pequod's skipper : AHAB
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No great shakes : SOSO
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Martinique peak : PELEE
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Pram pusher : NANA
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First change to 35 Across : THEBILLOFRIGHTS
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Memorabilia : ANA
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Count calories : DIET
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Bribe : GREASE
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Ditty : SONG
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Chicago gridder : BEAR
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Actress McDaniel : HATTIE
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Verve : ELAN
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Sch.-zone sign : SLO
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Bitter : ACRID
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Briefed : INON
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Manifestation : SHOW
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Masterpiece of 1787 : THECONSTITUTION
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Wales's floral emblem : LEEK
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Corrida kudos : OLES
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T.L.C. maven : NURSE
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Strange : ODD
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Say it is so : AVER
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Squabble : BICKER
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Chafe : FRET
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Baseball's Connie : MACK
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Warning of yore : ALARUM
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Bit of ice : CUBE
50
Song introduced in "Sunny" : WHO
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Day to celebrate 17 Across : DECEMBERFIFTEEN
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Roy's wife : DALE
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Raise the spirits : ELATE
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Extremely : VERY
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Pitcher Chandler : SPUD
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Unbending : RIGID
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Summit : APEX
Down
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Nick and Nora's pooch : ASTA
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A Barrymore : JOHN
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On the Aegean : ASEA
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Burgle : ROB
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Carpentry groove : SPLINE
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Part of A.T.&T. : TELEG
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Heaps : ALOT
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Ump's cousin : REF
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"___ York," 1941 movie : SERGEANT
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Wrath : ANGER
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Guffaw : HAHA
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Certain colonists : ANTS
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Diamond feature : BASE
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A Broadway hit: 1966 : IDOIDO
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Ex-shahdom : IRAN
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Cudgel : STICK
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City on the Loire : BLOIS
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Creator of "Little Iodine" : HATLO
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Throbbed : ACHED
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At bay : TREED
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Inscribe : ENTER
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Goldbrick : SHIRK
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At large : LOOSE
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Person of property : OWNER
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Key : ISLET
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Adhered : STUCK
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Election time : NOVEMBER
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Halloween beneficiary : UNICEF
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Cuckoopint : ARUM
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Handled tenderly; humored : BABIED
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Unbound : FREED
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Civilian wear : MUFTI
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Amplifies : ADDS
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Vault : LEAP
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Rights org. : ACLU
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Rugged rock : CRAG
50
Cry : WEEP
51
On earth : HERE
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Gemstone : ONYX
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Inventor Whitney : ELI
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U.S. dam complex : TVA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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