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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, December 17, 1977

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,353
Across
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Height, to a basketball center : ASSET
6
Inst. at Annapolis : ACAD
10
Douglas et al. : FIRS
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"The Liner ___ lady . . . " : SHESA
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Word after bar : NONE
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"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
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Smattering : LITTLEKNOWLEDGE
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N.Y.C. subway : IRT
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Money in Brussels : BELGA
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Thai or Ainu : ASIAN
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Captive : PRISONER
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___ swath (attract attention) : CUTA
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Filbert : NUT
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Frogs and toads : ANURANS
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Razorbacks : HOGS
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Gawk : STARE
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Belt-making tool : AWL
35
Apologetic under duress : EATINGHUMBLEPIE
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To the ___ degree : NTH
40
Cape for Pius : ORALE
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Xanadu structure : DOME
42
Verse form used by Dante : SESTINA
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Irish monk's cell : KIL
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Corvette or carrier : SHIP
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"___ by the forelock": Thales : TAKETIME
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Trajan's tongue : LATIN
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Lace loop : PICOT
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Caesar : SID
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What 17 Across is, at times : ADANGEROUSTHING
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Face reddener : RAGE
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Rodomontade : RANT
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Hussar's weapon : LANCE
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The vat man : DYER
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Brokers' milieu: Abbr. : NYSE
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Done : ENDED
Down
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"There's many ___ . . . " : ASLIP
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Fix eggs : SHIRR
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Pre-show activity : SETTINGTHESTAGE
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N.Y. time : EST
5
Large hound : TALBOT
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Skater's weak spot : ANKLE
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Good wishes : CONGRATULATIONS
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Filipino buffalo : ANOA
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Morning phenomenon : DEW
10
Tijuana gala : FIESTA
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Butler U.'s location : INDIANAPOLISIND
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Baltic port : RIGA
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British gun : STEN
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"For ___ though vanquish'd, he could argue still": Goldsmith : EEN
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Token of victory : LAUREL
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Striped cotton fabric : SUSI
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Restrain : CURB
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Identify : NAME
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Do the trudgen : SWIM
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Dominique : HEN
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Mare's meal : OATS
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State of Burma : SHAN
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Shubert of Broadway : LEE
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Perceiving : NOTING
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Clutch : GRIP
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Cut, rearrange, etc. : EDIT
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Donnybrook memento : SHINER
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Vessel on the range : KETTLE
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Sharp : ACUTE
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Bout routs : KOS
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Chop fine : MINCE
50
Nosed (out) : EDGED
51
Daube : LARD
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"What a Diff'rence ___ Made": 1934 song : ADAY
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Supplicate : PRAY
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Fish-eating bird : ERN
57
Victor Hugo's "___ of Ireland" : HAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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