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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Thursday, December 28, 1967

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 339 (avg 1.81)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has duplicate clues.
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,711
Across
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Admit. : OWNUP
6
Mild expletive. : DRAT
10
Shaw role. : JOAN
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City at foot of Mt. Carmel. : HAIFA
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Scintilla. : IOTA
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Cancel. : UNDO
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___ two. : ONEOR
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See 36 Down. : XMARKSTHE
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All ___ up. : HET
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Excursion. : TRIP
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Ami of Aramis. : ATHOS
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Slangy cry. : ZOWIE
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Large-eared fox. : FENNEC
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Rumor. : GOSSIP
30
South American capital. : QUITO
31
Tie. : ASCOT
32
See 6 Across. : DURN
33
Drenches. : WETS
37
Ordinal ending. : ETH
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Emulated a 'copter. : HOVERED
41
Celebrity: Colloq. : VIP
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Famous Virginians. : LEES
44
Sinewy. : WIRY
45
January: Sp. : ENERO
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Very small: Colloq. : WEENY
49
Earth. : PLANET
50
___ clean pair of heels. : SHOWSA
52
Out on ___. : ALIMB
53
___ Khan. : SHERE
54
Teacher: Abbr. : EDUC
55
Duster. : RAG
58
Yield: Colloq. : COMEROUND
61
Where the action is. : ARENA
63
Fleet horse. : ARAB
64
Highway feature. : LANE
65
South American region. : CHACO
66
Contravene. : DENY
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A Scott. : DRED
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Bumpkin. : YOKEL
Down
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Exclamation of apprehension. : OHOH
2
Diminish. : WANE
3
Figure in philosophy. : NIETZSCHE
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Saucer, perhaps. : UFO
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Give up. : PARTWITH
6
The South. : DIXIE
7
Easy winning pace. : ROMP
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___ loss. : ATA
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Dick Deadeye. : TAR
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At present. : JUSTNOW
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___ move. : ONTHE
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Kind of committee. : ADHOC
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Votes against. : NOES
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Figure in philosophy. : KANT
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Tear. : RIP
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Male bear: Sp. : OSO
26
Like a panda. : FURRY
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German article. : EINE
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Highlander. : GAEL
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Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
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Ask. : QUERY
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Vitebsk's river. : DVINA
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Fair chance. : EVENBREAK
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Whitewall. : TIRE
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After 18 Across, explanatory note. : SPOT
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Is beholden to. : OWES
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Choice food. : DELICACY
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Placed confidence in. : SWOREBY
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Industrial org. : NAM
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Jug. : EWER
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Opposite of sing. : PLU
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Prop (up). : SHORE
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Western-type hero. : HEMAN
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Supplementary. : ADDED
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Mackerel's cousin. : SCAD
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Nine: Prefix. : ENNE
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Noun ending. : ANCE
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Reading, for one. : GAOL
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Experienced. : OLD
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Nasser's realm. : UAR
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Greek letter. : RHO

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

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