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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

GADGET COUNTER

New York Times, Sunday, December 28, 1969

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 561 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,442
Across
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Rebuff : SLAP
5
Complies : OBEYS
10
Ululates : BAYS
14
___ song : FORA
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Girl who wants, and gets : LOLA
19
Musical piece : FUGUE
20
Lively dance : GALOP
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Porthos et Aramis : AMIS
22
Surprise : ABOLTFROMTHEBLUE
25
Platform : DECK
26
Caprices : VAGARIES
27
Points : TINES
28
Clefts : CHINKS
30
Neighbor of Ala. : TENN
31
Cocktail garnishes : RINDS
32
Noun ending : TION
33
Calling by name : PAGING
36
Tonsorial service : SINGE
37
Self-inflated one : BRAGGART
41
Have ___ to : AMIND
42
Manicurist's concern : FINGERNAILS
44
___-disant : SOI
45
Italian numeral : NOVE
46
Bearish times : SAGS
47
Coffee-makers : URNS
48
Esteemed panfish : SCUP
49
Numerical prefix : TRI
50
Honestly : ONTHESQUARE
54
Folkways : MORES
55
Guards : SENTRIES
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Fencing move : LUNGE
58
Of a cereal : OATEN
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Incites : GOADS
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Small cabaret : BOITE
61
Toxophilite gear : ARROW
62
Wrap : STOLE
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Land of Minos : CRETE
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Encircled, of old : EMBALLED
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Money of Thailand : BAHTS
68
Contributes : DOESONESBIT
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Galena : ORE
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Wishes undone : RUES
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Reward, old style : MEED
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Have a go ___ : ATIT
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Silk, in Paris : SOIE
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Neighbor of Oreg. : IDA
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Approached a solution : SAWDAYLIGHT
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Traveled in a way : BUSED
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Combinations : MIXTURES
83
Staff men : AIDES
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Compulsion : DURESS
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Over-eager : AVID
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Villain's forte : SNEER
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The McCoy: Abbr. : ORIG
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New York : GOTHAM
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City of Peru : TACNA
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Certain writers : STYLISTS
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His: Fr. : ALUI
97
Performs obsequies of a kind : BURIESTHEHATCHET
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Popular garnish : MINT
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___ price : ATANY
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Kind of seal : EARED
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Topnotch : AONE
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Berra : YOGI
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Social group : SEPT
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Service-women : SPARS
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For fear that : LEST
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European : SLAV
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She-wolf: Sp. : LOBA
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Sleep like ___ : ALOG
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Hill of Rome : PALATINE
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Near future : OFFING
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Part of a White House name : BUREN
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Individuals : EGOS
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Sound of gusto : YUM
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Background : SETTING
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Inexperienced ones : BABES
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"___ well" : ALLS
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Pronoun : YOU
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TV offerings : SPECIALS
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Withering : FADING
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Straw in the wind : OMEN
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Haystack : RICK
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Invites : ASKS
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Term in grammar : GENDER
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Vogue : TREND
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Turning point : HINGE
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Farm animals : HOGS
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Washer cycle : RINSE
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Group of three : TRINE
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What Sam made too long : PANTS
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Con ___, in music : AMORE
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Firing : GIVINGTHEAX
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Sounds of dolor : SIGHS
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Granite center : BARRE
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Daft : ASCREWLOOSE
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City on the Seine : ROUEN
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Pointers : TIPS
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Atropos et al. : FATES
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Cloud: Fr. : NUAGE
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Nasty : SNIDE
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Relative of tequila : SOTOL
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Exams : ORALS
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Blackthorn fruit : SLOES
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S. A. capital : QUITO
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Below: Ger. : UNTEN
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Corday's victim : MARAT
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Street sounds : TOOTS
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One lap, for Armstrong : ORBIT
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City on the Mark : BREDA
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Boundary : AMBIT
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___ Arabia : SAUDI
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Collegians : COEDS
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Men of Tartu: Abbr. : ESTHS
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Iroquoians : ERIES
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Realty papers : DEEDS
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Hat feature : BRIM
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Covered with moisture : DEWED
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Athirst : EAGER
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Musical instruments : MARIMBAS
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Of a branch of medicine : SURGICAL
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Fiji's capital : SUVA
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P.G.A.'s Bert : YANCEY
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Mortgages : LIENS
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Conceives : IDEATES
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What Jack did : BUILT
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Papeete's island : TAHITI
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Wood nymphs : DRYADS
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Revered one : SAINT
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Different : OTHER
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Like last week's meat : GAMY
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Melange : OLIO
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Oil used in varnish : TUNG
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Igneous rock : TRAP
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Immunonogist's concerns : SERA
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Oxford : SHOE
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Sawbucks : TENS
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Opposite of dele : STET
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Shoshonean : UTE
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Fortune : HAP

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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