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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, December 7, 1963

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,242
Across
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Resounding blow. : BANG
5
Tobacco quids. : CUDS
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With reference to. : ASFOR
14
Butter stand-in. : OLEO
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River into the Caspian. : URAL
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French soldier. : POILU
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Rebecca of Ibsen drama. : WEST
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Deliberately deceptive actions. : RUNAROUNDS
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Show to advantage. : SETOFF
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Man's name meaning "breath." : ABEL
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Earn. : GET
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On one's ___. : TOES
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Trees. : ALDERS
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To dismiss (one), ignominiously. : TOSHOWTHEDOOR
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Called for. : ASKED
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Ramble. : ROVE
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E pluribus ___. : UNUM
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Vanished. : FLED
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Diminish (with "off"). : TAPER
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Unadorned. : BARE
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Pother. : TODO
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
43
Seaport of Ireland. : SLIGO
44
What double-parking may be. : AGAINSTTHELAW
47
Makes sense. : ADDSUP
49
Sequence in a movie. : SHOT
50
Bound together. : WED
51
Low-spirited. : GLUM
54
Provinces. : REALMS
58
Nevertheless. : ALLTHESAME
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German seaport. : KIEL
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Sail. : SHEET
63
N. Y. Canal. : ERIE
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So. : ERGO
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Conceals. : HIDES
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Frees. : RIDS
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Install. : SEAT
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Yields (to). : BOWS
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Away from the wind. : ALEE
3
Kind of egg. : NEST
4
What some Miami racing fans do? : GOTOTHEDOGS
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Signal to retire. : CURFEW
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S. Am. country: Abbr. : URU
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American editor. : DANA
8
Thick slice. : SLAB
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U. S. missile. : APOLLO
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Small change in Paris. : SOU
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Kind of polish. : FINGERNAIL
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Not so modern. : OLDER
13
Impairs by weather. : RUSTS
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Schoolbook. : READER
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Sustenance. : FOOD
25
Filter. : STRAIN
27
Delayed reactions. : DOUBLETAKES
28
White House name. : TAFT
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European capital. : OSLO
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See 38 Across. : SKEDADDLED
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Waxes optimistic. : HOPES
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At all ___ (in any case). : EVENTS
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Mongolian metropolis. : URGA
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Feline sound. : MEOW
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Baseball hit. : TRIPLE
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Kind of horn. : SHOE
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Cipher. : AUGHTS
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Playing cards. : THREES
47
Floating. : AWASH
48
Part of India. : DELHI
52
Consumer. : USER
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Femme's husband. : MARI
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Money on the Corso. : LIRE
56
A million times: Prefix. : MEGA
57
Kind of machine. : SLOT
59
Letter. : TEE
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Prefix with day and night. : MID

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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