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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

PAR FOR THE COURSE

New York Times, Sunday, December 8, 1968

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 691 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,057
Across
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Sprays : MISTS
6
Radiant look : BEAM
10
Movies, in Mexico : CINE
14
W. Indian sorcery : OBEAH
19
Marigold, for one : ANNUAL
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Where Valletta is : MALTA
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Prestige : CASTE
24
Former gold pieces : DOUBLEEAGLES
26
Substandard : NOTUPTOPAR
28
MIT grads : ENGS
29
Rocket controls : VANES
30
Parches : SEARS
32
Tennis stroke : LOB
33
Archer of Norse myth : EGIL
34
Shade of green : KELLY
35
Lacquers : JAPANS
38
Since : NOW
41
Olympian : ARES
42
Ties up short : SNUBS
43
Of a storied river : DANUBIAN
45
Heatedly : INANGER
47
Opted : CHOSE
48
Rhine wines : HOCKS
49
Direction : NNE
50
Publish : GETOUT
51
Worth : PRICE
52
Beans : CONKS
53
Interdiction : VETO
54
Toastmaster : EMCEE
55
Trick : PRANK
56
Planet : PLUTO
57
Squelch : SITON
58
Stadium yells : RAHS
59
Egyptian port : SUEZ
60
American Indians : OTOES
62
Eligibility : FITNESS
64
Banking abbreviation : INT
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Actress Palmer : BETSY
66
Saltpetre : NITRE
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Conclude : CLOSE
68
Wood : ASH
69
Fine ___ : ARTS
70
Pinch : TWEAK
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Winged : FLEW
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Degree in mathematics : NTH
75
Effort : ESSAY
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View halloo : SHOUT
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Priggish one : PRUDE
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Over: Prefix : TRA
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Golf club : NIBLICK
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Turning: Prefix : TROPO
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Chiton : ROBE
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Exclamation of surprise : PHEW
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Oriental : ASIAN
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Water nymph : NAIAD
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Talks idly: Colloq. : CHINS
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Laughs : HAHAS
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Canvas of a kind : TARP
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Tendon : SINEW
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Railroad switch : SHUNT
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Betoken : DENOTE
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Assistance : AID
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Washes : LAVES
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Task : STINT
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Bad guy : RUSTLER
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Tarried : LAIDOVER
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Lathers : SOAPS
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Commands : BIDS
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Mss. men : EDS
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Tosses : HEAVES
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Eschews : SHUNS
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Hard and noisily : BANG
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Saul's uncle : NER
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Turf : SWARD
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Spiny shrub : GORSE
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Arctic sight : FLOE
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Very tidy : NEATASAPIN
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Happy accident : STROKEOFLUCK
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Fabric : ORLON
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Tinder : PUNK
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Golf clubs : IRONS
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Nothing: It. : NIENTE
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Vogue : TREND
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Very: Fr. : TRES
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The latest : NEWS
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Slangy adieux : TATAS
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Attained : MADE
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Look ___ (visit) : INON
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Taut : SNUG
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Laundry gear : TUBS
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Girl of song : SAL
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Roll : BAGEL
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Letters : ELLS
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Chemical ending : ATE
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Candidate for "What's My Line?" : MASSEUSE
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Engineering feats : CANALS
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Color : IVORY
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Clears : NETS
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Predecessor of the louis d'or : ECU
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Sea creature : OCTOPUS
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Tropical tree : BAOBAB
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Particularly: Abbr. : ESP
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___ fast clip : ATA
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Possessive : HER
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Hare : LEVERET
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"___ born free . . . " : MANIS
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Agog : EAGER
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Principal policies : PLANKS
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Kolin's river : ELBE
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Act superstitious : KNOCKONWOOD
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Playing card : JACKOFCLUBS
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Golfer's haven : NINETEENTHHOLE
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Brazilian port : SANTOS
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Where Kano is : NIGERIA
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"___ meat . . . " : ONEMANS
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Predecessor of "Say cheese!" : WATCHTHEBIRDIE
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Chill : AGUE
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Hebrew letter : SHIN
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Prohibition: Colloq. : DONT
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Certain lights : NEONS
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Negatives : NOES
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___ Horse : CRAZY
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Put up : HOUSE
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Beseech : PRESS
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Office worker : CLERK
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Rosé et al. : VINS
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Glazier's tools : PUTTYKNIVES
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Snacks of a kind : POTATOCHIPS
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American writer : STOWE
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Alpine sight : SERAC
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Jam : TIEUP
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___ la Cité : ILEDE
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Ocean hollow : BASIN
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Anger: Scot. : THRAW
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Range of the Rockies : FRONT
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Handled : TREATED
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Ropes : HAWSERS
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Hit smartly : SLAP
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Pens : STIES
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Impression : PRINT
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City of Brazil : NATAL
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Book of the Bible : ISAIAH
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Puff : PANT
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City of Manasseh : ANER
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Losers at Châlons, 451 : HUNS
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Dame Myra : HESS
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Labor ___ : SAVERS
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Acts as a substitute : STANDSIN
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Anger : DUDGEON
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"___ Marriage" : LOVEAND
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Disenchanted : SOUR
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Washing machine cycle : RINSE
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French revolutionist : DANTON
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___ mare : SHANKS
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Yaps : BARKS
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Farm animals : SWINE
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Favors, old style : BOONS
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Incite : SPUR
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Wax : GROW
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Insect : FLEA
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Stage name : LUNT
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Numerical prefix : OCTA
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___ out (makes do) : EKES
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Negative : NOT
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Slip : ERR
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Brew : ALE
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Relevant : APT
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Town, Cornish style : TRE
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Right : FIT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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