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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, February 1, 1977

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,034
Across
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Work on burned toast : SCRAPE
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Port of Iraq : BASRA
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Fabulous bird : PHOENIX
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Group often high : SOCIETY
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Flickering : LAMBENT
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Adriatic port : TRIESTE
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D.D.E. : IKE
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Ray Milland's was lost : WEEKEND
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Musical notes : TIS
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___ a dire : CEST
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Motor : DRIVE
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Kind of plate : HOME
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Roadster : AUTO
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Honshu bay : ISE
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Concerns : CARES
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A musketeer : PORTHOS
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___ down (softens) : TONES
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Fed : NOURISHED
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Bottle size : QUART
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Calif. hot spot : NEEDLES
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Bay known for high tides : FUNDY
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Moslem V.I.P. : AGA
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Oral, e.g. : EXAM
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French composer : LALO
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Boos : JEERS
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Soap, in pharmacy : SAPO
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Spanish gold : ORO
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Crystal figures: Suffix : HEDRONS
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Second-century date : CII
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Set forth : PROPOSE
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Moves out : VACATES
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Sonnet parts : SESTETS
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Caustic : ERODENT
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Goes first : LEADS
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Rejoinder : RETORT
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Jar : SHAKEUP
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Reaches : COMESTO
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Johnny ___ : REB
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Afresh : ANEW
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Yearned : PINED
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Outside : EXTERIOR
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Carried : BORNE
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Amino ___ : ACID
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German pronoun : SIE
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Put back : RESTORE
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Occasionally : ATTIMES
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Fold : PLICA
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Brodie : STEVE
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Words of assent : YESES
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Name in shuttle diplomacy : KISSINGER
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Twister : TORNADO
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Treats : HANDLES
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Collegian : COED
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Conservative : TORY
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Hovel : HUT
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Article : THE
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Pirate : SEAROVER
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Spat : QUARREL
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Set free : UNLOOSE
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More precise : EXACTER
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Wise : SAPIENT
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Broadway bombs : FLOPS
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Mosquito genus : AEDES
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Like a good cake : MOIST
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Quips : JESTS
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Springe : SNARE
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Did a yard job : HOED
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Aberdonian : SCOT
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Org. for family heads : PTA
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Bother : ADO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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