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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, February 11, 1981

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,418
Across
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Musical symbol : CLEF
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Spacious hall : SALA
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Buckeye State : OHIO
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Monk parrot : LORO
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Springtime time : APRIL
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Imogene of show biz : COCA
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Ending for cell : ULAR
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Sully : TAINT
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Pitcher : EWER
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Great scat singer : ELLAFITZGERALD
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Base-clearer, with 23 Across : HOME
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See above : RUN
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Plentiful : GALORE
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One on the move : GOER
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Wallach : ELI
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Really go for : ADORE
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"The ___ Show" : GONG
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Emerald Isle : ERIN
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Phrase for 19 Across : FIRSTLADYOFSONG
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Up front : FORE
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N.Y.S.E.'s cousin : AMEX
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Cowboy competition : RODEO
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Ethnic ending : ESE
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Victimize : PREY
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Effective : POTENT
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Seek info : ASK
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Reasoned : SANE
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Another great scat singer : LOUISARMSTRONG
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Famed crooner : BING
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Part of R.S.V.P. : PLAIT
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Concept : IDEA
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Progress slowly : INCH
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Kings Peak range : UINTA
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Joint enterprise : COOP
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Borscht must : BEET
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Tidy the yard : RAKE
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"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
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Tip-off : CLUE
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Take it very easy : LOLL
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Of a period : ERAL
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"My kingdom ___!": Shak. : FORAHORSE
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Flood : SPATE
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Neighbor of Mex. : ARIZ
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Marine fish : LING
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Trusted friend : ALTEREGO
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Vast expanse : OCEAN
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Ululate : HOWL
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Held in reserve : ICED
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Bireme unit : OAR
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One at ___ : ATIME
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Pierre's woods : FORET
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Capek play : RUR
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Boo-boo : GAFFE
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"So long, señor" : ADIOS
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Name in movie lore : LORRE
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Lady's Book publisher: 19th century : GODEY
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Gemstone : ONYX
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Undercut : ERODE
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Fine shirting : LINEN
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Metal bar : INGOT
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Plucky : GAME
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Abstruse facts or things : ESOTERICA
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Delphinium : LARKSPUR
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Van : FRONT
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"___ Love You," Mercer-Jenkins hit : PSI
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Pizzeria staple : PASTA
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Zero : AUGHT
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Thwack : SMITE
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Brief note : LINE
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Erstwhile : ONCE
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Fetid : RANK
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Reputation : ODOR
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Downtown light : NEON
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Yawn : GAPE
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Tucker's companion : BIB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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