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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, February 18, 1983

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,155
Across
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Linguine, e.g. : PASTA
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A.F.C. team : JETS
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Lunkheads : SAPS
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A.k.a. : ALIAS
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Poetic list-leader : ABOU
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Luau exhibition : HULA
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Allegro and andante : TEMPI
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Baseball's pioneer : DOUBLEDAY
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Politic : EXPEDIENT
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Not hoi polloi : ELITE
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Ideal place : EDEN
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Jargon : PATTER
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Extremely : FAR
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Peduncular : STEMLIKE
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Miss Murphy's groom : ABIE
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Match : EQUAL
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Artist Bonheur : ROSA
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Say nay : DENY
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Peewees : RUNTS
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Actor Blore : ERIC
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Threshold : EDGE
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Suitable place : NICHE
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Bewilderment : DAZE
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Jefferson Davis's V.P. : STEPHENS
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TV's Knight : TED
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Social strata : CASTES
51
Architect Saarinen : EERO
53
Paer product : OPERA
54
Slave-drives : OVERWORKS
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Valued highly : TREASURED
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"Romola" author : ELIOT
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Singer Tennille : TONI
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Took care of the tab : PAID
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An Arrowsmith : LEORA
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In a bit : ANON
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Coadjutor : ALLY
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His wager should have been sager : LOSER
Down
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Cracker topping : PATE
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Actor Karras : ALEX
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"Behold yond ___ dame": Shak. : SIMPERING
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Recorded : TAPED
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Stage lines : ASIDES
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Nephrite : JADE
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Black : EBON
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Puffery expert : TOUT
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U-boat : SUB
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Taken to a safe place : SHELTERED
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C.P.A.'s stint : AUDIT
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Laminate : PLATE
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Spokesman : SAYER
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Dam nuisance : LEAK
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Hospital staffers : INTERNES
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Light beer : PILSENER
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Become washed out : FADE
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Snoozing, perhaps : ABED
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Furnish : EQUIP
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Chew : MUNCH
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Turnery gear : LATHE
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Lucubrator's potential problem : EYESTRAIN
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Handel specialties : ORATORIOS
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Milliner's question : SIZE
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Scored with a perfect serve : ACED
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Twankay and gunpowder : TEAS
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"Black Beauty" author : SEWELL
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Short surplice : COTTA
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This has strings attached : APRON
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"___ evil" : SEENO
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It offers birling : ROLEO
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Buccal : ORAL
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Yashmak : VEIL
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Countercurrent : EDDY
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A daughter of Demeter : KORE
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Galaxy member : STAR
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___ tree (at bay) : UPA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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