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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, February 20, 1981

35-Down : Subatomic particle

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, 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. 11,427
Across
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Fare for Affirmed : OATS
5
Dished out : METED
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Whence veal comes : CALF
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Conspire : PLOT
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Gladden : ELATE
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"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
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A star of 34 Across : EDWARDGROBINSON
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Small tubes : CANNULAS
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Shipment from Vidalia, Ga. : ONIONS
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Bambi : DEER
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Pooch in a pound : MUTT
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Warm up a bit : TEPEFY
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Puerto ___ : RICO
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___ whisker (close) : BYA
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Hokkaido port : OTARU
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Nonsense! : PISH
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Rages : IRES
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Billy Wilder film: 1944 : DOUBLEINDEMNITY
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Unique : ONLY
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___-mutton sleeve : LEGO
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Cantor or Condon : EDDIE
40
Draft initials : SSS
41
Art ___ : DECO
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Clergyman : PRIEST
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Food fish : DACE
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Unconscious state : COMA
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East : ORIENT
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Pitches woo : ROMANCES
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Femme fatale in 34 Across : BARBARASTANWYCK
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"___ Rhythm" : IGOT
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Chose : OPTED
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"Help!" in Tours : AMOI
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Sawbucks : TENS
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Unavailing : NOUSE
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Bombast : RANT
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Oil-cartel acronym : OPEC
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Actor Alan : ALDA
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Burg : TOWN
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Onlooker : STANDERBY
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Hodgepodge : MEDLEY
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Composer of "Dream of Gerontius" : ELGAR
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Paves : TARS
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SHAEF sector : ETO
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Outlet, as for troops : DEBOUCHE
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Slangy command to a braggart : CANIT
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As well : ALSO
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V.I.P. : LION
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Boggy places : FENS
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Contrite : RUEFUL
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Division word : INTO
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Err : MISDO
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Everybody, in Ecuador : TODOS
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Cap and collar : ETONS
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Gauguin and Henreid : PAULS
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A Starr : RINGO
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Smetana heroine : BRIDE
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Himalayan mysteries : YETIS
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Till now : ASYET
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Segment : PIECE
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French and ___: 1754-63 : INDIANWAR
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Subatomic particle : ELECTRON
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Ethel ___, née Zimmerman : MERMAN
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Charles or Bill : DANA
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"Greasy kid stuff" : POMADE
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I.o.u.'s : DEBTS
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d'Azur and d'Or : COTES
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Newspaper notice : OBIT
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Faddist's pursuit : RAGE
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Cleek or wedge : IRON
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Bit of alphabet soup : RSTU
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Doubly curved molding : CYMA
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Keynes' subj. : ECON
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Revue bit : SKIT
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G.I.'s address : APO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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