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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Wednesday, February 22, 1978

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,420
Across
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W.W. II summit site : YALTA
6
Take it easy : REST
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Tool handle : HAFT
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Mark of omission : APOSTROPHE
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Height: Prefix : ACRO
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Across-the-board bet : WINPLACEANDSHOW
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Battery terminal: Abbr. : NEG
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Lopsided : ASKEW
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Particulars : ITEMS
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Detect : ESPY
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Chemical ending : ENE
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"I met a man who ___ there" : WASNT
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Element used in photoelectric cells : SELENIUM
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Anent : ASTO
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Marplot : FOILER
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Wind direction : NNE
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Comes out in the open : SHOWSONESCOLORS
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Oolong : TEA
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Kind of hedge : PRIVET
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Etats-___ : UNIS
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Interlude : ENTRACTE
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Lamentation : ELEGY
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Exist : ARE
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Festive affair : BALL
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Pillages : LOOTS
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Opera-box wear : TIARA
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Except : BUT
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Initially : INTHEFIRSTPLACE
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Diminutive ending : ETTE
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Like certain evidence : ADMISSIBLE
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French window : DOOR
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Campus V.I.P. : DEAN
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Vergilian hero: Var. : ENEAS
Down
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Sign of ennui : YAWN
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Cap-___ : APIE
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Extended : LONG
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Recipe abbr. : TSP
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Finally : ATLAST
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Unpaved : ROCKY
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Fencer's prop : EPEE
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Irish dramatist : SHAW
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Lacrosse team : TEN
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Make tracks : HASTEN
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Longing : ACHE
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Out of : FROM
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Tugboat's charges : TOWS
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Coarse file : RASP
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Pesos : DINERO
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" . . . were Paradise ___" : ENOW
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Vote in : ELECT
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Dissipate : WASTE
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Colorless : ASHEN
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Ermine, in summer : STOAT
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Colander : SIEVE
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In addition : ELSE
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Hole-___ : INONE
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Take down the sails : UNRIG
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Cluttered : MESSY
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Compel : FORCE
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"Step ___!" : ONIT
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Infrequent : SPARSE
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Respite : LULL
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Newsman Dan : RATHER
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Go by : ELAPSE
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New Orleans street : BASIN
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Music, dancing, etc. : ARTS
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Fabulized : LIED
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Aware : ONTO
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Preminger : OTTO
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Luna affects it : TIDE
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___ la Douce : IRMA
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Ruth : BABE
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U.S.C.'s rival : UCLA
55
River into the North Sea : TEES
57
Short-lived thing : FAD
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___ Yutang : LIN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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