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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, February 24, 1976

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 330 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, 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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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,691
Across
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Vainglory : POMP
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An Astaire : ADELE
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Concern : CARE
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Man ___ : OWAR
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Up to here : JADED
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One of a Kipling trio : ARAG
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Disparaging : PEJORATIVE
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Hitlerite : NAZI
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Tokyo, of yore : EDO
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Makes worse : EXACERBATES
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Managed : RAN
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Has effect : TELLS
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Craze : MADNESS
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Consumes : EATSUP
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Fukien port : AMOY
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"___ that tiger" : HOLD
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African nation : ZAIRE
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Kind of wit : DIM
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Grid official : REFEREE
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Infantrymen : GIS
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Win by ___ : ANOSE
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River duck : TEAL
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Reporter's query : WHAT
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Imam's milieu : MOSQUE
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Side roads : BYPATHS
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Beat the odds : UPSET
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German pronoun : UNS
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Riders of shank's mare : PEDESTRIANS
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___ out (make do) : EKE
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Scope : AREA
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Shuddering : HORRESCENT
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Garden herb : LEEK
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Utopian places : EDENS
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Sevareid : ERIC
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Make out : ESPY
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Position again : RESET
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Tallinn native : ESTH
Down
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British writer : POPE
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Charged it : OWED
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Stewards : MAJORDOMOS
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Expert : PRO
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Trojan War hero : AJAX
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Facts : DATA
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Ukase : EDICT
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Pier : LEVEE
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Channel swimmer of 1926 : EDERLE
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Card game : CANASTA
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Smell ___ : ARAT
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Flatten : RAZE
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Protection : EGIS
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Descartes : RENE
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Mark out, as a trail : BLAZE
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Word with way and how : ANY
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Title of respect : MADAM
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___ acid : AMINO
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Female : SHE
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Yielding : SOFT
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Tourists : SIGHTSEERS
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Heep : URIAH
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Nuisances : PESTS
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Shelter : LEE
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Humdrum : DRAB
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Enlists again : REUPS
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Cathedral town of England : ELY
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Needing oil : SQUEAKY
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Pallid : WAN
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O. T. book : ESTHER
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Cat : PUSS
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Wear away : ERODE
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Flags : TIRES
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Ashen : PALE
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Start of a Soho toast : ERES
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Like still waters : DEEP
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English composer : ARNE
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___-ce pas? : NEST
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Interweave : KNIT
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Delineate : ETCH
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Letter : CEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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