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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, February 24, 1979

26-Down : Certain pickles

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { K Q V }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,700

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1
Money for Gasten or a Gascon : FRANC
6
Elated : AGLOW
11
Gaffe : BOOBOO
12
"Whiffenpoof" refrain : BAABAA
14
Roll of wool : CARDING
15
Endure : UNDERGO
17
Jupiter's path : ORBIT
18
Snide : NASTY
20
Grid official : REF
21
___ impasse : ATAN
22
Boxcars, at dice : SIXES
23
Fuzz : LINT
24
But, to Ovid : SED
25
___ up (gauged) : SIZED
26
Electron tube : DIODE
27
Frameworks for bridges : TRESTLES
29
Author of "The Prophet" : GIBRAN
30
Campus figure : COED
31
Mall event : SALE
32
Gems : BIJOUX
35
Part of a pound : SHILLING
39
A stroke ahead, in match play : ONEUP
40
Newcastle's nonrequirement : COALS
41
Modernist : NEO
42
Way off : AFAR
43
Soho expletive : BALLY
44
Lean-to : SHED
45
Note : SOL
46
Highway sign : MOTEL
47
Umbrage : SHADE
48
Plucky ones : TROJANS
50
" ... halls with boughs ___" : OFHOLLY
52
Hawaiian garment : MUUMUU
53
Runt : PEEWEE
54
Impress : STAMP
55
Is unsteady : SWAYS
Down
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Prohibited : FORBADE
2
"Creation of Man" sculptor : RODIN
3
"___ of all right!" : ABIT
4
Sine qua ___ : NON
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Knew : COGNIZED
6
Maltreated : ABUSED
7
Family in Wolfe's novels : GANTS
8
Earl's daughter : LADY
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U.K. decoration : OBE
10
Combatant : WARRIOR
11
Swap : BARTER
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Chair's concern : AGENDA
14
Freewheel : COAST
16
Repeatedly : OFTEN
19
Gives the gate to : AXES
22
Heat-resistant glass : SILEX
23
Defamation : LIBEL
25
Tankard : STOUP
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Certain pickles : DILLS
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Clean thoroughly : SCOUR
29
Without a care : GAILY
31
Small open boats : SHALLOPS
32
Crow : BOAST
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Apprise : INFORM
34
Green-eyed : JEALOUS
35
Fish dish : SOLE
36
Takes a breath : INHALES
37
Tease : NEEDLE
38
Publisher of a 19th-century periodical for women : GODEY
40
Popular garnish : CATSUP
43
"Nil nisi ___" : BONUM
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Ostentatious : SHOWY
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"I Remember ___" : MAMA
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Where Met meets Met : SHEA
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Thrust out : JUT
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Not many : FEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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