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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

ELEMENTARY

New York Times, Sunday, February 27, 1966

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 579 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,042
Across
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The check. : TAB
4
Exclamation. : PSHAW
9
Preposition. : INTO
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To ___. : ATEE
17
Pronoun. : OUR
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Tuneful: Mus. : ARIOSO
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Notable name in India. : NEHRU
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City east of Callao. : LIMA
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State: Abbr. : FLA
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Motion pictures. : SILVERSCREEN
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Regions of the earth. : ENDS
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Small bundle. : FASCICLE
28
One of the Allens. : STEVE
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Strong snuff. : RAPPEE
31
Unstable. : SHAKY
32
Gleamed. : SHONE
33
___ fish. : SOUPAND
34
City near Saronic Gulf. : ATHENS
36
Does the butterfly. : SWIMS
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Where Kandy is. : CEYLON
38
Unrefined. : CRASS
39
Ophidian. : COPPERHEAD
41
Medical assn. : AMA
44
Humble abodes. : HUTS
45
Rocky eminence. : SCAR
47
Snowdon's title. : EARL
48
Dull: Slang. : BLAH
49
"Is it so?" : YES
50
Phenomenon of the 1920's. : GOLDDIGGER
54
Misrepresent. : BELIE
55
Large knives. : BOLOS
56
Companion of spades. : CARDS
57
Lead sulfide. : GALENA
58
Sewed, in a way. : SHIRRED
61
Ending with two or four. : SOMES
62
Behindhand. : DELAYED
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Worry. : HARASS
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Bewildered. : ATSEA
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Ardently. : HOTLY
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Overhead. : ABOVE
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Precede. : LEADTHEWAY
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Container: Abbr. : BBL
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Entertain, in a way. : DINE
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___ vostra salute! : ALLA
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Common contraction. : AINT
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Small combo. : TRIO
77
Latin version of usw. : ETC
78
Balances. : STEELYARDS
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Engages (passage). : BOOKS
83
Prussian lancers. : UHLANS
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Absence permit, in Britain. : EXEAT
86
Young swan. : CYGNET
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Colors. : MAROONS
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The middle. : WAIST
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Variety of quartz. : TOPAZ
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Property. : ESTATE
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Broadway role. : MARAT
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Inventive speakers. : PHRASERS
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Be featured. : STAR
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Jukeboxes of old. : NICKELODEONS
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Vote for. : AYE
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Sunbaked. : ARID
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Swedish scientist. : DALEN
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Beauty shop offerings. : RINSES
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Army man: Abbr. : GEN
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Offspring. : SONS
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Barnum's protégée. : LIND
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Participate in. : ENTER
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Letter. : ESS
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Cockney swell. : TOFF
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School hall: Ger. : AULA
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British officers: Slang. : BRASSHATS
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Tingles. : PRICKS
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Absurd. : SILLY
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Lifted. : HOVE
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Enzyme: Suffix. : ASE
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Title of honor, British style. : WORSHIP
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Madden. : INCENSE
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Audacity: Colloq. : NERVE
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Poetic pronoun. : THEE
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State: Abbr. : ORE
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Levantine city. : ALEPPO
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Fount of "pop" music. : TINPANALLEY
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German seaport. : EMDEN
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Lessened. : EASED
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Peoples west of the Urals. : ASIANS
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Not queenly. : UNROYAL
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Jazz dance. : STOMP
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Forte of Bobby Fischer. : CHESS
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___ lang syne. : AULD
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Symbol of power. : SWORD
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Soothsayer. : SEER
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Rheumatic. : ACHY
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Certain. : TRUE
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Heaps. : SCADS
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Houseworkers of a kind. : CHARS
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Saxophones. : REEDS
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State. : MAINE
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Leading. : AHEAD
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Shoe parts. : SOLES
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Relative of a divot. : CLOD
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Stop: Colloq. : BELAY
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Spiny plant. : GORSE
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Twenty: Prefix. : ICOSA
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Played for stakes. : GAMED
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Enthusiastic exclamation. : GREAT
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British expletive, old style. : BALLY
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Gallant. : BRAVE
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Try to make clear. : GETAT
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Cobalt blue, for one. : SHADE
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Attire. : HABIT
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Churchill phrase, 1946. : IRONCURTAIN
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Bargain of sorts. : STEAL
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Open upland. : DOWN
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Everything: Ger. : ALLES
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See 61 Down. : HEIST
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Got busy. : HADAT
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Period dating from 3500 B.C. : BRONZEAGE
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Child's vehicle. : BIKE
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See 64 Across. : LOST
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Over. : ATANEND
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Part of a holophote. : LENS
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Garments. : TOGAS
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Deer track. : SLOT
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Describing Dec. 31. : YEAREND
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Along a certain line. : AXIAL
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Give back. : RESTORE
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Go around. : BYPASS
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Acts the miser. : HOARDS
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Monopoly. : CORNER
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Verde and others. : MESAS
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Ball player. : ASTRO
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Excite. : WAKEN
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The ones there. : THOSE
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815 years ago. : MCLI
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Shut in. : PENT
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Pumpernickel and others. : RYES
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French city. : SENS
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Adjectival ending. : IAL
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Racket. : DIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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