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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, February 28, 1987

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,626
Across
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Overwhelm : SWAMP
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Incisive : SHARP
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A star of "The Good Earth" : RAINER
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Jugs with mugs : TOBIES
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Dorothy Sayers products : DETECTIVENOVELS
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Caesar, early on : EDILE
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Display apathy : MOPE
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Of a time : ERAL
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Pt. of U.S.M.A. : ACAD
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The ankle : TALUS
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One of the Gardners : AVA
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Turncoat : RAT
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Pay attention : SITUP
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Start eating : DIGIN
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Typical item; sample : SPECIMEN
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Opt : SELECT
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Being : EXISTENCE
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Kind of beef : CORNED
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Odom, Post et al. : AVIATORS
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Is in cahoots : ABETS
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Lincoln's photographer : BRADY
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John ___ Neill, "Oz" artist : REA
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Ency., e.g. : REF
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True : ALINE
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Built : MADE
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Olive, to Ovid : OLEA
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Big blow : GALE
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S. African writer : PATON
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Agatha Christie products : MURDERMYSTERIES
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"Can do" man : SEABEE
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Unusual articles : CURIOS
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Set deeply : EMBED
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He played Jed Clampett : EBSEN
Down
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Overindulge : SATIATE
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Use : WIELD
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Ending with convey : ANCE
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Intersected : MET
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Apes : PRIMATES
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Increase : STEPUP
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Strops : HONES
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Turku, to Swedes : ABO
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Split : RIVE
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Aristocracy : PEERAGE
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Terminal aide : REDCAP
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Branch of the Indo-European language family : SLAVIC
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Pet ones : DEARS
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On one's own : VOLUNTARILY
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Point of view : SLANT
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Unassertive : TIMID
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"Boxcars" at Reno : SIXES
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Molder : DECAY
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"___ a Song Go . . . " : ILET
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An ante, at times : CENT
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Slyly derisive : SNIDE
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Disappear gradually : EVANESCE
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Rebound : CAROM
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Printer's dagger : OBELUS
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Grid zebra : REFEREE
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Big speech : ORATION
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Overhauls : REDOES
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Composer Saint-___ : SAENS
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Inculpated : BLAMED
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Jibe : AGREE
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Mme. Curie : MARIE
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Furniture style : ADAM
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Staff: Abbr. : PERS
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Reflux : EBB
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Jacuzzi : TUB

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

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