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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, February 4, 1975

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has duplicate clues.
William Lutwiniak has 304 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,306
Across
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Ziegfeld : FLO
4
Arness or Caan : JAMES
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Verne character : NEMO
13
Writer Deighton : LEN
14
List enders : OMEGAS
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Leafstalk angle : AXIL
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City route: Abbr. : AVE
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Ornamental collar : GORGET
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Hindu incarnation : RAMA
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Shoe-storage gear : BOOTTREE
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U.S.A.F. people : AIRMEN
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Author Levin : IRA
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Skin: Prefix : DERMO
27
Astronomical numbers : GOOGOLS
31
Talked like a Southern belle : DRAWLED
35
"You ___ to be in pictures" : OUGHT
36
Inventor of a sign language : EPEE
38
Recital piece : SOLO
39
Pinball quietus : TILT
40
Current style : TREND
41
Forsake : QUIT
42
Soft drinks : ADES
43
Caesar's yesterday : HERI
44
Mesa's cousin : BUTTE
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Legendary Roman king : TARQUIN
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Ricotta and Swiss : CHEESES
49
Rattled : UPSET
51
___ rule : ASA
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Optimally : ATBEST
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___ not (probably) : ASLIKEAS
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Conn. campus : YALE
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Resembling fat : LIPOID
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Bask : SUN
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Neighbor of Nev. : ARIZ
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Possessions : ESTATE
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___ rata : PRO
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Kind of chest : HOPE
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Scout outings : HIKES
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Swerve : YAW
Down
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Excess flesh : FLAB
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Counterclockwise : LEVO
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___'clock : ONEO
4
Easy gait : JOGTROT
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Lacking ethical judgment : AMORAL
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French mother : MERE
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Incited, with "on" : EGGED
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Thus, in Dundee : SAE
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Near thing : NARROWSQUEAK
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Oral, e.g. : EXAM
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Jester : MIME
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Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
15
Got top billing : STARRED
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Near thing : TIGHTSQUEEZE
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"___ Yankee Doodle ... " : IMA
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Paradisiacal : EDENIC
27
Reached : GOTAT
28
Ramée's pseudonym : OUIDA
29
Girl-watcher : OGLER
30
Unruffled : SERENE
32
Oafish ones : LOUTS
33
Typewriter type : ELITE
34
Shows fondness : DOTES
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Through : PER
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Scotland's emblem : THISTLE
44
Moreover : BESIDES
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Bullish times : UPS
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Native salt : HALITE
50
River to the Gulf of Cambay : TAPTI
52
Indian nurse : AYAH
53
South Sea staple : TARO
54
Radarscope signal : BLIP
56
Saturate : SOAK
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Make out : ESPY
58
Nimbus : AURA
59
TV interference : SNOW
62
Somewhat: Suffix : ISH

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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