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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, March 12, 1974

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 330 (avg 1.82)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, 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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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,977

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Across
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Golf stroke : BAFF
5
Doris or Clarence : DAY
8
Coastal city: Abbr. : SPT
11
Farewell : ADIEU
13
Swing music : JIVE
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Other, in Spain : OTRO
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World Series maximum : SEVENGAMES
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Unavailing : VAIN
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Chemical ending : ENE
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Danny of show biz : KAYE
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Clutch : SEIZE
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"___ or cut bait" : FISH
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Rejected : SCORNED
24
Table fowl : CAPON
27
Shocked : AGHAST
29
Viva voce : ALOUD
30
Stole : WRAP
31
Initial quartet : ABCD
35
Bar order : SOUR
36
Tutu, e.g. : SKIRT
37
Hospital department : XRAY
38
Pronoun : HERS
39
Bandleader Hal : KEMP
40
City of Belgium : LIEGE
41
Stationery units : QUIRES
43
Alpaca's milieu : ANDES
44
Resets : ADJUSTS
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Put out the wash : HANG
49
Reverie : DREAM
50
Weather word : COLD
51
Poll winners : INS
54
Zoo sound : ROAR
55
Pedantic : SCHOLASTIC
58
Nine: Prefix : ENNE
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Sound of opprobrium : HOOT
60
"Once ___ time" : UPONA
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French possessive : MES
62
Pronoun : YOU
63
By and by : ANON
Down
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Diamond theft : BASE
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Indian Ocean gulf : ADEN
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Knicks, e.g. : FIVE
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Certain income : FEE
5
___ novel : DIME
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Relative of st. : AVE
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Concurrence : YES
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Furniture finish : STAIN
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Nobel or booby : PRIZE
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___ down (subdued) : TONED
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Harsh : UNKIND
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Topeka natives : JAYHAWKERS
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Being too onerous : OVERTAXING
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Energy source : GAS
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Help! : SOS
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Forthright : FOURSQUARE
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Score a bullseye : SHARPSHOOT
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Mil. man : CAPT
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Currency : CASH
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Lily plant : ALOE
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Stream : POUR
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Dirtiness : GRIME
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Engendered : BRED
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Goalie's charge : CAGE
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Uses henna : DYES
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Cabaret turn : SKIT
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Four-wheeled carriage : LANDAU
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Service branch: Abbr. : USM
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Relevant : ADREM
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Nonproducer : DRONE
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Durable pants : JEANS
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The works : ALL
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Dijon cabbage : CHOU
51
Lay ___ the line : ITON
52
Señor's child : NINO
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Read electronically : SCAN
55
Distrustful : SHY
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Bill's tagalong : COO
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Resort : SPA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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