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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Tuesday, March 15, 1977

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,076
Across
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Use barbells : LIFT
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Musical notes : FAS
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"___ of thousands" : ACAST
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Malarial symptoms : AGUES
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Kimono adjunct : OBI
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Poison : TOXIN
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___ ease (anxious) : ILLAT
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Whiskey : RYE
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Overcost for tribute : ICENT
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Trucks, freight cars, etc. : ROLLINGSTOCK
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Soothing word to a horse : SOH
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Relax : LOOSEN
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Concordes : SSTS
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Amphibians : EFTS
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Tic-___ : TACTOE
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Go a round : SPAR
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The Hawkeyes : IOWA
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U.S. air base in Spain : MORON
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Certain ambassadors : CAREERDIPLOMATS
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Falsify : ALTER
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U.S. writer : AGEE
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Alpine wind : BISE
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Exercised judgment : DEEMED
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Dep. : ASST
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Chaser : SODA
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Counsel : ADVISE
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Chou En-___ : LAI
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Diamond tactics : SQUEEZEPLAYS
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Ornament : BIJOU
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Pasture : LEA
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Thai's money : TICAL
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City in Turkey : ADANA
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Musical syllable : TRA
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River of France : ISERE
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Reportable : NEWSY
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Invite : ASK
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Calculates : ADDS
Down
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Cougars' couches : LAIRS
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Ice house : IGLOO
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Brave; confident : FULLHEARTED
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Greenish-blue : TEAL
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Renounce : FORGO
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Chasm : ABYSS
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Seven, in Spain : SIETE
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Adjective ending : ATIC
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Garden bloomers : COCKSCOMBS
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Hewer : AXE
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Wrongdoing : SIN
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Blasting compound : TNT
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Avocet's cousin : STILT
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Polite turndown : NOSIR
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Neighbor of Que. : ONT
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Overly strict : STRAITLACED
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Street sounds : TOOTS
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Import : SENSE
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Polk, Taft, Truman, etc. : FREEMASONS
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Latin paradigm : AMO
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Very many : SCADS
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Ancient: Prefix : PALEO
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Harem room : ODA
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Jasey : WIG
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Copycat : APE
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Before : ERE
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Hire : LEASE
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Fam. member : DAU
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Seven: Comb. form : SEPTI
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Region in La. : DELTA
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Swerves : VEERS
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Walton, the angler : IZAAK
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" . . . and ___ wide" : AYARD
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British ___ : ISLES
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Harbor feature : QUAY
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Mona ___ : LISA
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Prohibit : BAN
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Chemical ending : IDE
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Chew the rag : JAW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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