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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Friday, March 16, 1990

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { F J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 2, 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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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,738
Across
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Plain and blunt : ROUND
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Understand : GRASP
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Cape Town ear of corn : MEALIE
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Counts (on) : RELIES
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Jabber, jabber, jabber : TALKABLUESTREAK
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Walking ___ (overjoyed) : ONAIR
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Writer Loos : ANITA
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Scoreboard entry : RUN
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London gallery : TATE
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Hangs down : SWAGS
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Actress Lynn from Roanoke : BARI
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Ardennes article : UNE
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Pare down : SCALE
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Actress Debra : PAGET
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Jet-set must : PASSPORT
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Wainscoting : PANELS
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Rushing wildly : CAREERING
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Moved purposefully : STRODE
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Sporty car : ROADSTER
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Yonder : THERE
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Dry bath : SAUNA
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Samara feature : ALA
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Island off Donegal : ARAN
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Pilar's man in a Hemingway classic : PABLO
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Petty dispute : SPAT
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Part of A.M.A. : MED
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Statue base : SOCLE
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Number before ocho : SIETE
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Carouse : PAINTTHETOWNRED
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Mean : DENOTE
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Secures a sail : TRICES
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Terminal : DEPOT
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Trenchant : EDGED
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Is connected : RELATES
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He played Mussolini : OAKIE
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Cell follow-on : ULAR
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Pen end : NIB
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Du Ponts' bailiwick : DELAWARE
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Unbleached and undyed cloth : GREIGE
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Takes a breather : RESTS
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Spanish court dance : ALTA
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"To ___ With Love" : SIR
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Bluebloods : PEERAGE
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Next day for Julio : MANANA
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Horse mackerel : SAUREL
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Sum : TOTUP
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Fixed : UNALTERABLE
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Emulates Defarge : KNITS
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Make points : SCORE
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Hairdo effect : BANGS
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Hammett sleuth : SPADE
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Ling Ling, for one : PANDA
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Utter disdain : SCORN
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Nero's instrument : PIANO
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Wheel of fortune? : ROULETTE
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Impression : STAMP
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Lisle, e.g. : THREAD
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Got set : READIED
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Like the Trylon : TAPERED
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Gladdens : ELATES
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Considered : RATED
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Closet stash : SACHET
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Loris's kin : POTTO
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Inasmuch as : SINCE
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Street sign : STOP
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Chug-a-lug : SWIG
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El Paso-to-K.C. dir. : NNE
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Fort near Monterey : ORD

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

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