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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Monday, March 17, 1975

6-Down : Hewing

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 342 (avg 1.81)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, 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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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,347
Across
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Carradine or Doe : JOHN
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Ump's calls : SAFES
10
Chase away : SHOO
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Muscovite : IVAN
15
Be : EXIST
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Bluefin : TUNA
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Copter feature : VANE
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Foul play : DIRTYTRICK
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Large ruminant : ELK
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Noxious thing : BANE
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Marriage and baptism : RITES
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Half a perfume oil : YLANG
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Fiasco : FLOP
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Downcast ones : MOPERS
29
Gets in line : QUEUESUP
33
Walton : IZAAK
34
Outbreak : BURST
35
Noun ending : URE
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In, in Tours : DANS
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Locks up : JAILS
38
Man of the cloth : ABBE
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Biblical transport : ARK
40
Small things : MOTES
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Essential : VITAL
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Atelier feature : SKYLIGHT
44
Reams out : WIDENS
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Name for a field dog : ROVER
47
Put on : STAGE
50
Irritable : SORE
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" ... to so ___" : FEW
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Sleight of hand : HOCUSPOCUS
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De ___ : LUXE
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Particular : ITEM
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Vexed : IRATE
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Long time : AGES
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Model's forte : POSE
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Corroded : EATEN
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Superfine : BEST
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Kind of music : JIVE
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Facial shape : OVAL
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Skulduggery : HANKYPANKY
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Compass heading : NNE
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Autos : SEDANS
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Hewing : AXING
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Bon or cease : FIRE
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Tampa's time : EST
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Farm structure : STY
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Zebra feature : STRIPE
11
French numeral : HUIT
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___ in a while : ONCE
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Mighty trees : OAKS
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Rainbow, for one : TROUT
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Kennel sound : BARK
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Pasturelands : LEAS
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Rolls up : FURLS
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Without: Suffix : LESS
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King of touching ways : MIDAS
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Missouri mountains : OZARK
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Unruffled : QUIET
30
Pretext : SUBTERFUGE
31
Citified : URBAN
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Sir Robert and family : PEELS
34
Take a dip : BATHE
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Runs easily : JOGS
38
Military man : AIDE
40
Kilometers' relatives : MILES
41
Opposite of "à bas" : VIVE
43
Pea, e.g. : LEGUME
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Deteriorate : WORSEN
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Way : ROUTE
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"Outward Bound" locale : SHIP
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In ___ : TOTO
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Experts : ACES
50
Chase away : SCAT
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Former spouses : EXES
53
Bridge hand : WEST
55
Dessert item : PIE
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" ... a man ___ mouse?" : ORA
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Tech area : LAB

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

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