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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

New York Times, Saturday, March 18, 1978

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { W }, Scrabble score: 341 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,444
Across
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Eden's earldom : AVON
5
Henry or Harry : JAMES
10
Dutch cheese : EDAM
14
Christening, e.g. : RITE
15
Daisy : OXEYE
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Conrad character : LENA
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Adjective ending : ATIC
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Manuscript book : CODEX
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Subject of "State of Blood" : AMIN
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Spine : BACKBONE
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A.L. player : ORIOLE
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Outspeed handily : LOSE
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Peeks : GLANCES
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Honest person : SQUARESHOOTER
30
Snow leopard : OUNCE
31
St. Paul's dean : INGE
32
Sound from 36 Across : ARF
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Pelf in Pisa : LIRE
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Annie's pooch : SANDY
38
Use a muddler : STIR
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Finial : EPI
40
Scored on a serve : ACED
41
Trickery : GUILE
42
Relative of a rat race : VICIOUSCIRCLE
46
Discipline : CHASTEN
48
What smog is called in L.A. : HAZE
49
"Love . . . builds a ___ Heaven's despite": Blake : HELLIN
50
Veld creatures : GIRAFFES
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Part of a cart : AXLE
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Chili con ___ : CARNE
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Where the Euphrates meets the Tigris : IRAQ
58
Trilbies : FEET
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Gladden : ELATE
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Favorable : ROSY
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Kin of Ph.D.'s : EDDS
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Bolivar : SIMON
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Tortoise : EMYD
Down
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Qatar native : ARAB
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Résumé : VITA
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Of the ear : OTIC
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String of pearls : NECKLACE
5
Witty : JOCOSE
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Nerve-cell processes : AXONES
7
Darius the ___ : MEDE
8
Potato bud : EYE
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Forte of Johnson and Masters : SEXOLOGY
10
Camelot maid : ELAINE
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Not snobbish : DEMOCRATIC
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Old-womanish : ANILE
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Features of lions, horses, etc. : MANES
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Source of "ear-itation" : BORE
23
Appraise : RATE
25
Aborigine of central India : GOND
26
Dover ___ : SOLE
27
Bon mot : QUIP
28
Supreme; peerless : UNRIVALLED
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Gandhi was one : HINDU
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Brooklet : RILL
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Openhanded : FREE
36
Arts' companion : SCIENCES
37
Long, long time : AEON
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Foolproof : SUREFIRE
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Start of "Hamlet" : ACTI
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Pyramid site : GIZA
43
Keys : ISLETS
44
Japanese religion : SHINTO
45
Heel over : CAREEN
46
Abrade by rubbing : CHAFE
47
Put the Indian sign on : HEXED
50
Drawing: Comb. form : GRAM
51
"___ Here to Eternity" : FROM
52
Duck soup : EASY
53
Measure of area: Abbr. : SQYD
56
Loser to Spinks : ALI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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